Your privacy is always our foremost concern. Whether you’re looking for information on the activities of an individual, an employee or a company, we can provide covert advanced video and physical surveillance, background check investigations, cyber investigations and on the ground physical investigations to provide you with the information and peace of mind that you need.
Hire A Private Investigator
IFW Global provides effective, discreet private investigation services including video surveillance and comprehensive background checks to both personal and corporate clients. While our headquarters are based in Sydney, NSW, we have satellite offices and networks of investigators throughout regional, metropolitan Australia and worldwide.
Our operatives use advanced and proven physical and cyber investigation techniques to supply our clients with detailed and accurate reports. All our investigators are experienced at providing the best outcomes for clients with the highest degree of confidentiality while staying within all legal and regulatory guidelines.
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Whether you’re looking to go into business with an individual, hire a new employee, make a significant personal connection or invest in a company, you need to know the facts. Our team of operatives are experts in using cutting edge technology to deliver you the truth. Whether it’s a criminal background check on an individual or a corporate due diligence check on a company you’re looking to invest in, no job is too big or too small for our cyber investigations division.
As well as running routine background checks on potential employees, life partners or investment opportunities, our expertise and resources are sought out by law enforcement agencies all over the world. You can rest easy knowing the same team who are ready to carry out your investigation have been trusted by international task forces to successfully investigate multi-million dollar scams. We even helped 60 Minutes win a major award when they embedded a film crew into the dramatic successful conclusion of a Manila investment scam operation.
Covert Video Surveillance
Our highly trained and experienced video surveillance operatives are resourced with advanced video recording technology, mobile surveillance units and expert skills needed to track and investigate any individual. It doesn’t matter if the person you need information on resides in a rural or city environment, if they’re in the public eye or keeping a low profile – we can find them. Our investigators get close enough to capture high definition video footage of your subject and conduct surveillance revealing their daily movements and activities.
We deliver this footage to you with a detailed report describing times, locations and descriptions of the subject’s behaviour throughout the investigation period. We know how important it is to all our clients to keep this investigation completely confidential. Our investigators always put your privacy first and act with integrity and discretion.
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Understand the process and make an informed decision about engaging IFW Global services. Complete our enquiry form and get started with your investigation.
Frequently Asked QuestionsTop
IFW Global is a truly global company with operations currently being run all over the world with representatives in over 100 countries, across every continent. We have a vast network of intelligence operatives and field investigators solving fraud and cybercrime and recovering assets.
As well as having operatives working globally, IFW Global is licenced locally in a number of locations including Australia and the USA.
IFW Global Investigations Pty Ltd (“IFW”) is licensed by the NSW Police Force and regulated under the Commercial Agents and Private Inquiry Agents Act 2004. You can view our license here. This can be verified on the NSW Police Force public register here.
IFW Global USA is a licensed private investigation agency in the State of Florida (License No: A 1900003) in the United States. This can be verified on the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services website here.
IFW Global Investigations can provide the below services to our clients (link to their relevant landing page if there is one)
- Asset Investigation
- Background investigations
- Covert Physical Surveillance
- Locate Investigations (Online & physical)
- Business Intelligence / Due Diligence investigations
- Cyber Profiling
- Intellectual Property Investigations
- Business Email Compromise/Payment Diversion Fraud
- Financial Intelligence
- Cyber Intelligence & Monitoring – Individual/Corporate
- Individual and Corporate Profiling
- Corporate Espionage
- Reputation Management
- Anti-Piracy Investigations
- Personal Protection Services
The costs and fees associated with these investigations vary, depending on the service you require and the country. Our team will conduct a complimentary review of your case and outline a scope of work based on our initial assessment. We will provide you with a questionnaire to help you summarise your enquiry and allow our team to review in a timely manner. If your case is complex and requires extended evaluation, we will request funding to review all documentation in order to give you the most accurate assessment of your case.
Our fees can be settled by bank transfer or by using a credit card (please note, all credit card transactions incur a 2.5% processing fee).
IFW Global Investigations is a private intelligence and investigations firm. We are unable to provide Pro-bono work as we incur significant costs throughout any investigation. We are not government funded and our firm does not offer litigation funding, therefore, it is necessary for our clients to fund their investigations.
This will depend on the type of investigation you require. For example, database fees may be applicable, however an estimate is always provided prior to any work commencing.
We will never incur any additional expenses without your authorisation and/or prior approval. You may request further work to be conducted however we will provide an estimate of fees before this is completed.
For most of our investigations, it can take up to 14 business days. Depending on the urgency of the case, we can work with our clients to achieve the best results within the timeframe required. If further work is requested outside of the agreed scope of work, please allow additional time.
This depends on what service you require. We will need as much information as you can provide that supports your enquiry. We will also require your ID (Current passport or Driver’s license) for our records.
As our firm and all of our operatives are licensed by the NSW Police Force, all evidence obtained as a result of our investigations is admissible in any court of law in Australia and in most cases, in any foreign jurisdiction.