Investigating Facebook Buy Sell Trade Groups

Recently a flood of activity has emerged regarding the free classifieds marketplaces on Facebook Buy/Sell/Trade Groups.  Thousands of groups have proliferated and it is difficult for loss prevention, or brand protection investigators to contain and monitor these groups for stolen products or counterfeit products. The interface is rather limited in what can be investigated.  About

Harmari Search v2.4 released

LTAS Technologies proudly announces its new Harmari Search release 2.4, which contains many exciting new features and a better user experience. Highlighted changes include: Reduced Delay to Collect Live Craigslist ads Added Custom column layout, industry-specific presets and reporting Added option to turn on horizontal scrolling Added “Sort by Unlicensed” for Contractor compliance reporting within

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

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

$7 Million dollar annual gift card marketplace on Craigslist

The second-hand gift card marketplace is alive and well, and finally a dollar value can be put on it.  The paper presents statistics on nearly 100,000 gift card advertisements on the popular classifieds site.  Find out the top 10 industry sectors affected, top 10 cities and states where gift cards are sold, and the average