Employee Theft Investigations
Almost every business experiences some form of Employee Theft. Three out of four employees steal from their employer at least once.
The U.S. Commerce Department estimates that up to 1/3 of Corporate Bankruptcies can be directly linked to Employee Theft. The Private Investigators at Virginia PI Service have uncovered methods of theft that most have never even thought of, from free drinks given away to coax a big tip to complicated schemes of Corporate Espionage. Virginia PI Service Investigators have seen it all. Our Investigators can assist you in finding the problem Employee and document the evidence for Criminal prosecution or Civil litigation.
Virginia PI Service Employee Theft Investigations include:
- Mystery Shopping
- Covert and Overt Surveillance
- Undercover placement of Investigators in your work force.
- Direct interviews with suspect Employees.
- Polygraph Examinations referral
- Forensic Accounting
- Employee Background checks
- Procedure analysis and Theft Prevention measures
Red Flags to watch for
Employee frequently borrows money
Suspected Drug or Alcohol abuse
Employee seems to be living above their means
Employee is a known Gambler
Employee has financial problems
Employee asked for advances in pay
Cash register always balances to the penny
Friends and/or family frequent the business
Sales totals depend on who is working
Employee does not want to take time off work
Customers that will only deal with one employee