The first step takes in a due diligence investigation or background check is to verify the information we have received on the subject. The online searches or a Google search just take the information given and if that information is inaccurate or incomplete, so are the search results. That’s not how we work.
For instance, let’s consider aliases. Aliases are not necessarily covert names used to hide identity in this regard. Aliases are names someone may have legally had at some point in their life:
Different names from prior marriages
Names prior to adoption
Names prior to legal name changes
Incorrect reporting or typos from various reporting agencies
Another important piece of information is a social security number. If a number is transposed or mis-reported, the information collected [...]