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CheckPeople and Peoplefinders Overview

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Peoplefinders was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Dec 18, 2007 and since then this brand received 528 reviews. It is 74 reviews more than CheckPeople received since Aug 5, 2013.

CheckPeople and Peoplefinders Consumer Ratings

27 out of 77 in Background and People Search category
23 out of 77 in Background and People Search category
23 in category
19 in category
Customer service
19 in category
20 in category
Product or Service Quality
18 in category
16 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Peoplefinders ranks 4 points higher in the Background and People Search category than CheckPeople. People gave CheckPeople 1.3 stars for Website criterion in Background and People Search category and it is 25 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, Peoplefinders was rated 1.5 stars for Website criterion in this category and it is 29 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Customer service criterion, than we see that CheckPeople has a higher rating than Peoplefinders. Regarding Product or Service Quality criterion, consumers gave CheckPeople 1.2 stars and it is 63% greater than other in category. Peoplefinders however was rated 1.3 stars and it is 67% greater than other in category.

CheckPeople and Peoplefinders Rating Details

1.3 (166 reviews)
1.5 (111 reviews)
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00 for a report I did not receive because they said they had website issues after a report was generated and I was unable to download it because the website froze and the screen closed. I called right then and it was not even 1 hour later to cancel my trial and looked at my bank account and was...


Tried to opt out of PeopleFinders today and their website uses a Captcha at the end of your request which they tell you to click on but it is NOT visible, making it impossible for people to opt out online. Found out that Google supplies the software for Captcha but it is the individual businesses...

Fabian S
Customer service
1.3 (165 reviews)
1.2 (118 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

...never anything about continuing charges NOTHING!! When I called customer service they wanted to sell me more, discount this and that. *** Good thing I'm better at arguing than the lady on the other end. Will see if the money is returned..


customer service rep acknowledged error and i will be refunded the charge in 5 -7 days..

Product or Service Quality
1.2 (160 reviews)
1.3 (102 reviews)
Reviewer's quote

Charged me a dollor for a two day trial. The next day they charge so me 7$ and then 14$?!? I emailed three times and called plenty of times and refuse to give me a refund. Do not use this site. It is a scam and a fraud company.

Melia V

... and screenshots of others that have reported the same so my bank will be fully aware and they also will lead me in the right direction as to look into your "services"....


CheckPeople and Peoplefinders Pros and Cons

  • No pros just a con job
  • I did get a report
  • Finding the person i was searching for
  • Information found
  • Speed
  • Promptly refunded the disputed charge
  • Will rip you off
  • Carged without knowing about it
  • Unauthorized charge
  • Charged my card without knowing
  • Being ripped off
  • Scammed my credit card

CheckPeople and Peoplefinders Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews

They start offering a service for finding lost funds for $1 but then add charges for this and that. I X'd out of it...


I paid for one month to use the Peoplefinder site and have used the site for 5 days. Now the site is down and repeated a...

CheckPeople and Peoplefinders Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews

Ran background check on self, indicated I'm divorced, couldn't find a marriage of 46 years to my wonderful wife, said I...


FREE TRIAL! NO WAY! Supposed to have a 7 day free trial. Just had to give a credit card number. OK. I fell for it....

CheckPeople and Peoplefinders Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews

I paid 1.00 for a report I did not receive because they said they had website issues after a report was generated and I...

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They take money out of an account you don’t authorize

Read all 528 reviews

CheckPeople and Peoplefinders Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Checkpeople Background Check (110 reviews)
  • Checkpeople Background Check Free Trial (44 reviews)
  • Checkpeople Membership (39 reviews)
  • Peoplefinders Membership (83 reviews)
  • Peoplefinders People Search (74 reviews)
  • Peoplefinders Free Trial (26 reviews)