Investigations

Baráth and Partners investigation services are designed to control loss and minimize damage by providing innovative and creative solutions.

Our high-trained and experienced team is ready to handle complex workplace investigations involving industrial espionage, commercial fraud, bribery, employee theft, substance abuse, sexual harassment, conflicts of interest and more.

Our field investigations, such as information gathering, Surveillance and Workers Compensation Fraud investigations provide actionable evidence via video and photo footage and our detailed reports.

Baráth & Partners has extensive experience in tracing and identifying witnesses and missing persons; we find the wanted person within a short period while maintaining full discretion.

There are countless reasons for tracing, finding and identifying a witness, or a missing person, which may be in the private or business interest of our clients:

– Tracing, identifying and hearing a person in possession of decisive information in litigation or a criminal procedure
– Determining the location of a person hiding from his creditor
– Tracing an old acquaintance, friend or relative with whom the contact has been lost for some reason

For tracing and identifying the wanted person, his name and other available data – birth information or last known address or place of residence – are required.

Basically the Test purchases are the important instruments of the investigations against the illicit /illegal trade, anti-counterfeiting products and the protection of brands, patents and commercial rights.

Using realistic pretexts the investigator of Baráth and Partners do the test purchases personally in realistic situations or by phone or online (Web Shop) depending on the method of the sale.

We document the purchases by detailed reports, enclosing photos, video and voice records, copies of emails and screenshots.

Baráth and Partners can cover test purchases across a number of different businesses and outlets.

Mystery shopping does not only help you to survey your own stores, the current performance of the staff, but gives a mapping of competitors their sales prices, commercial pricing and marketing practices.

As a retailer selling age restricted products potentially puts your business at risk with the law in the event that a team-member does sell an age restricted product to an underage customer.

During the mystery shopping Barath and Partners monitor customer’s service in realistic situations and based on the customers’ criteria.

We provide complete, accurate and reliable information and data on its quality. In factual information the customer gets an accurate picture of the strengths and weaknesses areas, which can be used effectively to identify weaknesses in their business. You have an obligation to ensure your staff is complying with trading standards which enforces consumer related legislation as determined by the government.

The documentation and information acquired through our methods and procedures applied in the course of investigations of various and economic and property related crimes perpetrated at the expense of business companies or private individuals can serve as bases to initiate criminal proceedings.

Our experience gathered in detecting and investigating crimes and the co-operation with investigative authorities have, to a large extent, resulted in detecting the perpetrators, acquiring evidence resulting in establishing well-grounded suspicion, and establishing the motives and circumstances enabling the perpetration of the crime.

Of known economic crimes, the most frequent types are theft, embezzlement, bribery and corruption. In the majority of the cases, it is more serious than the financial loss if the reputation of the company is endangered, in which cases the loyalty of the managers and employees may decrease, and customers and business partners may be alienated from the company.

Our agency has completed investigating several crimes involving extremely large values successfully, and initiated criminal proceedings against the perpetrators, collaborators and instigators.

Baráth & Partners can concentrate its efforts, resources and tools on solving the given case in the course of the investigation, so we can apply efficient and creative solutions in order to realize the case, thus assisting the overburdened investigating authorities.

Nowadays, the existence and the accumulation of debts resulting from disobeying payment discipline, and gridlocks cause significant problems.

Collecting outstanding debt does not have to be equal with boundless lawsuits, and seemingly irrecoverable claims do not have to be accounted for as losses. Our agency offers individually tailored solutions to collect the debts of our clients, fully conforming to all legislative frameworks.

We handle all cases as unique, and investigate the reasons for non-performance, the options of collection, figure out the financial elements – movable and immovable property, business share, stocks, etc. – that may serve to cover the debt and information aimed to increase the debtor’s willingness to pay.

In the case of coverage alienation, we take the necessary steps in agreement with our client.

Surveillance is one of the most efficient, but at the same time most costly methods of acquiring secret, confidential information, and an important supplementary tool of various investigative activities.

This special investigative activity can only be performed efficiently and discreetly by detectives who are properly trained and possess professional experience as well as the appropriate technical tools. At our agency, only professionally trained, experienced employees perform surveillance, with state-of-the-art technical equipments.

Besides the investigations mentioned among our services, individual situations and cases differing from the average may occur as well, in the solution of which we can offer assistance via professional and creative solutions to our customers.