Training

Overwhelmed by too many search results and too few answers? Learn from an expert.

Marcy Phelps, professional investigator, Certified Fraud Examiner, and expert information analyst, shares the latest sources and strategies for investigations and research. Whether you’re checking out your investments, the opposition, or someone’s asset profile, Marcy can show you how to dig deeper, avoid incomplete data sources, and get better, more in-depth results.

“I have seen Marcy speak numerous times and love that she provides actionable and relevant information in a clear and concise manner.  I always look forward to her presentations because, not only is the information excellent, her delivery is so delightful.” –Kelly Paxton, K Paxton LLC

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Due Diligence Background Investigations: A 3-Step Process for Minimizing Risk (1 CPE)

How to Search Online Public Records Like a Pro (1.5 CPE)

How to Search Online News for Due Diligence and Background Investigations (1 CPE)

Online Court Searching: A How-To for Non-Legal Professionals (1 CPE)

Research Secrets from a Private Investigator: 3 Steps to Better Results (1 CPE)

Individual and group training

Online or in-house, full or half-day, basic or advanced. Customized training for you and your staff.

Workshops and presentations

Available to small and large groups and events. One hour starter sessions or longer, more in-depth training opportunities.

Selected presentations:

Searching Online Public Records. Colorado Investigative Development Institute (CIDI). February 6, 2021.

Due Diligence Background Investigations: A 3-Step Process for Minimizing Risk and How to Search Online Public Records. ACFE Heartland Chapter. June 29, 2020.

Online Sources and Strategies for Due Diligence Investigations. 8th Annual Chicagoland Fraud Conference. Hoffman Estates, Illinois.

Open Source Asset Investigations. OSMOSIS. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.

Suggested topics:

  • News and social media searching
  • The ins and outs of public records
  • How to run a real background check
  • Conducting ongoing intelligence on your investments
  • Writing reports that get read – and used
  • And more…
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