About us

California’s Premier Private Detective Agency. An invaluable source of information for those considering hiring a private investigation agency.

Meet Our Founders

Claude Ammons III

Private Investigator – Qualified Manager CA PI # 26978

Claude D. Ammons III, the principal of Corinthian Group has over 21 years of investigative and protective experience. His expertise over the years has ranged from security/security Consultancy, executive protection details for large corporation & VIP’s, loss prevention/undercover assignments for major retail chains, surveillance operations for both insurance companies and private sector clientele. Mr. Ammons is a licensed Private Investigator, with practical hands-on knowledge gained from years of field experience while working with some of the largest and well known investigative firms. His desire to provide his clientele solutions for their problems in the most cost efficient manner is unmatched in the industry. His commitment to continuing education, new cost efficient technologies and specialized background training are the primary reasons that his clients enjoy a successful Team oriented working relationship. Mr. Ammons’ “think outside the box” mentality aides in his relentless pursuit for perfection in all that he endeavors. All other affiliated agents are fully trained by Mr. Ammons, licensed and competent. His prestigious clientele list includes major computer firms, insurance companies, municipalities, law firms, celebrities, and VIP’s throughout the United States.

Experience:

Workers Compensation Claims Case Management, Covert Surveillance Operations, Executive Protection, Threat Assessment & Security Consultation, (Audio/Video) Mystery Shopper Training Programs, Loss Prevention Techniques and Undercover Operative Training, Polygraph Testing, Loss Control, Telecom Information Investigation, Supervision & Training, Computer Investigations & Forensics, Data Recovery, Email Tracing and Drive Imaging, Process Service & Background Checks, Locating & Protection of Assets, Criminal Investigations, Closed Circuit Television Diagramming (C.C.T.V.), Report Writing & Dictation, Interview & Interrogation Techniques, Witness Testifying, Advanced Tailing Techniques.

Continued Education:

  • California DOI / Department of Insurance Required Continuing Education Compliant for 2020
    • California DOI Cross Training Program Certification
      • California DOI SIU Requirement Certification
      • AFA / Anti-Fraud Alliance (Quarterly) Certifications
  • 11/08: The Criminal Defense Investigation Training Council (C.D.I.T.C.) = Component Method
  • 11/07: Environmental Investigations = Phase I – Site Assessment & identifying PRP’s and Phase II –Environmental Assessment.
  • 09/04: American Firearms & Security Training Center = Carrying a Concealed Handgun Course. Concealed Weapons (CCW) PermitsIn Nevada, Florida and Utah
  • 12/02: National Law Enforcement Training Institute = Computer Investigation Course
  • 06/99: Wicklander-Zulawski & Associates = Investigative Interviewing Techniques
  • 02/99: Riverside Community College = P.C. 832 Powers of Arrest, Level III Module A and P.C. 832 Firearms P.O.S.T.
  • 05/96: Alliance Group/Within Arms Reach (WAR) = Level 1: Bodyguard Certification (P.P.S.)
  • 09/89: Unified Schools of America (USA) = Professional Security Officer Course

Kim Ammons

Private Investigator – Director of Operations CA PI # 26978

Kim Ammons, the co-founder of Corinthian Group has over 16 years of private investigation experience. Mrs. Ammons expertise ranges from Insurance Fraud investigations, infidelity investigations, child custody & support investigations, surveillance & undercover sting operations and criminal defense investigations. Mrs. Ammons is extremely passionate about seeking justice for those wrongly accused of criminal allegations and has obtained invaluable experience which in the criminal defense sector that will aid in her pursuit of her law degree.

Experience:

Kim Ammons is currently our Director of Operations/Field Operative. She has 10 years of Investigative experience. Kim’s duties include but are not limited to insurance fraud investigation, case management, investigator supervision, coordinating multi-investigator details, difficult process serves, background & locate investigation, client management, interviewing & obtaining witness statements, scheduling, training, report editing and daily corporate operations. Workers Compensation Claims Case Management, Covert Surveillance Operations, , (Audio/Video) Mystery Shopper Training Programs, Loss Prevention Techniques and Undercover Operative Training, Polygraph Testing, Loss Control, Telecom Information Investigation, Supervision & Training, Computer Investigations & Forensics, Data Recovery, Email Tracing and Drive Imaging, Process Service & Background Checks, Locating & Protection of Assets, Criminal Investigations, Report Writing & Dictation, Interview & Interrogation Techniques, Witness Testifying, Advanced Tailing Techniques.

Continued Education:

  • California DOI / Department of Insurance Required Continuing Education Compliant for 2020
    • California DOI Cross Training Program Certification
      • California DOI SIU Requirement Certification
      • AFA / Anti-Fraud Alliance (Quarterly) Certifications
  • Profiling, Jury Debriefing & Declarations, De-fusing a violent person, Personal Injury, Interviewing Documents, Insurance Specialist, Analytic Interviewing, Environmental Investigations, Client Marketing, Current claims environment, Worker’s Compensation laws, Judgment Enforcement, Computer Investigations
  • Licenses/Permits/Certificates: Private Investigator, Criminal Defense Specialist, CA Guard Card, American Heart

WE PROVIDE KNOWLEDGE THAT MAKES YOU POWERFUL!

Quick Links

  • Family Law Investigations
  • Cohabitation Investigations
  • Child Custody Investigations
  • Infidelity Investigations
  • Surveillance
  • Criminal Defense
  • Investigations
  • Background Checks
  • Skip Tracing

Contact Info

CORINTHIAN GROUP

3175 Sedona Court, Ontario, California 91764, United States

California PI License # 26978

FAA 107 License # 4374346

Toll Free (877) 687-3939

Locally at (909) 931-3595

Working Hours

Office Open: Monday - Friday
Office Hours: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Lunch Hours: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm