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A Reliable Tool for Your Defense Cases 

How many versions of the truth exist? In a criminal case, there may be as many versions of the truth as there are people telling it. As a defense attorney, your job is to sift through multiple versions of the truth and piece together the most favorable version of events for your client. A skilled private investigator is a reliable resource for you when developing a defense strategy. A qualified investigator can help you build a stronger defense and increase the likelihood that you will win your case or obtain a reduction in charges against your client. The professionals at Cadfael Investigative Group are expert at working with defense attorneys to ensure that their truth is accurate, verifiable, complete, and ready for court.  


Is your defense ready for court? Even if your client's version of events is factual, it may not be consistent with verifiable evidence. It may be difficult to win sympathy in the courtroom. One or more of your witnesses may not be who or what you believe them to be. A court-ready defense strategy can make the difference between a life in prison and community service, or the difference between...  Read More

Using a Fraud Investigator to Answer Questions about the Alleged Fraud Scheme


All fraud schemes have certain uniqueness about them, and all contain physical evidence that is pivotal to the resolution of a suspected act. A thorough fraud examination may be the only opportunity to identify critical evidence you need to develop a strong defense for your client. Whether intentional or unintentional, failure to accurately record and preserve evidence can make it exceedingly difficult for you to build a strong case for your client.


A qualified fraud investigator can help you build a stronger defense case by uncovering or un-disclosing evidence. A skilled fraud investigator can use cutting-edge technology to recover evidence that may have been overlooked, analyze and interpret the evidence in relation to your case, and document their findings precisely and professionally. The experienced fraud investigators at Cadfael Investigative Group can do all of that and more for you. Our objective, thorough, and thoughtful approach to examination of the evidence can make the difference between you winning and losing in court, and the difference between your client having to complete community service rather than serve a prison sentence.


We know as well as you do that all investigations may change course a number of times throughout the discovery process, and physical evidence and witness testimony that was initially dismissed ... Read More

  August 2011
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A Reliable Tool for Your Defense Cases
Using a Fraud Investigator to Answer Questions about the Alleged Fraud Scheme
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Fraud Tip

A professional investigator can help you by examining the mountains of discovery information and documents the prosecution sometimes dumps on you.  Here tedious work can pay off as you can focus on legal strategy and research while he is going through documents that may be used at trial.  An investigator who specializes in fraud can readily identify relevant and important documents in your case.



If you suspect fraud or are troubled by an offer, call us with the information. We can help you identify if it is a fraud. Remember, if something appears too good to be true, it usually is.

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At Cadfael Investigative Group, Inc. we help our clients' identify and eradicate fraud. We provide them with the power of knowledge. We bring added information and insight to clarify and understand challenges they face.

Our investigative focus is on fraud identification and prevention in the legal and business communities of Minneapolis, MN. Our focus in the area of our expertise allows our experienced investigators to utilize their skills and gives our clients good value for their investment and an economic advantage. We provide our clients information they need to protect their clients and business. We also provide them with new services and capabilities that free up their time so they can focus on what they do best.

Our clients benefit by improved employee loyalty, increased profitability, and less time and resources spent managing internal losses. Learn more...

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