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Do you as a government, organisation or private individual, need guidance in certain risk studies or investigations? Or do you want to make use of our expertise in researching country or business intelligence, for example in high risk areas? At Trapital, we offer you this and more.

Qualified investigators

Trapital uses a network of Dutch and foreign specialists, including corporate and private investigators, profilers, analysts, country experts and (former) professionals from government, military and law enforcement, all working in accordance with the European guidelines of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). 

How we operate

If you would like to engage our services for an investigation, we will always first invite you to a no-obligation initial meeting. During this meeting, we will discuss your case in more detail and we will also determine whether you have a legitimate interest in the assignment. We decide whether or not to take on your assignment on this basis. If we do, we will send you our proposal including a plan of action and a quotation. As soon as we have reached an agreement, our investigators will start with the assignment.

Procedure and duration of the investigation

The procedure and duration of our investigations vary per case, depending on the assignment, objective and process of law we are required to follow. For example, a duty of disclosure applies, which means that the person involved must be informed of the investigation at a certain point in time. In addition, our investigations are carried out on the basis of proportionality and subsidiarity, which is required by law in the Netherlands. These concepts and procedures will be explained in more detail during the initial meeting.

Final report

All investigations and reports are safely documented and stored. Upon conclusion of an investigation, we will also provide you with a final report that includes the findings, analyses and, if required, advice on how to proceed. In case of criminal findings, we recommend that you report them to the police.

General overview of our specialised investigation services

Below please find an overview of our specialised services and subjects that we investigate (in alphabetical order). Some investigations are carried out in collaboration with third-party partners, such as designated specialists, fellow investigators and cyber experts.

  • Background Check (Pre-employment)
  • Company Vulnerability Check
  • Corporate, Business Intelligence
  • Country Intelligence
  • Cybercrime
  • Geopolitical Information, Intelligence
  • Industrial Espionage
  • Market Intelligence
  • Risk Intelligence
  • Surveillance, Counter Surveillance
  • Terrorism, Counterterrorism, Radicalisation 

Please note, we do not operate in the fields of marital matters, (insurance) fraud, theft, missing persons, etc. Should you require any of these services, please contact one of the agencies related to The Netherlands Association of Private Investigators, the BPOB.


Do you require our assistance in an investigation or a delicate matter? Or would you like to know more about how we operate as a private investigation agency? Please don't hesitate to contact us for a no-obligation initial meeting.