Phone: (901) 237-4684


"...Piper is truly a professional in all respects."
                                                         EB (Federal Prosecutor,                                                               Department of Justice)

"Charles Piper provides detailed investigative services. His interviews are thorough and complete.  Piper provides professionally written summary and illustrative reports that exceed expectations.”
                                - Attorney Kevin Patterson – KGP Law Firm   

“Mr. Piper’s cases have constantly resulted in solid cases for me to present in court.  Mr. Piper is very articulate and makes an excellent witness...”       

                                                                             - KR (Trial Attorney)      

“I am based in Australia
and contacted Charles Piper regarding investigative services I required in Memphis. He was extremely prompt in replying to my correspondence and actioning my request.  His collection of evidence, findings and illustrative summary report exceeded expectations.  I recommend Investigator Charles Piper to anyone needing professional high quality investigative work completed."

                                                                                                   Tania Connolly

"I have used Private Investigator Charles Piper on several cases.
He always provides my clients with superb investigative assistance in excellent turnaround time.  He is a true professional investigator. I don't hesitate to recommend him to anyone looking for the best."

                                                      - West Tennessee Attorney William A. Young, Jr.
                                                          (901) 729-9422    (24-hours a day)

“…I have found Mr. Piper to be dedicated, conscientious, and honest. He is committed to rooting out fraud, waste, and abuse…”
                                                                                      - BR (Federal Prosecutor,
                                                                                          Department of Justice) 

Piper is the most mission-oriented individual I have met in my federal law enforcement career...Piper is one of the most persistent investigators I have ever known."  
                                                                                                      -  GM, CFS (Retired Federal Agent)

“Piper is the most thorough investigator that I have ever seen.  He continually solves seemingly hopeless crimes resulting in the conviction of the perpetrators…Piper is a tireless worker who goes above and beyond what is expected of him…”
                                                                                                     - TG,
                                                                                       Investigations Supervisor

“…I highly recommend Mr. Piper as a speaker because he is informative, insightful, entertaining, and his discussion of case examples of fraud investigations are relevant to today’s auditors-investigators…”
                                                                                                                       - DF, CFE

“Having served as a professional investigator for over twenty years, I can personally attest that Mr. Charles Piper is one of the most detailed investigators I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with.  He takes every investigation seriously and gets results.”   

                                                                                   - BD (Retired Federal Agent,                                                                                      Department of Homeland Security)

Regarding one of Piper’s case presentations: “It was without a doubt, the best organized and most useful compilation that I have ever received in my 18 years as a trial attorney.”
                                                                                 - SA (Federal Prosecutor,
                                                                                       Department of Justice)

"If I wrote a screenplay involving a fraud detective, I would draft that character in the image and likeness of Mr. Charles Piper.  I think he is like the 'Dirty Harry' of fraud investigations."                                                                                       -  
J.C. (Active Senior Federal Agent)


“…Piper has aptly fulfilled the motto of ‘Guarding the Health Care of Those Who Guard Us'…”
                                             - RS (Director of Federal Healthcare Program Integrity Unit)


"Piper is an excellent leader, and a superb manager…is innovative, thorough, and extremely effective…knows how to manage people and resources…presents an excellent image for the organization..."                               
- Lieutenant Colonel T.A. (U.S. Army)

 "He will exceed your expectations..."
                                    - RM (40 + Years Federal Service & Law Enforcement)

Endorsements for Piper's book,

"Investigator and Fraud Fighter Guidebook:
Operation War Stor

“Experience is the best teacher. And Charles Piper has it in spades. Investigator and Fraud Fighter Guidebook: Operation War Stories shows the good, the bad and the ugly — from the trenches. Yes, fighting fraud is a war. This book belongs in the investigator’s stockpile of weapons.”

- Dr. Joseph T. Wells, CFE, CPA, Founder and Chairman, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

“Charles Piper is one of the most experienced investigators I know. But like most good investigators, he learned more from his mistakes than he did from his successes. This book walks you through his amazing career and allows the reader to learn some of the lessons Charles learned the hard way. His stories are entertaining and informative. Investigators of all levels will improve their skills by following his lessons.”

- James D. Ratley, CFE, President & CEO, Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

“I worked with Chuck Piper when I was a federal prosecutor.  He was one of the smartest, hardest-working and tenacious federal investigators I ever met.  Chuck has the ability to think outside-the-box which is an important quality because fraud schemes are constantly evolving in both creativity and complexity.  Chuck is without doubt, one of the best!” 

- Paul S. Padda, Partner, Cohen & Padda, LLP, Las Vegas, Nevada

“This book is must reading for all those who want investigations to be thorough and complete.  Charles Piper has a rare combination of investigative know how and street smarts.  His unique shared approach to investigating combined with his own investigative ‘War Stories’ will help investigators and fraud fighters worldwide solve more cases, catch more criminals and better combat fraud, waste, and abuse.” 

- Bruce Durbin, Senior Special Agent, U.S. Department of Homeland Security (Retired)

“This guidebook is a game changer!  Readers will learn to conduct investigations like never before.  Charles Piper's decades of real life investigative War Stories provide insight all investigators and future investigators will appreciate.”

- Scott Baldwin, Licensed Private Investigator and Owner of Advanced Investigative & Screening Solutions, Houston, Texas

“I sure hope the bad guys don’t ever get hold of this. Charles Piper has written the book on fraud—and how to expose it. A tough, thorough investigator, Piper details how to peel back layers of financial schemes. His informal style is engaging. Each chapter includes personal anecdotes that provide rich context for cases that don’t always go right. It should be required reading for law enforcement and financial-crimes examiners.”

- Robert Anglen, Investigative Reporter, The Arizona Republic, 12 News (KPNX)

“The book (Investigator and Fraud Fighter Guidebook: Operation War Stories) by Mr. Piper is very informative and will add great insight to fraud investigators. His stories and how he worked through problems that all fraud fighters will encounter will give both newcomers and old time investigators encouragement and are thought provoking. An excellent book.”

 - Durand Ferguson, CFE, Senior Audit Advisor, Memphis, Tennessee

"A good investigator is always learning. A great investigator uses his experience to help others learn. In this book, Charles E. Piper, CFE, shares a lifetime of experience to provide a critical framework for approaching investigative work and understanding the managerial environment. Whether new on the job, or a veteran of many years of service, this is a book that every investigator must read."

- Gilbert R. Jimenez, Licensed Private Investigator; Principal - Insight Investigation Services of Chicago, IL; Attorney; Former Deputy Inspector General - Illinois

A Letter from the President
of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners - Jan 24, 2013
(Click on Link)

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