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Fahad Hizam alHarbi
Bilingual Private Investigator in Mexico
Licensed, Certified, Registered


Fahad Hizam is a Certified Investigator with over 5 years of experience in financial crimes investigations. He specializes in fraud, corruption, and anti-money laundering investigations. Fahad is also a highly skilled civil and criminal investigator with experience in surveillance, locating individuals and assets, and finding witnesses for criminal cases. He is an expert in skip tracing and fugitive tracking. Fahad is dedicated to providing his clients with the highest quality of service.

I am a seasoned investigator with a proven track record of success in lawfully obtaining evidence, conducting suspect interviews, and documenting cases. I am vigilant, meticulous, and systematic in gathering data and following leads in legal and ethical manners. I am also skilled at building rapport and thoroughly analyzing encounters and scenes to support criminal prosecutions of fraud and corruption cases.

I have a strong commitment to justice and a passion for helping people. I am dedicated to providing my clients with the highest quality of service and ensuring that their cases are handled with the utmost care and attention to detail.

I am a valuable asset to any team and am sure to help you achieve your goals. If you are looking for an experienced and dedicated investigator, I encourage you to contact me today.

Areas of Expertise

  • Anti-Money Laundering & Counter-Terrorist Financing
  • Financial Crime Investigation
  • Protection & Security
  • Forensic Interviewing

Skills and Experience

  • Deep understanding of the regulations that govern anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism.
  • Expert in conducting sanctions screenings and investigations.
  • Strong understanding of the international sanctions regimes.
  • Skilled fraud investigator with over 5 years of experience in detecting and preventing fraud in a variety of industries.
  • Proven track record of success in investigating internal fraud, tax fraud, insurance fraud, healthcare fraud, and fraud in government benefits.
  • Experienced in open-source intelligence and social media investigations.
  • Proficient in using a variety of tools and techniques to gather and analyze data.
  • Able to identify and investigate fraud schemes quickly and efficiently.
  • Skilled at assessing and managing crisis situations.
  • Communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Strong understanding of workplace crime and deviance.
  • Gathering information and developing investigative strategies.

I am confident that I can provide you with the services you need. Please feel free to contact me at your earliest convenience.


I earned a Bachelor of Arts (BA) and a Bachelor of Science (BS) from Minot State University (MSU) in North Dakota. MSU is a public university with over 5,000 students. It was founded in 1913 as a normal school, and is now the third-largest university in North Dakota. MSU offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in a variety of fields, and is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

During my time at MSU, I was involved in a number of extracurricular activities, including the the language and criminal justice clubs. I also worked as a research assistant for a professor in the criminal justice department.

I am proud of my education at MSU, and I believe that it has prepared me well for my future career. I am confident that my skills and knowledge will allow me to make a positive contribution to the world.

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Minot State University, 2018

Magna Cum Laude – Department GPA 3.9 – Cumulative GPA 3.85

I studied a variety of courses related to criminal justice, including American Criminal Law, International Penal Laws, White-Collar Crimes, Corrections, Crimes Against Children, Internet and Digital Crimes, Policing, and Terrorism.

These courses provided me with a comprehensive understanding of the criminal justice system and the challenges that law enforcement faces. I learned about the legal definition of crime, the investigation and prosecution of criminals, and the role of corrections in society. I also learned about the specific challenges posed by white-collar crimes, crimes against children, internet and digital crimes, and terrorism.

I am confident that my education in criminal justice has prepared me for a career in crime fighting and related fields. I am passionate about protecting the public and upholding the law, and I am eager to use my skills and knowledge to make a difference in the world.

Bachelor of Arts in Spanish, French, & English Literature

Minot State University, 2018

Magna Cum Laude – Department GPA 4.0 – Cumulative GPA 3.85

I graduated with honors from Minot State University in North Dakota with a Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Languages. I was awarded the Outstanding Foreign Language Student and received the Helen Hoar Scholarship. I also studied abroad in Puerto Rico and Oaxaca, Mexico.

My focus topics included Mexican and Hispanic Authors, Octavio Paz, Hispanic Cinema, King Arthur and English Medieval, Bible Studies, Contemporary French, and Hispanic Cultures.


I have a strong background in financial crimes, security, and investigation. I am certified and designated by international accredited organizations in these fields. This gives me the skills and knowledge to be an effective investigator and to help prevent financial crimes.

Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS)

Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS)

Certified Financial Crime Specialist (CFCS)

Association of Certified Financial Crime Specialists (ACFCS)

Certified Forensic Interviewer (CFI)

International Association of Interviewers (IAI)

Certified Protection Officer (CPO)

International Foundation for Protection Officers (IFPO)

Specialist in Combating the Financing of Terrorism Spec.Cert(CFT)

International Compliance Association (ICA)


Current work includes civil and criminal investigations. Concentrated on insurance, medical, and benefits fraud.

  • Offer investigative services to banks, insurance firms, and risk management companies.
  • Utilize open-source information and social media.
  • Locating assets and persons through public records and field investigation.
Fraud Investigator

GrayCat PI, 2020-Present
Oaxaca de Juarez, Mexico

A detective agency based in Oaxaca state with operations in neighboring states. They specialize in financial crimes, including money laundering, corruption, bribery, fraud, theft, tax evasion, embezzlement, forgery, insurance, and medical fraud.

  • Investigate medical and insurance fraud through social media, OSINT, open records, field surveillance, and interview.
Criminal Investigation Division

Corporativo Unido Por La Seguridad Pública (CUSPP), 2019-Present
Oaxaca de Juarez, Mexico

CUSPP is an alliance of a group of multidisciplinary criminology professionals aiming to offer effective solutions to prevent crimes.

Work included offering security services, practical solutions, and expert advice to government agencies, private companies, and academic institutions.

  • Offered consultation services to local government agencies.
  • Held courses and seminars for students, government officials, and police officers (in collaboration with the “Academia de Integración Jurídica de Oaxaca”).

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Fahad Hizam alHarbi, PI