Category: Safety

Don’t Become Catfish Bait- Be Informed!

Now that the holidays are over it’s time to find that special someone just in time for Valentine’s Day. Though online dating can be fun, exciting, and convenient, there is always a risk of running into a Catfish– someone who uses a false online persona to catch you. According to TheNextWeb.com there are up to Read More…

Could A Fake Debt Collector Be Calling You?

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 Read More…

3 Ways PeopleFinders Can Help You Keep Your Kids Safe This Summer

Your kids just can’t wait. School is about to end, and young people everywhere are determined to have the time of their lives. Summer is a glorious time for children. Parents want to do everything possible to keep their kids safe, but it’s simply not possible to watch them every second of the day. There Read More…

How To Protect Yourself And Your Family With PeopleFinders

How important is it to keep your family safe? Yes, that is a ridiculous question. The safety and security of your loved ones is the most important thing we can think of. At PeopleFinders, we take your safety very seriously. We offer several security-oriented services to help you protect yourself, your family and all the Read More…

A Level 3 Sex Offender Visits An Elementary School

It’s not unusual for a parent to visit their child at school. When 32-year-old Jeffrey D. Smith entered Canandaigua Primary School, he followed the proper procedures. He signed in at the front desk and asked to see his 9-year-old daughter. But something was wrong. This man was not the young girl’s father. The name he Read More…

October Is National Crime Prevention Month

In honor of National Crime Prevention Month, we’re sharing a few tips to help you deter criminals. You never know where a criminal may strike, so it is essential to be ready for any situation. Predators look for easy targets; people they can take advantage of quickly. It’s up to you to prepare yourself, your Read More…

Back To School Safety Tips For Kids

It’s hard to believe, but August is almost half over. Parents everywhere are starting to focus on preparing their children to go back to school. A new semester can be an exciting time. Kids will soon be meeting new people, learning new things and having experiences that will shape the rest of their lives. It’s Read More…

More Schools Require Volunteers To Pass Criminal Background Checks

Have you ever thought about volunteering at a public school? If you were required to pass a criminal background check first, would that encourage or discourage you? Adults across the country are now asked to supply a background report before they’re allowed to volunteer at local schools. It wasn’t always this way. Years ago most Read More…

Should Sex Offenders Have The Right To Travel?

According to a recent report by CNN, several thousand sex offenders in the United States are granted passports each year. This information came directly from a document produced by a Government Accountability Office (GAO).

How Safe Is Your Next Blind Date?

Have you ever met someone through an Internet dating site? How safe did you feel going out with a stranger? Sure, everyone listed on the site has their own profile. You can see the person’s picture, bio, interests and other information … all of which is directly supplied by that person. This can lead to Read More…