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BIOGRAPHY OF AUTHOR ROBERT MANN Robert was born in New York and as a youngster moved to California with his family where he now resides. Robert became an ardent reader of suspense novels and cultivated a passion for solving mysteries at a very young age. Twenty-six years ago he founded the Worldwide Intelligence Network which is an accomplished licensed California and New York Private Investigation company. Today his investigative skills encompass a broad range of diverse investigative assignments all presented on his company’s website. Worldwide Intelligence Network’s investigative assignments have taken Robert around the world where he often worked alongside with associates native to the country where the assignments took him. Several valued and well-respected prestigious law firms from coast to coast have retained the services of Worldwide Intelligence Network as well as public and private corporations, government agencies such as the County of Los Angeles and the City Attorney of Los Angeles, Metropolitan Transit Authority of Los Angeles. Robert and his team of investigators serve small business owners, multi-national corporations, celebrities, and high-net-worth individuals. Worldwide Intelligence Network is ranked among the “Five Best Private Investigation Companies in America” by Conde Nast Publications. Culturally savvy and globally-minded; Robert became an expert at interviewing, researching, assessing, writing/editing, and reporting with a keen understanding of the law, evidentiary procedures, and validation of admissible evidence, as well as applicable fraud statues at the State and Local levels. One of Robert’s most memorable investigations took place in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (formally Saigon) where he was retained to conduct an extraordinary challenging and dangerous investigation of his client’s son’s murder. After concluding that investigation and identifying the killers, Robert felt compelled to write a novel “The Assignment” that was published and received excellent reviews. Robert was continually being asked to provide Bodyguard services by his clients, and thus he acquired a license to offer Bodyguard Services around the world. SOME OF ROBERT’S INVESTIGATIVE ACHIEVEMENTS ARE: He has saved his insurance company clients hundreds of thousands of dollars by exposing fraudulent claims. He located millions of dollars of embezzled funds overseas which led to a very favorable settlement. He prevented an innocent client from being convicted of bribing a Federal Agent; The case was dismissed. He located two runaway children within hours of their parent's requests. He exposed a criminal conspiracy perpetrated by father and son upon an elderly woman with a terminal illness. Both were captured and convicted to five years in prison. He revealed both unfaithful and faithful spouses in hundreds of infidelity assignments. He identified who stole tens of thousands of dollars in jewelry from an elderly woman with dementia and had that person arrested. Asked to locate an employee of a law firm who went missing he found out that she had been murdered by her significant other who when confronted by the Los Angeles Police Department, took his life. Robert personally connects with all of his clients and potential clients to make sure they are presented with the best investigative options and personal protection services. ROBERT MANN’S CREDENTIALS AND AFFILIATIONS California Private Investigator’s License, 14745 Private Investigator’s License New York, #0311124 California Private Patrol Operator’s License #15757 POST Certified on Background Investigations Course Member of the California Association of Private Investigators CALI Qualified Provider of MCLE by The California State Bar Robert provides Pro Bono Investigative Services to the Public Counsel of Los Angeles. Public Counsel is the largest pro bono law firm in the nation.
28 05, 2020

Surveillance Investigation Services

By |2020-05-28T20:30:36-07:00May 28th, 2020|

Worldwide Intelligence Network has been providing surveillance investigation services for over twenty–nine years. What is surveillance, you may ask? The types of surveillance we offer are listed on this page. When selecting a Surveillance Investigation Service, you should look into their reputation and reviews. We are recognized as being among THE FIVE BEST PRIVATE INVESTIGATORS IN AMERICA by the publishers of Vogue, Vanity Fair, and The New Yorker Magazines. A handful of our reviews are displayed below, and every one of them was written by "real clients." We are located in Los Angeles, California, and New York City, New York.  We [...]

27 05, 2020

Robert Mann, Lead Detective of Worldwide Intelligence Network

By |2020-05-27T17:32:46-07:00May 27th, 2020|

Lead detective and President of Worldwide Intelligence Network ( Robert Mann has over 29 years of successfully completing complex national and international investigations working alongside some of the most renowned attorneys in America. As an accomplished California and New York Licensed Private Investigator. Mr. Mann has expertise in diverse areas of private investigative services such as; suspicious workers' compensation claims, complex civil and criminal investigations encompassing embezzlement; counterfeiting; intellectual property infringement; conspiracy; identity theft; asset location and recovery. Worldwide Intelligence Network is also licensed as a Personal  Protection Bodyguard Services company. Mr. Mann is culturally savvy and global-minded with expertise [...]

19 05, 2020

Bodyguards Are Not Just For The Rich & Famous

By |2020-05-19T12:21:55-07:00May 19th, 2020|

You don't have to be a world famous Rapper or a frequent traveler to Colombia South America to hire a bodyguard these days. The clientele for bodyguards is expanding rapidly, in this era of affluence, to non-celebrities and on down the pecking order to executive assistants. The companies who provide bodyguards, or "personal protection agents," as they are now referred to these days, business is booming. "If you don't feel comfortable without security for whatever reason- we'll make that our concern," says Robert Mann, director of global operations at Worldwide Intelligence Network in Los Angeles and New York. And you [...]

4 05, 2020

(Updated)Is your Stalker Real or Imagined?

By |2020-05-04T18:25:02-07:00May 4th, 2020|Tags: , , |

Signs of a Stalker: Are You Being Followed? There are 7.5 million people stalked every year. Has your stalker acted out in a course of conduct directed at you that would cause you to feel fear and to be unsafe? Is your stalker someone you know, or you do not know but has consistently been following you, calling or sending you letters, emails even gifts or flowers? Those occurrences constitute sufficient evidence to establish you are being stalked. You should try to document every incident and sighting of your stalker, including the location, the date and time of confrontation or [...]

1 05, 2020

Private Investigator New York Litigation Support Services

By |2020-05-01T17:28:45-07:00May 1st, 2020|

For the past twenty-nine years, we've been working alongside several of New York's prominent attorneys providing investigative prowess focusing on New York Private Investigation Litigation Support Services, which is our core asset. An excellent example of our investigative prowess was when we introduced one of our clients charged with bribing a Federal Agent to one of our law firm clients whom we do a great deal of investigative work for. Our investigative findings and the exceptional legal work of the law firm led to the dismissal of the case due to "outrages government conduct" The FBI, DEA, IRS, and US Customs [...]

29 04, 2020

Private Investigator Near Me: 3 Tips for Hiring a Private Investigator

By |2020-05-04T07:30:36-07:00April 29th, 2020|

It's been 90 years since the archetype of the hard-bitten detective first became popular. However, truth is often a far cry from fiction, and private investigators are no exception. Unlike Sam Spade and his hard-boiled compatriots, real private investigators don't often spend their days chasing murderers. Missing persons are not uncommon, but there are other specialties as well. These include background checks, fraud cases, and infidelity among numerous other things. Finding the right detective means knowing what you're looking for. For those asking 'How do I find the right private investigator near me,' we're here to help. We'll give you [...]

23 04, 2020

New York Civil and Criminal Private Investigators

By |2020-04-24T13:06:13-07:00April 23rd, 2020|

The publishers of Vogue, Vanity Fair, and The New Yorker magazines ranked us among the top five private investigation companies in America. Please see our accolades below from highly regarded attorneys. For the past twenty-nine years, we have worked alongside several of New York’s exceptional attorneys. Assisting attorneys with their complex litigated matters is our core asset. An example of our investigative prowess was an alleged “slam dunk” Federal Bribery conviction. Our investigative findings led to the dismissal of the case due to "outrages government conduct" The FBI, DEA, IRS, and US Customs and Immigration all participated in the investigations at the [...]

1 04, 2020

Hiring a Personal Bodyguard

By |2020-04-06T06:37:49-07:00April 1st, 2020|

Hiring a personal bodyguard might seem a bit like overkill, but when your safety and the safety of your family is on the line, is it really? Did you know that statistically speaking, your chances of being a victim of violent crime in Los Angeles is 1 in 132? These chances can be even higher if you're a person of interest, like a high-profile CEO or a celebrity. If you know that there are people out there who might want to reach you or cause you harm, the world can be a scary place. If you're not totally convinced that [...]

1 04, 2020

Helpful Tips on Hiring a Private Investigator

By |2020-04-02T06:18:12-07:00April 1st, 2020|

It is hard to find tips for hiring a private investigator. In a world fraught with deception; scams, hacking, fraudulent Social Media postings, misinformation, identity theft, criminal conduct and infidelity one might find themselves seeking the help of a Private Investigator also known as a Private Detective or PI. This blog is intended to enlighten anyone seeking the services of either a Los Angeles Private Investigator or a New York Private Investigator and what they should be aware of before hiring them. Right out of the box, you must be mindful that not all PI’s are qualified, whether they are [...]

31 03, 2020

Infidelity Adultery Cheating Spouse Investigator

By |2020-04-02T10:23:53-07:00March 31st, 2020|

We understand it may be awkward, embarrassing and most likely difficult for you to call an infidelity, adultery private investigator. Coming to terms with the possibility of betrayal is devastating, heart breaking and it can also break your spirit. You might find yourself questioning whether it’s your imagination. Not knowing is terribly disruptive. Above all else your piece of mind is priceless. Trust is the most important aspect in a relationship and to assure yourself that your bond remains strong you should know without a shadow of doubt whether your spouse or significant other is being unfaithful. Our private investigators [...]

18 03, 2020

Five Reasons to Hire a Private Investigator

By |2020-04-01T05:51:11-07:00March 18th, 2020|

There are plenty of reasons to hire a private investigator. If you're unsure if your situation calls for it, read on. Have you considered seeking out a private investigator for yourself, but you're not sure if your reason is appropriate? The Top Five Reasons to Hire a Private Investigator 1. Infidelity You can hire a private investigator if you suspect that your spouse or partner is up to no good, or going behind your back. It can be hard to find this information on your own, and it can be useful in cases of divorce. Private detectives can collect proof [...]

9 03, 2020

Locate Witnesses and Other Key Figures

By |2020-03-09T12:53:06-07:00March 9th, 2020|

Attorneys is your case in jeopardy because a vital witness cannot be located? We have an excellent track record for locating crucial witnesses trying to avoid testifying. The Worldwide Intelligence Network Advantage 1. Has your witness vanished? Need help to find that crucial witness? Call Worldwide Intelligence Network. We specialize in locating difficult to find witness with the assistance of  highly reliable confidential sources. For the past twenty-nine years we've performed hundreds of locate investigations with a 95% success rate. 2. One of our most challenging international witness locate investigations was for an intellectual property law firm that desperately needed [...]

4 03, 2020

New York Private Investigator Services

By |2020-03-04T13:12:09-08:00March 4th, 2020|

Worldwide Intelligence Network is a licensed and insured private investigation company in New York offering New York private investigator services for the past twenty nine years. We also maintain a superb network of associates in over sixty countries  who have time and again demonstrated excellent investigative results along with access to confidential sources. We are known for our prompt reporting, and for continually keeping our clients updated on the status of their case. The majority of the cases we investigate are; adultery, cheating  and infidelity. Intellectual property infringement; embezzlement; white collar crime; employee malfeasance; breach of contract; criminal defense at [...]

18 02, 2020

Nanny Child Care Background Investigations

By |2020-03-25T07:26:25-07:00February 18th, 2020|

HOW TO KNOW IF A NANNY - CHILD CARE REFERENCE IS REAL For the past twenty-nine years, Worldwide Intelligence Network has conducted hundreds of Nanny - Child Care background investigations for our clients in Los Angeles, New York, and across the USA. Also, and at the request of a Nanny- Child Care Placement Agency in Los Angeles, Worldwide Intelligence Network was retained to tutor their counselors on how to conduct background investigations on their nanny-child care applicants. Most important to the owners of the agency was their concern over how they can determine when checking references whether a former employer’s [...]

11 02, 2020

Big City Needs: Why You Need a Professional Bodyguard in NYC

By |2020-02-11T07:25:28-08:00February 11th, 2020|

According to Verizon, C-level executives are 12 times more likely to be the target of social incidents. Whether you fall under that demographic, are a celebrity, or are another type of high-profile individual, you may feel you need protection when you're out in public. For this purpose, you should utilize executive protection services, which will safeguard you from anything unsavory. Here are some reasons why you need a professional bodyguard in NYC. They're Trained to Defend You Without Hesitation Personal bodyguards from Worldwide Intelligence Network are professionals with extensive backgrounds. Many are off-duty or retired police officers and detectives, and others are former Dignitary Protection [...]

17 01, 2020

Need a Private Investigator? How to Select the Right One for You?

By |2020-01-17T09:04:57-08:00January 17th, 2020|

You unexpectedly find yourself in a precarious situation, and you realize you definitely require the services of a Private Investigator. You’re not quite certain how to go about finding the right Private Investigator for your needs. What qualifications should you seek? What will it cost? How reliable will the Private Detective be? Not to worry, we understand and, we’re here to help you. The following will undoubtedly answer most of your questions and also provide you with some questions you may not have considered. HOW TO BACKGROUND CHECK A PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR’S REPUTATION Upon finding Private Investigation companies, you believe might [...]

9 01, 2020

7 Celebrity Security Secrets as Told by a Top Los Angeles Bodyguard

By |2020-03-30T05:53:03-07:00January 9th, 2020|

Did you know that Kylie Jenner spends $400,000 per week on her personal security? Not so long ago, a fan found himself in the headlines after throwing a chair through one of Rihanna's windows of her home, he was insistent that he was her husband and admitted that it was not the first time that he had been inside her property. With stories like this, detailing close calls when it comes to celebrity security, protecting celebrities is serious business. Here's an insider look at celebrity security that will make you see stars & their bodyguards in a whole new light. [...]

27 12, 2019

United States Post Office Robbed

By |2020-03-25T07:32:12-07:00December 27th, 2019|

It is  unusual for a Los Angeles Private Investigators to be retained to find out who broke into a client’s US Post Office Box in Cabazon, California. Normally the United States Postal Inspector would investigate such a crime. The victims being our clients were husband and wife, showed us unauthorized charges adding up to thousands of dollars charged to their credit cards. Their end of the year 1099 forms were also taken, enabling the thieves to acquire their social security numbers that the thieves used to apply for more credit cards and the thieves directed the delivery of the credit cards to [...]

2 12, 2019

How to Catch a Cheating Spouse: 8 Top Tips from an Expert Private Investigator

By |2020-04-06T06:40:51-07:00December 2nd, 2019|

How to Catch a Cheater: When you suspect that your spouse is being unfaithful, it can eat away at you until you can't think about anything else. Suspicion isn't enough for most to end a committed relationship, but no one wants to continue on with a partner they don't trust. Trust is absolutely everything that holds a marriage together. It's important for your future and for your mental sanity that you find out the truth. People are often reluctant to immediately hire a private investigator when they suspect cheating but there could be signs in your relationship that you need to dig [...]

2 12, 2019


By |2020-03-30T05:54:00-07:00December 2nd, 2019|

For the past twenty- eight years, Worldwide Intelligence Network has been providing highly skilled Professional Bodyguards for dignitaries, politicians, high net-worth individuals, executives, celebrities, and the general public. Knowing which Bodyguard, aka a Personal Protection Agent, is best suited to protect you and those closest to you is a vital decision. Making the wrong choice could negatively impact you and your family forever. All too often, people seeking protection assume a big nasty looking male will deter someone intent on harming them. Unfortunately a huge scary-looking male without the proper training and experience is apt to cause more trouble than [...]

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