Missing Person Investigations

If you have a family member that is missing, please call your local police department and file a missing person’s report.   When you speak with the police, you will be required to provide them with detailed information.  It would be wise to be prepared before you contact them.  The information that you will be required to provide is basic information about the missing person, including your relationship to the missing person.

 This is some of the information that you may be required to provide;

  • Full Name and date of birth;
  • Alias names;
  • Current address/previous addresses;
  • Employers name, address and position;
  • Make, model and license plate of the vehicle;
  • Cellular phone number;
  • Physical Description/photograph
  • Photograph;
  • Passport Information;
  • Banking Information;
  • Habits/computer usage.
  • Education/place of  school;
  • Places he/she frequents;
  • Friends/associates that last saw him/her
  • Their last plans or events;
  • Physical disabilities;
  • Mental disabilities;
  • Medication;
  • Clothing
  • Last known place
  • Overall medical health
  • Name of Physician;
  • Name of Dentist

Once you have filed this missing person’s report and the person has not been found, we will carry out the investigation on your behalf.   Investigators generally have more time to commit to your case personally and to keep you apprised on a daily basis.   If they have a cellular phone, we may be able to track them using real time GPS technology.  However, we will only do this with the written consent of the family and in emergency situations. 

 

Employment Verification Investigations in Canada.

We carry out employment verification investigations for small and large businesses, corporations and governments in Canada.

As part of our investigation, we will require the written consent of the party that has made the short-list in the application process.

Depending on the nature of the position that the applicant is applying for, we will conduct a criminal record check. In some cases, employers cannot discriminate against an employee if he/she has a criminal record. It all depends on whether or not the criminal record will impact the employee’s ability to carry out their duties.

If an applicant has been hired and later charged with a criminal offense during his/her employment, they have no obligation to disclose the nature of the offense to their employer. The Charter of Rights and Freedoms states that a person is innocent until proven guilty.  Even if the employee is later convicted of the offense, they still have no obligation to disclose the conviction to their employer, unless the conviction will have an impact on their ability to carry out their job.

We will carry out the investigation in compliance with the Human Rights Legislation and Common-law to ensure our inquiries are legal.

We will verify the full identity of the applicant including their name and address. It is important that you are hiring the person whom they claim to be and that their personal information outlined in their resume is correct.

As part of the process, we will also verify the applicants’ employment history and education to confirm their records, degrees and certificates they have obtained.   In addition, if the applicant has any licenses  with professional governing bodies, we will confirm their license and any disciplinary actions and dispositions.

Depending on the nature of the job title and description, we also carry out credit checks, driver abstracts searches, bankruptcy checks, judgments, liens, civil court record searches, compensation and bodily injury claim record searches.

Our results are clear and concise which are sent by email in a standard template the next day or two, as we understand that timing is a critical factor for employers in making these decisions.

If you have a question, please feel free to make a comment.

Q. On what basis can credit checks be performed?

A. An employer can carry out a credit check if the employee will be handling any money within an organization. For example, if you are applying for a position as a teller at a bank, they will likely conduct a credit history on you to establish your suitability for the job. This information can provide the employer with critical information, including judgments, bankruptcies, credit card fraud, delinquent accounts and various other information that identifies a risk to the employer. An employer can only carry out these checks with the written consent of the applicant.
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Personal Background Checks and Public Record Investigations

 

We carry out personal background investigations for many reasons.   One of the most popular inquiries is verifying information for clients that have met their partner online.   If you have recently met someone online and they are acting unusually vague about their background, chances are there could be an underlying reason why they may not be open with you.  There are many reasons why your partner may not release all his/her personal details.  One of the main reasons that we have found is they could very well be married and/or involved in another relationship.

Our investigations that we carry out for personal background investigations involve verifying their full name, address, phone numbers, address history, alias names, maiden names, relatives, friends, employers, assets, properties, value of those properties, debts, judgements, criminal records, licenses, bankruptcies, marriage/divorce records, civil records,  judgments and liens.