Phone Lookup

About Hawk Toolbox

We here at Hawk Analytics are passionate about supporting the people and mission of Law Enforcement. As such, we have created the Hawk Toolbox – a FREE resource for anyone who works with cell phones, Call Detail Records (CDRs) and geo-location data.  We are continuously updating this website with the tools and information you need for chasing phones.

This includes:

  • A FREE Phone Lookup Tool (Find the service provider & possible subscriber for any phone number, print customized preservation letters and search warrants.)
  • Carrier Compliance Center Information (Find relevant documentation about carriers and their record formats)
  • Additional Legal Templates (Find other pertinent legal templates related to chasing phones)
  • News & Events Related to chasing phones (See the latest news below)
  • Investigative Resources
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Training Materials
  • and much more…

News & Events

NATIONAL SPOTLIGHT – A timeline of missing 22-year-old Gabby Petito’s case

Posted by Tom Bruce
Sept. 16, 2021 | by Christina Maxouris | CNN | Local and federal authorities are looking for 22-year-old Gabby Petito, who was reported missing by her family over the weekend after she had been traveling with her boyfriend, Brian Laundrie.  Laundrie returned to the pair’s North Port, Florida, home earlier this month without Petito and is ...
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3G networks are shutting down next year. Here’s what you should know

Posted by Tom Bruce
Thurs. Sept. 30, 2021 | By Heather Kelly – Washington Post | If you have an old phone, an alarm system or an ankle monitor, your tech could stop working properly next year. Kami Griffiths has a perfectly fine phone. It’s your standard Samsung Galaxy smartphone with all the important apps, a decent camera and a screen ...
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United States: Still “Penned” In: Seventh Circuit Holds IP Address Pen Register Orders Still Constitutional After Carpenter

Posted by Tom Bruce
Fri. Oct. 1, 2021 | By Elliot S. Rosenwald , Jayce Born and Ronald Lee – mondaq | In 2016, Edward Soybel, a disgruntled former employee, began perpetrating cyberattacks against his former employer, W.W. Grainger, Inc. (Grainger), an industrial supply company. One of Grainger’s key service offerings, KeepStock, uses large database tables stored on Grainger’s computers ...
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There’s a multibillion-dollar market for your phone’s location data

Posted by Tom Bruce
Sat. Oct. 2, 2021 | By Jon Keegan and Alfred Ng – tnw | A huge but little-known industry has cropped up around monetizing people’s movements Companies that you likely have never heard of are hawking access to the location history on your mobile phone. An estimated $12 billion market, the location data industry has many players: collectors, ...
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FCC Proposal Targets SIM Swapping, Port-Out Fraud

Posted by Tom Bruce
Fri. Oct. 1, 2021 | By Brian Krebs – Krebs| The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is asking for feedback on new proposed rules to crack down on SIM swapping and number port-out fraud, increasingly prevalent scams in which identity thieves hijack a target’s mobile phone number and use that to wrest control over the victim’s online identity. In a long-overdue notice ...
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For 15 years and counting, Colin Fagan, a retired dedicated law enforcement detective sergeant and digital evidence examiner created and continues to maintain the Law Enforcement Technology Investigations Resource Guide (LETIRG) with information on the latest technology and legal templates to help law enforcement across the country.  We are happy to be serving as the gatekeeper of the Guide on Colin’s behalf.