Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Nigeria Private Investigators Busy in Lagos

Private investigators in Lagos, Nigeria are increasingly busy chasing scammers and investigating fraud. Some professional investigators are even investigating cases of locals who claim to be investigators, and later steal clients' money. The fraud and internet scam activity here is more out of control than ever.

Lagos is the home for most Nigeria private investigators and there are a few options available for those abroad who have private investigation needs in Nigeria. Lagos is a large and major African city with significant international business activity. In addition to the need for business background checks and due diligence, there is also the need to screen personal relationships.

Relationships, business or personal, initiated over the internet are very susceptible to manipulation and fraud. For those who think it can't happen to them should reconsider. Nigerian scammers have evolved, and techniques used can be quite sophisticated. Anyone can be a victim of scam or fraud.

Industry observers report that the Lagos, Nigeria background check business is booming, with increased demand from international clients from all over the world. When choosing a private detective or investigator in Nigeria, we recommend using the services of a firm based outside of Nigeria, but with field investigators and operations in Nigeria. One such firm, based in the U.S. but with investigators and agents in Lagos is Wymoo International. Choosing a Western company usually ensures a higher level of client service, trust and accountability.

The global recession has hit Nigeria even harder than developed nations. As a result, the scammers are working over-time, and as more people look for romance and business opportunity, the scam operations in Nigeria should continue to grow.

There are plenty of legitimate businesses and individuals in Nigeria initiating relationships via the internet. However, due to the high risk of fraud, it's important to be safe. Get a professional background check prior to engaging in any relationhips involving West Africa nations, especially Nigeria, or Ghana.

Best of luck,

A. Hathaway
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1 comment:

  1. Owen larry born, 10/02/60 from fulham london now stuck lagos nigeria , have one son jerry age 6 years old, I meet hem facebook, he take a lot off money from me, claim , his client don't pay for contract, I still have connection with hem on phone, he have british acctent and voice white man, how I can check his personal identifity, than you, elzbieta