Background Search

The licensed and insured Florida Private Investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS, LLC are able to assist you with literally hundreds of investigative searches. Our Florida private investigators can run a variety of searches in Florida as well as every state.  Please see the list of some of the most common searches we provide to our clients.  If you do not see what investigative services you are looking for, please do not hesitate to contact Cory T. Knight or any or our Florida private investigators at (954) 652-0733 to discuss your Florida private investigative needs. Our Florida private investigators will be happy to review any and all potential investigative needs. Feel free to click here to e-mail us today.



People Searches

Person Search
Advanced Person Search

People at Work


Businesses

Business Search
Corporation Filings

National UCC Filings
Internet Domains

Dun & Bradstreet
Delaware Corporations

Assets

Motor Vehicles
Property Assessments
Property Deeds
Watercraft
FAA Aircraft

Licenses

Drivers Licenses
Professional Licenses
FAA Pilots
Hunting/Fishing Licenses
Concealed Weapons Permits

Voter Registrations

Federal Firearms & Explosives
DEA Controlled Substances

Courts

Bankruptcy
Criminal Records Civil Courts
Florida Accidents
Patriot Act

Sexual Offenders
Marriages/Divorces
Foreclosures
Liens & Judgments
Court Search Wizard

Phones

New! Phones Plus
Basic Lookup

Reverse Lookup

 

People

Person Search

Finding people is part art, part science. Our licensed South Florida private investigators provide our people searches utilizing a variety of available proprietary and public databases, as well as our many years of investigative experience to obtain the results you desire. Our Florida private investigators are skilled at integrating data from thousands of different sources creating the most comprehensive collection of information about people in the United States. Our proprietary data sources are updated daily and records may date back 30+ years. More often than not, we offer a twenty four hour turn-around time on our reports. Please ask the Florida private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our People Searches. If you are looking for a lost friend or family member, please contact us today. If you are an attorney that is looking for a witness or your client, contact Cory T. Knight to see if we can locate the person or people you need to reach.

Advanced Person Search

Sometimes searches necessitate deeper investigation to find your subjects. We have years of experience with in-depth people searches. The South Florida private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS have access to data from thousands of different sources, and we have access to the most comprehensive collection of information about people in the United States. Our Florida private investigators searching capabilities allow us to combine specific information such as: other last name, other city, other state(s), relative first name, and other relative first name, making searching for your subject faster and easier saving you, our clients, time and money.  With some diversified information, we have been very successful with all types of personal injury, witness locations, Florida workers’ compensation searches, and finding attorney’s clients that may have lost contact before settlement. Please ask Cory Knight or any of our Florida private investigators at about our Advanced People Searches.


People at Work
The Florida private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS can search over 250 million records of people connected with businesses to locate your subject in the People at Work search. Officers, directors, small business owners and possible employees are just some of the types of records we can and will find in our People at Work search. Using these search results, along with the date range our Florida private investigators may be able to locate where your subject is working.  Results include name, title, Social Security Number (truncated), company, address, phone number, and date range. Please ask the South Florida private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our People at Work Searches. Cory Knight and any of our Florida private investigators will be more than happy to provide you with a FREE consultation. Call us today at (954) 652-0733.

Businesses


Business Search
Business records contain information about businesses and government agencies. These records can help identify business relationships. Our searching capabilities allow you to combine specific information such as: company name, last name, first name, middle name, Social Security Number, street address, city, state, zip code, Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN), and phone number. Please ask the South Florida private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our Business Searches.

Corporation Filings
Search for corporation filing records such as charter number, state of origin, record date, status, registered agent information, the Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN), and a list of corporate officers and directors. Our South Florida private investigators can find this and all other general corporation filing information through our Corporation Filing Searches. We can locate a majority of companies with minimal information from you. Please ask the private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our Corporation Searches. Our private detectives can do this for any state.



National UCC Filings
Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) is one of the Uniform Acts created in attempts to harmonize the laws between sales and other commercial transactions in the United States. National UCC Filing records contain information from commercial lien filings. These records can help find assets used by businesses to secure commercial loans or to learn about financial relationships between individuals and businesses.

Our Florida private investigators can provide you with this search that provides you with specific information such as: company name, last, first, and middle name, street address, city, state, and zip code. We can find National UCC Filing records such as debtor and secured status, multiple secured and/or debtor parties, filing type, event, collateral and other general UCC information. Please ask the Florida private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our UCC Searches.


Internet Domains
The South Florida private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS have the searching capabilities to inform you about Internet Domain information such as date created, date expired, registrant, administrative, and technical contact. Please ask the South Florida private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our Internet Domain Searches. We may be able to access website information that has already been removed from the internet. Ask Cory T. Knight if we can find old websites or internet domains for you.


Dun & Bradstreet
Dun & Bradstreet (D&B) was designed to provide quick and easy access to business information. Our Florida private investigators have searching capabilities that allow us to combine specific information such as: business name, street address, city, state, zip code, and phone number to find information such as: date of incorporation, annual sales, employee’s total, net worth, primary and secondary Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) codes, facility information, and other crucial business information. Our search will also retrieve the D&B Universal Numbering System, or DUNS number, which identifies over 100 million global companies. Please ask the private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our Dun & Bradstreet Searches.


Delaware Corporations
Our Florida private investigators can also search for Delaware Corporation(s) records using some or all of the following information: company name, company type such as an active or inactive Delaware company, name reservation, and previous names to find information such as the company name and file number. Please ask the Florida private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our Delaware Corporation Searches.



Assets

Motor Vehicles
Our Florida private investigators have the searching capabilities to combine specific information such as: company name, last, first, and middle name, street address, city, state, zip code, Social Security Number, Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), and tag number. Find Motor Vehicle records such as owner (1) and owner (2) information, registrant (1) and registrant (2) information, lien and vehicle information.

It is important to remember that the search results are not limited to automobiles. Motor Vehicle records typically include boats, trailers, RVs, and other assets registered with the Department of Motor Vehicles.


Please ask the South Florida private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our Motor Vehicle Searches. You can contact Cory T. Knight at (954) 652-0733 anytime with your questions.

Property AssessmentsOur Florida private investigators maintain searching capabilities that can provide you with reports that indicate: company name, last, first, and middle name, street address, city, state, zip code, and parcel number. Find property assessment records such as seller name, all applicable addresses, land usage, sale and recording date, sale amount, assessed value, parcel number and other owner(s) information. The licensed private investigators can also run another report for additional records including the values such as land, market, and improvement.

For the best search coverage, and results the South Florida private investigators at our agency recommend searching both Property Deeds and Property Assessment records. Assessment records are typically added once a year while Deed records are added every time a deed transaction takes place. Therefore, both play a role as independent sources of information. Please ask the South Florida private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our Property Assessment Searches.
Watercraft
The South Florida private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS, can search for Watercraft records using some or all of the following information: company name, last, first, and middle name, street address, city, state, zip code, hull ID, and vessel name.

Property Deeds

Our private detective agency has searching capabilities that allow you to combine specific information such as: company name, last, first, and middle name, street address, city, state, zip code, and parcel number to find records including owner and seller name, sale amount, mortgage amount, sale and recording date, parcel number, document type, and land usage. Our private investigators can run a report that displays additional information including: county, loan type, amount and terms, lender name and title company.

For the best search coverage, and results the South Florida private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS recommend searching both Property Deed and Property Assessment records. Assessment records are typically added once a year while Deed records are added every time a deed transaction takes place. Therefore, both play a role as independent sources of information. Please ask the private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS, LLC about our Property Deed Searches.


Watercraft records may include: owner name, address, hull number, record type, date last seen and the vessel name. You can also run a watercraft report that displays more specific and detailed information on registration, title, and vessel information. Please ask anyone in our Florida private investigation agency about our Watercraft Searches.

FAA Aircraft

Our Florida private investigator’s searching capabilities allow us to provide you with specific information such as: last, first, and middle name, company name, street address, city, state, zip code, and aircraft number.

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) records include: owners contact information, serial number, aircraft number, record type, and description. For no additional charge, you can run a report that displays more specific information such as status, date first and last seen, last action date, manufacturer and engine manufacturer name, type of aircraft, number of engines, take-off weight, engine horsepower, category, certification issue date, model, and number of seats, cruising speed, and fuel consumption. Please ask the Florida private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our Aircraft Searches.


Licenses


Drivers LicensesOur Florida private investigators can search for drivers licenses records using some or all of the following information: last, first, and middle name, license number, date of birth, (DOB) street address, city, state, zip code, and Social Security Number.

Results may include: name, address, county, Social Security Number, date of birth, date of death, sex, race, attention flag, restrictions, expiration and issue date, endorsements, motorcycle code, license type and number, hair and eye color, height, and weight. Please ask the Florida private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our driver’s license searches.


Professional Licenses

Our Florida private investigators can search for professional licenses. Please remember that Professional License types vary by state. Please discuss what state you wish searched PRIOR to requesting the information.

Professional License records include: full name, address, Social Security Number, license number, state, status, and type, profession/board, sex, phone number, issue, expiration, and last renewal date. Please ask the Florida private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our Professional Licenses Searches.

FAA Pilots Our Florida private investigators can search for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Pilot records using some or all of the following information: last, first, and middle name, street address, city, state, and zip code.


Records retrieved include: full name, address, record type, and medical certification information (class, certification and expiration date).

Our South Florida private investigators can also run a report that displays more specific FAA information such as: letter, certification type, expiration date, and ratings. Please ask the private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS, LLC about our FAA Pilot Searches. Our investigators and our private investigation agency have years of experience investigating plane crashes and we can recommend South Florida attorneys that specialize in aviation accidents and catastrophic loss.

Hunting/Fishing Licenses

Our Florida private investigators can search for Hunting/Fishing License with Florida. Results may include: full name, Social Security Number, address, gender, date of birth, ethnicity, license number, date, and type, home state, and license state. Please ask the private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our Hunting / Fishing License Searches.


Concealed Weapons Permits

Our Florida private investigators can search for Concealed Weapon Permit results within Florida, and results may include: full name, Social Security Number (truncated), address, gender, date of birth, ethnicity, license state, permit number and type, registration and expiration date. Please ask the private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our Concealed Weapons Searches.

Voter Registrations 
Voter Registration results vary by state, but may include: full name, Social Security Number, address, gender, date of birth, occupation, ethnicity, last vote date, registration and expiration date, political party, and state of registration. Please ask the private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our Voter Registration Searches.

Federal Firearms & Explosives
Our Florida private investigators can search for Federal Firearms & Explosives licenses and results may include: license and trade name, Social Security Number, premise and mailing address, business phone, license number and type, expiration date, county, region, and IRS district. Please ask the South Florida private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our Federal Firearms & Explosives Searches.

DEA Controlled Substances

Our Florida private investigation agency can search records for Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Controlled Substances by using some or all of the following information: last, first, middle, trade and company name, Social Security Number, street address, city, and state, zip code, and license number. Results include: name, address, Social Security Number, business type, registration number, drug schedules, and expiration date. Please ask the private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our DEA Controlled Substances Searches.

 

Court Searches


Bankruptcy 

Our South Florida private investigators have the searching capabilities that allow you to provide us specific information such as: last, first, and middle name, company name, Social Security Number, Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN), street address, city, state, zip code, and case number. Bankruptcy records include debtor (and additional debtor) name, Social Security Number, address, case number, date filed, court location, and filing type.

Our Florida private investigators can run a Bankruptcy report that displays more specific and detailed information including: filing and disposition date, filing type and status, liabilities, assets, attorney and trustee information, and creditors meeting date and location. The Bankruptcy Report also may contain any bankruptcy filings for your subject covering the last ten years, as well as bankruptcy filings for your subject’s co-debtors. Bankruptcy information is crucial for compliance with 11 U.S.C. Section 362, which automatically stays most actions against a debtor or the debtor's property upon the filing of a petition for bankruptcy. This means creditors are prohibited from contacting the debtor or the debtor's employer or making any attempt to collect the debts.

If a creditor attempts collection efforts on a discharged debt, the debtor could file a motion for sanctions in court. A court can sanction creditors for violating the bankruptcy injunction. The normal sanction for violating the bankruptcy injunction is civil contempt, often punishable by a fine. Please ask the Florida private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our Bankruptcy Searches.

Criminal Records 

Our Florida private investigators have the searching capabilities that allow us to combine specific information such as: last, first, and middle name, Social Security Number, street address, city, state, zip code, county, and Department of Corrections (DOC) number.

Please remember to indicate what state you wish for us to search. Department of Corrections records, court records and arrest logs coverage areas are all available. Discuss the state PRIOR to the search.

Our Criminal Reports may contain information from the following sources:


Department of Corrections
Results vary from state, returning the following information: offender information (name, aliases, address, DOC number, party status, date and place of birth, Social Security Number, race, sex, eye color, height, weight); offenses (case Number, offense and offense date, count, convicted county, sentence date, adjudication withheld); parole/probations (start, scheduled, and actual end date, status, county); prison inmate records (latest admission and scheduled release date, sentence, custody type, last gain time, status, prison location, last custody type change, last gain time granted).

 
Arrest Logs
In our experience these results vary, returning the following information: Social Security Number, name, address, case filing date, county, party status, date and place of birth, race, height, sex, weight, eyes, arrest type, level/degree, disposition, statute, arrest, and disposition date, case type, arresting agency, court fine, offense, and agency case number.

 
Court Records
Results vary from state to state, returning the following information: offender information (name, aliases, address, county, date and place of birth, Social Security Number, race, sex, eyes, height, and weight); offense information such as case number and type, component, counts, offense and offense date, arrest statute and date, arresting agency, agency case number, arrest type, level/degree, disposition and date, court case number, description, offense, plea, statute, disposition, date, level/degree, fine, costs, sentence (jail, probation, suspended time) and sentence date; and court activity.


Sexual Offender Records
Results vary, returning the following information: Social Security Number, name, AKA’s, address, sex, date of birth, age, scars, hair and eye color, address reported date, height, weight, race, offense, state of origin, conviction place and date, victim’s sex and age, and date last seen.
Please ask the South Florida private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our Criminal Records Searches.


Civil Courts Our civil court searching capabilities allow us to combine specific information such as last, first, and middle name, company name, state, and jurisdiction.

Civil Courts record results vary from state to state and our reports can return the following information: case title and type, plaintiff/petitioner, defendant/respondent, attorney, state of origin, city, state, and jurisdiction. Our private investigators can also run a Civil Court report obtaining the following specific information: case number, court, filing date, manner of filing, judgment type and date, manner of judgment, disposition, disposition date, suit amount, ruling, award amount, and court case activity date.


Please ask the Florida private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our Civil Court Searches.

Florida Accidents

Our Florida private investigators can search for Florida Accidents. We can search with specific information such as: last, first, and middle name, company name, street address, city, state, zip code, accident, license, and tag number, and the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).Florida Accident records include: name, record type, address, accident date and number, driver's license number, VIN, and tag number.

Our reports may also produce the following specific information: the general accident information, contributing factors, accident conditions, traffic controls, site location, maximum injury and damage severity, and estimated property and vehicle damage. Information provided for driver(s), passenger(s), pedestrian(s), and property information is: name, address, DL number, DL state, DL type, DL status, safety equipment, physical defects, insurance company and policy number. Please ask the private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS, LLC about our Florida Accident Searches. Our investigators have years of experience dealing with personal injury accidents and attorneys. We have dealt with thousands of personal injury claims and we have a comprehensive understanding of Florida’s No-Fault Law. CTK INVESTIGATIONS has worked with many of the top South Florida personal injury law firms over the years and can recommend a variety of firms that have assisted our clients in the past. Patriot Act

The Patriot Act is formally known as “The Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001.” It was signed by President George W. Bush on October 26, 2001 in response to the terrorist attacks against the United States, dramatically expanding the authority of American law enforcement for the stated purpose of fighting terrorism in the United States and abroad.

We can Search our proprietary database of Patriot Act records using the following criteria:

·     Full name, business or vessel name. (Providing the most complete name will retrieve the best response)

·     Search Type: individual, non-individual or both

·     Threshold: Select 100% through 70% to set how closely the search terms should match the results. A threshold of 100% means that the search and result has to match exactly. A threshold of 70% means that additional (uncertain) search logic will be used to look for spelling and name variations. The default is 80% match criteria
Flexible matching algorithms are used in searching to reduce false positive hits and take into account name variations. The matching score is displayed in the results with the highest scored records appearing first

·     Country – Default to all countries or search a specific country to search individually or with a full name. When the only search entry is a single country, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Sanctioned Country list will be searched 

We can also choose to only search the OFAC List, which includes the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) list. When we search OFAC only, our results may also contain aliases for an individual.

Patriot Act results may include: full name, address, source, and remarks (e.g., name type, other names, date and place of birth, expiration date, vessel owner and type). Please ask the private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our Patriot Act Searches.

Sexual Offenders 
Our Florida private investigators can search for Sexual Offenders and provide you with a report indicating your specific neighborhood. Our Sexual Offender records vary from state to state, including: Social Security Number, name, AKA's, address, date of birth, hair and eye color, sex, height, weight, race, Offender ID, offense and conviction date, and victim’s age, and date last seen. A photograph of the offender may also be returned, if available. Please ask the private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our Sexual Offender Searches.


Marriages/Divorces 
Our Florida private investigators can search for Marriages/Divorces records with some or all of the following information: last, first, and middle name, county, state, and filing number.


Marriage filings records may return the following information: filing type, number and origin, bride and groom name, age, residence, and marriage date.

Divorce filings records may return the following information: filing type, number and origin, Party (1) and party (2) name, age, and residence, marriage and divorce date. Please ask the private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our Marriages / Divorces Searches.

Foreclosures

Our searching capabilities allow us to combine specific information such as: Social Security Number, last, first, and middle name, company name, city, state, and zip code.

Foreclosure records vary from state to state, returning the following information: plaintiff(s) and defendant(s) name, defendant(s) Social Security Number, site address, deed type, and recording date.
We can run a Foreclosure report returning the following information: case number, filing date, document year, number, book, and page, date and amount of loan default, auction time, date, and location, opening bid, final judgment amount, lender, trustee, title company, attorney, subdivision name, land usage, parcel number, year built, current land and improvement, living and land size, and legal description. Please ask the Florida private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our Foreclosures Searches.

Liens & Judgments

Our South Florida private investigators have the searching capabilities to combine specific information such as: last, first, and middle name, company name, Social Security Number, Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN), street address, city, state, and zip code.

Liens & Judgments records vary from state to state, including: debtor name and address, creditor name, case number, filing type and date, amount, book/page, Social Security Number, Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN), release date, original case number, and serial/cert. number. Please ask the private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our Liens & Judgments Searches.

Court Search Wizard 
Take the guesswork out of your research! With CTK INVESTIGATIONS you can obtain civil and criminal histories for the subject you select without leaving your office. Upon submission of your request, trained courthouse researchers and detectives are dispatched to retrieve the most current information and deliver it electronically to our office. Average turnaround time is just one to three days. Please ask the Florida private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our Court Search Wizard Searches.

Phone Searches

New! Phones Plus

CTK INVESTIGATIONS and our private investigators can now offer our new Phones Plus Search. We can provide specific information such as: last, first, and middle name, (middle initial) street address, city, state, zip code, and telephone number. Phone listings from Directory Assistance may also be in one or more fields. Please ask the Florida private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our Phone Plus  Searches.

Basic LookupIn order to conduct a Basic Lookup of a phone number, our South Florida private investigators use some or all of the following information: last, first and middle name (middle initial), company name, street address, city, state, and county. Nationwide and statewide searches by name are permitted, but including a city and state is usually more effective. Please discuss this with Cory T. Knight or our private investigators PRIOR to requesting your searches.

Basic Lookup results include: listing type (residence, business, or government), name, address, phone number, and caption. The caption column displays additional listing information such as the department name of a large business. Please ask the private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our Basic Lookup Searches.

Reverse LookupOur South Florida private investigators can conduct a Reverse Lookup when the only information you have is the phone number.

Reverse Lookup results include: listing type (residence, business, or government), name, address, phone number, and caption. The caption column displays additional listing information such as the department name of a large business. Please ask the private investigators at CTK INVESTIGATIONS about our Reverse Lookup Searches.

CTK INVESTIGATIONS, LLC also handles some of the following types of cases:

• Slip and Fall Injuries
• Personal Injury
• Nursing Home Abuse/Neglect
• Insurance Disputes
• Sink Hole
• Burn Accidents
• Car Crash Accidents
• Accident Reconstruction
• Train Accidents
• Bus Accident
• Roommate Check
• Nanny Check
• Bodyguards / Executive Protection
• Security Camera Installation
• Due Diligence
• Pre-Employment Screening
• Investigative Interviewing

• Motorcycle Accidents
• Dog Bite Injuries
• Medical Malpractice
• Defective Products
• Wrongful Death
• Workers’ Compensation
• Accidents at school
• Skip Traces
• Municipality Claims
• Lost Family Members
• Asset Searches
• Tennant Searches
• Phone Traces
• Sexual Offender Searches
• Property Deed Search
• Computer Forensics
• Fraud Investigation