Profile of a Serial Cheater Capable of Murder

Infidelity is one of the common reasons for why people divorce in Canada with 60 percent citing that infidelity would be their top reason for divorce. Who’s doing it? Why are they cheating? And, are serial cheaters more likely to commit murder? Here are the nitty-gritty facts of extramarital affairs.The recipe for infidelity involves...

Importance of Due Diligence in Background Investigations

Incidents in the media that demonstrate the effects of insufficient background investigations are commonplace. The results can be devastating ranging from costly lawsuits and injury to privacy leaks and financial ruin.Daniel Ogloff, a Langley teacher, was suspended in the fall of 2013 for taping an ‘I’m gay’ sign on the back of a Grade...

How to Spot a Fraud

“53 per cent of resumes and job applications contain falsifications.”–The Society of Human Resource ManagersPeople will often lie when telling the truth won’t get them what they want, such as a job or promotion. That means that your new hire could be a potential liability.Incidences of people misrepresenting themselves are commonplace, and the consequences...

Pseudo Professionals Put You at Risk

Horror stories about unlicensed professionals putting their clients in jeopardy, and employers getting sued for negligence, are commonplace in the news.The list of those committing fraud is extensive from lawyers and dentists to professors and doctors.A man in Washington was recently apprehended for pretending to be a doctor. He treated his patients for issues related to...

Does Privacy on the Internet Exist?

"If you have something you don’t want anyone to know, you shouldn’t be doing it in the first place.” –Eric SchmidtInternet users disclose huge amounts of private information about themselves online. Businesses, white-collar criminals, stalkers, employees, predators, and the government benefit from accessing that private information.Although the future may be promising in using biometrics...

How to Find People Online

Investigators often need to find a subject's contact information such as their email, home address, and phone number. There are vast amounts of information online and it can be challenging to navigate and determine what sources of information are reliable. Google searchA good place to start is by doing a Google search on a subject....

How to Use Social Media for Online Investigations

"The online world is just like the offline world in many respects: Your friends can inform on you to police, and detectives can go undercover to catch you in the act."—Heather Kelly, Writer/Producer, Technology at CNN Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and other social media websites contain large quantities of data. This is where searches tend to bring...