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Insurance Investigator

Fishers, Indiana, 46037, United States
April 30, 2019

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Mr. George W. Stavropoulos

***** ****** **.

Fishers, Indiana 46037 USA

317-***-**** (h)

317-***-**** (h)

Available Position: Investigator

Availability: Immediate

Job Type: Permanent

Work Schedule: Full or Part-Time

Citizen: Natural Citizen-Born Detroit, Michigan United States

Desired Location: United States, Indiana

Military Service:

Branch: United States Navy July 30, 1965 to June 6, 1969

Rank: HM3 (Hospital Corpsman)

Discharge: Honorable

Awards: Silver Star, Four Purple Hearts, Good Conduct Medal, others

100% Service Connected Disabled-No Special Needs Required

Work Experience:

Investigation experience including law enforcement, insurance investigations and management, private business owner of a medium size private investigation company operating in multiple states and Contract Senior Investigator, US Department of Justice, Office of the US Attorney, Southern District of Indiana.

Extensive experience in interview and interrogation, civil and criminal report writing, court, police and fire department research, educational research, database mining, asset searches and employment background checks.

Owned and Operated a full service private investigation firm and conducted database searches, maintained a computerized database filing system, managed several investigators files, maintained active investigation files of my own, provided in-house training, answered phones, took in new assignments and managed my office operations.

Proficiencies: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook) Typing Speed: 38 wpm

Work History:

The Robison Group

3310 W. Big Beaver Rd. Suite 204

Troy MI. 48084

Supervisor: Neal Gadomski 847-***-**** OK to Contact? Yes

Employed: 09/2013 to Present

Position: Investigator 2015 Robison Group Investigator of the Year

Salary: $26.25 per Hr. Bi-weekly

Hours Per Week: Varies-Part time

Duties, Related Skills and Accomplishments:

*Conduct multi-line investigations of suspected fraudulent insurance claims

*Obtain recorded and written interviews of victims of crimes, insurance parties, witnesses, police officers, collect

and preserve evidence, and canvas for witnesses. More than 18,000 recorded interviews and

written interviews and statements

*Written thousands of crime reports, arrest reports, comprehensive reports containing summaries of

interviews and evidence

*When appropriate, prepare documents, evidence, interviews and reports of preservation of evidence

for presentation to law enforcement

*Many confessions and admissions obtained through interview technics resulting in closure of fraudulent

Insurance claims

Forfeiture Support Associates

20110 Ashbrook Pl. Suite 220

Ashburn, Virginia 20147 United States

Supervisor: William Griffin 855-***-**** OK to Contact? Contact me first

Employed: 06/2011 to 09/2013

Position: Sr. Investigator

Salary: $84,000 USD Bi-weekly

Hours Per Week: 40

Duties, Related Skills and Accomplishments:

Assigned as Senior Investigator, Asset Forfeiture, Civil Division, Office of the US Attorney’s Office, Southern District of Indiana

*Conducted background, criminal and civil records, asset and real property records on individuals within the

Federal Civil and Criminal Divisions

*Conducted background investigations utilizing several database systems available to government and civilian


*Wrote comprehensive investigation reports the findings of my investigations.

*Obtained official records from courts occasionally, and other governmental agencies upon request from Assistant

US Attorney’s within the office.

*Received many complimentary emails from Assistant US Attorney’s on my research, evidence gathering, report

writing and overall thoroughness.

George Stavropoulos Investigations, Inc.

27 Crescent City Irvine, California 92672 United States

16212 Oliver St. Fishers, Indiana 46037 United States

Owned and Operated: 01/1997 to 09/2015

Income: $125,000 per year (Fee Based)

Hours Per Week: 40 to 70

Owner/President/Chief Investigator

Duties, Related Skills and Accomplishment:

*Started a full service private investigation company and provided customized service to each client’s needs and expectations. Provided customized fraud development plans for several small, non-standard automobile insurance

carriers to help them maintain compliance with the state of California Insurance Fraud Statutes.

*I produced all company forms, designed a simple database system to maintain investigation assignments, scheduling, investigations, report writing and letter documentation.

*I advertised for, interviewed and hired and fired contract investigators and part-time office staff.

*I wrote and enforced a strict Code of Conduct and Mission Statement for the company and contract employees. *I called on insurance companies, attending conferences for networking, successful sales to clients wrote agreements for services.

*I received, reviewed and wrote investigation plans on all new cases coming in. I also supervised, directed, monitored and reviewed all work performed. I read and approved all investigation reports going to customers and did all billing to clients.

*I provided in-house training to all insurance company employees upon request on a variety of fraud related issues.

*I also served the State of California Insurance Commissioner, John Garamendi’s Fraud Advisory Council for two years.

*I also participated in the California insurance industry as a fraud awareness speaker, instructor and conference organizer. I was also a part time, instructor at the National Insurance Crime Bureau Basic Academy for insurance investigators.

*Received the designation of Certified Insurance Fraud Investigator (CIFI)

Numerous references available from insurance executives I worked with at several insurance companies

City of Newport Beach Police Department

870 Santa Barbara Dr.

Newport Beach, California 92660 United States

Employed: 07/1974 to 05/1984

Position: Police Officer

Salary: $38,000 USD per year

Supervisor: Patrick O’Sullivan (Retired) 949-***-**** OK to Contact? Yes

Duties, Related Skills and Accomplishments:

*Worked uniformed patrol, all shifts and all beat areas.

*Served as Beat Senior Officer (Beat Coordinator) for two years

*Served two years in Administrative Division-Alarms Division. Wrote City ordinance governing alarm company

operating within the City of Newport Beach, monitored residential and commercial alarms for false alarm activity.

City ordinance served as a model ordinance for dozens of cities within California.

*Worked temporary assignments in Auto Theft and Fraud

*Wrote hundreds of crime reports, arrest reports, Affidavits for search warrants and search warrants, property

and evidence reports

*Coordinator of the Newport Beach Police Reserve Unit for two years. Kept attendance and work records,

scheduled reserve officer training, wrote performance reviews and conducted comprehensive background checks


John H. Francis Polytechnic High School

Sun Valley, California United States

Graduated: Yes 01/1965

GPA: 3.0 of a maximum 5.0

Major: General Studies

Los Angeles County Sheriff Academy

Los Angeles, California United States

Graduated: Yes-Technical Certificate of Completion 05/1975

GPA: 3.5 of a maximum 4.0

Relevant Coursework, Licenses or Certification:

Completed police academy under the guidelines of the California Post Standards of Training

Received Certificate of Completion from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department

Job Related Training:

*Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Police Academy Certificate of Completion 05/1975

*California Basic P.O.S.T. Certificate 1977 *California Intermediate P.O.S.T. Certificate 1980 *California Advanced P.O.S.T Certificate 1983 *Certificate of Achievement, Participation in Chemical Demonstration, By Smith & Wesson in Stockton, California,


*Certificate of Completion, Questioned Document Investigations, by San Jose State University, Department of

Administration of Justice, March 1984

*Certificate of Completion, Field Training Officers, Sacramento Training and Education System, May, 1983

*Certificate of Completion, Techniques in Chemical Agents Instruction Law Enforcement Officers Training School,

at Stockton, California Police Department, October 1981

*Certificate of Completion, Nystagmus/DUI Recognition, Newport Beach Police Department, 1982

*Certificate of Completion, Vehicle Theft Investigation, San Jose State University, Department of Administration

of Justice, June 1986

*Certificate of Completion, Financial Investigation Techniques, Department of the Treasury, Internal Revenue

Service, Cleveland, Ohio, July 1991

*Certificate of Completion, Arson-For-Profit for Insurance Investigators, By Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, at the

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center, Glynco, Georgia, January 1989


Military order of the Purple Heart (Life Member)

Disabled American Veterans (Life Member)

American Legion (Life Member)

Veterans of Foreign Wars (Life Member)

Vietnam Veterans of America (Life Member)

National Rifle Association (Life Member)

Wounded Warrior Project (Life Member

Newport Beach Police Department Retirees Association (Member)

National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (Supporter)

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