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To Catch a Thief: Spokeo Helps Track Down a Credit Card Hacker

Written by January 21, 2016

Nearly half of Americans have had their credit card hacked, according to research from the Ponemon Institute. Mary-Kathryn found herself in that unfortunate situation after $3,000 was stolen from her husband’s credit card. Mary-Kathryn’s credit card company called them to explain that someone had used her husband’s credit card information to wire transfer money fraudulently…
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Posted in News Flash, People Search, Protecting Yourself

Spokeo Announces Spring 2016 Scholarship Winner

Written by January 15, 2016

We are excited to announce the fifth winner of the Spokeo Connections Scholarship (view past winners)! This semester, we received nearly 600 essays covering a wide array of famous people and their contributions to the world. Out of the many applicants, we narrowed them down to six strong finalists. After careful review of the finalists,…
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Posted in Connections Scholarship, News Flash, Newsroom

Spokeo Achieves Record Growth in 2015

Written by January 14, 2016

Leading People Search Engine Reports 95% Surge in Revenue Growth; Reaches 12 Billion Data Records PASADENA, Calif. (January 14, 2015) — Spokeo, the leading people search engine, today announced a record-breaking year. The company experienced a 95% percent revenue growth increase between 2013 and 2015. Spokeo also increased its employee count to 200 and grew to…
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Posted in News Flash, Newsroom, Press Releases

Adoptees Find a Whole New World of Resources in the Digital Age

Written by November 23, 2015

November is National Adoption Awareness Month. Every year in the U.S. upwards of 10,000 children are adopted by American families. These adoptions come from all over the world, but most actually take place exclusively with American parents. Some studies estimate as many as 2.5% of all American citizens are adopted. Open adoptions – agreements that give…
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Posted in For the Family, News Flash, People Search, Spokeo Search Angels

Spokeo named to the socalTECH 50

Written by November 20, 2015

We’ve had quite a year! We’re excited to add one more accolade to the list of earned awards for our growing company with today’s announcement of the socalTECH 50! Our CEO Harrison Tang was named as one of the 50 people to watch in Southern California Tech. The socalTECH 50 is aimed at identifying and…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Newsroom, Press Releases, Spokeo in the News

Spokeo Makes its Debut on Deloitte Fast 500

Written by November 13, 2015

Spokeo Ranks #195 on Annual Fastest Growing Technology Companies in North America List Spokeo was ranked #195 on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing technology, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy tech companies in North America. Spokeo grew 391% percent during this period. “This is an incredible honor for Spokeo…
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Posted in Inside Spokeo, News Flash, Newsroom, Press Releases, Spokeo in the News

Celebrating a Veteran Reunion

Written by November 11, 2015

In 1982, while serving in the Army, Renee was stationed in Germany and met her commanding officer, James. He really cared about his team and eventually became a mentor for Renee. He encouraged her to go to college to earn her degree, and then return to the army after. She ended up losing touch with…
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Posted in For the Family, News Flash, Spokeo Reunions

Spokeo Presents Oral Arguments to U.S. Supreme Court

Written by November 2, 2015

Earlier today, Spokeo, represented by Andrew Pincus, John Nadolenco, Archis Parasharami, and Donald Falk of Mayer Brown LLP, presented arguments to the Supreme Court of the United States in “Spokeo, Inc. v. Robbins” on the very important issue of whether the Constitution permits a lawsuit to proceed merely on the allegation that federal law has…
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Posted in News Flash, Newsroom, Press Releases, Spokeo in the News

Celebrities Who Do Halloween Better Than You Do Anything

Written by October 30, 2015

Celebrities, in general, aren’t exactly known for their understated fashion sense, but Halloween brings out a whole different side of people. Celebs love Halloween because they’re used to pretending to be something they’re not…and who doesn’t love a good costume? Some famous folks, though, love Halloween more than your average six year old. Here are…
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Posted in Famous People Search, News Flash, People Search

Trick or Treating Safety Tips You Can Actually Use

Written by October 26, 2015

Halloween falls on a Saturday this year which means it’s bound to be a busy night. Whether you’re planning on escorting a group of toddlers, driving your kids to a big neighborhood, or you’ve got a teenager looking to a costume favorite one last time, Halloween can be a dangerous evening if you’re not prepared and…
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