(CNN)Ah, Valentine’s. Shower your spouse with chocolate. Woo your love with charm. Cheat on one with the other. It’s not surprising the days around Valentine’s would keep private investigators busy. When both spouse and lover want attention and affection, what’s a busy Casanova to do? It’s easy to slip up. But that’s not why investigators are busy. Lately, the ones who hire them aren’t spouses who fear they’re being cheated on — but those who’re doing the cheating.
Just because a person or agency promotes bug sweeps on their website it doesn’t mean they either have the right equipment, training or experience. Most professional TSCM technicians use more than $150,000 worth of sophisticated electronic bug detection equipment. That’s why you need to know what questions to ask to identify true professional TSCM technicians and weed out private investigators with spy shop gear.