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The goal of the RBI (Reddit Bureau of Investigation) is to use the power of Reddit to solve crimes/mysteries. The idea is an organized group of Redditors interested in solving crimes/mysteries and helping people in the process.
Witch-hunts and the posting of personal information are forbidden. The motto not your personal army applies.
If you see a post containing any personal information, please report it and message the mods.
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if you are submitting images for forensics (eg, license plate reading, etc) it is helpful to submit the original image. We advise uploading this to something such as dropbox to avoid compression. Imgur and other websites often strip data from images to save on space.
Re-saving an image uploaded to social media will often provide you with a lower quality image, so please use an alternative file sharing website when sharing raw material. Consider uploading the original image in a zipfile in dropbox or similar.
Tools that may help you:
Stolencamerafinder.com - find your stolen camera
Plan B - find your missing Android phone AFTER it is lost or stolen
Prey - Helps you recover laptop or phone if stolen.
StolenBikeRegistry.com - May help you get your bike back.
Legacy.com - good search engine for obituaries
Missed Connections on Craigslist - long shot way to reconnect with someone in a city
Unmasking identity - how to discover the real person behind an email/IP address
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