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The Hoffman Insurance Institute
Setup in response to the numerous bank robberies of the late 1800s as a company under the Trelane Banking Corporation. The Institute was setup was setup to offer insurance to banking institutions and help deter bank robbers with security and investigations. In the event a robbery did occur the detective branch of the institute would be dispatched to recover the money and bring the criminals to justice. In the Civil War period and decade after the Hoffman Institute served as the United States premier investigators of the weird until the government felt the level occult, supernatural, and arcane was beyond a private company. The Hoffman Insurance Institute has recently and dramatic boost to business with the lack of crime. It still functions publicly in all respects to insurance and security consultation, but also maintain secret investigation teams to collect intelligence on the supernatural stopping the force of evil when profitable. The current Head Director is Allen Hoffman III, a no nonsense man who served as a Colonel in the Army in the War.