West Vancouver Private Investigators are often tasked with locating missing persons in West Van BC. These types of cases can also be called “locates” or “skip tracing.” The clients hiring a West Vancouver Private Investigator for a missing person case are typically friends, family members, or associates of the missing person. In the case of “skip tracing,” the client will often be a BC insurance agency or a debt collection agency. With a BC insurance locate, the subject of the missing person case will often be involved in alleged fraud. Obviously, with a West Vancouver missing person case regarding debt, the subject is needed to be located to settle their debt. However, there are also many local West Vancouver business deals that turn sour and create victims of business wrongdoings. These victims will also use “skip tracing” to locate the guilty party. One of the most common missing persons case a West Vancouver PI will work is missing children. Experienced and capable West Vancouver Investigators know how to find a missing person or missing children. West Vancouver Private Investigators can use many avenues to locate a missing person, such as Cyber Investigations, interviewing, and surveillance.
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How to Track Down a Missing Person in West Vancouver
Many articles on this topic will state that a West Vancouver missing person Investigator will start with investigating the subject’s network of known associates and spread outward from there. However, this is not entirely accurate.
The client will often have unique and intimate information regarding the missing person. The West Vancouver Private Investigator will use this information to determine how to start the missing person investigation. The client should also be able to provide the missing persons Investigator with the subject’s online information. This can be things such as, social media accounts and emails. This is a great way for the West Vancouver missing persons Investigator to establish “Anchor” points when beginning the missing person case.
How do West Vancouver Private Investigators Find Missing Persons?
Utilizing interviewing for a missing person case is just as it sounds. The West Vancouver missing persons Investigator will gather information on individuals that appear to have knowledge on the subject’s whereabouts and then interview them.
The method of interviewing can be,
in-person in West Van
communicating via the internet
Attempting to locate the missing person in via a Wet Van PI service overtly or covertly will depend on if the Investigator wants the subject to know that they are trying to be located. If the subject is purposely missing (skip trace) in order to avoid consequences for their past actions, the West Vancouver missing persons Investigator is probably not going to want to alert them of the missing persons investigation. This can be done by the West Vancouver Investigator with skilled interviewing techniques.
Find Missing Family Members in West Vancouver Via Surveillance
Surveillance is used when the missing persons Investigator has known locations in West Vancouver that the subject/ family member might be located at, or perhaps known associates of the missing person. In order for the West Vancouver missing persons Investigator to properly perform surveillance, they will need complete and up to date information regarding the missing person.
This information can be things such as,
up do date photos of the missing person and associates
Surveillance requires a lot of time and resources. If a skilled and experienced West Vancouver missing persons Investigator decides that surveilling a location in West Vancouver BC is needed, there is a good chance that the surveillance will provide valuable information to the missing person case. This can be providing the next step in the West Vancouver missing person investigation or finding the missing person altogether.
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