Hidden Assets Webinar

  • March 2, 2023
  • 2 min read

Welcome to a comprehensive presentation on hidden asset searches, brought to you by Active Intel Investigations, a licensed private investigative agency. Throughout this session, we will delve into the intricacies of hidden asset searches, addressing their significance, reasons for conducting them, and the various methods employed to unveil concealed assets.


  1. Why Hidden Asset Searches?
    • Common scenarios: court judgments, pre-litigation intelligence, fraud loss recovery, probate, divorce, and debt garnishments.
    • The staggering $450 billion worth of unrecovered judgments as of 2022.
  2. Utilizing Asset Search Results
    • Initiating recovery: writ of garnishment, asset seizure, liens, and leveraging voluntary recovery.
    • The importance of GLB (Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act) compliance in asset searches.
  3. Types of Asset Searches
    • Electronic or database searches vs. fully documented and abstracted searches.
    • In-depth exploration of real estate, vehicle, bank account, corporate assets, intellectual property, vessels and aircraft, and accounts receivable searches.
  4. Real Estate Searches
    • Navigating the recorder of deeds for primary records.
    • Identifying fraudulent conveyances and leveraging margin forensics.
  5. Vehicle Records Searches
    • Compliance with the Drivers Privacy Protection Act (DPPA).
    • Accessing state agencies and filing specific forms for permissible use.
  6. Bank Account Searches
    • Swift Code system, check verification system, account vetting inquiry, and osent.
    • Third-party companies and the practicalities of running multiple searches.
  7. Corporate Assets Searches
    • Exploring LLCs, Inc corporations, partnerships, trusts, and potential secondary assets.
    • The significance of domain names and phone numbers in leveraging assets.
  8. Other Asset Classes
    • Vessels, aircraft, intellectual property, and accounts receivable searches.
    • Identifying assets beyond traditional categories.
  9. Nominee Trustees and Fraudulent Conveyances
    • Searching for assets hidden in the name of third parties.
    • Recognizing fraudulent conveyances and taking necessary actions.
  10. Q&A and Closing Remarks
    • Addressing questions from the audience.
    • Guidance on interpreting asset search results.

Navigating the complexities of hidden asset searches is crucial for individuals seeking to recover funds owed to them. Whether dealing with legal disputes, fraud losses, or family law cases, understanding the methods and legal compliance involved in asset searches is paramount. As we conclude this presentation, we encourage you to stay informed, adhere to legal standards, and consider seeking professional guidance when embarking on asset search endeavors.

Thank you for joining us on this insightful journey into the world of hidden asset searches. Stay vigilant, stay informed, and may your efforts lead to successful asset recovery.

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