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Cyber Background Check Hamilton

A Hamilton Private Investigator cyber background check is just one of the multiple research services a Cyber Investigator will perform in Hamilton Ontario. Performing a cyber background check will consist of discovering or verifying historical facts regarding a Hamilton citizen, or sometimes a Hamilton organization.

However, background checks in Hamilton are often conducted on citizens for the purpose of employment screening for local businesses. The amount of time a background check takes will be dependent on how deep the check goes. Background checks in Hamilton can involve researching criminal history, credit history, social media presence, past education, employment history, references, and a Hamilton resident's personal history. These cyber background check investigations often occur at a desk and utilize the internet (cyber background check) in-conjunction with multiple phone calls.

Hamilton Ontario cyber investigators in office

Hamilton Background Check Databases

A big part of performing a Hamilton background check will involve verifying a citizen's past history using databases accessed by Hamilton Private Investigators, some paid databases and also free to use ones. A Hamilton Background Cyber Investigator typically uses a paid Ontario government database to access information regarding criminal history. However, just simply discovering Hamilton court records is usually a service that the ON government jurisdiction offers for free. However, with a Hamilton Private Investigator service, those records can be found much faster. Often, a Hamilton Private Investigator will lookup a citizen's ON court record for free and resort to paying for a criminal record check if court records are found.

  • This is a task that a Hamilton PI can do faster and at a lower cost than the average person.​

Unlike searching for court records, a credit history check will often require the Cyber Investigator to pay for accessing the Ontario database that holds financial records.

Hamilton cyber investigator at desk

Hamilton Background Check: Phone Calls

When conducting a background check on a Hamilton citizen, an Ontario Private Investigator will often perform a fair amount of phone calls if the client requests. This happens a lot when verifying educational degrees or employment history. Often, the Hamilton Cyber Investigator will contact the educational institute via phone and validate the degree with the school's records department. However, some ON universities and colleges protect these records. In this case, the Hamilton Investigator will have to contact the Hamilton resident who is the subject of the background check and get them to contact the ON post-secondary institution themselves in order to access this information. The Hamilton citizen will then be asked to request an educational transcript from the school and get the school to mail it to a Hamilton address of the Investigator's choosing. This will mitigate tampering of the records document. As with education, researching Hamilton references will also require phone calls. The Hamilton Cyber Investigator will have to validate that the references are who they say they are and contact them in order to hear their opinions on the subject of the check.

Hamilton Background Research: Using the Internet as an Investigative Tool

Lastly, and often the largest part of a Hamilton background check, the Hamilton Investigator will utilize the internet/ Google as an investigative tool to research the subject's personal history:

  • Obviously, searching social media platforms will be an important part of this Hamilton background check process.

However, a lot of information can be found on a resident outside of social media. There could be many mentions of the person on various websites. Many people have a rudimentary grasp on searching the internet via Google. An average person could find a few pieces of information when searching on the internet. However, a skilled Hamilton Cyber Investigator will be able to find all relevant information and be able to accurately verify and document it properly. This is why, even with a simple background check task, an experienced and skilled Hamilton Cyber Investigator should always be utilized.

Our Hamilton Background Investigation Services

  • Civil history

  • Hamilton Domestic investigations

  • Corporate & limited partnership searches

  • Credential verification (consent required for personal)

  • Criminal history

  • Bankruptcies, liens & judgments search

  • Business license

  • Business name search

  • Driver history (consent required)

  • Education verification

  • Employment verification

  • VIN searches

  • Media searches

  • Multinational searches

  • Death records searches

  • Officers/ directors records searches

  • Personal reference verification searches

  • Landline Hamilton phone number searches

  • Professional license verification

  • Hamilton property ownership searches

  • Toll free number searches

  • Hamilton vehicle and vessel searches


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