Archive for June, 2012

How To Find Someone With A Common Name

Thursday, June 28th, 2012

At PeopleFinders, we pride ourselves on making it easy for you to find people in the U.S. But, there are some people who are a little difficult to locate.

Individuals with common names can be hard to find. Have you ever tried to lookup someone with a common name? Thousands of people share names like John Brown, Sue Williams or Dave Miller. Finding the exact one isn’t always easy.

So how can you locate the right person when they have an all-too-common name?

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graduation Going to a high school reunion this summer? How long has it been since you saw your former classmates? When you think about it, the answer might surprise you. After graduation we all go our separate ways. And it’s just so easy to lose touch.

This summer, people across the country will reconnect with friends they haven’t seen in more than a decade. Getting ready for a high school reunion can be an exciting experience. You’re eager to see everyone and reminisce about old times. But the weeks leading up to the big day can be surprisingly stressful.

Sometimes the thrill of catching up with classmates is overshadowed by feelings of apprehension.

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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently released a warning about fake debt collectors. These are predators who call people and pretend to be in charge of collecting consumer debts. Trouble is: the so-called collectors are actually criminals.

Getting called by a debt collector can be a nerve-wracking experience. Scam artists take advantage of this fact and use it as an opportunity to steal from well-intentioned victims. These criminals demand payment on behalf of well-known corporations, but their intent is to pocket the money themselves.

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When we hear about crime, it’s easy to think that it could never happen to us. We sympathize with people who are affected by crime, but we never expect to be the next victim.

The truth is we are all at risk for certain types of crime. And the number one crime these days is identity theft. According to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), identity theft has been the most common consumer complaint for 12 consecutive years.

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