27 May 2016
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Bounty Hunter vs. Skiptracer

A team dressed in black quietly approaches a house. A truck is parked in the driveway. Visible light shines from an upstairs room. Two people move to the back of the house while two people go to the front door. One of the men raises his arm to bang his fist on the door. “Fugitive Recovery […]


27 March 2015
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Lost and Found

Skip tracing involves searching private databases in addition to publicly available information such as tax records, court records, and published articles. Delinquent debtors and criminal fugitives are primary candidates for a skip trace, but they are not the only individuals sought in the process. There are non-financial and non-judicial reasons to be searching for someone. […]


26 January 2015
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Fair Practices

Debt collection and related tasks like skip tracing can carry a stigma due to the fraudulent actions of select individuals. To help end the negative impression, law-abiding companies in the industry like Dr Skiptracer, LLC follow mandates by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). One important law governing debt collection is the Fair Debt Collection Practices […]


19 December 2014
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How Collection Agencies Use Skip Tracing

Collection agencies benefit from a skip tracing service when they cannot locate a defendant, even when they use different databases, trying to track them down. A skip tracing service has different tools at its disposal, including a multitude of databases, use of social media and other tricks to track down a new address, place of […]


27 October 2014

Debtors and Social Media

Social Media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn are more public than private. If you decide to communicate with the debtor this way you are taking a huge risk, as this is a Third Party Disclosure, and almost a guaranteed violation. And who wants that?! The Fair Debt Collections Practice Act: (15 U.S.C. 1692E – […]


2 September 2014
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What is Skip Tracing?

Skip Tracing is locating the whereabouts of a person. The person that locates the individual is called a Skip Tracer. A Skip Tracer’s tactics are used for helping collect a debt, to locate a witness, attorneys and process servers. A Skip Tracer gathers as much information on the subject and analyzes it to determine the […]