Intelius vs. Spokeo vs. BeenVerified — A Private Investigator’s Review
I frequently get asked about commercially available investigative databases such as Intelius, Spokeo, and BeenVerified. The truth is that I have never used them, so I could never really give an intelligent answer. The professional databases that I rely on that are most comparable to Intelius, Spokeo, and BeenVerified can only be accessed by licensed private investigators, so I never had the need to review these other sites.
In case this is not abundantly clear, I was not paid to write this article and
do not earn a cent by using any of these services. I paid $264.43 out of my own
pocket to run all of the searches described below.
Before I get into the nitty-gritty details,
there were a few things that I was hoping to learn, and there are a few things
to keep in mind as you read this review.
First, from my own personal experiences, I
know that there are hundreds of databases out there. These three are some of
the most popular, and therefore the only three that I decided to spend my money
Many of these websites make boastful claims
about how much information they can obtain and how accurate they are. They brag
about having nationwide access to …read more