Meet The Investigator

Bob Brasich
Bob BrasichPrivate Investigator | President
Bob Brasich heads up The Internet Investigators with over 20 years’ experience leading complex investigations at the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration and the Motion Picture Association.

Bob posts tips online via and as @netbootcamp.

Internet Investigation Highlights

Bob’s Internet investigations career precedes Google.

In the mid-90s, he introduced some of the first online cases and email intercepts at the Drug Enforcement Administration targeting Internet pharmacies and counterfeit pharmaceuticals. He traveled extensively in India and Mexico working with government officials to shut down pharmaceutical plants that supplied these online pharmacies and over 90% of the U.S. illicit market. He also served on clandestine drug lab and parcel interdiction teams.

In 2008, he joined the Motion Picture Association of America where he trained and developed Internet investigations teams around the globe.  He managed a LATAM program and led cutting edge cases that literally changed the Internet landscape.

Bob thrives on problem solving.

He is often tasked to identify website owners and explain how the websites operate. He enjoys preparing intelligence landscapes that identify threats within a region with strategies to address them.

Clients frequently task Bob to conduct these types of cases:

  • Advertising / Payment processing

  • Affiliate marketing / fraud

  • Bittorrent / Cyberlockers / Live stream

  • Counterfeits / Piracy

  • E-commerce / B2B

  • IP addresses / Rogue hosting networks

  • Mobile & Desktop apps

  • Social networks

  • Trademarks

  • Undercover investigations

Bob enjoys training and is a regular speaker on  investigative techniques and enforcement strategies at conferences like the Hi-Tech Crime Investigator Association and Anti-Piracy Summits. He received his training through the FBI/DEA Academy, the FBI Regional Computer Forensic Lab, and experts in specialties that range from HTML to DNS.

He pays it forward by providing free training and search tools to law enforcement via the NetBootCamp website.

Facebook Search book by Bob Brasich

Bob is the author of “Facebook Search,” which is a two-part technical manual for power searchers.

The books explain the methods used by investigators, journalists, researchers, and recruiters to dig deep into the world’s largest social database.

The books are available on by Bob Brasich on

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