The SENEX private detective Agency accompany many officials working in the public sector. Here is an overview of the agency’s areas of expertise :

Municipalities and local authorities

Municipalities and local authorities sometimes have to deal with the need for investigation that they can not assume internally, either because their means are devolved to public security, rather to investigation, or because they do not have internal skills.

These needs are often punctual and municipalities do not have the means or the need to employ human resources for this purpose.

Also, it is possible to contact the SENEX Private Detective Agency to carry out investigation missions. These missions may concern a disturbance to public order, or fraud of any kind.

The SENEX agency has employees who can quickly be mobilized throughout France. Human and material resources can be deployed for both field of investigations and financial investigations.

Employers of public servants and non-public servants of public law

Law No. 83-634 of July 13th 1983, on the rights and obligations of public servants, provides in article 25 that public servants and non-public servants

“may not engage in any gainful private activity of any kind whatsoever .“

The Council of State, supreme authority in administrative matters, had to decide on a dismissal of an official motivated by the report of a private detective.

In its judgment of July 16th 2014, it was unequivocal in the admissibility of the investigation report of a private detective:

“In the absence of any legislative provision to the contrary, the disciplinary authority responsible for establishing the facts on the basis of which it imposes a penalty on a public official may prove these facts before the administrative judge by any means. “

“The fact, for a municipality to use a private detective agency to establish that an agent exercised without authorization a private gainful activity does not reflect a failure of the municipality to its obligation of loyalty vis-à-vis his agent. “

Thus, any employer of public servant, or agent not holding public right can contact SENEX in order to prove the exercise of an illegal lucrative activity.


Customs is responsible for controlling individuals, goods and capital, on all access points to the French, metropolitan and overseas national territory: ports, airports and roads, including the territorial sea.
Directly attached to the Ministry of Economy and Finance, customs is a major player in the fight against all forms of trafficking (narcotics, counterfeiting, money laundering …).

It happens to collaborate with outside informants in order to fulfill its mission and preserve the interests of the French state.

To this end, the SENEX Detective agency can make its contribution to the customs.


The fight against fraud can concern organizations responsible for the recovery of social security contributions (URSSAF), Social Security, or anybody with a delegation of public service.

All of these entities face fraudulent means that are constantly improving and, and its volume can be significant.

Their material, technical and human resources are sometimes too limited in their task, and the provision of support of any kind can be beneficial.

This support can be punctual and relate to a particular mission, or be in the long term through support followed for several months, or even years.

In the context of anti-fraud investigations, SENEX deploys resources in the context of internal or external investigations, and reports regularly and directly to its client.

Contact SENEX Detective on +33-1-88-32-95-12 or using the form on the contact page.

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