We apply classic techniques of investigative journalism and modern tools of private investigation to produce high-impact qualitative investment research and due diligence. We specialize in obtaining actionable, real-time intelligence by finding and interviewing knowledgable sources in adherence to strict compliance standards — all while protecting client confidentiality.


    We perform comprehensive background investigations and asset searches on individuals for law firms, institutional investors and other decision makers. Our approach involves a exhausitve search of public records using the best-available investigative databases and resources and, when needed, interviews with knowledgable sources to produce an exceptionally detailed analysis.


    We conduct legal investigations on behalf of law firms across the U.S. involved in major consumer class action, antitrust and whistleblower litigation. Our specialty is identifying key witnesses and conducting focused, incisive interviews, then reporting back to our clients in real time with detail and accuracy. Our investigations have produced national news-making testimony in high-stakes litigation.


    We offer a broad range of private, independent and completely confidential research, investigation, and fraud and risk mitigation services to coporate, legal and individual clients. We can help find missing people and hidden assets, chase down rumors, assess computer and network security, and much more. Tell us your needs, and let us go to work devising the best, most cost-effective solution.



    Paul is a licensed private investigator who has researched some of the largest and best-known companies, management teams, and CEOs in the world on behalf of leading private equity firms, hedge funds and other financial and investment professionals. As a legal investigator, he has obtained national news-making witness testimony in high-stakes consumer class action, antitrust and whistleblower litigation.

    An award-winning investigative journalist, Paul spent more than a decade writing about crime, corruption, politics, business and the environment for publications in Virginia, Florida and on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. His investigative reporting on the 2010 BP oil spill was followed by every major news outlet and cited in the final report of the presidentially appointed National Commission on the BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. His 2008-2009 investigative reporting on a massive Everglades land deal became the centerpiece of a front-page investigation by The New York Times. Paul has appeared on CNN and been published by The New York Times, The Atlantic Cities, USA Today, The St. Petersburg Times, The Miami Herald, The Palm Beach Post, Washingtonian Magazine, Salon, and many others.


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