People Search and Background Checks
Need to find out about a prospective client, tenant, employee, or boss? A people search and background check service can help you find out a wealth of information on virtually anyone in the United States. In most cases, you don't need much to start with, just name and state of residency. We've put the top companies to the test to help you find the best people search and background check company for your needs.
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National Consumer Protection Week: How To Protect Your Identity At Work
Mar 7, 2014 - Identity theft can occur anytime personal information is breached and falls into the wrong hands. It can take place at the grocery store, gas station and even at your workplace. As consumers, we find comfort in thinking that our information is safe when we're at work, but the reality is that not ...
Is My Social Security Number Safe When Requesting Credit Reports?
Mar 6, 2014 - Q: I want to see my credit report, but I am worried about entering my social security number online to do so. How do I know whether my personal information is secure or not? A: This is a good question, and it's great that you are giving extra thought to the safety of your identity [...]
Lexington Law vs. Sky Blue: Which Credit Repair Is Better?
Mar 5, 2014 - Navigating the world of credit repair can be tricky, and for every legitimate credit repair service out there you're apt to run into several bad apples. But don't let those spoil the bunch ? there are great resources out there to help you get started on repairing errors and inconsistencies on you...
Sally Beauty Is The Latest Victim In Credit Card Breach
Mar 5, 2014 - It seems that Sally Beauty is the most recent to fall victim to a credit card breach, as reported by cyber-security blogger Brian Krebs. According to KrebsOnSecurity, Krebs spotted a batch of 282,000 stolen credit cards posted for sale on an underground marketplace that he believes were stolen fr...
Netflix Phishing Scam: How To Protect Yourself
Mar 4, 2014 - Customers of one of the top-rated video streaming services, Netflix, are being targeted in a phishing scam, as discovered by a security firm called Malwarebytes Unpacked. Unlucky Netflix users that have fallen for the scam will not only find themselves paying nearly $400 to the scammers, but also...
Find people and check backgrounds
The people search and background check services we reviewed can help you find essential details on the people you're interested in. These services search out and aggregate disparate public record sources providing you with address histories, property reports, criminal convictions, bankruptcies, known aliases, sex offender status, tax liens, marriage and divorce records, and even known associates. Many of these services offer additional services including reverse phone number, social profile, and business searches.
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