Dating sites do background checks
Online dating is intimidating enough without added concerns about physical violence.
Two years ago a woman in Los Angeles was attacked by a man she met through an online dating site who'd previously been convicted for sexual assualt. woman who was assaulted, started screening for sex offenders.
All of the services we reviewed draw their data from state and county records, court documents, and other publicly available information such as phone books and marketing data.
An online public records search can provide you with information about a subject’s criminal records, bankruptcies, court judgements and tax liens.
This is valuable information you can consider when looking for potential roommates or business partners.
Most services also allow you to check whether your target is a registered sex offender.
These can be useful when trying to find the current whereabouts of a lost friend, acquaintance or relative.
If you’re looking for background checks for employment or renting purposes, you’ll need to find a registered consumer reporting agency.
If you use the information for one of the services on this review for considering a potential employee or renter, you can face legal repercussions.
Do not let yourself become a victim of a Catfish scheme.
Meet a potential date in public places, until you are absolutely sure you feel comfortable being alone with him or her privately.