Frequently Asked Questions

Why do I need an investigator?faq

Information is power. And, we at Metropolitan use our expertise and resources to obtain information that may not be so easily obtained by the general public. We give you the power to help you make more informed decisions.

Will Metropolitan assist in matrimonial matters?

Absolutely. Our experienced team will assist in gathering asset information which can directly affect a closing settlement. In addition, activity of either party can be determined through surveillance and investigative techniques, including meticulous and complete background searches. Through the years, we at Metropolitan have represented hundreds of individuals in divorce matters, either directly with the client or in conjunction with the client’s attorney.

Does Metropolitan work for insurance companies?

Our extensive list of clientele does include numerous insurance companies from all over the world. Throughout the years, Metropolitan’s insurance defense investigations have saved insurance companies millions of dollars.

Will Metropolitan represent me if I’ve already retained an attorney?

Yes. The bulk of our work is derived from legal defense and plaintiff firms throughout the United States. Our clients in the legal community have remained with us throughout the years… a telltale sign of our devotion to “Doing the Job Right!”

What will it cost me to discuss my needs?

Not a dime. Your consultation is completely free. You’ll sit down and speak to Vin Keogh, the founder and president of Metropolitan Investigative Group llc, to discuss the areas of investigation which may or may not be most appropriate and advantageous to you. We lay out the plan, you make the choices.

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Metropolitan Investigative Group LLC

Metropolitan Investigative Group, LLC. has been serving its clients for over 25 years. 


When you hire the Metropolitan Investigative Group, you access a team of professional investigators with specific skills and knowledge. Our qualifications include over 25 years of experience in insurance investigations, concentrating in fraudulent and/or inflated claims, and over 60 years of combined staff experience in law enforcement. Our staff is comprised primarily of veteran New York City police investigators.

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Areas of Expertise Our clients include law firms, insurance companies, municipalities, third party administrators, private corporations, and self-insured groups throughout the world. We have successfully completed thousands of fraud and malingering investigations, saving our clients millions of dollars in unnecessary payments and settlements.
  • Personal and commercial liability
  • On Staff Certified Fraud Examiner
  • Fraud, accidents, product liability, negligence, workers compensation
  • Video surveillance and activity checks
  • Insurance claims, industrial security, corporate investigations and employee theft
  • Background investigations
  • Tenant screening
  • Employment screening
  • Complete history on a business or individual - employment and business records, assets and financial profiles
  • Corporate Services, including but not limited to, employee issues, employee pre-hiring screening, executive background searches, corporate assets/holdings
  • Skip Tracing
  • Locating missing persons, witnesses, heirs, defaulters
  • Online computer research
  • Criminal defense investigation
  • Activity reconstruction/activity checks
  • Subpoena/summons service
  • Criminal Defense Investigations including but not limited to Homicide Investigations
  • N.J. Certified Child Support Judgment Searches
  • Judgment Recovery

Metropolitan can work with you to draw out a customized plan of action and results.

When you do business with Metropolitan you deal directly with the president and founder of the company. His business is built on personal service and dedication to detail.

Our Strategy

To Make It Work For You

Metropolitan prides itself on a quality, professional approach to your investigative needs. We will determine your specific goals and outline a plan to help you accomplish the desired results. Based on your objectives, a creative and investigative design is developed for your specific needs. Conclusive results are obtained through thorough planning.

As the investigation proceeds, you are kept informed of its progress. New developments and unexpected problems are brought to your attention immediately. Metropolitan epitomizes the team concept in helping you solve your legal problems.

Metropolitan prides itself on clear, concise and direct reportage. At the conclusion of each case, or whenever specified by the demands of your schedule, a formal written report is prepared.

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