Veracity's Doug Kouns discusses the police response to the Uvalde Texas school shooting on CBS News.

1 dead and multiple people injured in Texas shooting At least one person is dead and several others are in critical condition after a gunman opened fire at a workplace in Bryan, Texas. CBS News' Mireya Villarreal has the latest, then Doug Kouns, a former FBI agent and owner of the private investigation firm Veracity IIR, joins CBSN's Lana Zak for more on the deadly attack. Click here to watch: #UvaldeTX #RobbElementary

1 Jun Wed,2022 doug

Veracity IIR's Doug Kouns on todays Indy Style:


11 Nov Wed,2020 doug

Check our new YouTube channel!

We started a Youtube channel today! Check out our first video. An interview of Veracity Senior Investigator Jeremy Bell. Bell recently moved to the US from the UK where he worked as an officer for both Her Majesty's Customs and Excise and the National Crime Agency, (similar to the FBI).

14 Apr Tue,2020 doug

Holiday Gun Sales

Veracity’s Doug Kouns speaks to FOX59 about holiday gun sales and corresponding FBI background checks.…/gun-sales-soar-on-black-friday/amp/

5 Dec Thu,2019 doug


We recently have worked a series of sextortion cases.  Sextortion is when someone has or claims to have compromising pictures of you.  They demand payment or will send them to your friends, family and/or post them on social media.  We recommend calling the police, but the reality is most won’t due to embarrassment. Often, it’s just a bluff.  Sextorters claim to have obtained pictures by hacking your computer or accessing your web cam.  Whether or not they really have them,...

26 Nov Tue,2019 doug

Safety tips if your car breaks down

Veracity IIR and Doug Kouns is on FOX59 News tonight discussing safety tips if your car breaks down on the highway Click HERE for Fox 59 segment!

20 Sep Fri,2019 admin

Veracity boosts its staff with new investigator

CARMEL, IN – Veracity IIR, a global intelligence, investigation and research firm consisting of retired FBI and other federal law enforcement agents that specialize in corporate risk management and legal action support, welcomes its newest investigator, Dan Taylor. Taylor has a degree from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa in Business Administration. He recently retired from a 20-year law enforcement career with the US Postal Inspection Service. Taylor has extensive investigative experience in a variety of cases, including the investigation...

20 Sep Fri,2019 admin

Indiana county pays $130,000 to get information back after cyber attack

LAPORTE COUNTY, Ind. – A cyber attack forced LaPorte County government officials to pay a ransom to get their information back. The “Ryuk” virus made its way into the county’s computer system through backup servers. The county paid a total ransom of $130,000—most of which will be covered by insurance. Cyber crimes experts say this is an example of a cyber attack that could happen to anyone who simply clicks on the wrong thing. “People are busy and people just...

20 Jul Sat,2019 admin

Safety and Security for Religious Facilities and Houses of Worship

Religious facilities and houses of worship are places of comfort, education, redemption and refuge for millions of people who use them to learn and practice their faith. However, they are also far too frequently seen as what are known in security parlance as, “soft targets”; facilities that are often lightly guarded, open to the public and with scheduled services for their congregants. These characteristics, combined with the certainty of wide-spread news and social media coverage any type of attack would...

9 Jun Sun,2019 doug

How to protect your kids from Cyber predators

15 Apr Mon,2019 admin

This is a great article! "I can't" very often means "I don't want to,," or "I'm not prepared." What we most value requires much effort to obtain.

29 Nov Thu,2018 doug

Drone Service

Need an eye in the sky? We have a professional, FAA commercial licensed drone operator for aerial video and photo. Accident scenes, crime scenes, surveillance, real estate, whatever!

30 Sep Sun,2018 doug

Great Start!

We've been open for two weeks and its been a better start than we could have imagined!  Special thanks to our business neighbors, Sila Capital and Swan Software Solutions for helping with the move in and the warm welcome.  We are also overwhelmed by the support of local business community, the One Zone chamber of commerce as well as friends and family. We had one day where the A/C quit.  As the temp hit 87 inside Doug had shed his...

22 Sep Sat,2018 doug

PI Firm License Arrives!

Our PI Firm License arrived in the mail today!

21 Jul Sat,2018 doug

Don’t forget to follow us on Instagram and Twitter - Veracityiir

We will keep you updated on our upcoming Ribbon Cutting event for our new office in Carmel. Mark your calendars for Oct 18 4:30 pm! More details to come.

19 Jul Thu,2018 doug

Watch out for Business Email Compromise!

Business Email Compromise (BEC) is a type of scam targeting companies who conduct wire transfers and have suppliers abroad.  Corporate or publicly available email accounts of executives or high-level employees related to finance or involved with wire transfer payments are either spoofed or compromised through keyloggers or phishing attacks to do fraudulent transfers, resulting in hundreds of thousands of dollars in losses.  In 2016, BEC attacks led to an average of US$140,000 in losses for companies globally. Formerly dubbed as Man-in-the-Email scams, BEC...

23 Jun Sat,2018 doug

Password Safety

We all have too many passwords to manage – and it’s easy to take short-cuts, like reuseing the same password. A password management program can help you to maintain strong unique passwords for all of your accounts. These programs can generate strong passwords for you, enter credentials automatically, and remind you to update your passwords periodically. There are several online password management services that offer free versions, and KeePass, is a free application for Mac and Windows. Here are some...

8 Jun Fri,2018 admin

IRS Tax Scam Alert!

Its tax time which also means it is IRS Tax Scam time. The IRS doesn’t initiate contact with taxpayers by email, text messages…

8 Jun Fri,2018 admin