Old School Pretexting

Valerie McGilvrey
Mar 19 · 1 min read

Sometime in early June 2020, I did a talk for private investigators, process servers, and law enforcement on pretexting to get information so that a case could move forward. The edited three parts of my talk are below.

There are a lot of things that I didn’t say in this talk because licensed professionals already know their limitations regardless of regional differences in the law that governs them. If you’re new to social engineering, please understand that the FTC and the FCC are involved in investigating activities and methods that are used to perpetrate fraud.

I believe that knowing about types of fraud would help investigators be able to recognize activities targeting their client, just like a cybersecurity professional would need to know these things to be able to protect their client. Red team, if you need to know more, just drop a comment and I’ll do my best to help you. Find me on Twitter at @skipvue

Enjoy!

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Valerie McGilvrey

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I write about skip tracing, asset location and judgement enforcement. Grab a cold beverage and let's do this. http://youtube.com/SkipVue

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Valerie McGilvrey

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I write about skip tracing, asset location and judgement enforcement. Grab a cold beverage and let's do this. http://youtube.com/SkipVue

SkipVue

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Learn and discuss privacy, skip tracing, OSINT, asset searches, and all related investigative things.

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