skip tracer

or skip-trac·er


noun

an investigator whose job is to locate missing persons, especially debtors.

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OTHER WORDS FROM skip tracer

skip tracing, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for skip tracer

skip tracer

noun

US and Canadian a person employed to search for missing debtors or defendants who have absconded whilst on bail
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