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

Software Tools Review: FastStone Capture

Some investigator folks with whom I’ve shown this tool were impressed by at least one of its capabilities, and I will briefly describe them to you.  FastStone Capture isn’t just a screen-grabbing software, it’s actually an artist’s palette for creating any type of training or demonstration media, whether it’s pictures or video-narratives.  It is available…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

Using Internet Archive / Wayback Machine for investigations

Investigators have a common question: what if I could go back in time to see what a website looked like a year ago?  Or even 3 years ago?  What about a week ago?  The Internet Archive provides just such a capability.  Inspired by the fictional WABAC machine from the Rocky and Bullwinkle Show, which Professor…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

Social Network Analysis for Law Enforcement

A recent survey conducted by Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions found that about 80% of law enforcement officers use social media platforms to assist in investigations, and 67% of them believe social media helps solve crimes more quickly[1]. Richmond, VA police successfully used Social Network Analysis (SNA) to corroborate evidence collected by detectives in interviews, as…mm

Find Old Craigslist ads or eBay auction pages within browser

Have you ever clicked the link to a Craigslist ad of something you were previously looking at, only to find it was deleted, flagged, or an error message? Well, by taking advantage of “offline mode”, you can see its original contents, pictures and all! Update: Law enforcement, SIU, government, loss prevention, private investigators, and industry…mm

Craigslist Power Search released!

LTAS Technologies officially launched the new Craigslist Power Search tool; available by clicking on the bar menu at the top of this list, or by clicking http://craigslist.harmari.com! The new release has more powerful features designed to make investigative search more powerful and faster, including: Added 6 new categories to historic database Added keyword search and…mm

Phone number reverse lookup now available

LTAS Technologies now provides phone number reverse lookup services to its customers.  By having a reverse lookup capability, LTAS can now close the loop on all background checks of online classifieds.  The reverse lookup searches on phone numbers, both land line and cellphone numbers, and if there is a match, can provide the full name…mm