Testimonials

SMG Consulting Services provides a wide range of skills, knowledge and support for businesses and individuals expanding into Latin America.  Our expert team includes former members of law enforcement, military, CPAs and Attorneys with more than two decades of experience.

Combined experience and networks across these fields allow us to pursue and mange civil, criminal and regulatory affairs at any level.  We assist clients in many diverse industries with any situation and help them establish a firm position.

Our clients continue to report exceptional results with our investigators, lawyers and security experts.  Private consultants, attorneys, and businesses such as Absolute Software and Beiersdorf, and intellectual property protection organizations such as IFPI & MPAA continue to use our services based on our timely results and professional integrity.  We operate with strategic planning and personal attention to every case in countries all across South America, Central America and Mexico.

Whether you are planning your expansion, protecting your newly launched Latin American enterprise or need to secure executives with a trusted background, SMG Consulting Services can help make your international relations successful. Contact us for your Background Investigation, Risk Assessment, Fraud Investigations, and Litigation support in Latin America.

“Emilio has provided our company with incredible insight into the Criminal Counterfeiting realm. Especially in the Latin American Region where, Emilio has extensive contacts and experience. Emilio’s reports are written professionally and well constructed to understand the findings of his investigations, He has a deep and detailed knowledge of the subject and works well with the client. I would recommend The Saint Michael Group to anyone in need of a trustworthy and reliable vendor who get’s the job done.” September 29, 2011
Top qualities: Great Results, Good Value, High Integrity
3rd Edwin R. Merck Inc.
hired Emilio as a Investigations in 2011


“Emilio is a highly skilled investigator, who is able to get the necessary information available on matters that he works on. He is punctual and trustworthy as I have discovered on many occasions. He can be provided with the objective of the investigation and counted on to deliver the results in good time without having to be chased up. Emilio has a very good knowledge of the Latin American environment as well as matters in the US. I have no hesitation in recommending Emilio and will use his services in the future as the occasions dictate.” August 23, 2011
Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, Good Value
3rd Risto H. International Consultant
hired Emilio as a Investigation in 2011, and hired Emilio more than once


“Emilio is a very dedicated professional in the field of investigations and due diligence. His contacts, knowledge of Latin and South America as well as Mexico are invaluable to those who use his service. I have found his pricing to be well within the norm for these types of services. I will continue to use his services.” August 18, 2011
Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity
3rd thomas D. Private Consultant
hired Emilio as a Business Consultant in 2008, and hired Emilio more than once


“I have used SMG Consulting on a number of IP related investigations in the South America Region, and have found them to be reliable and efficient. Emilio Garcia is a personable, ‘ no nonsence’ operator who ‘tells it how it is’ – This is exactly what is needed for what is a challanging & difficult investigative / enforcement enviornement. He has been a great support to me persoanlly and the company and I have no hesitation in recommending him and his company for investigative services.” August 18, 2011
Top qualities: Expert, Good Value, High Integrity
3rd Michael E. Beiersdorf
hired Emilio as a Investigative Services in 2010, and hired Emilio more than once


“When it comes to fighting physical piracy in Latin America (CDs+DVDs+counterfeit products), very few have the knowledge, the expertise and the contacts to conduct such thorough and successful investigations as Emilio. He is 100% results oriented and his work is always within budget; also, reserved as needed.” August 13, 2009
Top qualities: Great Results, Expert, High Integrity
3rd Carlos A. IPR Attorney Maimi
hired Emilio as a Law Enforcement, Private Investigations in 2004, and hired Emilio more than once


“Emilio is a consumate professional who has a unique appreciation of brand protection and piracy issues affecting Latin America. I have recently had the pleasure of working closely with him in Brazil and Paraguay where it is clear that he has an extensive network of public and private sector contacts who hold him in extremely high regard. I have no hesitation recomending Emilio – he would be my first choice for any business venture requiring security, risk management or brand protection in South America.” April 28, 2009
3rd Len H., Director – Global Head Anti-Piracy, IFPI
managed Emilio at ifpi


“Emilio Garcia is a reliable and responsible employee. As a Vice President he contributed to my company with his expertise in the field of Law Enfocement. I recommend him highly.” September 6, 2011
Top qualities: Expert, Good Value, On Time
3rd Sosi S. SOSI International
hired Emilio as a Government Contracting in 2001