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Private Investigator in Richmond Hill

Serving the Richmond Hill area


Our team of Richmond Hill Private Investigators are whom you need when hiring a local investigations firm. We have conducted countless Investigations throughout Richmond Hill and the surrounding cities. When you hire a Richmond Hill Private Investigator you are really hiring an investigations firm who has local relationships, local knowledge, coupled with local Private Investigator talent and experience.

Call today to ask questions or

arrange your Richmond Hill Private Investigation.


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What does a PI do in Richmond Hill?

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Richmond Hill Private Investigator Services

The Investigator’s clients can ask for investigations in Richmond Hill on a wide variety of topics:

Richmond Hill Investigations

A Richmond Hill Private Investigator is a civilian in the employ of a Richmond Hill Ontario private investigations company hired to investigate “subjects” by a client. In Richmond Hill, the customer of a PI agency is known as the "client." The “subject” is usually a person or persons but can also be a Richmond Hill business. The customer can be an individual, corporation, and even an Ontario government agency.


What Does a Private Investigator Investigate?

The Richmond Hill Private Investigator can investigate a wide variety of things; however, Private Investigators in Richmond Hill Ontario mostly investigate insurance fraud for insurance companies.

  • However, with the rise of digital technology in the modern age, more Richmond Hill PI agencies are specializing completely on cyber investigations.

Richmond Hill Private Investigators typically take on investigative cases that do not fall under the purview of an ON government agency, such as civil matters while ON government agencies will cover serious criminal cases. Because a Private Investigator is just a normal Richmond Hill citizen, they do not have any special investigative privileges. A Private Investigator in Richmond Hill ON has the same power/ authority of any Richmond Hill citizen with the exception that a Richmond Hill PI is allowed to offer investigative services to customers (clients) and has the expertise in investigations. The cost of a Richmond Hill Private Investigator depends on the type of investigative service offered and the level of skill of the Investigator.

Richmond Hill PI Clients

The most common clients for Private Investigators in Richmond Hill are insurance companies, law firms, private corporations, and ordinary Richmond Hill citizens. Investigations conducted for these clients will frequently involve potential fraud. Other clients in Richmond Hill will want to obtain more detailed information in order to adjudicate or manage an insurance claim. Many of these cases are mitigated through the hiring of a Richmond Hill Private Investigator. They can include both surveillance and non-surveillance efforts.

Richmond Hill investigations often obtain more information faster than legal processes such as discovery (the pretrial disclosure of relevant evidence), thus providing the Investigator’s clients more information for decision-making.

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Richmond Hill Background Research: Using the Internet as an Investigative Tool

Often the largest part of a Richmond Hill background check, the 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 Richmond Hill 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 Richmond Hill 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 Richmond Hill Cyber Investigator should always be utilized.

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Our Richmond Hill Background Investigation Services

  • Civil history

  • 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 ON phone number searches

  • Professional license verification

  • Ontario property ownership searches

  • Toll free number searches

  • Ontario vehicle and vessel searches

Local Richmond Hill Experience & Local Expertise

Call today to ask questions or

arrange your Richmond Hill Private Investigation.

525-13035 Yonge Street, Richmond Hill, ON L4E 1A0​


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