Many people perform a variety of functions on the internet. There’s nowhere else you can bank, pay bills, shop and meet people all with the click of a few buttons. The reason so many people choose this avenue is because they feel it is safer than doing these things in the busy everyday world. Unfortunately, most of these individuals do not realize the dangers of the internet and cyber stalkers. Yes, internet shopping is convenient but it can also be dangerous at times as well and caution should be used at all times. Identity theft and stalkers are a real threat in our society.

Not all cyber stalkers appear in the form of threats of harm or menacing. Sometimes it may appear to be harmless communication from one individual to another. But when it becomes excessive or the communication is unwanted by the receiver it is still considered stalking. The good news is that there is something you can do about it. Internet investigations can tell you almost anything about a person sending emails. The most popular investigation of this type is a reverse email look-up. Some common information that is obtained includes who they are, where they live, what internet service provider and browser they use, what websites they visit and even where they are sending emails from, as well as where they work.

A reverse email trace can produce results in as little as 24 hours in some cases and generally no more than 14 days in others. This of course is dependent on the complexity of the case. Most professionals offering this service also have a no hit, no fee policy. Basically this means that if the trace produces no results there is no charge for the service. Most cyber stalkers are unaware of services such as these which often will result in making it much easier to track them in this way.

Cyber stalkers are a real threat and if someone is harassing you through cyber stalking you should not take it lightly. There are many ways to get information about people over the internet and what starts out as unwanted emails can and sometimes does escalate to real time stalking. If you find yourself in a situation such as this, turn to a professional investigator and get the information you need to stop unwanted communication. Don’t wait until it becomes a problem too big for you to handle safely.

Copyright (c) 2010 Ed Opperman