Attorney FAQ's

 

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Corporate
Criminal Defense
Family Law


Civil Attorney FAQ's

Q.

A.

What services does your agency provide to businesses?

See “Attorney Services - Civil

Q.

A.

What experience does your agency have with civil cases?

Combined, our agency has conducted hundreds of interviews in auto liability, wrongful death, medical malpractice, and cases of negligence. We routinely attend training conferences in order to expand our knowledge base to better assist our clients.

Q.

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Does a single investigator do everything?

No. Each member of our experienced team fulfills a specific role in our organization to provide a thorough and timely service to our attorney-clients. We deliver a high level of service not offered by the "single investigator" or by the majority of small investigative agencies.

Q.

A.

What can I expect if I hire your company?

Our experienced and skillful team of investigators and TSCM (Technical Surveillance Counter Measures-Debugging) specialists will discuss your specific needs and goals to develop a strategy tailored to meet your needs.

Timely and Responsive:

  • Our clients are provided with a secure method to log in, view and download real time reports, photographs, video, and documents pertaining to their case.
  • We respond to your phone calls within two hours.
  • We respond to emails by the end of the business day.
  • Reports are delivered within one to two days after the completion of the investigation.
  • When there is an ongoing investigation we update our clients on a regular basis.

Thorough:

  • We leave no stone unturned to ensure you have all the information available.
  • We are extremely attentive to accuracy and detail when conducting investigations and writing reports to ensure everything is complete and nothing is omitted.

Experience:

  • We provide you with over 100 years of combined field investigative experience.

Professional:

  • We practice high ethical standards.
  • As a licensed and insured private investigative agency we will not perform any acts that are illegal, unethical or unprofessional.

Q.

A.

How much do you charge?

For investigations, we charge an hourly rate for our services, plus investigative expenses. For TSCM (Technical Surveillance Counter Measures-Debugging) services we charge a flat rate.

Q.

A.

What is the best way to contact you?

Our office is staffed during normal business hours. Our investigators are readily available when needed. Please contact us at (512) 687-3490 or ">e-mail us for a free initial consultation. See “Contact Us” for our fax number and our mailing address.

 

Civil Attorney TSCM/Debugging FAQ’s

Q.

A.

What is a TSCM investigation (bug sweep)?

A Technical Surveillance Countermeasure (TSCM/Debugging) investigation is also known as a bug sweep. It is the systematic physical and electronic examination of a designated area in an effort to locate electronic eavesdropping devices or other ways in which personal or proprietary information is compromised.

Q.

A.

How can a TSCM/Debugging investigation help my law firm and our clients?

When your firm, a client’s business or a client’s home is under surveillance by illegal and criminal surveillance, it is imperative to quickly stop the exposure and regain control of your environment or your client’s environment and help prevent future exposures and insure critical information is not lost.

Q.

A.

Who is at risk of being bugged?

Below is a list of those who may be subject to illegal electronic surveillance, but by no means a complete list:

  • Law Firms
  • People or businesses involved in civil court proceedings
  • Spouses monitoring the activities of the other spouse
  • Automobile industry
  • Negotiators for contracts
  • Famous people, movie stars, celebrities
  • Business competitive intelligence monitoring
  • Research and Development Scientists, their staff and their facilities
  • Food manufacturers
  • Petroleum and fossil fuel production companies
  • Investment bankers
  • Businesses subject to hostile takeovers
  • Real Estate Development planners
  • People who have access to classified information
  • Nuclear energy plants
  • Businesses moving into new facilities
  • Anyone involved in a high stakes bidding war
  • Political campaign offices, political situations
  • Public or controversial projects monitored by the media
  • Neighbors eavesdropping on other neighbors
  • Victims of stalkers
  • Religious groups or events
  • Professional, Olympic, and amateur sporting venues and competitors

Q.

A.

What are the indications that someone could be bugged?

One indicator is when information, which has been discussed in confidence with a very limited number of people, becomes public knowledge.

Here are some other issues that should cause concern that you (or your client) are being bugged:

  • Confidential information or trade secrets appears to be common knowledge
  • Others know about your personal and private business or trade secrets
  • You experience a break-in and nothing appears to be taken
  • Interference has developed on your television
  • A radio has started drifting off frequency or interference has recently developed
  • Evidence suggests that ceiling tiles have been removed
  • Debris or dry-wall powder is observed on the floor or furniture
  • Wall plate covers for telephone, switches, and outlets appear to have been moved or jarred
  • You notice unusual tones or sounds (static or scratching) on your telephone
  • You notice changes in the volume or line quality on the telephone
  • You can hear sounds from your phone when it is hung up
  • Your phone rings and no one is there or there is a beep or a tone
  • Your door locks suddenly don't feel right or have unusual marks on them
  • You notice furniture has been moved, and no one knows why or who moved it
  • Things seem to have been rummaged through
  • Service or delivery trucks are often parked nearby and you don't see anyone in them

Q.

A.

What should I do if I think a client or my law firm has been bugged?

Have the areas secured to limit access until it can be properly examined. Cease sensitive discussions in those areas. Call United International Investigations from a secure telephone at (512) 687-3490 or e-mail us for an examination as soon as possible. We specialize in debugging and are a reputable, professional company with the proper training, equipment, and experience.

Q.

A.

How do I go about finding a legitimate company to conduct a sweep?

Please call United International Investigations at (512) 687-3490 or e-mail us and we will be happy to assist you in assessing your needs. There is absolutely no obligation or charge for our initial consultation. DO NOT CALL FROM A TELEPHONE OR AREA YOU SUSPECT MIGHT BE BUGGED. To learn more about the importance of the company you hire and the equipment that should be used to conduct a sweep, please click here.

Q.

A.

What can I expect if I hire your company?

You can expect the job to be done professionally and with the utmost discretion. Our investigation is absolutely confidential. We will take the time to answer all your questions. Once our work is completed you can be assured there are no hidden transmitters or recorders either video or audio, and your telephone and facsimile lines will be secure. If we find surreptitious devices, it is your decision if it should be removed, left in place to provide misinformation to the person who is listening or notify law enforcement.

Q.

A.

How is TSCM/Debugging conducted?

All TSCM/Debugging services are conducted confidentially and discreetly. Please click here to learn our process for conducting TSCM services.

Q.

A.

In what regions of the world do you provide your service?

United International Investigations can provide TSCM/Debugging assistance throughout the free world. Please contact us at (512) 687-3490 or e-mail us for a free initial consultation.

Q.

A.

How much experience do you have?

We have over 22 years of professional and intense training and experience in the private and government sector.

Q.

A.

What type of equipment do you use?

United International Investigations utilizes modern, cutting edge equipment designed and manufactured for professional TSCM/Debugging investigations. Approximately 2% of agencies claiming to perform TSCM investigations have the proper equipment.The majority of agencies advertising that they can perform TSCM investigations have no formal, professional training or experience, and they are using “bug detectors” they purchased on eBay or from a “spy shop.” To learn more about the importance of the company you hire and the equipment that should be used to conduct a sweep, please click here.

Q.

A.

What is your fee for a bug sweep?

The fee for a TSCM/Debugging investigation is based on individual requirements and will be provided once we know your particular needs. Please contact us at (512) 687-3490 or ">e-mail us for a free initial consultation.

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Corporate Attorney FAQ's

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A.

What services does your agency provide to corporate attorneys?

See “Attorney Services - Corporate

Q.

A.

Will my inquiry be treated confidentially?

By law, unless authorized or instructed by you, we treat all inquiries with complete confidentiality.

Q.

A.

Can you provide services in the US as well as in other countries?

Yes, we can provide services in the US as well as other countries.

Q.

A.

Can you help me immediately in an emergency situation?

Yes, we can. Please call us immediately at (512) 687-3490.

Q.

A.

How does your agency differ from other investigative agencies?

Rather than a single investigator trying to do everything, United International Investigations utilizes a team approach. Our field investigators conduct interviews, and our analysts obtain documents and records. This gives us the ability to complete assignments quickly and provide our clients with accurate, thorough and relevant information.

Q.

A.

Does a single investigator do everything?

No. Each member of our experienced team fulfills a specific role in our organization to provide a thorough and timely service to our attorney-clients. We deliver a high level of service not offered by the "single investigator" or by the majority of small investigative agencies.

Q.

A.

What can I expect if I hire your company?

Our experienced and skillful team of investigators and TSCM/Debugging specialists will discuss your specific needs and goals to develop a strategy tailored to meet your needs.

Timely and Responsive:

  • Our clients are provided with a secure method to log in, view and download real time reports, photographs, video, and documents pertaining to their case.
  • We respond to your phone calls within two hours.
  • We respond to emails by the end of the business day.
  • Reports are delivered within one to two days after the completion of the investigation.
  • When there is an ongoing investigation we update our clients on a regular basis.

Thorough:

  • We leave no stone unturned to ensure you have all the information available.
  • We are extremely attentive to accuracy and detail when conducting investigations and writing reports to ensure everything is complete and nothing is omitted.

Experience:

  • We provide you with over 100 years of combined field investigative experience.

Professional:

  • We practice high ethical standards.
  • As a licensed and insured private investigative agency we will not perform any acts that are illegal, unethical or unprofessional.

Q.

A.

What is the best way to contact you?

Our office is staffed during normal business hours. Our investigators are readily available when needed. Please contact us at (512) 687-3490 or ">e-mail us for a free initial consultation. See “Contact Us” for our fax number and our mailing address.

Q.

A.

How much do you charge?

For investigations, we charge an hourly rate for our services, plus investigative expenses. For TSCM (Technical Surveillance Counter Measures-Debugging) services we charge a flat rate.

 

Corporate Attorney TSCM/Debugging FAQ’s

Q.

A.

What is a TSCM investigation (bug sweep)?

A Technical Surveillance Countermeasure (TSCM)(Debugging) investigation is also known as a bug sweep. It is the systematic physical and electronic examination of a designated area in an effort to locate electronic eavesdropping devices or other ways in which personal or proprietary information is compromised.

Q.

A.

How can a TSCM/Debugging investigation help my law firm and our clients?

When your firm, a client’s business or a client’s home is under surveillance by illegal and criminal surveillance, it is imperative to quickly stop the exposure and regain control of your environment or your client’s environment and help prevent future exposures and insure critical information is not lost.

Q.

A.

Who is at risk of being bugged?

Below is a list of those who may be subject to illegal electronic surveillance, but by no means a complete list:

  • Law Firms
  • People or businesses involved in civil court proceedings
  • Spouses monitoring the activities of the other spouse
  • Automobile industry
  • Negotiators for contracts
  • Famous people, movie stars, celebrities
  • Business competitive intelligence monitoring
  • Research and Development Scientists, their staff and their facilities
  • Food manufacturers
  • Petroleum and fossil fuel production companies
  • Investment bankers
  • Businesses subject to hostile takeovers
  • Real Estate Development planners
  • People who have access to classified information
  • Nuclear energy plants
  • Businesses moving into new facilities
  • Anyone involved in a high stakes bidding war
  • Political campaign offices, political situations
  • Public or controversial projects monitored by the media
  • Neighbors eavesdropping on other neighbors
  • Victims of stalkers
  • Religious groups or events
  • Professional, Olympic, and amateur sporting venues and competitors

Q.

A.

What are the indications that someone could be bugged?

One indicator is when information, which has been discussed in confidence with a very limited number of people, becomes public knowledge.

Here are some other issues that should cause concern that you (or your client) are being bugged:

  • Confidential information or trade secrets appears to be common knowledge
  • Others know about your personal and private business or trade secrets
  • You experience a break-in and nothing appears to be taken
  • Interference has developed on your television
  • A radio has started drifting off frequency or interference has recently developed
  • Evidence suggests that ceiling tiles have been removed
  • Debris or dry-wall powder is observed on the floor or furniture
  • Wall plate covers for telephone, switches, and outlets appear to have been moved or jarred
  • You notice unusual tones or sounds (static or scratching) on your telephone
  • You notice changes in the volume or line quality on the telephone
  • You can hear sounds from your phone when it is hung up
  • Your phone rings and no one is there or there is a beep or a tone
  • Your door locks suddenly don't feel right or have unusual marks on them
  • You notice furniture has been moved, and no one knows why or who moved it
  • Things seem to have been rummaged through
  • Service or delivery trucks are often parked nearby and you don't see anyone in them

Q.

A.

What should I do if I think a client or my law firm has been bugged?

Have the areas secured to limit access until it can be properly examined. Cease sensitive discussions in those areas. Call United International Investigations from a secure telephone at (512) 687-3490 or ">e-mail us for an examination as soon as possible. We specialize in debugging and are a reputable, professional company with the proper training, equipment, and experience.

Q.

A.

How do I go about finding a legitimate company to conduct a sweep?

Please call United International Investigations at (512) 687-3490 or ">e-mail us and we will be happy to assist you in assessing your needs. There is absolutely no obligation or charge for our initial consultation. DO NOT CALL FROM A TELEPHONE OR AREA YOU SUSPECT MIGHT BE BUGGED. To learn more about the importance of the company you hire and the equipment that should be used to conduct a sweep, please click here.

Q.

A.

What can I expect if I hire your company?

You can expect the job to be done professionally and with the utmost discretion. Our investigation is absolutely confidential. We will take the time to answer all your questions. Once our work is completed you can be assured there are no hidden transmitters or recorders either video or audio, and your telephone and facsimile lines will be secure. If we find surreptitious devices, it is your decision if it should be removed, left in place to provide misinformation to the person who is listening or notify law enforcement.

Q.

A.

How is TSCM/Debugging conducted?

All TSCM/Debugging services are conducted confidentially and discreetly. Please click here to learn our process for conducting TSCM services.

Q.

A.

In what regions of the world do you provide your service?

United International Investigations can provide TSCM/Debugging assistance throughout the free world. Please contact us at (512) 687-3490 or ">e-mail us for a free initial consultation.

Q.

A.

How much experience do you have?

We have over 22 years of professional and intense training and experience in the private and government sector.

Q.

A.

What type of equipment do you use?

United International Investigations utilizes modern, cutting edge equipment designed and manufactured for professional TSCM/Debugging investigations. Approximately 2% of agencies claiming to perform TSCM investigations have the proper equipment.The majority of agencies advertising that they can perform TSCM investigations have no formal, professional training or experience, and they are using “bug detectors” they purchased on eBay or from a “spy shop.” To learn more about the importance of the company you hire and the equipment that should be used to conduct a sweep, please click here.

Q.

A.

What is your fee for a bug sweep?

The fee for a TSCM/Debugging investigation is based on individual requirements and will be provided once we know your particular needs. Please contact us at (512) 687-3490 or ">e-mail us for a free initial consultation.

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Criminal Defense Attorney FAQ's

Q.

A.

What services does your agency provide to criminal defense attorneys?

See “Attorney Services - Criminal

Q.

A.

What experience does your agency have with criminal cases?

Our agency has assisted criminal defense attorneys in numerous state and federal courts.

Q.

A.

How does your agency differ from other investigative agencies?

Rather than a single investigator trying to do everything, United International Investigations utilizes a team approach. Our field investigators conduct interviews, and our analysts obtain documents and records. This gives us the ability to complete assignments quickly and provide our clients with accurate, thorough and relevant information.

Q.

A.

Does a single investigator do everything?

No. Each member of our experienced team fulfills a specific role in our organization to provide a thorough and timely service to our attorney-clients. We deliver a high level of service not offered by the "single investigator" or by the majority of small investigative agencies.

Q.

A.

What can I expect if I hire your company?

Our experienced and skillful team of investigators and TSCM (Technical Surveillance Counter Measures-Debugging) specialists will discuss your specific needs and goals to develop a strategy tailored to meet your needs.

Timely and Responsive:

  • Our clients are provided with a secure method to log in, view and download real time reports, photographs, video, and documents pertaining to their case.
  • We respond to your phone calls within two hours.
  • We respond to emails by the end of the business day.
  • Reports are delivered within one to two days after the completion of the investigation.
  • When there is an ongoing investigation we update our clients on a regular basis.

Thorough:

  • We leave no stone unturned to ensure you have all the information available.
  • We are extremely attentive to accuracy and detail when conducting investigations and writing reports to ensure everything is complete and nothing is omitted.

Experience:

  • We provide you with over 100 years of combined field investigative experience.

Professional:

  • We practice high ethical standards.
  • As a licensed and insured private investigative agency we will not perform any acts that are illegal, unethical or unprofessional.

Q.

A.

How much do you charge?

For investigations, we charge an hourly rate for our services, plus investigative expenses. For TSCM (Technical Surveillance Counter Measures-Debugging) services we charge a flat rate.

Q.

A.

What is the best way to contact you?

Our office is staffed during normal business hours. Our investigators are readily available when needed. Please contact us at (512) 687-3490 or ">e-mail us for a free initial consultation. See “Contact Us” for our fax number and our mailing address.

 

Criminal Defense Attorney TSCM/Debugging FAQ’s

Q.

A.

What is a TSCM investigation (bug sweep)?

A Technical Surveillance Countermeasure (TSCM)(Debugging) investigation is also known as a bug sweep. It is the systematic physical and electronic examination of a designated area in an effort to locate electronic eavesdropping devices or other ways in which personal or proprietary information is compromised.

Q.

A.

How can a TSCM/Debugging investigation help my law firm and our clients?

When your firm, a client’s business or a client’s home is under surveillance by illegal and criminal surveillance, it is imperative to quickly stop the exposure and regain control of your environment or your client’s environment and help prevent future exposures and insure critical information is not lost.

Q.

A.

Who is at risk of being bugged?

Below is a list of those who may be subject to illegal electronic surveillance, but by no means a complete list:

  • Law Firms
  • People or businesses involved in civil court proceedings
  • Spouses monitoring the activities of the other spouse
  • Automobile industry
  • Negotiators for contracts
  • Famous people, movie stars, celebrities
  • Business competitive intelligence monitoring
  • Research and Development Scientists, their staff and their facilities
  • Food manufacturers
  • Petroleum and fossil fuel production companies
  • Investment bankers
  • Businesses subject to hostile takeovers
  • Real Estate Development planners
  • People who have access to classified information
  • Nuclear energy plants
  • Businesses moving into new facilities
  • Anyone involved in a high stakes bidding war
  • Political campaign offices, political situations
  • Public or controversial projects monitored by the media
  • Neighbors eavesdropping on other neighbors
  • Victims of stalkers
  • Religious groups or events
  • Professional, Olympic, and amateur sporting venues and competitors

Q.

A.

What are the indications that someone could be bugged?

One indicator is when information, which has been discussed in confidence with a very limited number of people, becomes public knowledge.

Here are some other issues that should cause concern that you (or your client) are being bugged:

  • Confidential information or trade secrets appears to be common knowledge
  • Others know about your personal and private business or trade secrets
  • You experience a break-in and nothing appears to be taken
  • Interference has developed on your television
  • A radio has started drifting off frequency or interference has recently developed
  • Evidence suggests that ceiling tiles have been removed
  • Debris or dry-wall powder is observed on the floor or furniture
  • Wall plate covers for telephone, switches, and outlets appear to have been moved or jarred
  • You notice unusual tones or sounds (static or scratching) on your telephone
  • You notice changes in the volume or line quality on the telephone
  • You can hear sounds from your phone when it is hung up
  • Your phone rings and no one is there or there is a beep or a tone
  • Your door locks suddenly don't feel right or have unusual marks on them
  • You notice furniture has been moved, and no one knows why or who moved it
  • Things seem to have been rummaged through
  • Service or delivery trucks are often parked nearby and you don't see anyone in them

Q.

A.

What should I do if I think a client or my law firm has been bugged?

Have the areas secured to limit access until it can be properly examined. Cease sensitive discussions in those areas. Call United International Investigations from a secure telephone at (512) 687-3490 or ">e-mail us for an examination as soon as possible. We specialize in debugging and are a reputable, professional company with the proper training, equipment, and experience.

Q.

A.

How do I go about finding a legitimate company to conduct a sweep?

Please call United International Investigations at (512) 687-3490 or ">e-mail us and we will be happy to assist you in assessing your needs. There is absolutely no obligation or charge for our initial consultation. DO NOT CALL FROM A TELEPHONE OR AREA YOU SUSPECT MIGHT BE BUGGED. To learn more about the importance of the company you hire and the equipment that should be used to conduct a sweep, please click here.

Q.

A.

What can I expect if I hire your company?

You can expect the job to be done professionally and with the utmost discretion. Our investigation is absolutely confidential. We will take the time to answer all your questions. Once our work is completed you can be assured there are no hidden transmitters or recorders either video or audio, and your telephone and facsimile lines will be secure. If we find surreptitious devices, it is your decision if it should be removed, left in place to provide misinformation to the person who is listening or notify law enforcement.

Q.

A.

How is TSCM/Debugging conducted?

All TSCM/Debugging services are conducted confidentially and discreetly. Please click here to learn our process for conducting TSCM services.

Q.

A.

In what regions of the world do you provide your service?

United International Investigations can provide TSCM/Debugging assistance throughout the free world. Please contact us at (512) 687-3490 or ">e-mail us for a free initial consultation.

Q.

A.

How much experience do you have?

We have over 22 years of professional and intense training and experience in the private and government sector.

Q.

A.

What type of equipment do you use?

United International Investigations utilizes modern, cutting edge equipment designed and manufactured for professional TSCM/Debugging investigations. Approximately 2% of agencies claiming to perform TSCM investigations have the proper equipment.The majority of agencies advertising that they can perform TSCM investigations have no formal, professional training or experience, and they are using “bug detectors” they purchased on eBay or from a “spy shop.” To learn more about the importance of the company you hire and the equipment that should be used to conduct a sweep, please click here.

Q.

A.

What is your fee for a bug sweep?

The fee for a TSCM/Debugging investigation is based on individual requirements and will be provided once we know your particular needs. Please contact us at (512) 687-3490 or ">e-mail us for a free initial consultation.

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Family Law FAQ's

Q.

A.

What services does your agency provide to family law attorneys?

See “Attorney Services - Family Law

Q.

A.

What experience does your agency have with family law cases?

We have assisted attorneys in family law cases since 1999, and our investigators have testified at depositions, hearings, and trials. We provide expert surveillance that assists our attorney-clients in resolving issues involving child custody, visitation and infidelity.

Q.

A.

Can you locate missing persons?

We have successfully located missing persons inside the US as well as those who have relocated outside the US. Don’t delay because time is critical in a case involving a missing person. Please contact us today at (512) 687-3490 or ">e-mail us for a free initial consultation.

Q.

A.

Can you help me immediately in an emergency situation?

Yes, we can. Please call us immediately at (512) 687-3490.

Q.

A.

How does your agency differ from other investigative agencies?

Rather than a single investigator trying to do everything, United International Investigations utilizes a team approach. Our field investigators conduct interviews, and our analysts obtain documents and records. This gives us the ability to complete assignments quickly and provide our clients with accurate, thorough and relevant information.

Q.

A.

Does a single investigator do everything?

No. Each member of our experienced team fulfills a specific role in our organization to provide a thorough and timely service to our attorney-clients. We deliver a high level of service not offered by the "single investigator" or by the majority of small investigative agencies.

Q.

A.

What can I expect if I hire your company?

Our experienced and skillful team of investigators and TSCM (Technical Surveillance Counter Measures-Debugging) specialists will discuss your specific needs and goals to develop a strategy tailored to meet your needs.

Timely and Responsive:

  • Our clients are provided with a secure method to log in, view and download real time reports, photographs, video, and documents pertaining to their case.
  • We respond to your phone calls within two hours.
  • We respond to emails by the end of the business day.
  • Reports are delivered within one to two days after the completion of the investigation.
  • When there is an ongoing investigation we update our clients on a regular basis.

Thorough:

  • We leave no stone unturned to ensure you have all the information available.
  • We are extremely attentive to accuracy and detail when conducting investigations and writing reports to ensure everything is complete and nothing is omitted.

Experience:

  • We provide you with over 100 years of combined field investigative experience.

Professional:

  • We practice high ethical standards.
  • As a licensed and insured private investigative agency we will not perform any acts that are illegal, unethical or unprofessional.

Q.

A.

How much do you charge?

For investigations, we charge an hourly rate for our services, plus investigative expenses. For TSCM (Technical Surveillance Counter Measures-Debugging) services we charge a flat rate.

Q.

A.

What is the best way to contact you?

Our office is staffed during normal business hours. Our investigators are readily available when needed. Please contact us at (512) 687-3490 or ">e-mail us for a free initial consultation. See “Contact Us” for our fax number and our mailing address.

 

Family Law TSCM/Debugging FAQ’s

Q.

A.

What is a TSCM investigation (bug sweep)?

A Technical Surveillance Countermeasure (TSCM)(Debugging) investigation is also known as a bug sweep. It is the systematic physical and electronic examination of a designated area in an effort to locate electronic eavesdropping devices or other ways in which personal or proprietary information is compromised.

Q.

A.

How can a TSCM/Debugging investigation help my law firm and our clients?

When your firm, a client’s business or a client’s home is under surveillance by illegal and criminal surveillance, it is imperative to quickly stop the exposure and regain control of your environment or your client’s environment and help prevent future exposures and insure critical information is not lost.

Q.

A.

Who is at risk of being bugged?

Below is a list of those who may be subject to illegal electronic surveillance, but by no means a complete list:

  • Law Firms
  • People or businesses involved in civil court proceedings
  • Spouses monitoring the activities of the other spouse
  • Automobile industry
  • Negotiators for contracts
  • Famous people, movie stars, celebrities
  • Business competitive intelligence monitoring
  • Research and Development Scientists, their staff and their facilities
  • Food manufacturers
  • Petroleum and fossil fuel production companies
  • Investment bankers
  • Businesses subject to hostile takeovers
  • Real Estate Development planners
  • People who have access to classified information
  • Nuclear energy plants
  • Businesses moving into new facilities
  • Anyone involved in a high stakes bidding war
  • Political campaign offices, political situations
  • Public or controversial projects monitored by the media
  • Neighbors eavesdropping on other neighbors
  • Victims of stalkers
  • Religious groups or events
  • Professional, Olympic, and amateur sporting venues and competitors

Q.

A.

What are the indications that someone could be bugged?

One indicator is when information, which has been discussed in confidence with a very limited number of people, becomes public knowledge.

Here are some other issues that should cause concern that you (or your client) are being bugged:

  • Confidential information or trade secrets appears to be common knowledge
  • Others know about your personal and private business or trade secrets
  • You experience a break-in and nothing appears to be taken
  • Interference has developed on your television
  • A radio has started drifting off frequency or interference has recently developed
  • Evidence suggests that ceiling tiles have been removed
  • Debris or dry-wall powder is observed on the floor or furniture
  • Wall plate covers for telephone, switches, and outlets appear to have been moved or jarred
  • You notice unusual tones or sounds (static or scratching) on your telephone
  • You notice changes in the volume or line quality on the telephone
  • You can hear sounds from your phone when it is hung up
  • Your phone rings and no one is there or there is a beep or a tone
  • Your door locks suddenly don't feel right or have unusual marks on them
  • You notice furniture has been moved, and no one knows why or who moved it
  • Things seem to have been rummaged through
  • Service or delivery trucks are often parked nearby and you don't see anyone in them

Q.

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What should I do if I think a client or my law firm has been bugged?

Have the areas secured to limit access until it can be properly examined. Cease sensitive discussions in those areas. Call United International Investigations from a secure telephone at (512) 687-3490 or ">e-mail us for an examination as soon as possible. We specialize in debugging and are a reputable, professional company with the proper training, equipment, and experience.

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How do I go about finding a legitimate company to conduct a sweep?

Please call United International Investigations at (512) 687-3490 or ">e-mail us and we will be happy to assist you in assessing your needs. There is absolutely no obligation or charge for our initial consultation. DO NOT CALL FROM A TELEPHONE OR AREA YOU SUSPECT MIGHT BE BUGGED. To learn more about the importance of the company you hire and the equipment that should be used to conduct a sweep, please click here.

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What can I expect if I hire your company?

You can expect the job to be done professionally and with the utmost discretion. Our investigation is absolutely confidential. We will take the time to answer all your questions. Once our work is completed you can be assured there are no hidden transmitters or recorders either video or audio, and your telephone and facsimile lines will be secure. If we find surreptitious devices, it is your decision if it should be removed, left in place to provide misinformation to the person who is listening or notify law enforcement.

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How is TSCM/Debugging conducted?

All TSCM/Debugging services are conducted confidentially and discreetly. Please click here to learn our process for conducting TSCM services.

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In what regions of the world do you provide your service?

United International Investigations can provide TSCM/Debugging assistance throughout the free world. Please contact us at (512) 687-3490 or ">e-mail us for a free initial consultation.

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How much experience do you have?

We have over 22 years of professional and intense training and experience in the private and government sector.

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What type of equipment do you use?

United International Investigations utilizes modern, cutting edge equipment designed and manufactured for professional TSCM/Debugging investigations. Approximately 2% of agencies claiming to perform TSCM investigations have the proper equipment.The majority of agencies advertising that they can perform TSCM investigations have no formal, professional training or experience, and they are using “bug detectors” they purchased on eBay or from a “spy shop.” To learn more about the importance of the company you hire and the equipment that should be used to conduct a sweep, please click here.

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What is your fee for a bug sweep?

The fee for a TSCM/Debugging investigation is based on individual requirements and will be provided once we know your particular needs. Please contact us at (512) 687-3490 or ">e-mail us for a free initial consultation.

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