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Cyber Background Check Alberta

Alberta PI office

Alberta Cyber Investigator

An Alberta Private Investigator cyber background check is just one of the multiple research services a Cyber Investigator will perform in Alberta.


Performing a cyber background check will consist of discovering or verifying historical facts regarding an Alberta citizen, or sometimes an Alberta organization.


However, background checks in Alberta 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 Alberta can involve researching criminal history, credit history, social media presence, past education, employment history, references, and an Alberta 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.

Alberta Background Check Databases

A big part of performing a Alberta background check will involve verifying a citizen's past history using databases accessed by Alberta Private Investigators, some paid databases and also free to use ones.


An Alberta Background Cyber Investigator typically uses a paid Alberta government database to access information regarding criminal history. 


However, just simply discovering Alberta court records is usually a service that the AB government jurisdiction offers for free.

However, with an Alberta Private Investigator service, those records can be found much faster.


Often, a Private Investigator will lookup a citizen's AB court record for free and resort to paying for a criminal record check if court records are found.

 This is a task that an Alberta 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 AB database that holds financial records.

Alberta Background Check: Phone Calls

When conducting a background check on an Alberta citizen, an Alberta Cyber 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 Alberta Cyber Investigator will contact the educational institute via phone and validate the degree with the school's records department. 

However, some AB universities and colleges protect these records.

In this case, the Investigator will have to contact the Alberta resident who is the subject of the background check and get them to contact the AB post-secondary institution themselves in order to access this information.


The Alberta citizen will then be asked to request an educational transcript from the school and get the school to mail it to a Toronto address of the Investigator's choosing.


This will mitigate tampering of the records document. As with education, researching Alberta references will also require phone calls. The Alberta 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.

Alberta Background Research: Using the Internet as an Investigative Tool

Lastly, and often the largest part of an Alberta 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 Alberta 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 Alberta 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 Alberta Cyber Investigator should always be utilized.

Our Alberta 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 AB phone number searches

  • Professional license verification

  • Alberta property ownership searches

  • Toll free number searches

  • Alberta vehicle and vessel searches

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