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The trust of the innocent is the liar's most useful tool. ~Stephen King

Our Core Competencies

Domestic Investigations

• Divorce
• Child Custody
• Child Support & Alimony
• Marital Misconduct

Insurance Investigations

• Workers Compensation
• Premise Liability
• Fraudulent Claims

Locator Services

• Skip Tracing
• Missing Persons
• Runaways & Teen Tracking
• Adoptions & Paternity
• Inheritance & Estate Probate

Civil & Criminal Case Investigation

• Theft of Property
• Criminal Defense
• Wrongful Death
• Missing Persons
• Cold Cases

Process Service

Background Investigations

Mobile Notary Public

Our Mission

To provide our clients with the right personnel, tools, training, experience, and decisiveness to accomplish their goals and achieve their objectives on time and within budget. We are mission-oriented rather than results-driven, meaning we report what we find even if it isn't what our client hoped for, and we will not take on tasks that violate the law, ethics, or our personal convictions. We complete each task with honor and integrity, and follow the rules of law and ethics on every assignment. We apply our knowledge and experience equally to each assignment, and always maintain our professionalism, ensuring our reputation remains above-board and our clients always know the level of service we will provide.

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About Us

Meet The Owner

Michael Fleming

Echo 7 Foxtrot, LLC’s principal and lead investigator (AL License #761) is Marine Corps Veteran Michael Fleming. His knowledge and experience in scene investigation and evidence collection, along with his experience assisting with missing persons and cold cases provides the foundation for the services we offer. Mr. Fleming's military experience spans the globe, and prior to opening Echo 7 Foxtrot, LLC he provided private and contract services in the DC-metro area specific to sensitive site investigation, sampling and evidence collection, and search and rescue operations.

Latest Reports

Drones Flying Cameras for Surveillance Investigations

Domestic Investigations, Missing Persons

Drones: Flying Cameras

Posted By Echo 7 Foxtrot

Drone technology offers a relatively new, yet powerful capability to help overcome the challenge of balancing observation and secrecy.

Information Sought, Missing Persons

Hayden Mayberry: Looking at the Discovery Site

Posted By Echo 7 Foxtrot

Echo 7 Foxtrot Private Investigations and Secrets True Crime visited the location where Hayden Mayberry’s body was discovered 10 weeks after he went missing. We’ve released video footage from that trip to give listeners more perspective and information about the location where Hayden

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Information Sought, Missing Persons

Missing & Murdered: 41 Souls

Posted By Echo 7 Foxtrot

From Secrets True Crime Podcast and Echo 7 Foxtrot Investigations: an overview of many of the missing and murdered of northwest Alabama’s Warrior River Basin that have been reported to us over the last year. The list includes victims from 1948 to 2020,

Emergency Management

Preparing for COVID-19

Posted By Echo 7 Foxtrot

I’ve seen many statements and posts on social media like
this one.  I wanted to address some of
the points and “facts” being presented.  This
is not intended to cause panic, but to educate. 
Data on COVID-19 is still vastly

MultiRAE Pro with LEL and PID

Forensic Science

Using an LEL Detector to Debunk an Accidental Fire

Posted By Echo 7 Foxtrot

In this video, we tackle a theory going around that Eric Cates accidentally started the fire that engulfed his truck in flames and ultimately killed him in March 2015 behind Empire School in Empire, AL.

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Trial Defense Support

Indigent Defense Investigations

Posted By Echo 7 Foxtrot

What many lay people don’t realize is that the law also allows for other expenses associated with defending an indigent client, above and beyond the attorney’s fee. This includes expenses for private investigators and expert witnesses that work on the case.

There is nothing as deceptive as an obvious fact. ~Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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