Dion International are a leading private investigator and private detective agency in Scotland that provides private investigation services throughout Scotland, the UK, and abroad. Our detectives in Scotland are highly experienced in private, commercial, and corporate investigations and have a diverse range of skills developed from military and police backgrounds, enabling us to handpick the right skill set of private detectives in Scotland to competently conduct your investigation.
Our professional investigators assist all clients throughout Scotland and have done so for many years conducting investigation services on sensitive private investigations and stressful business disputes. Our investigators in Scotland will always work within the law and have local knowledge, which is a must for any successful investigation. All private investigations in Scotland are executed by our specially selected in-house private investigators, meaning you can rest assured when instructing Dion International that your investigation is handled in the most professional, discreet and cost-effective way possible. Before any deployment a full in-depth subject analysis will be conducted, thus providing us with the intelligence you need for the required result and reducing costs.
Private investigators who are members of professional organisations such as the ICO – the UK’s independent authority – operate efficiently, with the strictest confidentiality. The ICO is built to uphold individuals’ rights to privacy, information, and legal recourse.
Although private investigators can work within any profession, it is often more comforting for clients to know our private detectives are from a military or police background. You can rest assured that investigators from such backgrounds will work hard to deliver expert results and work within the law when conducting investigations throughout Scotland. Private detectives do not hold the same legal rights as police officers over members of the public and It is also illegal for anyone to pose as a police officer in order to collect information for an investigation.
Following a set of rules and procedures with individual discretion, private detectives in Scotland can ensure that all investigative work is completed to the highest standard and is fully admissible in a court of law. The investigative techniques utilised by private detectives can differ from one company to another. However, most companies will use various methods to obtain information for either individual or corporate purposes.
Private detectives in Scotland employ a wide range of investigation methods, but the first precaution should always be making sure that everyone involved remains safe and that the investigators do not inadvertently cause unnecessary damage or injury. Investigators will then utilise all legal procedures to acquire the relevant information for the required outcome.
Below are examples of the tools and legal techniques a private investigator at Dion International in Scotland can legally utilise when conducting investigation services. However, to keep this simple, we will focus on the services we conduct for our daily throughout Scotland:
At Dion International, we pride ourselves on being an honest and reputable private detective agency based in Scotland that uses only legal procedures on all investigations. Our private detectives are required to conduct investigations for clients with sensitive personal disputes and stressful business matters, large or small. Our private investigators gain valuable insight into evaluating legal intelligence, which can assist in gaining a better understanding and assist with our investigations, making this cost-effective for our clients.
Private investigators are permitted to follow individuals. Covert surveillance teams from our detective agency in Scotland are well trained and disciplined to know what is required for effectively accomplishing all set objectives. Surveillance is considered one of the best investigative approaches when researching an individual’s day-to-day behaviour, movements, and general lifestyle.
One of the most frequently asked questions is, will the subject know they are under surveillance? We will suggest the most effective means of minimising the possibility of a compromise by the subject or third parties and, upon consideration of specific circumstances and requirements, we may impose a minimum deployment requirement. Our covert surveillance operatives are diverse in their backgrounds, having years of investigative experience upon which to draw, they have mastered the art of integrating themselves into any community or surrounding environment to which they are assigned. Their ultimate objectives are obtaining crucial information and doing so in an incredibly covert but legal way. We have male and female operatives available to work both within rural and urban environments.
Our private detective agency undertakes vehicle tracking for clients throughout Scotland, the Lothians, and Borders. utilising state-of-the-art equipment that can be covertly hidden and accessed by our operatives assigned to the investigation for the duration of the agreed period. We will not provide login details for any client to access this system.
The information gathered should assist in surveillance and intelligence gathering only and should not be presented to a court on its own. Our GPS trackers cannot ensure the desired information because it is contingent on who is driving the vehicle – unless the driver is under surveillance.
Our private detective agency in Scotland has the right to investigate who has gone missing, either intentionally or inadvertently. The missing individual may have relocated, changed name or place of residence to avoid debt-related issues.
We have access to databases not accessible to the general public and open-source-intelligence, or OSINT, which can be used to investigate missing individuals who may have previously lived in Scotland.
Does your company have employees who are constantly on sick leave? Are you concerned about theft in the workplace? Or is your corporation bugged? Our private investigators in Scotland can perform corporate investigations and deliver solid evidence and peace of mind to you, the business owner.
There are no two cases alike, and to determine the cost, several factors must be considered, including methods of delivery, number of hours, number of operatives to be provided for the investigation to be conducted professionally, mileage, and any other special resources required for the investigation to succeed.
During an initial no-obligation, no-cost consultation with a team member at our private detective agency, we will work with you to develop a strategy that will best meet your needs and wishes to make your investigation cost-effective.
An hourly rate can seem high when you do not know what will be accomplished or how long this might take. Due to this, it may be tempting to hire a less experienced, cheaper investigator. However, please know they might take more time than experienced investigators, and it will likely cost you much more. And that’s if they were successful in gathering the required evidence. Unethical practices could also result from not meeting the standard of proof required by a court or tribunal.
Additional to the cost of the services you require, you may be charged for travel time, mileage, report writing, food and beverage, entry fees, and parking fees incurred during the investigation.
General Enquiries – General enquiry costs start at £40.00 per hour but depend on the number of detectives required and the time of day or night the service is required.
Surveillance – Surveillance costs start at £50.00 per hour (Minimum 4 hours). However, this also depends on the number of operatives required to conduct the operation correctly and professionally and any specialist equipment that may be required.
Travel Time – Hourly rate of service. Our private detective agency offers daily rate packages in which the travel time is included in the set price. Meaning you know what you are paying for from the start.
Mileage – 0.60p per mile.
Report – Report writing start at £150.00. This is dependent on the duration of the task. The longer the task, the longer the report, which will require additional costs. However, our private detective agency offers daily rate packages that include a full report, meaning no additional costs will be added when committed to one of these packages.
People Search – Our trace service starts from £205.00. Additional costs may be required depending on the information provided to us at the start. The basic information we require is a name, date of birth, and last known address.
Process Server – Our process serving service starts at £120.00. Additional costs include the number of pages that may need printing, travel time, and mileage.
Vehicle Tracker – From 1 day £160.00 – 2 weeks £600.00. The devices we utilise are the best on the market, reflecting the price. The price includes monitoring and reporting. We will not provide anyone with login details for these devices.
Visual Surveillance – From 1 day £360.00 – 2 weeks £1,000.00, prices include monitoring and reporting. Our covert equipment is the best on the market and is utilised for obtaining intelligence.
Our private detective agency offers daily surveillance rates to clients worldwide, usually for investigations lasting three to five days or longer. Fixed rates consider the hourly rate, travel time, mileage, and the final report — thus giving you a clear understanding of your costs upfront.
Costs are important when considering what private detective agency to choose in Scotland, but getting it wrong can have dire consequences. Hiring a private detective agency in Scotland that is more results-oriented than money-oriented, and who will do their best to obtain the required evidence you require in the quickest time possible is an investigations company worth considering.
Our private detective agency provides professional investigation services in Scotland for private, corporate, and commercial clients. Below is a list of services we offer in Scotland.
In Scotland, whether you require assistance with matrimonial, infidelity, Fraud Investigations or child custody matters, our private detective agency can utilise professional investigative services throughout the UK and abroad. This includes providing covert surveillance teams to obtain evidential footage of matrimonial infidelity to lifestyle checks and peace of mind. Every case is different, so we only deploy the services you need for your exact situation to obtain the required result.
When facing a personal dilemma of any kind, the best decisions are based on facts. Our professional, highly trained investigators can help establish those facts and give you tangible evidence to help you make important life choices. The spouse acting strangely. The child who might be hanging out with the wrong crowd. Or the money that has gone missing from the business accounts. You can deal with such problems fairly if you have clear, undeniable evidence.
Over 95% of our cases in Scotland involve surveillance because our experts successfully find evidence where others fail. Highly trained in our military or police backgrounds, we melt into crowds as we follow people on foot or in vehicles. We remain unseen while observing a fixed address. And we convincingly pose undercover as customers, workers, or strangers in a bar. Our private investigators will work lawfully, discreetly, and quickly to give you all the facts you need.
If you suspect your partner is cheating, it can feel like mental torture. Our private detective agency can help stop the pain by showing you proof of your partner’s movements.
Why is Dion international private detective agency considered Scotland’s best surveillance operatives? Because we are highly experienced and execute every job with precision, discretion, efficiency, and professionalism.
Matrimonial dilemmas, and big life decisions, are best made when they’re based on facts. Our Scotland private detectives are discreet, efficient and non-judgmental. We operate professionally and within the law to glean clear undeniable evidence. Using techniques such as surveillance and financial investigations to uncover other relationships, obligations, hidden children, criminal pasts or bad debts, we can help you gain peace of mind to move forward with the relationship, or avoid falling into a life-altering trap.
All too often our Scotland private detective agency is contacted after a brief period of marriage asking if we can look into a spouse for a number of reasons, by then you may have already made a commitment to that individual and have to deal with the consequences of their actions.
Emotional dilemmas involving children are hard to deal with. Dion International can help by gleaning clear, irrefutable evidence in any personal or legal case involving children.
Our private detective agency is dedicated to fathers in Scotland that feel alienated from their children. If you have genuine concerns about your child’s welfare and feel you are being punished for no reason, Dion International can help you get back to maintaining a loving relationship with your child.
In small and big businesses, trust is sometimes abused. In criminal court cases and tribunals, our private detective agency has provided irrefutable evidence of employee absenteeism and sickness and assistance with private and commercial, housing, and property disputes.
Proving theft from your business in Scotland needs to be done with precision. Our private detective agency is highly experienced in using various skills and up-to-date technology to gain solid evidence. Let us help you identify dishonest employees and provide you with clear, undeniable evidence for your day in court.
Covert rural surveillance is a specialist skill that takes years of training to perfect. Our ex-military detectives are experts in the field and have laid low in the ground for weeks, in freezing conditions and sleep-deprived to gather evidence. They have the highest standards of discipline and go far beyond our competitors to secure clear evidence for our clients. Dion International is continuously deployed to carry out rural surveillance investigations throughout Scotland for large and small businesses. Every job is executed with precision, discretion, efficiency and professionalism.
Need to know where your asset is 24 hours a day? our private investigators can show you. Please note that as a stand-alone service, this is an aid but using a combination of GPS devices and surveillance, our evidence is clear, irrefutable, and fully admissible in court.
Our vehicle tracking team is highly experienced and deployed throughout Scotland daily. We constantly update our equipment to ensure we use the most up-to-date technology on the market. Our detectives can check in with you as and when required.
Is someone you know claiming to live alone, and you know otherwise? There are many reasons that may require proof of cohabitation in Scotland, a high number of these are carried out for matrimonial purposes or individuals who do not notify their local authority or council of an alteration associated with benefits applications in Scotland. Allow Dion International to obtain proof of cohabitation in Scotland through an investigation that verifies all the facts.
Our tracing department has worked all over the world to locate people. We have an impressive 94% success rate. Our investigators succeed where others fail because of our experience, diligence, and dogged determination. When searching for a missing parent, long-lost child, former partner or old friend, allow us to take the stress off your shoulders. We simply ask for a minimum of a name, date of birth, and last known address.
It’s understandably a distressing thought when you believe that someone may have bugged your property to secretly eavesdrop on your conversations or even secretly recording you where you expect a reasonable level of privacy. If you believe that your home, car or office may be electronically bugged, it is likely very difficult to feel safe and at ease. A bug or recording device allows eavesdroppers to learn intimate details about your life and even to use those details to their own advantage either on a private or commercial level.
Trust your instinct. Someone might tell you you’re being unreasonable, having to think that your car or room is bugged with recording devices. But that unnerving feeling you have is a very useful tool. Finding hidden covert audio or video equipment is no easy thing to deal with and can be extremely difficult to come to terms with.
We will explain the basics of how to tell if your house, car or business premises are bugged with listening devices, GPS trackers and video equipment. Ultimately the best course of action is to hire a professional search team that use specialist equipment to detect such equipment and remove it.
If you want to remain anonymous, you can instruct a professional witness at Dion International in Scotland to come and see what is happening and then give evidence about it. The huge advantage of this is that someone who doesn’t live locally can be the one to give evidence which means that neither you nor anyone in your local community will become a target of intimidation or harassment as a result of reporting anti-social behaviour.
If you believe neighbours, local youths or even drug dealers are making your life a misery, we can help provide clear evidence of anti-social behaviour for legal and local authority disputes.
Document serving needs to be carried out by assertive, reliable, and trustworthy agents. That’s exactly why legal firms throughout the UK call on us to carry out their process serving needs. Our operatives ensure every job is executed with precision, efficiency, and in a timely manner. We strive to get all instructions complete within a 24hr period.
Please note all enquiries are strictly private and confidential.
Contact us to conduct an investigation in Scotland by telephone, email, live chat or complete and submit the enquiry form provided throughout the website for a free no-obligation consultation.
Once we receive your correspondence we can let you know if we can help. If we believe it would benefit you to use our services we will send you the relevant documentation. These need to be complete and submitted back to us. We will next form a plan of action and present this to you. If you’re happy with our proposal, we’re ready to commence the investigation in Scotland for you.
All clients will be asked to clear the agreed payment before any investigation commences in Scotland. We have various payment methods available. Updated are available throughout the investigation from our operatives. We can best advise and provide recommendations during the investigation, but ultimately, you have total control.
At the conclusion of your investigation in Scotland, we will provide you with a fully admissible report, complete with any documented evidence and photographic stills. A personalised DVD can also be provided on request. A final invoice of any mileage and expenses incurred during the investigation in Scotland must be cleared before releasing the report. matrimonial investigations, due diligence
Dion International operatives have extensive knowledge of Scotland. Our operations cover localities, such as Edinburgh, Glasgow, Fife, Perth, Dundee, Oban, Aberdeen, The Borders and Inverness.
We understand the sensitivities involved when contacting a company in Scotland for the first time and for some people this can be daunting but please be assured our experienced team will guide you through the process and options relating to your case, having dealt with all types of cases over the years from sensitive private investigations to stressful business-related investigations we will make this as painless as possible.
Enquiries are treated strictly private and confidential and all operations in Scotland will be conducted within the law. Our private investigators are qualified to the national standard level 3 for professional investigators and Dion International hold all essential insurances and are registered with the information commissioners office and as such conform with the data protection act.