PissedConsumer.com strives to provide consumers with the right information to make informed purchasing decisions. Our website collected and compiled various consumer reviews about Truth Finder and Intelius as well as customer ratings and recommendations for these brands. Each brand score is calculated based on set of relevant criteria and displays company performance over time.

Truth Finder

Truth Finder and Intelius Overview

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Intelius was first mentioned on PissedConsumer on Aug 15, 2007 and since then this brand received 483 reviews. It is 411 reviews more than Truth Finder received since Oct 16, 2016.

Truth Finder and Intelius Consumer Ratings

29 out of 77 in Background and People Search category
22 out of 77 in Background and People Search category
21 in category
16 in category
Product or Service Quality
21 in category
13 in category
Privacy and Data Security
18 in category
10 in category

According to consumer ratings and reviews, Intelius ranks 7 points higher in the Background and People Search category than Truth Finder. People gave Truth Finder 1.4 stars for Website criterion in Background and People Search category and it is 27 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. At the same time, Intelius was rated 1.6 stars for Website criterion in this category and it is 32 points higher than the worst rated brand in this category. If we look at Product or Service Quality criterion, than we see that Intelius has a higher rating than Truth Finder. Regarding Privacy and Data Security criterion, consumers gave Truth Finder 1.1 stars and it is 63% greater than other in category. Intelius however was rated 1.6 stars and it is 79% greater than other in category.

Truth Finder and Intelius Rating Details

1.4 (32 reviews)
1.6 (32 reviews)
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Never evan signed up, there website is a virus that sends 20 adds a day. I cant get it off my computer. This company is a total scam..

mark E

...I was really upset could not find any contact information on their website but found a number with a google search. they refunded me the $29. 95 but not the $14...

John R
Product or Service Quality
1.2 (32 reviews)
1.4 (27 reviews)
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I searched myself. I did not buy the full report. The free information gave one of my prior addresses as a place where I have never been at all, a place with which I have no connection at all. I have never known anyone who has lived in said place. I have never even lived a state that neighbors the...


...I also had a very hard time understanding the customer service rep, so I'm still not sure why they are charging an extra $7. 95 for canceling because they had no recent information on the person I was searching..

Privacy and Data Security
1.1 (29 reviews)
1.6 (21 reviews)
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Its been almost 2 years since I had my first encounter with this horrible company. I am still getting spam mail from the selling of my private email from them. They have no accountability to their negligence. They sold my email address to Nigerian 419 Scammers and anyone else. I have been flooded...

Aaron L

I only wanted one report but the way your website is set up you make people get memberships. Then I can’t sign in it says my password is wrong I know that’s not true. Then I don’t get a link to do a new password so I can’login. This system is


Truth Finder and Intelius Pros and Cons

  • I want to canc this without paying extra 37
  • I thought was a good deal for one time use
  • Helps identify people
  • Good customer service
  • Non-compliance with opt out request
  • Being spammed
  • Them stealing my money
  • Inability to opt out
  • Data is inaccurate
  • More id proof to opt-out

Truth Finder and Intelius Most Positive Reviews

Top rated reviews

Something called truth finder is charging me 5 dollars every month I've tried contacting them and i get nothing but the...


Thank you for the research. I no longer need the free trial. Thank you!!!!!

Truth Finder and Intelius Most Critical Reviews

Lowest rated reviews

Terrible experience. NO WHERE do they tell you how expensive it is until the very end -- after you have sat through...


All of my information is incorrect, including my name, address, employment and especially relative info. There is only...

Truth Finder and Intelius Latest Reviews

Recent published reviews

Charged my card for an account that I never authorized. I didn't even know what the company/charge was until I searched...

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Cancel account wasn't able to cancel until trial period was over

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Truth Finder and Intelius Products and Services

Most reviewed product and services
  • Truth Finder Background Check (21 reviews)
  • Truth Finder Public Record (13 reviews)
  • Truth Finder Website (8 reviews)
  • Intelius Background Check (23 reviews)
  • Intelius Membership (7 reviews)
  • Intelius Public Record (5 reviews)