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Trace Detail

Government Trace Detail Sample Report

When should I use a Trace Detail?

If you are having trouble contacting a skipped account or just need to verify references or application information, the Trace Detail Report is a great asset. This report provides an in-depth trace on the individual or address. This will result in verified addresses, neighbors, relatives and many other means of contact or references.

How do I search effectively?

  1. Use only a social security number to get the best results
  2. Try last name, first name and state as a secondary search for additional results

Can I request a Trace Detail from a People Search?

  • Yes, request a People Search and click an individual result to get the Trace Detail Report

What sources are searched?

  • Equifax's Consumer Credit Database
  • Trans Union's Consumer Credit Database
  • Telephone Regional Bell Operating Companies(RBOC) database
  • State and City Public Records
  • Compliation of over 100 data sources

What information is returned?

  • Verified and/or Shared Addresses
  • Roommates
  • Friends
  • Associates
  • Relatives
  • Neighbors

What are the uses for the data on this report?

  • Verify an address for the individual
  • Check references
  • Probe neighbors, relatives and/or friends
  • Determine occupants at the address

Why contact a neighbor?

Adhering to state laws, neighbors may be contacted to locate the individual. Neighbors are usually very willing to cooperate and sometimes are able to provide a wealth of information.
  • Is the subject still there
  • Additional occupants of the house
  • When they moved
  • A forwarding address or new area

Who else can I contact?

As an alternative approach, contacting a third party may help in locating the individual. Spouses, parents, roommates, siblings, former boyfriends or girlfriends that currently live our have previously lived with the individual can be very willing to help in your endeavor. This is often very successful where other methods have failed.