Basics of Skip Tracing, Backgrounds & Assets Investigations
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Basics of Skip Tracing, Backgrounds & Assets Investigations

The basic concepts of finding people and finding out about them for private investigators.
4.2 (229 ratings)
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987 students enrolled
Last updated 4/2015
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 11 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Learn from one of the nation's leading experts on "Finding People, Finding Out About Them" with over 50 years of combined experience.
  • More than two hours of how-to and real examples - like your own one-on-one personal mentorship!
  • Better find and use the resources available to investigators and manage their cases more effectively. Results of successfully closed cases should improve and increase.
  • Private Investigators (interested, new and veteran)
  • Understand and apply the basic investigative concepts for skip tracing, background and asset & liabilities investigations.
  • Be prepared to improve and hone your skills. More than the book and more than a conference or webinar!
Requirements
  • It is helpful to know the laws and regulations of investigations, licensing and records in your area.
  • There are no prerequisites or quizes. This is designed for the interested, new or veteran investigator.
Description

This course is designed for the person interested in becoming an investigator, and the new to intermediate experienced investigators. All general investigations use these basic concepts - making this an excellent beginner course. In the course will be taught how to the student will also be able to improve and increase their results of successfully closed cases. The goal is to introduce strong fundamentals to understand and apply the basic investigative concepts for skip tracing, background and asset & liabilities investigations.

  • Learn from one of the nation's leading experts on "Finding People, Finding Out About Them" with over 25 years of experience.
  • More than two hours of how-to and real examples - like your own one-on-one personal mentorship!
  • Better find and use the resources available to investigators and manage their cases more effectively. Results of successfully closed cases should improve and increase.
  • Private Investigators (interested, new and veteran)
  • Understand and apply the basic investigative concepts for skip tracing, background and asset & liabilities investigations.
  • Be prepared to improve and hone your skills. More than the book and more than a conference or webinar!
Who this course is for:
  • All new investigators, as well as experienced looking for a refresher. This is not for the expert level investigator.
Course content
Expand 11 lectures 02:16:02
+ Professional Investigations Series - Basic Investigative Tools
11 lectures 02:16:02

What will be covered today…

Common methodologies for successful locate investigations:

  • Nuts and Bolts of Success
  • Getting Started
  • Developing Leads
  • Using Personal Identifiers
  • Common Informational Leads
  • Thinking Outside the Box
Preview 01:53

Common methodologies for successful locate investigations:

Nuts and Bolts of Success

  • The Roadmap to Information
  • Success is Dependent Upon…
  • Legal and Other Pitfalls
Preview 21:03

This is Part II from Lecture 2

Common methodologies for successful locate investigations:

Nuts and Bolts of Success

  • Legal and Other Pitfalls
Nuts and Bolts of Success (Part II) - Legal Pitfalls
19:33

Common methodologies for successful locate investigations:

Getting Started

  • Getting Started
  • Sources of Information
Getting Started (Part I)
11:11

Common methodologies for successful locate investigations:

Getting Started

  • Sources of Information
Getting Started (Part II)
16:23

Common methodologies for successful locate investigations:

Developing Leads

  • The Paper Trail
  • Investigative Methods
  • Your Subject is Smarter
Developing Leads (Part I)
10:25
Developing Leads (Part II)
12:39

Common methodologies for successful locate investigations:

Using Personal Identifiers

  • Name Only
  • Birthdates
  • Social Security Numbers
Using Personal Identifiers
15:44

Common methodologies for successful locate investigations:

Common Informational Leads

  • Last Known Address
  • Last Known Address History
  • ZIP+4
  • Telephone Numbers
Common Informational Leads
20:00

Common methodologies for successful locate investigations:

Thinking Outside the Box

  • Residents and Neighbors
  • Examples of Public Records
  • Credit Bureaus
  • Skip Trace Departments
Thinking Outside the Box
05:01

The keys to your success…

  • Persistence – start and finish to succeed
  • Attention to Detail – anything is a lead
  • Imagination – be creative and think like them
  • Determination – don't give up

…is YOU!

The Key to Your Success
02:10