Private investigator surveillance techniques assist local councils
As private investigators we are often hired by local councils to monitor and provide evidence of anti-social behaviour. In this instance we were asked to provide surveillance of a site experiencing fly tipping on an industrial scale.
The site in question was secured by gates enclosing the yard where the fly tipping was taking place. We have a particular expertise in surveillance investigations and to catch the fly tippers we devised an innovative weatherproof hidden camera system deployed in a pile of rubble, affectionately nicknamed ‘Boothroyd’s bricks’.
The hidden camera footage identified a huge lorry arrive at 5 o’clock in the morning, open the gates and dump its contents – a huge pile of rubbish. The lorry had a foreign number plate but a west of Scotland telephone number featured on its cab door. It turned out this was an innovative way for a skip hire company to off-load the rubbish it had been paid to collect.
As a result of the evidence our surveillance provided the company was sued for the £100,000 clean up bill and received the undivided attention of the Scottish Environmental Protection Agency.
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