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Old 09-11-2018, 6:05 AM
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Default Be careful out there bounty hunters pretending to be federal law enforcement

There is a company based out of LA called US Fugitive Service that is pretending to be an agency of the government. They even have fancy wallets, with metal badges on the outside. They are bail recovery agents aka bounty hunters.

I'm pretty sure of the answer to this question, but perhaps someone in law enforcement can verify it for me: Are bail bonds agents a branch of the federal government, in any way, shape or form?

My understanding is that they are not law enforcement. They must be registered with the state of CA Insurance department, just like security guards.
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Old 09-11-2018, 9:38 AM
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There is a company based out of LA called US Fugitive Service that is pretending to be an agency of the government. They even have fancy wallets, with metal badges on the outside. They are bail recovery agents aka bounty hunters.

I'm pretty sure of the answer to this question, but perhaps someone in law enforcement can verify it for me: Are bail bonds agents a branch of the federal government, in any way, shape or form?

My understanding is that they are not law enforcement. They must be registered with the state of CA Insurance department, just like security guards.
What specific actions are they taking where they are pretending to be part of the government? Are they claiming to be federal law enforcement?
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They are authorized by federal law, but they are not part of the government in any way shape or form. But it's all a moot point since Ca will do away the the bail system in a few short year's, putting them out of business.
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Old 09-11-2018, 11:53 AM
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Also, the Soverign Citizens have their own “Marshalls”. They are outfitted like you might see any number of local tac units.

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Old 09-11-2018, 1:26 PM
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They came out of a house, claiming to be undercover. When I asked which agency they worked for they would not answer. And even better, I asked if they were bail agents, that set them off
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They even have fancy wallets, with metal badges on the outside.

CCW badges?!?!
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Old 09-11-2018, 1:35 PM
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They came out of a house, claiming to be undercover. When I asked which agency they worked for they would not answer. And even better, I asked if they were bail agents, that set them off
So at what point did they claim to be federal law enforcement?
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That they would supposedly take me in for some guard card crap
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Not sure if there is any point to this obscure thread.
OP, did you call PD on them?
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Starting to think there's a lot more to this story.
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is this the outfit - like the typos on their site

http://usfugitivesvc.us/

US Fugitive Service International specialize in high risk nationwide fugitive retrieval, prisoner transportation, and criminal extradition services. We are staffed by prior- law enforcement, and ex-military professionals. US Fugitive Service International offers Bail Enforcement Services, specializing in exonerating bail bonds by apprehending and surrendering a fugitive from justice who has either failed to appear as ordered by the Judicial District, or has the bond revoked by the bondman or co-signer.

US Fugitive Service International staff , agents and investigator have over 20 years combined bail bonds, law enforcement, court, security and military experience.

Our goal at US Fugitive Service International is protecting your liability by exonerating your bonds. We are committed to our clients and conduct our fugitive investigative assignments utilizing only professionalism and credentialed investigators. Our Fugitive Investigative Service covers all 50 states and U.S. Territories with a specializiation in international investigations abroad. We hsave access to the INTERPOL Network and many other foreign databases.
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I'm not seeing anything here that would fit the claim by the OP that they were "pretending to be federal law enforcement".
So OP, were you harboring a fugitive? What is the real issue?
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OP..You trolling really hard..
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Mysterious men in black w/fancy wallets, unknown agency???
I'm in!
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Mysterious men in black w/fancy wallets, unknown agency???
I'm in!


Musta been these guys...
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This thread is warming up. Atta boy! We’ll eventually get to the real story.
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Did they look like the Blues Brothers?

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