If a collections agency is trying to find you, and they do not know your physical address, they can hire a skip tracer to track you down. Skip tracers can employ shady and unethical methods to find you, and this article will guide you on how to hide from a skip tracer.
Things You Will Need
To follow the guidelines listed in this article on how to hide from a skip tracer.
The first step to hiding from a skip tracer is to take down your profile on all social networking sites you are on. One of the first places skip tracers will go to find people they are searching for is social networking sites. Social networking sites make it easy to find the area where someone lives, so take down your profile immediately.
The second step is to use a P.O. box instead of getting your mail delivered directly to your home. Skip tracers will try to find your mailing address as a means to track you down. By having a P.O. box any attempts they make to find your mailing address will not help them locate you.
The third step to hiding from a skip tracer is to remove your home phone line. If you have a home phone line your name, phone number, and address will be listed on phone book web sites on the internet. This makes it easy for a skip tracer to find you, remove your home phone line and you will not be listed on the phone book web sites on the internet. Use your cell phone as your primary phone.
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