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Welcome to Recover Agency Headquarters

Anna J. James

Founder & Private Investigator

Anna is a Licensed Private Investigator in Vancouver BC. She’s also a long-time journalist and media consultant.
(778) 402-1996

Sam Marx

Investigative Researcher

Sam is an Investigative Researcher and client point of contact. She’s also a Private Investigator in training.
(672) 999-1728

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Anna is one of a kind, she’s witty, intelligent, and has an investigative prowess that will leave you wondering why you didn’t call her earlier… a breath of fresh air!

Brandon Bodnarchuk, BBI Investigations


I had the privilege of working with Anna in regards to a pretty complex family matter. The level of professionalism, kindness, and compassion was what resonated immensely from my experience with her. She went above and beyond. I will forever be grateful for her services.


Romance Scam Investigation

I’d been struggling with some personal matters and Recover’s charismatic and humanistic side has assisted me through the painful process of uncovering information that was detrimental to my character. Their professionalism, go-get-it attitude and empathy make them a world-class agency in their field. Thank you Anna and team for all your support!


Deep Background Check

Anna and Sam have helped given me the right tools and information to catapult my business to success, especially with my branding and website. Highly recommend working with them!


Business Consulting Client

I had assistance from Anna and Sam from Recover Agency, and they were just the absolute best! They were incredibly helpful and discreet with getting some sensitive information for me, and the level of professionalism and compassion is commendable. I would highly recommend them to anyone, and I’ll definitely be using Recover Agency again.


Private Investigation

Sam & Anna are an incredible team! They were able to get to the bottom of a past employee’s very dark background which saved my small business. I would give 10 stars if I could!


Background Check

After decades of disappointment, Anna James came along, reawakened my hopes, created an investigation and engaged my community. The addition of Sam Marx has further elevated the media services I get from Anna and her agency. I couldn’t be more grateful.


Missing Person Media

Prior to consulting with Recover Agency a lawyer quoted me $10,000 and was very vague on his course of action. With Anna I was provided pertinent information in 1 day to take on my own accord, saving me thousands.


Skip Tracing

These guys were amazing! I was trying to contact a relative I had lost touch with and they were discreet, sensitive and great with the comms. Would highly recommend.


Skip Tracing

I needed help with clarifying some information about someone and the DPA was very professional and thorough. I would highly recommend it. Everything is discreet from the interaction to the information requested. The report made me realize that I have a very honest partner.


Private Investigation

I can’t recommend this agency enough. Their work is professional, thorough and also compassionate. Communication was excellent. They are experienced and resourced and drew from various avenues in their work for me and went far over and above my expectations. I would highly recommend Recover Agency.


Private Investigation

I am in the process of writing a book, and I have been using Anna James to assist me. She is proofing, assisting with structure and content and otherwise organizing my writing for book form. I would highly recommend Anna as an editor and assistant in any writing endeavor.

Dale Kelley, Kelley & Associates

Writing, Editing & Publishing

I consulted with Anna regarding interview/interrogation and she is extremely knowledgeable, easy to talk to, but aggressive, driven, and focused on getting results. Absolutely recommend her and Recover Agency.

Dimas Garcia, Interrogator

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