Investigation Services @ Square
Crime Scene Investigation (Theft/Robbery/Intrusion etc.)
Square Crime scene experts document the crime scene. They take case brief, photographs and physical measurements of the scene, identify and collect forensic evidence, and maintain the proper chain of custody of that evidence. Experts collect, preserve, document and analyse evidences such as fingerprints, footprints any other impressions etc.
A civil investigation is an investigation to collect data and supporting materials for a civil legal matter, such as a lawsuit claiming damages, property etc. Both sides in a case may conduct an investigation to compile materials, documents they will use to press a case or refute claims, depending on the situation. Square Investigation Experts work with lawyers who specialize in civil matters and strength the case with their investigation skills and connections to get access to the most useful material.
In a civil investigation, experts may use variety of tools to collect information which include interviewing people, taking photographs, gaining access to various records, and conducting surveillance, fingerprint comparison. The goal is to gather as much information as possible, so the lawyers can sift through it to see what will be useful in court. Square Investigation Experts conduct civil investigations to try and prove insurance fraud; identify sources of undisclosed income in child support cases, and for a variety of other purposes.
When a need arises, a thorough, credible internal corporate investigation is critical for an organization to identify and to address actual or possible acts of misconduct by its own employees, customers or vendors. Our investigations provide clients with the information necessary to understand what transpired and to determine an appropriate course of action. We routinely assist clients in creating programs to help strengthen internal controls and provide critical protection if a corporation is subject to criminal or regulatory investigation.
We regularly conduct internal investigations involving a broad array of issues, including:
- Theft of intellectual property or proprietary information
Fire and Arson Investigation
Square Fire and arson experts examine the physical attributes of a fire scene and identify and collect physical evidence from the scene. These evidences are then analyzed to help determine if the cause of the fire was accidental or deliberate. During the scene examination, investigators may find evidence such as accelerants, tampered utilities, and specific burn patterns, which may indicate criminal activity.
Forensics for Law Firms
Square Advisors helps Corporations, Small Businesses, and Individuals address unwanted cyber/non-cyber issues impacting their lives. Each year we receive thousands of requests for help that range from Cyber Harassment, Unlawful computer Intrusions, Website Hacking Invasion of Privacy, Internet Extortion, Internet Fraud, Trademark Infringement, Internet Defamation, Copyright Infringement, Divorce Settlements and Child Custody cases.
Each day we are seeing more and more advanced strategies that criminals are using to hide their identity and create advanced attack platforms all to disrupt, destroy or harm peoples businesses and lives.
Square Advisors Experts are hired by law firms in order to help them develop the technical evidence that they need in order to file civil or criminal actions. Because we have seen it all we can quickly help our clients solve their case and find avenues and paths that most law firms require to handle technical aspects of the cases.
Most fraud related cases require professional technical, forensic, investigative and legal expertise in order to prosecute or defend the case. These types of cases are a very specialized field of investigations that go beyond the typical law firm. However most civil/ criminal/ fraud cases require a true understanding of the various aspects of obtainable evidences and what types of forensic data can be obtained, as well as an overall strategy and catching and finding individuals that don’t want to be found.
Square team work on both retainership and case to case basis and assist law firms to help serving their clients with scientific evidences. Our clients retain us to develop the necessary technical and forensic evidence and to consult with the lawyer throughout the various twists and turns of the case. Square Advisors forensic team provides litigation support, and consulting throughout the case, including expert witness testimony if your case goes to court.