Private investigators in Pattaya

November 18, 2020 - Reading time: 4 minutes

Pattaya investigations

Do you require the services of a private investigator in Pattaya? Our Pattaya based detectives can help with a wide range of different issues including Thai lady investigations, bar girl investigations, foreign men investigations, background checks, corporate due diligence, missing people, and much more.

We cover all areas of Pattaya, Jomtien, and Chon Buri. We offer free quotes for all work, please feel free to reach out to us and see how we are able to help in your case. Please include any relevant details such as the location you need us to work so that we are able to understand your situation and provide a quote.

Hiring a private investigator in Pattaya

Pattaya city is known the world over for its wild nightlife scene. The town has an estimated 30,000 prostitutes actively working in beer bars, a go-go bars, massage parlours, night clubs, and many other places. With working girls in all areas of the city, it is no wonder that Pattaya is often described as “sin city”. We often investigate Thai women that are living in Pattaya in order to check whether they are being faithful while their partners are living overseas.

However, checking on Thai ladies is far from the full scope of work carried out by us, and we handle an equal amount of cases involving foreign men that are visiting Pattaya and visiting red light areas while their partners remain in their home countries. We can also help with corporate due diligence investigations, missing people cases, and more.

Contact us

We offer free, no pressure quotes for all work. Please feel free to contact one of our experienced team members and we will get back to you as soon as possible. 

Investigations agency in Chon Buri

Both Pattaya and Jomtien are located in the Chon Buri province, which is on Thailand’s eastern seaboard and approximately 80 kilometres from Thailand’s capital of Bangkok. Chon Buri is a popular destination for overseas holidaymakers and domestic tourists alike. We have extensive experience conducting investigations in the Chon Buri area and our services typically extend to all areas of Chon Buri province and across Thailand.

Please let us know the exact area where you require us to work when getting in touch with us.

When you need the truth

When you need to discover the truth about a person or business, we can help to gather information which can aid you in making informed decisions. Recovering money from fraudsters can often prove extremely difficult or impossible, and we believe that prevention is always better than cure... It is better to perform checks before entering into serious commitments rather than trying to gather evidence after you have lost money or fallen victim to fraud. We have been able to save our clients vast amounts of money by advising them against business transactions which did not appear to be legitimate, or advising that they may be falling victim to a romance scam. During infidelity related investigations we can often help to save our clients time, money, and heartbreak. 

How to proceed

We are always happy to help and aim to assist our clients wherever possible. We recognize that instructing a detective agency can be a difficult decision for some of our clients, however most of our clients are glad to uncover the truth and receive evidence as confirmation of their suspicions. We offer free consultations to all prospective clients. If we are able to help in your case then we will provide you with a free, no obligation quote. It will then be a matter for yourself to decide whether you would like to proceed with opening a case.

Evict a tenant in Bangkok

November 8, 2020 - Reading time: 3 minutes

Property eviction in Bangkok

Do you need to evict someone from your property in Bangkok? We recognize that if someone is living in your property against your will then this can cause stress and anxiety which can create a huge inconvenience to property owners or renters alike. If we are contacted by the true owner/lessor of a property then we are often able to help and evict rouge tenants, or other individuals, that are living in a property without consent. If you would like to learn more about our methods and pricing for property repossession, then please get in touch with us for a free consultation.

Rapid eviction in Bangkok

If someone is living in your property and you don’t want them there, then getting them out as quickly as possible would be a natural priority. Our team are standing-by and ready to help wherever possible. We can get to work as soon as we have received payment from you, allowing you to enjoy your property without unwanted individuals trespassing upon it. We can help to remove rouge tenants, and even Thai girlfriends or partners that refuse to leave. For a fast response, please include all of the relevant information when getting in touch with us. We will need your property’s address in order to provide a quote for vacating the premises.

Thailand property eviction service

In some cases, we have been able to help evict people from properties in areas of Thailand outside Bangkok, such as in the northern provinces of Isan. However, whether or not we are able to help in your case will depend on the exact area where your property is located – we will need to know which Thai province, district, and amphoe your property is located in, in order to determine whether or not we are able to help. Although we are based in Bangkok, we endeavour to help with property repossessions in other areas of Thailand wherever we are able to do so.

Proof of ownership

Suffice it to say that If you are seeking to evict someone from your property in Thailand, then you will need to provide adequate evidence that you are the sole owner of the property. This proof could come in the form of title deeds (a Chanote or Nor Sor 4), or other documentation such as a Tabien Baan (Thai house book), or a lease which exclusively lists your name. 

We can help to evict people from both homes and apartments (or condominium units). In some cases, we can also help to aid the process of vacating commercial buildings; however, whether or not we are able to accept your case will depend entirely on the circumstances. Please feel free to get in touch with one of our experienced team members and we will offer you a free, no obligation quote if we are able to help.

How to proceed

Please feel free to get in touch with us for a free quote. We will need to know the location of your property, your relationship with the tenant, and whether or not you are currently in Thailand. Please include these details along with any other relevant information and we will do our best to help.

Finding biological parents in Thailand (adoption tracing)

November 1, 2020 - Reading time: 10 minutes

If you are the adopted parent to a child with biological Thai parents, then it’s likely your child will want to learn more about their origins at some point in their life. Running a trace on Thai parents can help to answer questions from curious young people and provide answers, such as finding out whether or not a person has siblings in Thailand, whether their parents are still alive and what type of lives they lead.

It often makes sense to seek out information about birth parents before your child has started to grow curious about their birth parents. Seeking out information after decades have passed can make the task more difficult, and in some cases the people concerned may pass away through old age or ill health; in these unfortunate cases the deceased person may lose their opportunity to connect with their biological children post adoption. 

In many cases it is beneficial for us to conduct a field investigation after tracing someone on paper. Sending an experienced, local private detective to speak with the birth parents can allow us to photograph them in their homes, and to gather useful information from them (such as whether any siblings exist, for example). We will translate anything that is said and send you a report with our findings, written in fluent English, and including any photos or video that was gathered while making inquiries on your behalf. Particularly in cases where the parents are impoverished, reading a report with photos illustrating their day to day life can provide a valuable insight for adopted children.

Finding biological parents in Thailand is one of the most challenging and rewarding services that is offered by us. We aim to understand our clients’ needs and offer the best solution in each case. We offer free consultations for all work… Please feel free to get in touch with us and see if we are able to help in your case.

In some cases, we are instructed to trace a person in Thailand and provide their contact information; in other cases, we can also make contact with individuals after tracing them. We can visit people in Thailand and translate your messages to them in their native language, whilst gathering images and information that can help to paint a picture about the life which they lead in Thailand. Our experienced local agents endeavour to handle these cases sensitively and work for the best interests of all people involved.

How to find parents in Thailand

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The difficulty of locating biological parents in Thailand depends on the type of information that you hold. Please read the information on this page in order to gain an understanding about the process of tracing people in Thailand and some of the potential difficulties which you might face. 

In 1984 Thailand began the process of issuing 13-digit identification numbers to their citizens and rolling out computerization, though the changes may have been adopted more slowly in certain parts of the country. The 13-digit identification number stays with a person their entire lives, even if they change their name or move address. The number is printed on all identity documents, such as ID cards, driving licenses, passports and birth certificates.

Thai birth certificates should carry the 13-digit identification number for both parents. These numbers often hold the key and can be used by us to trace biological parents in Thailand. Using an identification number, we can run a search, which if successful would reveal the person’s home address, along with other information such as their photo, date of birth, height and age.

In some ways we can compare the value of identification numbers with IBAN numbers… Let us theorize that you are not trying to find your parents in Thailand but a book in a library. The best way to find a specific book in a library would be to search for the book’s 13-digit IBAN number. This will ensure that you find the exact book you are looking for. If you are searching for a book using its title, then your results may vary. If you know the exact name of the book that you are searching for then your odds of success would be good. If you only have a part-name then your search might draw multiple results. While searching for a book is different to searching for a person, the same principle applies. Using an identification number is always better and preferable; a birth certificate in the Thai language holding identification numbers would be ideal for us to try and find parents, though we will work with whatever information you have, where possible.

Suffice it to say that if a birth certificate is older than 1984 then it will not carry the parent’s identification numbers and a search would instead need to be performed based on their names. 

Tracing Thai people based on their name

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It’s important to understand that records in Thailand are held in the Thai language. If you see a Thai person’s name that is written using the English alphabet, bear in mind that this is merely to be used as a rough guide – there are no official translations of peoples’ names in English! Thai people’s names are typically translated into English by computer software, which by itself means that the translations often contain inaccuracies. We have seen many, many instances of names being translated into English incorrectly.

The written letters of the Thai Sanskrit alphabet can often be used to write many different variations of a person’s name, and finding the exact spelling of a person’s name using an English translation presents its own challenges. 

The odds of success for us to trace someone using their name written in the Thai language, and their date of birth, would be 100%. The odds of success for running a trace on someone using their identity number would also be 100%.

If we are attempting to translate a name from English into Thai then the odds of success would be more like 50%. If the name has been translated into English badly then the odds of success might be even lower. 

If you would like to trace a person in Thailand and you only have their first or second name written in the English language then it would be extremely difficult to trace them (just as it would be very difficult to trace any person, in any country, using only their first or last name that has been translated into a foreign language). Of course, in some cases we are able to find people without running a search for them. If our client is able to provide us with details about their previous address, or previous workplace for example then we could potentially make inquiries in order to try and locate the subject... The task of finding people can varying depending on the circumstances in each case.

Phone numbers in Thailand

Our searches do not reveal phone numbers, and there is no database containing phone numbers that can be accessed during the process of tracing a biological parent or any other person in Thailand. A successful search would reveal the subject’s home address, from there we can use our discreet Thai agents to make inquiries on your behalf. We can approach the subject directly and ask if they would like to share their phone number or other contact details. Otherwise you might choose to write a letter to the subject, or even visit them yourself. We are able to help organize reunions and can provide native Thai speakers to help you with translation – our fees for this service depends on the circumstances, including which area we are working in. Please get in touch with us for a free quote.

In most cases it is not possible to find someone’s phone number without visiting their address and speaking to them, or writing them a letter. Usually we would recommend visiting the person and speaking to them rather than writing a letter, however this is ultimately a matter for our clients to decide. For those people that decide to write letters to the biological parents of their child, we cannot emphasize the importance of ensuring your letter is translated accurately and by a skilled translator that is capable of conveying the true meaning behind your words.

Connecting with birth parents in Thailand

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Most of the time biological parents are glad to hear about their adopted children. However, in some cases birth parents might not interested in reconnecting with their child. There could be many complex issues behind a parent taking this stance… Some people may feel embarrassed or uncomfortable making contact with their estranged children. We feel that it’s important to realize this as a potential outcome before undertaking the task of tracing your parents in Thailand, and to consider how you might react to such a result. If a person does not wish to be contacted by their birth child, or anyone else, then we believe those requests should be respected. In such a case we will endeavour to gather as much useful information as possible, such as photos, general information about the parents’ lifestyle, and critically whether or not the adopted person has siblings in Thailand. 

Other considerations

Before starting the journey of tracing birth parents in Thailand it would be wise to consider any potential outcomes that may result in a trace. Ask yourself the type of questions that you would like answers to, we will endeavour to understand your needs and seek answers for you sensitively and with your best interests in mind.

Thailand is a unique place with its own customs, culture and class system. Most foreigners will never gain a useful insight into Thai culture and for the best results it is almost always advisable to use a local Thai person while making inquiries on your behalf. 

While there are numerous international companies which endeavour to trace biological parents in Thailand, we feel that the task is always best performed by local Thai people. In many cases we provide tracing services to overseas investigators, law firms and companies... Whilst we are always glad for work to be outsourced to us, many of our clients prefer to deal with us directly; this can allow for better communication and also save our clients money.

If you would like our help to trace biological parents in Thailand then please get in touch with us and let us know what information or documents are available to you (birth certificates in English or Thai languages, adoption paperwork, and/or any other information or documents).

Thailand company search & verification

October 27, 2020 - Reading time: 4 minutes

Our fee to perform basic due diligence is 3,000 THB including tax. Please contact us if you would like to order basic due diligence or require other services and we will do our best to help you.

Thailand company search

We will perform a Thailand company search as part of our basic due diligence service. Searching for the subject’s company allows us to verify whether the business is a registered company or a sole trader. As a general rule of thumb, most legitimate businesses in Thailand establish themselves as registered companies… If you are aiming to perform due diligence checks on a supplier then verifying that their business is registered would be a good first step. We also verify that the subject business’s bank account is held by the name of their registered company as part of our basic due diligence checks. 

Over the years we have seen numerous fake invoices that have been sent out by fraudsters claiming to be legitimate businesses operating in Thailand. We have also been contacted by numerous people that have fallen victim to fraudsters. Tracking down the perpetrators of fraud after you have sent money abroad can be extremely difficult or impossible in some cases; we always prefer to help our clients by performing checks before a transaction has taken place. 

The “advance fee scam”, where money is taken as a deposit or part-payment for an order before the fraudster disappears, is very prevalent on the internet and internet-based trading platforms. The advance fee scam can involve the victims purchasing paper products, tires, medical supplies, clothing, electronics, food, or any goods or commodities which are in demand.

Checking suppliers in Thailand

If you are purchasing goods or products from Thailand (or any country in the world), then it is always a wise decision to perform suitable checks before going ahead. We have saved our clients vast amounts of money by advising them against paying invoices which did not appear to be legitimate. 

Fraudsters consider their work to be a full-time occupation, their goal is to make themselves appear as legitimate as possible by crafting professional websites and pro-forma invoices. Once a scam artist has received a deposit or part-payment for an order, they will simply disappear. Recovering money from fraudsters can be extremely difficult and, in many cases, impossible, which makes performing checks before sending money abroad all the more important. Due diligence checks can save you considerable amounts of money by alerting you to this type of fraud.

Due diligence checks can take many different forms. One of the best and most common methods to check suppliers is through carrying out site visits. We can visit businesses based in Thailand in order to check that they exist and that the items you are purchasing are held by them. Site visits can be carried out instead of our basic due diligence service or in addition to it; if you would like a quote for us to carry out a site visit then please get in touch with us and include the exact address you would like us to visit, this will allow us to calculate our travel times and offer you a quote.

Our basic due diligence checks are a cost-effective means to check that you are doing business with a registered company in Thailand. These checks also typically reveal when a company or business was first established, and whether the company has been subject to negative publicity. We can also carry out business background checks, criminal records checks, personal surveillance, depending on your needs and requirements.

We offer a range of investigative services in Thailand which are regularly used by overseas corporations, law firms, investigators, investors, private individuals, and more. 

How to proceed

If you would like to order basic due diligence from us then we will need you to send us the pro-forma invoice that you have received from the subject business, along with any other information that you hold on them (payment information, website, address, or other details). We will then arrange payment and proceed to run the checks for you as quickly and discreetly as possible. After we have completed the checks we will send you a report via e-mail with any information that was discovered.

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