The Manual to Online Public Records, Fourth Edition

By Cynthia Hetherington, CFE, and Michael Sankey

This book’s author is a CFE

This book's author is a CFE.

Manual to Online Public Records 4th Edition
The Manual to Online Public Records


Obtaining useful information is critical to the success of a fraud examination. "The Manual to Online Public Records" shows you how and where to search for public records and information. This book dissects techniques used to find detailed information on people and businesses, and provides resources, facts and best practices to improve your public-record searching skills.

Highlights of this book include:

  • More than 16,000 direct sources of public records at the county, state and federal levels
  • How to evaluate online sites and vendors
  • Advanced strategies to search social network sites for hard-to-find public information
  • How to spot red flags of sites that produce little value
  • How to analyze record-searching methodology

Product Details

This book's author is a CFE.
Label Value
ISBN 978-1889150628
Publisher Facts on Demand Press; 4 Edition
Published Copyright 2016
Pages 650
Format Paperback

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Online Public Record Fundamentals and Site Evaluation Techniques
Chapter 2 Using Search Engines For Locating Public Information
Chapter 3 Researching Social Networks
Chapter 4 Resources and Search Tips by Topic
Chapter 5 Online Public Record Database Vendors
Chapter 6 State and Local Government Online Sources
Chapter 7 Searching Federal Court Records

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