Want to become a self-employed Observant or private detective? You must do this.

ZZP Observant of privé-detective worden lijkt misschien wel een ver-van-je-bedshow. Maar wist je dat dat helemaal niet zo hoeft te zijn? Ook jij kunt het namelijk leren. We nemen je graag mee in hoe dit traject in zijn werk gaat, en wat jij kunt en moet doen om in de voetsporen van Nico van den Dries (natuurlijk bekend van Zeeman Confronteert) te treden. Observant of privé-detective worden, gaat helaas niet over één nacht ijs, maar is dus zeker niet onmogelijk. Je hebt echt wel een aantal vaardigheden en skills nodig, die je leert in theorie en de praktijk. Heb jij de ambitie? Lees dan snel verder en leer meer over de mogelijkheden en stappen die je moet doorlopen om zover te komen. Wat doet een observant? Laten we starten bij het begin. Wil je uiteindelijk privé-detective worden? Dan start je als observant. Zo rol je het vak in. Maar het is ook een baan op...


Preventing Crypto Scams: 7 Tips

What sounds too good to be true often is. Combine this cliche with the proverb 'a forewarned man counts for two' and you immediately understand why we wrote this article. Crypto scams are unfortunately the order of the day, and people sometimes lose the perk they were so happy with, but sometimes even hearth and home. Do you want to invest money in crypto, to hopefully reap the benefits later? Then read this article with 7 tips to prevent crypto scams. What is crypto? Let's start at the beginning. Because, what exactly is crypto? Cryptocurrencies, often referred to as crypto(s), are digital money. The word says it all: currencies. Crypto can therefore be used to pay, but is different from tangible money such as the Euro. You can only find cryptos online in the form of a…


How to choose a secure password

Why is choosing a secure password important Security of your personal data is more important than ever. Unfortunately, hackers are finding their way into our important private affairs more and more easily. Losing access to your own devices, your photos that end up on the street, important (company) information that leaks or lose a lot of money: nobody wants that! And where you unfortunately cannot stop a smart hacker, it all starts with choosing good and safe passwords. We are happy to give you a helping hand. Why a secure password? It seems so superfluous, all those difficult letter, number and punctuation mark combinations that you have to remember to log in to many websites and online applications. Still, it is really worth working on this and not opting for a simple word, in combination with an even simpler number combination. Not only for the aforementioned hackers, but also for…


Theft at work: what you can do about it

Theft at work The end of the summer holidays is in sight, the employees are slowly trickling back into the workplace, but the full occupation and focus is not yet there. For some employees with the wrong intentions, this is the time to commit theft at work. In this article we would like to discuss what you can do as an employer and employee against company theft. Corporate theft is a form of corporate fraud Let's start with the definition of corporate fraud. Corporate fraud means defrauding a company. Things are deliberately done to gain an advantage at the expense of others. In this case often (the owner of the) company. Theft at work is one of the many ways in which corporate fraud can be committed. Unfortunately, this happens more often than you think. Taking goods or money from the workplace can cause major damage to an employer. Prevent theft at work. To those...


Non-compete violation: what to do?

Non-competition clause by an employee Are you an entrepreneur? Chances are you have staff working for you. In many cases employees are the driving force behind companies. However, it is possible that an employee will work against you instead of for you after leaving employment and will violate the non-competition clause. It is not without reason that the term 'bypassing a competition clause' is popular in Google's search results. Although you think you have everything tight and signed, you cannot take legal action without hard evidence. A thorough investigation is therefore important. We are happy to tell you more about what is involved in an investigation into ex-employees who violate the non-competition clause. What exactly is a non-competition clause? Back to the basics for a moment. Because what exactly is such a non-competition clause? We are happy to explain it to you. A non-competition clause is a written agreement between employer and employee in which it is stated that an employee cannot just start working...


Unjustly sick employee

A sick employee is never pleasant. In the first instance not for the health of the employee, but also certainly not for the employer. There may be a gap in the work that needs to be done, or replacement will have to be arranged. Together with the continued payment of the salary, this cost can add up considerably. And that is even more annoying when you suspect that an employee is not really sick. You may also wonder: what can I do if I suspect an unjustly ill employee? Reason for suspecting an unjustly ill employee The flu can happen to anyone, just like a migraine or a broken arm or leg. This can all be very hindering in the work. In this case, an employee reports sick and in many cases will return to the workplace after short-term absenteeism. Now you may have an employee...


Is it okay to be peeped by a private detective?

What is and is not allowed, such as being peeped by a private detective, we are happy to tell you more about it. Whether it is a private case or a business case, when hiring a private investigator, possible evidence is sought. That is also exciting for the client, and often the victim of the case. You certainly don't want to be caught and you may wonder how far a private detective can go in his or her investigation and what you can expect. What a private detective can and cannot do all depends on the situation. Unfortunately we have to disappoint you, because there is not one answer to the title of this blog. Being peeped is of course a broad concept. In addition to a broad interpretation of the concept of peeping, it entirely depends on the situation what a private detective is and is not allowed to do. There are many rules...


How do you spot the most common internet scam?

Recognizing an Internet Scam. Scammers have one crucial factor that works for them, besides of course the dire state of our economic system, and that is the lack of a unified, comprehensive, national approach by the police that also varies from country to country. It is extremely difficult to track down and bring to justice these scammers – also known as scammers. Often also because most people are eventually scammed for a relatively small sum of money. Of course, our service as a cybercrime investigation might help you. But which scams are most common right now? Bank, helpdesk or 'child demand' internet scam A number of consumers have lost thousands of euros to this scam, but a regular victim is scammed for between 250 and 1,000 euros. That's a lot of money, but for a family in need it's really a lot. And of course there is...


Care security officer in a mental health care crisis shelter

Security within crisis shelters for youth crisis shelters has been a major problem in the Netherlands for some time now. The care security officer is a welcome addition to the current staff in the institution. The clients of the institutions where we work also notice that there is a kind of 'predominance' of supervision. At night, for example, some clients find it difficult to fall asleep and walk around the ward at night or start smoking. The care security officer quickly notices this and has a chat and asks how things are going and, if necessary, gives some coaching. All this is already de-escalating and the youngster knows what the limits are. Camera surveillance is adequately monitored and in the event of escalations, our employee acts immediately and assists the treating care employee with restraining, administering medication and possibly in extreme cases guidance to the isolation. Broadly speaking, the care security officer was created to ensure safety...


CEO fraud number 3 on the list of corporate fraud

At number 1 is corporate theft, number 2 competition and non-solicitation fraud and this year (2022) CEO fraud - also known as executive phishing - has climbed to third place. But what is it actually? This is what you need to know about CEO fraud The boss emails you with an assignment. You have to transfer an amount of money to an unknown party. That is very normal in a company. But is it really so innocent? If you transfer money blindly because the boss asks you to, the entire company may become a victim of so-called CEO fraud. In CEO fraud, the boss often gives an order, for example, to pay an invoice with a considerable value, or to pay for an acquisition, for example. It is better to check with your boss for such large expenses, because before you do it again you are a victim of fraud. What is CEO fraud? It is an ever...