Crossroads Investigations

Category: Useful Tips

Holiday Phishing

Holiday Phishing by Marc Hurwitz Crossroads Investigations has seen an uptick of identity theft cases.  In one recent case, a fraudster used a client’s personal information to create corporate entities and purchase properties.  It should come as no surprise, since the Federal Trade Commission has given Florida the top prize in highest per capita rate of …

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Interview Tips

Interview Tips by Marc Hurwitz As a Private Investigator, I get asked a lot to check into the backgrounds of potential employees. But whether you’re that potential employee or an employer, there’s some simple advice I always pass along. When conducting a job interview, make sure to ask, “Are there any individuals or any records …

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Skip Tracing: How to Find People in Miami and Elsewhere

Skip Tracing: How to Find People by Marc Hurwitz
Criminals are crafty. From my days with the CIA and the U.S. Department of State, I can say I’ve seen the bad guys try it all. But they also make mistakes, and that’s why bad guys almost always get caught. The hard part can be finding them.

Recently, an attorney hired us to find someone in Miami who owed his client a lot of money. He needed papers served on that person, but the subject relocated without leaving a forwarding address. So we conducted a “Skip Trace”, the industry term locating a person’s whereabouts. The term comes from the phrase, “skipping town.”

Skip tracing is a great way for law firms and process servers to find someone they need to appear in court. But we’ve also used it to help a client locate a relative with psychological problems, and it’s a major tool in locating missing persons.


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Mailing Address (not a branch address): 1835 NE 185 St., Ste 547, Miami, FL 33179