Alright folks, buckle up because we're about to get real detective-like on these consultancies! First and foremost, a quick Google search can reveal a lot - if they're missing online, it's a big red flag. Also, guys, remember to check for proper accreditation and licensing. No license, no trust! Lastly, if they're rushing you to pay up or sign something, hold your horses. Legit consultancies are never in a hurry. So, stay sharp, think smart, and don't let the fakes fool you!