DeFatta & Associates, LLC has a simple mission. to utilize every investigative and research tool available to the investigations industry in order to successfully complete our investigations, while keeping our clients’ best interests in mind across every step of the investigation.
Why Choose DeFatta & Associates, LLC
We understand that today’s consumer expects more than tireless efforts and outstanding results. They expect top-shelf customer service. At DeFatta & Associates, LLC, we mix the absolute focus and tenacity of old-school detective work with the speed and accuracy of the industry’s most up-to-date practices and technology. This allows us to tailor each client’s experience to their individual needs while providing the stellar service they deserve.
Through our membership in Intellenet, a worldwide network of investigators and security consultants specializing in law enforcement, investigations, intelligence, and private security. We can assist you with your investigative needs anywhere in the United States and in more than 70 foreign countries. Our investigators use a variety of resources and investigative techniques in order to complete each of our assigned cases.
Meet Our Owner and Lead Investigator:
Robert “Jerry” DeFatta, CFE, BAI, CRT
Jerry has over twenty years of experience as a professional working in corporate security and investigations. He is a Certified Fraud Examiner and a Board Accredited Investigator with extensive training and experience in conducting internal theft and fraud investigations. He is also certified in the Reid Technique of Interview and Interrogation. Prior to leaving the casino industry, he worked for over 10 years as a Senior Security Investigator for one of the largest gaming companies in Louisiana. In 1997, Jerry became licensed as a private investigator and founded DeFatta & Associates, LLC. Since that time, he has continued to conduct internal theft and fraud-related investigations for a variety of corporate clients. He is an active member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), ASIS International, the International Intelligence Network (Intellenet), and several other professional organizations. Jerry is also an experienced instructor who has conducted training in investigative techniques, fraud prevention, deception detection, and private investigations throughout the country. Jerry is approved by the Louisiana State Board of Private Investigator Examiners as a private investigator instructor and his training courses have been approved as Continuing Education for private investigators and others. He has authored articles on the topic of employee theft and his work has been published in Security Management and PI Magazine.
A message from our owner:
My experience working in the casino industry offered me a unique opportunity to work a variety of different types of fraud cases. Since leaving the casinos and continuing my investigative carrier working with several different types of companies, from retail stores, and restaurants, to small manufacturing companies, I have continued to gain experience in identifying and preventing losses caused by theft and fraud. Let our firm put our experience to work for you and your business. It only takes one dishonest employee destroy your business or make you question your management abilities.
R, Jerry DeFatta
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