How to Find Out Anything About Anyone: Alan Huffman and Michael Rejebian

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Official documentation is the closest society comes to establishing the truth, and most of it is public record. Think tax histories, property registries, and lawsuits. Clerks are more likely to overcome their mistrust early in the morning. Be nice but confident, and if this doesn’t work, play dumb and impervious. We try not to be a nuisance until it’s clear that anything we say is seen as a nuisance. — As told to Karen Weise 

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