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Skip Tracing

Skip tracing defines the techniques and products used to locate people. In the ARM context, debt collectors are trying to find debtors that are not reachable using contact information on hand.

Most ARM companies use the services of skip tracing vendors who furnish access to massive databases of consumer contact information mined from public records, credit reports, and many other sources.


LocateSmarter Determined to Change the Data Industry with New Product

CEDAR FALLS, IA – Today, data company LocateSmarter announced the launch of Movali 2.0, a phone append product. Movali 2.0 allows customers to create custom phone append products in real-time by choosing from a list of available data sources. The customer is provided with metrics on each data source’s hit rate, phone type, priority score and processing […]

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LocateSmarter to Exhibit at ACA International

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa  – LocateSmarter®, an online data delivery company, announced its return as an exhibitor and sponsor at ACA International’s Annual Conference & Expo, July 19-21 in Boston. “We introduced the marketplace to our new skip tracing product at last year’s conference, so we are thrilled to exhibit again and demonstrate how we’ve evolved over the past […]


LocateSmarter’s Chance Hoskinson to Present at May 13 Teleseminar on Skip Tracing Waterfall

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – LocateSmarter, a subsidiary of CBE Companies, announced their Manager of Consumer Data Strategy, Chance Hoskinson will speak at ACA International’s teleseminar on Wednesday, May 13. The ACA International teleseminar, “Effectively Using the Skip Tracing Waterfall” will cover strategies and technology used to obtain consumer information for the purpose of debt collection. The 90-minute session […]


TransUnion Partners with Global Debt Registry to Offer Registry Services for Debt Buyers and Financial Institutions

TransUnion, a global leader in information and risk management, and Global Debt Registry (GDR), the pioneer and leader in debt information access and validation, today announced a collaboration to market GDR debt registry services for debt buyers, collectors and financial institutions. GDR’s debt registry offering enables debt owners to accelerate collections through streamlined access to […]


Big Shifts in Debt by Age: A Very Literal Interpretation of Knowing Your Debtor

A recent credit report study from TransUnion found that the composition of loans that people typically carry has materially changed for both the youngest and oldest segments of the population during the last decade. Not only did economic forces prompt change, but general demographic shifts have changed the composition of outstanding credit among different age groups in the U.S.