It is often very difficult to escape from a cult or to confirm that someone has joined one, which is where a Private Investigator can help. It's even more difficult to get information about the practices of such organizations, and this is even more worrying because such groups very often have abusive and criminal practices. If your loved one has suddenly cut off previously important relationships, is acting strangely after joining a new group, or has removed him or herself from the community and moved to a commune away from civilization, then your fears may be justified. Cults and sects are often led by charismatic, but mentally ill individuals who can convince recruits to join their cause, sometimes leading to substantial harm to themselves and the public. Rescuing people from a cult setting takes highly specific skills in locating the target within the organization, communicating openly and honestly with the target and a certain amount of stealth to physically move the subject out of harm’s way, if they agree to cooperate.