Joseph Moura

Joseph M. Moura

Founder/President

Joseph M. Moura is the President and CEO of National Investigation Bureau, Inc. (NIB). The corporate office is located in Mr. Moura’s home town of Stoughton, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston. The firm specializes in investigation services catering to private clients as well as the Insurance, Legal and Corporate Communities.

Mr. Moura has been in the investigative field for 31 years and is licensed in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Hampshire, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, where he serves as an investigative consultant and/or investigator for numerous clients. In addition, NIB contracts with federal, state, and local municipalities.

In 1984, the Boston Police Department took the unprecedented action of having Mr. Moura’s firm conduct investigations into suspected corruption within the department. The investigation concluded in 1989 with the indictment and conviction of several Boston police officers. In a letter of gratitude and recommendation, the Police Chief wrote, “Mr. Moura and his firm exhibited an expertise and level of ethics that astounded even the most cynical of us who had entrusted him with this awesome task!” In 1986, the Boston Police Department again hired Mr. Moura’s firm to head major drug investigations in the city. These investigations led to a 100% conviction rate for those arrested and tried. The police chief commended Mr. Moura for maintaining the confidentiality agreement regarding this investigation despite intense media pressure. He wrote, “I can assure you that Mr. Joseph Moura is the most professional, ethical and trustworthy private investigator I have ever had the pleasure to be associated with.”

Over the years, Mr. Moura has represented numerous high profile clients including world renowned athletes, career politicians, entertainment figures and city officials. These clients typically seek out his representation during a time of great difficulty and stress. The discreet manner in which situations are handled, results in the majority of private clients hiring Mr. Moura after being referred from a previous client. He takes this as the utmost compliment.

Joseph Moura is the co-author of the critically acclaimed textbook Advanced Forensic Civil Investigations. He also makes frequent appearances on national and international television and radio programs. Mr. Moura has been featured on CBS News’ 48 Hours Mystery. CBS News’ anchor Dan Rather is quoted as calling Mr. Moura “One of America’s Top Five Investigators.”

Mr. Moura has given numerous speeches and held seminars on proper investigative techniques, undercover operations, background investigations, insurance fraud, sexual harassment in the workplace, and how to market investigative agencies.

Over the years, Mr. Moura has worked numerous investigations world wide, most recently traveling to Portugal, Brazil, Amsterdam, Ireland and England. Mr. Moura is bilingual and fluent in Portuguese.

Mr. Moura is an active participant in his community’s civic committees, having served on the Board of Directors of the Rotary Club, the Youth Soccer Program, and the town’s Planning Board. He is also a former chairperson of the Cable Advisory Committee. Moura has also served on the Board of Directors of the World Association of Detectives (WAD) and is an active member of the International Narcotic Enforcement Officers Association, and the Licensed Private Detectives Association of Massachusetts (LPDAM), and the International Association of Arson Investigators.

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