PRIVATE INVESTIGATORS

Focused solely on vehicle-related fraud

Resolve vehicle fraud cases efficiently with our team of no-nonsense investigators. Body shop fraud, storage lien fraud, auto loan fraud, lien sale fraud, floorplan fraud? We've got you covered.

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SPECIALISTS IN RESOLVING BODY SHOP AND PURCHASE FRAUD

PHONE: 800-309-5046

FULLY LICENSED IN ALL STATES

TRUST THE DIFFERENCE

Locator Investigation Technologies

There are plenty of private investigators out there. But most of them don't know their way around a dubious collision repair or a false credit profile. Our team understands every kind of fraud scheme, from basic scams that can be resolved in a few hours to organized, multi-million dollar rings that take years to pursue.

  • Proven methodology
  • Unparalleled access to data
  • Excellent relationships with law enforcement
  • Leadership in industry associations
  • Extensive experience in the U.S. and Mexico
  • Advocates for the vehicle finance industry

DRIVEN BY DATA

Resolved with Know-How

Our investigators have the unique combination of skills necessary to resolve vehicle fraud. They're as adept at hands-on vehicle inspections as they are behind a computer, digging into records and analyzing data. As a division of Locator Technologies, we have access to the largest database in the industry.

MEET OUR TEAM OF INVESTIGATORS

Michael “Mick” O’Neill

Director of Special Investigations

Mick joined Locator Investigation Services as the Director of Investigations in 2021, after working 12 years within the insurance industry. Mick specialized in vintage, classic, and exotic vehicle theft investigations in addition to many insurance fraud investigations. Mick worked extensively in Mexico, Central & South America as an advisor to corporate and governmental clientele. Mick also worked as a Special Branch Officer in Europe, investigating terrorism related offenses.

Mick is a past President of The Western States Auto Theft Investigators (2019), past President of the Western Regional Chapter of the International Association for Auto Theft Investigators (2018), past President of the Orange County Auto Theft Investigation (2016) and an active member of the Association of Former Intelligence Officers (Los Angeles Chapter).


Anthony “Tony” Ko

Investigator - Lien Sale/Body Shop Fraud Specialist

Tony joined Locator Investigations in 2017 after a 30+ year career in the vehicle finance industry. This included 25 years as a Supervisor in the Fraud Control Unit for Toyota Financial Services as well as experience with other lenders in their Credit Collections, Skip Tracing and Fraud Control Units. Tony has extensive experience in body shop fraud investigation and fraudulent tow yard lien sale events.

In 2003, Tony was the founding member of the Auto Finance Fraud Investigators Association which is now affiliated with the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators and he remains an Active member of the Western States Auto Theft Investigators Assn and International Assn of Auto Theft Investigators.

Oscar Alva

Investigator – Latin America Specialist

Oscar joined Locator Technologies after a 27 year career in California law enforcement, 11 years of which was specializing in vehicle theft investigations. Prior to that assignment Oscar worked as a Mexico Liaison Investigator, coordinating with Mexico and U.S. law enforcement for the prosecution of cross border crime activity and intelligence information exchange. Oscar has conducted several investigations for finance industry clients of Locator Technologies, resulting in the recovery of numerous vehicles from Mexico.

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