Why Trust Confidential Investigations?

Over 30 years of investigative expertise

Proudly Serving Individuals and Businesses Worldwide

Confidential Investigations, Inc. has provided corporate, undercover, and surveillance services to clients all throughout the Lehigh Valley and the surrounding areas for over 30 years. One of our former client’s investigations involved the now defunct Bethlehem Steel Corporation.

We also provide nationwide and even international services in the form of investigative background information searches.

  • We are licensed and bonded in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania (PA License #: MD 5265-2012)

Our History

Over 30 years of investigative expertise

Confidential Investigations, Inc. was founded in 1988. We are licensed private investigators in the state of Pennsylvania and have combined experience of over 200 years in the private investigative and covert operations field under our belts.

Our Expertise

An extensive successful background

Our agents have extensive experience, pulling from many different backgrounds including a former Secret Service agent, a former Detective with the NJ State Police, a former Detective in the Intelligence Bureau, Electronic Surveillance Unit, and the Senior Executive Security Director for Bamberger’s/Macy’s Department Stores.

Our agents have provided electronic surveillance services to everyone from the U.S. Government, local and state law enforcement, corporate businesses, and private homeowners.


Tim Spiess

Timothy Spiess, Senior Special Agent, retired, US Secret Service served the agency with distinction for years. His diverse experience and service include international and domestic investigations and protection.

His career with the Secret Service began in 1999 in the Philadelphia Field Office, where he served for nine years. He performed the duties of both Criminal Investigator and Protection Advance Agent. His many accomplishments during this time include disbanding, prosecuting, and deporting perpetrators of an international credit card scheme. He also regularly conducted advances for Presidential, Vice Presidential, and Foreign heads of state.

Upon volunteering for the George W. Bush protection detail in 2008, Spiess was assigned to the Former Presidents detail. He covered all aspects of the detail, both domestic and international.

A 2012 transfer to the Pittsburgh field office offered more opportunities to participate in investigations and advances, including the apprehension of the leader and perpetrators on an international counterfeit ring. During a temporary assignment to the White House in 2014, he assisted in the apprehension of a White House fence jumper. in 2016, he was assigned to the detail of Vice President Mike Pence and served this post until 2017.

While working with Secret Service to protect our country and its leaders, Spiess amassed a long list of experience and accomplishments. He conducted a wide range of investigations involving counterfeiting of US currency, manufacture and use of fraudulent credit cards, check fraud, and bank fraud. This is in addition to Protective Intelligence cases involving threats to the dignitaries he protected.

Spiess is a security and investigative expert with a vast knowledge of surveillance, research, criminal investigation, and implementing and executing security plans. His vigilance, combined with years of invaluable experience, allow him to operate successfully in all areas of private detective work, from small cases to corporate contracts.

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