Skip Trace Investigation

A Skip Trace Investigation is an investigative search for an individual who has failed to pay a civil judgment award and has skipped out on his obligation to pay the plaintiff/creditor. When conducting these investigations for our clients we generally find that the individuals have a pattern or history of outstanding judgments. These individuals move about taking temporary residences for short periods of time and also are found to take temporary on the books employment or work off the books entirely. They have this lifestyle so that they are hard to find and not easily traced.

Skip trace is a term used to describe an investigative process that is used by private investigator’s, skip tracers, debt collectors, bail bondsman, detectives and journalists to locate a person’s whereabouts. The term comes from the word skip referring to the person who has “skipped town” and trace or find the person who has relocated or skipped to a new location. So the investigators job is to track the person from their previous location to a new location.

Most often these people are on the run trying to avoid debt collectors, court ordered judgments or are “deadbeat dads”. So the job can be difficult at times because these people don’t want to be found. They tend to move around frequently and try to work at jobs that pay off the book wages. Skip tracing a subject is done by collecting as much informational data about the person as possible. Then the investigator has to sift through the data, analyze it and verify it. The investigator conducts a comprehensive background investigation collecting the information from a number of sources such as, phone number databases, credit reports, loan applications, credit card application, debt collector databases, job applications, criminal background checks, utility bills, social security, disability, and public tax information. Sometimes it is just visiting old friends and neighbors that can lead an investigator in the right direction. Then it comes down to good old fashion detective work and long hours of surveillance.

WRM Security Services Inc. has the experience to located these individuals, their property and places of employment. WRM Security Services Inc. recently completed an investigation for a prominent local businessman from Bohemia, New York 11716. His debtor was located residing in Patchogue, New York 11772 and was found to be employed by the Town of Brookhaven, Suffolk County, New York in the Mastic Beach, New York 11951 area. As a result, of our successful investigation an income execution will be filed with the Suffolk County Sheriffs Office for garnishment of income.

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WRM Process Services & Investigations is a licensed, bonded and insured Process Services & Private Investigation Agency. We're based in Long Island, New York. We have offices in Riverhead and Northport, Long Island New York.

Process Services. We serve all of Nassau County to the Queens Border and Suffolk County's North Fork all the way to Orient Point and the South Fork all the way to Montauk Point. In addition, we are licensed by the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs as a New York City Process Server Agency and our vice president is an individually licensed process server in New York City. New York City is currently the only jurisdiction in the State of New York that requires agencies and individual process servers to be licensed and bonded and we are licensed in the City of New York. As a N.Y.C.D.C.A. licensed Agency and licensed Individual Server we can legally perform and distribute process services in the City of New York. This includes all five (5) Boroughs of New York City (Manhattan, Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens & Staten Island). License No. 2015203-DCA

Private Investigations. We are a licensed, bonded and insured Private Investigations Agency licensed by the New York State Department of State. As a licensed private investigation agency, we are licensed to perform investigations and security in all of New York State. Licensed No. 11000151504