Risk Mitigation Tools

Risk Mitigation Tools

A key way for businesses to reduce loss and maintain strong business relationships is with risk mitigation. What is risk mitigation? Risk mitigation is when a business, whether it’s financial services, a corporation, or another industry altogether, implements policies and procedures that reduce the likelihood of risky situations occurring and decrease the severity of negative … Read more

What is Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT)?

Open Source Intelligence OSINT

When you’re trying to gather information about someone for a specific purpose, such as for an investigation or a vendor risk assessment report, you want to be able to turn your information into actionable intelligence. You can gather hundreds of different pieces of information about someone for investigative research, but if none of it is … Read more

Three Tools of Criminal Investigation

Three Tools of Criminal Investigation

An investigation is, in its most basic definition, a thorough, precise, and systematic attempt to uncover the truth about something or someone by gathering facts. In reality, investigations are more nuanced. There are many types of investigations, from fraud investigation and detection to insurance investigations and even general business investigations, but despite their many differences, … Read more

Tracers Announces New Partnership with Allied Solutions

Allied Solutions

Tracers partnership with Allied Solutions will help credit unions, banks, and financial institutions streamline their collections and repossession processes. Brooksville, FL. Tracers, the the #1 trusted cloud-based public and private records research software, and Allied Solutions (Allied), one of the largest providers of insurance, lending and marketing products to credit unions, banks, and financial institutions … Read more

How to Improve Litigation Research with Public Records

How to Improve Litigation Research with Public Records

Litigators, also called “trial lawyers,” are attorneys that handle legal disputes between two different parties. Most of the time, these disputes end in settlement. However, if the dispute cannot be settled outside of court, litigation cases will go to court in front of a judge and jury. Whether the case ends up in court or … Read more

What is Ongoing Monitoring?

What is Ongoing Monitoring?

A key part of reducing risk and maintaining strong business relationships is being able to access information to know your customers (KYC), vendors, and third-parties. Not only is gathering information about these people important for customer due diligence and customer and vendor risk assessment, but it helps you implement better procedures in your business for … Read more

Three Risk Management Tips for Collections

Three Risk Management Tips for Collections

Collections is a constantly changing landscape — collection agencies deal with changing consumer data and a variety of different parties, all while having to maintain compliance with different debt collection regulations. There are a lot of factors collection agencies have to deal with in terms of risk management, but one factor you can control is … Read more

Ten Private Investigator Terms to Know

Top-Private-Investigator-Terms

If you’ve ever read a private investigator book or watched a private investigator TV show or movie, you’ve likely heard a number of different terms used by private investigators. Some terms you may have known right off the bat, and others may have left you wondering, “what does that even mean?” Because private investigation has been … Read more