Why Do Companies Outsource Internal Corporate Investigations?
Running a business is a very complicated task that involves a lot of responsibilities. For a huge company, it is tough to keep an “eye” on all activities going on in every department. In very many cases, the “real score” never get s delivered to the top. And this is why many companies make use of external investigators to help them see through departments within their company that may be hiding data, expose moles within their establishment or discover partners that are also partners with your competition. In these situations, to keep the investigations quiet, private, and unbiased, hiring the services of a third-party investigator is necessary. Consequently, this would allow the affected department to run smoothly without any suspicions as to what is happening. Some of the instance where an outside investigation is necessary includes the following:
- Investigations of top-level staff
- Sexual harassment
- Security breaches
- Claims of fraud or theft
- Legal representation from the claimant
- Criminal behavior
In dealing with internal investigations, you must have a full understanding of the potential bottlenecks that may hinder its success, and a private investigator can help you solve this problem. If you are experiencing employee dishonesty, or you are experiencing some financial inconsistencies, a corporate investigator can help you get evidence that is professional and legitimately obtained, meaning it is more likely to be admissible in court. More importantly, they will help set parameters to prevent future occurrences.
Chris Cavallo has been involved in every facet of the Security and Investigations Industry for over 40 years. He started his career with the two largest Security and Investigation Companies in the world at the time, Wells Fargo Guards Services and Pinkerton’s Investigative Services. After spending 2 years as a Management Trainee with 11 months in the field as an Undercover Operative he quickly raised rose through the ranks and became one of the most highly recognized Security Consultants for his first 10 years. He is considered a subject matter expert in various Security/Investigative practices such as Security Guard Services, Surveillance and Background Investigations.
He ended his career with a Fortune 50 Company Borg Warner Protective Services aka Burns International as the VP of the SE Region. He then co-founded a company, RSI Investigations (Records Search Inc.), which was one of the pioneers and leaders in the Background Screening industry in the late 80’s. After this experience Chris founded Cavallo Associates working with Security, Defense and Investigation Companies and helping them develop their Business Plans and training their personnel while opening new markets in such places as Rome, Italy, several Central America countries including Bogota, Colombia. Today Chris is a Florida Licensed Private Investigator, Security Consultant and continues to dedicate himself in both the Security and Investigations Industry. Presently he is mentoring, developing and sponsoring several PI Interns and overseeing the CSI Security Business as well. Both business units operate under the brand name CSI Secure Solutions headquartered in Davie, Florida with an office in Bogota, Colombia. Chris and his wife Caryn Rae Robin a local singer and popular voice coach live in Davie, Florida. Chris also is the father of twin daughters Stefanie & Cristina and a very proud grandparent of Christopher 15, Stefan 13, Legend 10, Roman 7 and Mia Robin 7.
© COPYRIGHT CHRISTOPHER M. CAVALLO 2019. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. PROTECTED BY THE COPYRIGHT LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES & CANADA AND BY INTERNATIONAL TREATIES. IT IS ILLEGAL AND STRICTLY PROHIBITED TO DISTRIBUTE, PUBLISH, OFFER FOR SALE, LICENSE OR SUBLICENSE, GIVE OR DISCLOSE TO ANY OTHER PARTY. THIS PRODUCT IN HARD COPY OR DIGITAL FORM.ALL OFFENDERS WILL BE SUED IN A COURT OF LAW.