Bug Sweeping

Technical Surveillance Counter-Measures, known as “Bug Sweeping”, generally refers to sweeping for or detecting hidden devices such as cameras, listening devices, data loggers, trackers and software.

Complete Security

  • Discreet Visits
  • Home, Office or Vehicle
  • Phone or Computer screening available
  • Out of Hours Availability
  • Experienced in Creation, Deployment and Detection of Covert Devices

Whether you are concerned about your home, office or vehicle’s security, our expert investigators are equipped to detect and remove even the most advanced devices and software. Your private conversations should remain private, whether personal or professional. In business, information alone can provide the competitive edge that distinguishes you from your competition. 

In the hands of your competition, this information could mean the difference between success and bankruptcy. Our investigators will be completely discreet, communicating with one named person in your business and disclosing nothing to third parties. If you are concerned that someone has planted a monitoring device such as a camera or microphone in your home, it is most commonly a family member or partner. You have a right to feel comfortable and have privacy in your home. With our expert knowledge, we are able to successfully sweep for these devices discreetly, without causing damage to your property in our search. We can also provide a basic scan to restore certainty that what you do and say in your own home remains private, and signpost or advise on what to do next.

Get in Touch to Discuss Your Needs

Does bug sweeping apply to me?

I think somebody may have planted a bug in my house.

Bug Sweeping

If someone seems to know things that you’ve only discussed in the privacy of your own home, you might be feeling invaded, violated or even questioning your own judgement. Because we are experts in surveillance technology, we are able to detect bugs planted by others easily. Our team will listen to your concerns and narrow down where the bug might be hidden. We can come to your property and conduct a sweep, checking key areas to uncover anything concealed. A bug sweep can detect and remove a hidden device, or it can provide reassurance that your home is still private. Should we find anything, we are equipped to help you trace the origins of the bug and gather evidence of the violation, allowing you to confront the eavesdropper.

Our investigators are always discreet and can appear as general maintenance to avoid revealing our actions. We always search thoroughly and take care not to cause damage to your property and possessions.

I think my office has been compromised.

Bug Sweeping

In a workplace scenario, listening devices can be used to collect intelligence that is valuable to competitors and rivals. If your classified conversations are being leaked, it is possible that there is a hidden listening device somewhere in the office. It may be useful to avoid areas where leaked information has previously been discussed, and confine all confidential conversations to a single room until our team can conduct a sweep.

Our discreet investigators will use their expertise to narrow down possible locations and conduct a thorough sweep to find any and all listening devices. We can remove these devices and access them to remove any data collected, and we are equipped to assist with finding the perpetrator.

Is somebody tracking my vehicle?

Bug Sweeping

GPS vehicle trackers are easy to install and difficult to find. If someone seems to have undue knowledge of your movements, even when you have not been followed, it may be that your car has been fitted with a tracker. Our team uses GPS vehicle trackers in investigations, and as such we have expert knowledge and experience with which we can uncover any devices attached to your vehicle. By finding and removing these devices you can restore your privacy and confidence when driving.

What our customers said

Case Studies

Not sure whether Bug Sweeping is suitable? Read some of our case studies to find out more.

Listening Device in the Board Room

A manufacturing company had found secrets were being leaked and when it became apparent that news of an unscheduled safety inspection had got out they decided it was time to take action. They arranged a bug sweep and after only a short amount of time our team found something interesting.

The Camera In The Clock

Our client was convinced that her ex-husband was spying on her because he seemed to know more than she was telling him. She had recently kicked him out of the marital home because he had been caught having an affair but he still had a set of keys and she was positive he had hidden something in the property. A small team conducted a bug sweep at the property and noticed that one of the clocks seemed to have been modified.

Corporate Services

We assist employers, who might otherwise avoid investigating dishonest staff because they lack experience or fear legal action.

Becoming a victim of fraud can be stressful and financially devastating so investigating it professionally and effectively is vital.

Lying about injuries for financial gain creates stigma and undue stress for those who rely on compensation and injury payments.

Mystery shoppers collect vital intelligence about the customers experience and can find evidence of unscrupulous retailers.

Process servers provide a trusted method of delivery that ensures documents have been received. 

Enquiry agents can conduct covert and overt enquiries, obtaining additional information to support investigations.

Corporate Services FAQ

Our enquiry agents provide nationwide coverage, we are also part of a global network allowing us to offer support internationally.

Our catalogue of agents ensures that the task will be completed to the highest standard irrespective of the tasks location.

Our clients confidentiality is paramount to us and all of our agents are trained to know exactly what they can and cannot disclose.

If the task requires disclosing your identity this is something you would be made aware of at the initial stage and confirmation would be sought before proceeding.

We are fully GDPR compliant so all of the data we hold is stored and accessed securely.

FAQ

Our enquiry agents provide nationwide coverage, we are also part of a global network allowing us to offer support internationally.

Our catalogue of agents ensures that the task will be completed to the highest standard irrespective of the tasks location.

Our clients confidentiality is paramount to us and all of our agents are trained to know exactly what they can and cannot disclose.

If the task requires disclosing your identity this is something you would be made aware of at the initial stage and confirmation would be sought before proceeding.

We are fully GDPR compliant so all of the data we hold is stored and accessed securely.

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