Conducting Internal Corporate Investigations.
Internal corporate investigations can be very difficult to run. In fact, An investigation into employee wrongdoing can be time-consuming and expensive and lead to a variety of legal problems if it is not conducted with confidentiality and professionalism. On the other hand, a well-run internal investigation would signal to other employees that the company would not tolerate fraud. In addition, private investigators and private detectives can enhance a company’s overall well-being by helping it detect the source of lost funds, identify responsible parties and recover losses. Moreover, they can also provide a defense to legal charges by terminated or disgruntled employees.
Private investigators and private detectives know how to lead an internal corporate investigation with accuracy and confidence by gaining knowledge about relevant legal aspects of internal investigations, with the help of lawyers, using computers in an investigation, collecting and analyzing internal and external information, interviewing witnesses and writing reports. They know all aspects of an internal corporate investigation into potential fraud, from receiving the initial allegation to testifying as a witness.
ISOG private investigators and private detectives at the beginning of an internal investigation would set up an action plan and share ideas with the client about previous investigations and discuss techniques that have proved successful in similar cases.
During the investigation, they will help the client gather and document evidence. Information to prove your case can be found both inside and outside your organization, therefore document gathering is always a key phase in an internal investigation. Computers could help this phase as they are an essential tool in running internal corporate investigations. They can in fact be used to analyze data and to find and prove fraud, and they can also be used to present the case to higher management or law enforcement authorities in an easily understandable format.
Interviewing witnesses is also a key step in an internal investigations. ISOG private investigators and private detectives know how to use verbal and nonverbal clues to understand whether a witness is a potential culprit. In fact they are expert in conducting internal corporate investigations. In some cases, interviews can be transformed into interrogations, where the private investigator and private detective will use the most effective methods to obtain a full confession. At the end of the interview or interrogation, it is always essential that the witness sign a statement.
At the end of the internal investigation, ISOG private investigators and private detectives will write a report which details the results of investigation and then they will present the case to higher management, attorneys, law enforcement authorities, and prosecutors.
If you need to conduct an internal corporate investigation, you can contact an ISOG private investigator or private detective for immediate help.
ISOG private investigators and private detectives are expert in conducting internal corporate investigations.