Entries by Tom Santaguida

Maine Licensed Private Investigators Association Announces 2017 Training

TRAINING OPPORTUNITY FOR PRIVATE INVESTIGATORS, LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND INVESTIGATIVE RESEARCHERS The MLPIA (www.mlpia.org) annual training workshop will be held this year on Friday September 15, 2017 at the Italian Heritage Center in Portland. This year’s presenter will be Cynthia Hetherington of the Hetherington Group – see (https://www.hetheringtongroup.com) The training topics will be Open Source […]

Help FBI Agent (RET.) Bob Levinson

To anyone who visits the website of Dirigo Investigations, LLC, I urge them to take a moment to become aware of the plight of Mr. Bob Levinson, retired FBI agent being held in captivity in Iran. If somehow, someway, someone reading this has some way to help Mr. Levinson and his family, it is your […]

Surveillance Quality

Surveillance Dirigo Investigations, like most investigation firms offering surveillance investigations  sends out our Investigators on assignment, providing them with details of where to go, when to go, and what to do. We constantly think about surveillance quality and how to improve it. INVESTIGATOR TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE IS DIRECTLY LINKED TO SURVEILLANCE QUALITY AND IS VERY […]

Hiring Fraud

HIRING FRAUD – HOT TOPIC!!!! Hiring Fraud? Yes, there certainly is such a thing. Unfortunately, hiring fraud is relatively common, takes many shapes and forms and does indeed have victims. Often, victims suffer a direct loss by not getting the position because someone else fraudulently got it or suffer a loss they do not even […]

Dirigo Investigations Director Tom Santaguida Announces Summer Intern Selection

Dirigo Investigations HQ, Brunswick, ME. May 22, 2014 Contact: Thomas A. Santaguida, Director Tom Santaguida, Director of Dirigo Investigations, LLC of Brunswick, ME has announced the firm’s selection for summer intern 2014. Ms. Krissinda Palmer – a 3rd year Criminology Student at the University of Southern Maine has been selected for the position. After reviewing […]

Dirigo Investigations Seeks Summer 2014 Intern Applicants

Contact: Dirigo Investigations, LLC. Thomas Santaguida   tom@dirigois.com    (207) 373-9317 INTERNSHIP: INVESTIGATIONS ANALYST AND INVESTIGATIONS ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT Date of Announcement: February 25, 2014 Dirigo Investigations is a Brunswick, Maine based professional investigations firm providing investigation services to Clients in Maine, nationwide and internationally. Dirigo Investigations conducts legal investigations on an ethical platform. Dirigo Investigations provides investigation […]

Budgets, Retainers and Agreements: Why Do Investigation Firms Require a Client Agreement and Retainer?

by Thomas A. Santaguida – President/Senior Investigator at Dirigo Investigations, LLC. My firm, Dirigo Investigations usually requires a retainer for private individual cases. We generally do not require a retainer for reputable law firms, insurance companies or established businesses (in most cases). The request for a retainer is our prerogative and we usually exercise this […]

Dirigo Investigations Update October 2013

 Maine Comp Summit 2013 – Dirigo Investigations has had a busy summer. In August company representatives attended the Maine Comp Summit at the Samoset Resort in Rockport. The event was well attended, and it was great to connect with professional associates, Clients and potential new Clients. Congratulations to Attorney Lindsey Sands of Norman, Hanson and […]

Dirigo Investigations to Attend 2013 Maine Comp Summit

Dirigo Investigations will once again be an exhibitor at the Maine Comp Summit at the beautiful Samoset Resort at the end of August. More details to follow, but please stop by and visit us at our table booth! Contact: Tom Santaguida, President – Dirigo Investigations  tom@dirigois.com   (207) 373-9317 Dirigo Investigations and Security, LLC, Thomas […]

Missing Father Located by Dirigo Investigations

Contact: Tom Santaguida, Director – Dirigo Investigations and Security, LLC (207) 373-9317 or tom@dirigois.com Father Missing For 33 Years Located for Daughter by Dirigo Investigations March 6, 2013 Each year Dirigo Investigations conducts hundreds of investigations of all types. During the course of each year, Thomas Santaguida, the Director of Dirigo Investigations, selects a few […]