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Learn how the social media investigators at Bosco Legal Services used skip tracing techniques to track down a missing teen.
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(Story shared with permission, but names have been changed to protect privacy) Recently a teenage girl went missing overnight, law enforcement couldn’t help the only lead was an Instagram message from an unknown account.  Jane, the mother of the missing teen Kylie, remembers the morning that she made the frightening discovery that her daughter was […]

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  • Social Media In Court

In today’s digital age, more and more people are spending time on the internet. They spend an average of 2 hours and 27 minutes on social media alone, with the younger population driving numbers even higher. Nigeria, the Philippines, India, the United States, and China are the five countries that spend the longest time across multiple social […]

Medical staff checking a chart to verify if a patient was treated at their facility for medical background investigators.
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The National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association (NHCAA) reports that healthcare fraud costs the United States about $68 billion every year. In fact, 21% of bodily injury claims and 18% of personal injury protection claims involved some sort of fraud or buildup.  When a person claims to have sustained an injury and wants compensation, it can […]

Social media investigators analyze social media information collected by SMI software for evidence.
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  • Legal Tips

If social media activity is crucial to your argument in court, how will you make sure that you’re putting forth the strongest case possible? Before handing over the reins to your legal team, take a moment to verify how they’ll be gathering and processing critical evidence. Will they be using a software service or engaging […]

Bosco provides expert tips on properly dating photos & videos from social media to use as evidence.
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  • Legal Tips

To use social media photos as evidence in a court case, they must be properly obtained, preserved, and verified as presenting authentic and truthful information. One question that can stump many legal teams is how to verify the date of photos posted on social media. Dating a photo doesn’t just mean identifying when it was […]

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Transcript: 0:03 Social Media Discovery can be complex, time-consuming, and a major burden even to the most competent legal professionals. 0:10 Although traditional eDiscovery companies can offer assistance with some of these issues, their processes often leave much of the burden on the law firms. Bosco Legal’s main focus is taking the Social Media Discovery […]

Reasons why social media is underused in court from social media investigation pros at Bosco Legal.
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  • Legal Tips
  • Social Media In Court

In today’s world, anyone with internet access can find out where someone was, who they were with, and what they were doing after a 5-second social media search. With this in mind, you’d think every modern court case would rely heavily on the minute-by-minute record of activity that many folks willingly post on their accounts. […]

Why does SMI (SOCMINT) software fall short when authenticating social media evidence? Here are answers from Bosco Legal.
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  • Legal Tips

If you’re involved in a court case that requires a social media investigation to obtain evidence, you may be tempted to use social media intelligence (SMI) tools advertised so frequently on the web. These tools are designed to gather certain types of data from social media websites quickly, but that information means nothing for your […]

Learn about Spoliation of Social Media Evidence from Bosco Legal. What you need to know about preservation & prevention.
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  • Social Media In Court

The fast pace of social media and the speed at which our attention flies from posts to videos to comments sections can make it seem like a transient, intangible element of daily life. In court, however, social media evidence is held to the same standards as all other admissible evidence. This means anyone responsible for […]