A unique investigation firm…

Dragon Investigation Group is a unique investigation firm with an emphasis on research, identification, and analysis to assist you with your project.  We pride ourselves on utilizing your budget in the most efficient effective manner possible.

We help small businesses protect their hard-earned assets by performing risk assessments, investigating potential fraud, and establishing controls to help prevent financial loss. Cases have included embezzlement, ID fraud, bank fraud, romance scams, money laundering, worker’s compensation fraud, insurance fraud, bankruptcy fraud, hidden assets.

Our services also include comprehensive background checks, missing person investigations, death investigations, romance scam investigations, asset locates, statement analysis, multimedia presentations for litigation support, and a full range of genealogy services including DNA matching and birth relative searches.

DIG was established in 2014 by Lisa Smith, a Certified Fraud Examiner, licensed private investigator, and professional genealogist.

Services Provided

& reduce risk

Fraud risk analysis

Fraud investigation


Romance scams

Death investigation

Background checks

people & things




Birth relatives

Missing persons

Estate heirs


your family

DNA matching

Genealogy research

Tree creation

Reunion Intermediary

your case

Statement analysis

Victim interviews

Multimedia presentations


Crime mapping

Scene recreation

Stories: A portfolio of projects

The Lost Boys

DIG was asked to help find a mentally ill man who had gone missing after leaving a state facility. TheRead More

Reunited with father after 40+ years!

“H” wanted to give her sister the gift of finding her father. She enlisted DIG to help find the manRead More

The Faux Fashionista

Our client asked DIG to verify the identity of a person he met in an online dating app and toRead More

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Kudos: Client and colleague testimonials

“One year ago today at 11am I got the call I’d been waiting for my whole life. My sister hiredRead More

L. Dalke – Reunited with father – one year later

“Lisa not only stepped in to help me find my father’s biological family, she also contacted them as the intermediaryRead More

J. Browning – Biological family found!

“Your research and investigation was very helpful and thorough! Only wish we would have found you sooner when all thisRead More

95-year-old looking to verify DNA match

Good personal attention.

M. S., CEO – Straw borrower bank fraudster revealed

“My youngest son’s mother was keeping him from me and had told me she moved hours away with him. IRead More

B. Major – Loving father

“What a wonderful journey!! We owe it all to you, Lisa!!! Thank you for going those extra steps!!! Highly recommend!​”; “ThankRead More

H. Gramm, L. Dalke – Reunited with birth father after 40+ years

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The Truth Be Told: A blog about fraud, investigation, and genealogy

Is That DNA Match a 1st Cousin, Half-Uncle/Aunt, or Half-Nephew/Niece?
You receive your DNA results and see that there are predicted relationships …
What To Do With Those DNA Results
You’ve taken a DNA test from one of the “big 3” and …

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Call us today to discuss how we can assist you!