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Best Private
Investigators
in Miami
2020

Why These Private Investigators?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored private investigators on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best private investigators in Miami, FL.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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American Special Investigative Group

American Special Investigative Group, headquartered in Fort Lauderdale since 2014, provides local clients with 24/7 investigative services. The team is wholly composed of highly-trained investigators, many of them former law enforcement detectives, former federal agents for U.S. intelligence organizations, and former private security firm employees.

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

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Anchor Investigations

The Fort Lauderdale-based investigation firm Anchor Investigations can help individuals and businesses throughout the area, in suburbs such as Palm Beach, Boca Raton, Fort Lauderdale, and Key West. The team has successfully investigated infidelities, divorces, automotive accidents, employee thefts, workplace issues, and maritime legal matters. Additionally, Anchor Investigations can perform thorough background checks for various purposes, from online dating to job applicant screening. The agency is fully licensed and has helped local clients for more than 18 years.

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

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Crossroads Investigations

Crossroads Investigations is a P.I. agency centered in Miami, owned and operated by a former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) officer. Marc Hurwitz, a Board-Accredited Investigator, is a member of the Florida Bar's Grievance Committee, and the Aventura Marketing Council's Law Committee. Mr. Hurwitz has, over the years, assembled a team strictly including former law enforcement officers and federal intelligence agents. Services include bank searches, employee and tenant screenings, national background reports, and worldwide watch list checks. Employees are members of the National Association of Divorce Professionals, the Bankruptcy Bar Association, and the Coral Gables Bar Association.

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Destin Investigations

Founded more than 35 years ago, Destin Investigations is a Miami P.I. firm whose investigators have been working with local clients for over 35 years. Owner and principal investigator Jim Blackburn leads a team of qualified private detectives, handling everything from infidelity investigations to background checks to surveillance and security for businesses. Pricing varies depending on the amount of travel necessary, the complexity of the case, and the amount of time. Payments can be made via Paypal, cash, check, or money order.

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Grey Ghost Investigations

Grey Ghost Investigations opened in Miami in 2008 and has, since then, provided local people and companies with 24/7 investigative services. The team is trained and experienced in infidelity investigations, corporate investigations (such as "due diligence" investigations of prospective employees and business partners). Although mainly specializing in surveillance cases, Grey Ghost Investigations also performs background checks, missing person tracking, and other cases.

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Investigators Inc.

Since it opened in Miami in 1955, Investigators Inc. has provided investigative services to clientele across the U.S. and the world. Edward L. Du Bois, Jr. founded the agency in 1955 and led the team for several decades before his son, Edward L. Du Bois III, assumed ownership and leadership. Now Mr. Du Bois works alongside licensed, experienced investigators, including Ty Hart, Valerie Tucci, and Sally Barr.

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Maya & Maya Inc.

At the Miami-based private detective agency Maya & Maya Inc., which has operated locally for more than a decade, the team can perform infidelity investigations, online dating investigations, child custody investigations, and missing persons investigations. Daniel L. Maya, who has over 20 years of experience, works alongside Maria Maya, a certified paralegal who has spent over 10 years working as a delinquent tax clerk, in Miami-Dade County's finance department. Both staff members are licensed in the state, and they come equipped with the latest training and equipment. Interested potential clients may set up a free consultation with the staff to discuss pricing and other details.

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Miami Protection

Miami Protection specializes in providing security services, but it can also perform investigations for clients from throughout the area. Specialties range from infidelity investigations and child custody investigations to GPS vehicle tracking, theft investigations, and insurance fraud investigations. Miami Protection has operated locally for more than 20 years, and in addition to providing security and investigative services directly, it sells and installs residential and commercial security systems, such as surveillance cameras, hidden cameras, and other "spy gear" tools.

Miami, FL 33144

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Pelleas Group LLC

Pelleas Group LLC is an investigation and security consulting firm, based in Miami. Michael H. Levy, who owns and leads the firm, is a longtime security risk management professional, with over 10 years of experience directing complex security projects. Additionally, he is a skilled strategist, with particular expertise in terrain and infrastructure 3D modeling, crime scene reconstruction, composite portraits, and forensic visualization. Mr. Levy is a member of Infragard, a partnership between the FBI and private sector investigation agencies.

Miami, FL 33127

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Ralph N. Garcia & Associates

Ralph N. Garcia & Associates is based in Miami, and its investigators work throughout the area, investigating a variety of issues for businesses as well as individual clients. Areas of expertise include criminal and civil investigations, infidelity, background checks, and national and international research. Ralph N. Garcia founded the firm in 1980, after 14 years of professional experience, including time as a Patrol Officer and then a Detective at the Washington D.C. Police Department, as well as a stint as a Special Agent for the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).

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Revival Private Investigations

Revival Private Investigations is a Miami-based detective agency that investigates insurance fraud, marital infidelity and other domestic matters, child custody suitability, and missing persons cases. Revival Private Investigations is unique in that, for both residential and commercial clients, its staff installs closed-circuit television (CCTV) video cameras. Installation technicians are licensed, with extensive experience, who install only high-quality digital surveillance systems to protect families and businesses.

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Saffron Investigations

Saffron Investigations is an investigations agency in Miami that specializes in investigating motor vehicle accidents. Its owner and lead investigator is a former law enforcement officer who is certified and licensed by the State of Florida as an accident investigator. His law enforcement experience helps him to quickly and accurately collect, analyze, preserve, and present evidence for the benefit of the client's insurance provider. In addition to accidents, team members can investigate injuries, infidelity, fraud, and other matters.

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South Florida Private Investigators, Inc.

South Florida Private Investigators, Inc., based in Fort Lauderdale, provides local clients with numerous surveillance service options. The team can perform infidelity surveillance (using photography as well as video), background checks, GPS tracking, and child support investigations. South Florida Private Investigators, Inc. is unique among Miami Metro P.I. firms in that it accepts payment via Bitcoin. Although other forms of payment are also accepted, Bitcoin is by far the most secure option.

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315

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Sunny Isles Beach

Advanced Global Security is a P.I. agency in Sunny Isles Beach that can perform investigations and provide corporate security. Operating in the greater Miami community for more than 20 years, the agency has offered its services to government officials as well as corporate leaders, in the U.S. and abroad. Agents at the firm are licensed and experienced, and they have been trained to work quickly and confidentially.

Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160

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The Wasser Agency

The Wasser Agency, headquartered in Miami for more than 30 years, has performed investigations across Florida State. Its specialties are video surveillance, accident investigations, worker's compensation and personal injury investigations, and domestic infidelity investigations. The agency's President, David Wasser, used to work as an investigator at the Public Defender's Office, Major Crimes Division. He is a former Certified Fraud Examiner and Certified Legal Investigator.

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