Mobile Buy and Sell sites taking off

Mobile device-based buy and sell apps are exploding onto the Internet.   Although only 3 are featured on this page, be on the lookout for more.  All apps described below can download it from the App Store or Google Play. One popular app is VarageSale.  Your account is created by logging into it with your Facebook…mm

Facebook Groups buy and sell pages turning into a den for thieves

Earlier this year Facebook turned on some new features within Groups to facilitate buy and sell activities similar to a community bulletin board site like Craigslist.  Police warn that these Groups provide an opportunity for burglars and thieves to fence their stolen property. For example, in Hazelwood, MO police caught someone on a Facebook buy…mm

Harmari Top 10 Report delivered daily to your inbox

The Top 10 Report grew out of a need for investigators to quickly review high-value leads of sellers on Craigslist based on specific category, keyword, or identifying parameters.  Secondly, we now prefer to have data pushed to us rather than having to search it ourselves.  These two critical needs are combined in this new Report…mm

Harmari Hot Sheet helps identify multiple stolen items on Craigslist

What if the same person was selling / parting out multiple stolen items?  What about items stolen from the same retail store, or warehouse or burglarized from a house?  How could an investigator sift through thousands of ads efficiently to find the culprit?  Harmari Hot Sheet directly addresses this need for Craigslist ads.  A 3-step…mm

No expectation of privacy in a Craigslist ad

Recently in a California court, the defendant has made a motion to suppress evidence from various subpoenas to email, mobile and internet service providers, but included in the motion was a request to suppress a subpoena response from Craigslist regarding an ad posted by someone else.  Directly quoted from the ruling: The Government asserts that…mm