Few people think much about their social security number, other than protecting it from identity thieves. But the actual number was – in the past – very telling.
International Investigators conducts a lot of investigation of specific people for a wide variety of reasons:
A missing person investigation
An identity theft
An asset search
Due diligence for personal or professional reasons
And a social security number can be a source of leads and information. But a relatively recent change adds some new challenges – and opportunities. The first three digits of a social security number used to stand for something specific. Each state had a certain series of numbers and other groups, like railroad workers, their social security number always began with digits from 700 – 728. That’s because [...]