An unfortunate truth about life is that someone people aren’t honest or forthright. Hiring a private investigator or private detective can help you to level the playing field. You may be surprised by what an investigator can do for you. Did you know a PI could help you with everything from finding a missing person to identifying an online fraudster? Whatever investigative need you have, Beau Dietl & Associates can help you with it.

If you want to hire a PI but aren’t sure where to start, don’t worry, you aren’t alone. Most people have never hired a private investigator. Fortunately, Beau Dietl & Associates is here to take the stress out of hiring a PI. As one of the top private investigators in NYC & around the globe, you’ll be sure your case is being worked by a seasoned, capable professional. Below are some of our most common investigative services.



In both business and personal life, knowing what is happening when you aren’t around can be very valuable. For example, you may want to determine if a spouse is cheating or if an insurance claim is legitimate. Hiring a private investigator to conduct surveillance can help you make better-informed decisions about how to proceed.

online dating investigation

Online Dating Investigations

Online dating has become a staple of modern social life for many people. Unfortunately, not every connection on these websites and apps is totally upfront about his or her intentions. Protect yourself against scams, theft, abuse and violence with an impartial and thorough an online dating investigation by Beau Dietl & Associates.

missing person investigation

Find a Person

Whether a missing person, a long-lost relative or friend, an old colleague or another type of connection, you may want to find someone you don’t currently have contact with. Beau Dietl & Associates can help investigate and locate a missing person. We are highly regarded thanks to our team’s unique experience and toolset.

background checks

Background Checks

When you enter an agreement with someone, you need to know if they are being honest. Before hiring someone, forming a partnership or otherwise associating, conduct a background check. A private investigator can determine if the individual has a criminal record, financial vulnerabilities or other risk factors that may give you pause.

DNA testing

DNA Test Results

DNA and family history research can reveal all manner of helpful and interesting information. Learn where your ancestors were from and more about their lives. We can find everything from accounts by friends of your ancestors to military and educational history to financial information to help you get a better picture of your heritage.

tenant screening

Tenant Screenings

Renting residential or commercial property is one of the most reliable ways to build wealth. However, there is significant risk associated with renting to the wrong person or organization. Our detectives can screen prospective tenants for criminal or civil records, income, employment and other details to help you decide whether to rent.

catfish victim

Catfish Victims

Online imposters trick people every day in a scheme known as ‘catfishing.’ These perpetrators start intimate relationships by using fraudulent identities with the goal of extorting or defrauding victims for money. A private investigator can help you protect yourself and your assets if you believe you may be a victim of catfishing.

forensic document examination

Forensic Document Examination

Documents play central roles in our legal, professional and personal lives. For as long as people have written things down, there has been a need to verify the authenticity and accuracy of documents. A private investigator can expose forgery, reveal alterations, identify the creator and more to equip you with in-depth document insights.

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