About Us

JP Government Investigations/JP Investigative Group, Inc. (JPI) provides surveillance and special investigations for potentially fraudulent workers’ compensation, property, casualty and general liability claims. Our special investigation services include sick leave abuse, disability fraud, procurement fraud, embezzlement, pre-employment screenings and background investigations.

Established in 1998 and incorporated in 2000, JP Investigative Group, Inc. is a woman owned small business founded by Tracy Paonessa and Joseph Paonessa. Tracy and Joe are licensed Private Investigators and Joe received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Pittsburgh. Together, they entered the work force as police officers and continued their careers for several years in law enforcement prior to starting this full service investigative firm. They are dedicated to each client and integrity, professionalism & confidentiality are high priorities at all times.