Wholesale Dealer License Abuse

My independent auto dealer colleagues have alerted me to a major problem within many states: rampant wholesale-only dealer license abuse.   For those states that have a wholesale-only license, it provides the dealer with access to a dealers-only motor vehicle auction but under the restriction that the dealer could only sell to other dealers.   When you…mm

Open Source Discovery featured in 2014 FTA Technology Conference

LTAS Technologies co-presented a topic “1099K and E-commerce Discovery : Not a Slam Dunk!” at the 2014 FTA Technology Conference in Portland, Oregon earlier this month. Minnesota Revenue presented the government perspective on how both open source and 1099K data compliment each other to bring you a complete picture of a taxpayer. LTAS was on…mm

Investigative alternative to a subpoena of craigslist

If you are an investigator and require information on old, deleted or expired Craigslist ads, do not look any further than Harmari Search, which contains a large repository of live and historic Craigslist ads.  Note that access to this search is only available to law enforcement, government regulators of industry, professional licensing boards, insurance fraud…mm

Upgrades to Harmari Search for Craigslist v1.3

LTAS Technologies is proud to announce the latest upgrades to Harmari™ Search for Craigslist (formerly known as Craigslist Power Search).   You now have much more power at your fingertips than ever before for browsing over 68 million live and historic Craigslist ads: Harmari Search covers all 38 “For Sale” categories of Craigslist for USA and…mm

Export someone’s facebook friends’ list using WIST

Investigators and law enforcement make social media a standard tactic to quickly enumerate associates, suspects and persons of interest by working from someone’s Facebook page.  Although a simple keyword search will yield many ways to export your own friends list out of Facebook, but few tools out there can extract someone else’s friends list in…mm

New Craigslist Vehicle categories

You probably haven’t noticed, but Craigslist has recently expanded their categories under their “For Sale” section which affects investigators of auto theft, motor vehicle fraud, and law enforcement involved with property crime. Here’s a summary of the changes: Motorcycle categories has been expanded to include Motorcycle Parts, and whole Motorcycles for sale.  Previously, if someone…mm

Will visiting someone’s Facebook page put you on their “People You May Know” List?

This question stifles many an investigator, and the official stance of Facebook is that it does not report to any Facebook user who’s visiting their Facebook page.  Furthermore, it also ensures that no third party Apps can do so either.  So the good news is no, your ex-girlfriend can’t see how many times you’re checking…mm

Craigslist Power Search upgrades

Announcing the latest Craigslist Power Search with the following changes: upgraded server for improved response time and uptime added special category “Farm / Heavy Equipment” specially suited for auto theft investigators and SIUs added Make/Model/Year search specially suited for auto theft investigators and SIUs added account creation and account management for each user improved user…mm