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Spokeo Helps A Good Samaritan Save Family Memories

Written by May 26, 2016

We’re always proud to be a tool that helps old friends or family reconnect, but it’s very fun to hear stories about how Spokeo helps strangers connect in very special ways. Pat received a package from a shipping company that had evidently been broken in transit. He received hi items in a new box, but…
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Posted in For the Family, News Flash, People Search

It Takes a Village to Reunite a Father and Son

Written by March 15, 2016

Pictured from left to right: Chad (Carey’s half brother), Chancellor (Carey’s father), and Carey.   Spokeo just received a touching story about how we helped Carey find his biological father after 39 years apart. In 1976, Carey’s mother, Clementine, found out that she was pregnant. Living in Chicago at the time, Clementine never had the chance…
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Posted in People Search, Spokeo Reunions

How Spokeo Helped a Mom Find her Missing Daughter

Written by March 10, 2016

A missing child is a parent’s worst nightmare. Sherri recently used Spokeo to help a friend locate her missing daughter. One night, Sherri’s friend went into her daughter’s room and discovered that she had run away. Sherri came over and the two of them searched her room for clues and noticed that her daughter had…
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Posted in People Search, Spokeo Reunions

How Spokeo helped reunite these former in-laws

Written by February 29, 2016

We heard from Spokeo customer, Elizabeth, about a reunion that was only possible with the help of Spokeo. Elizabeth grew up in Asheville, NC and has since moved to Asheboro, NC only three hours away. She was quite close with her former mother-in-law, but it had been five years since they had seen each other….
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Posted in People Search, Spokeo Reunions

Spokeo Helps Catch a Catfish

Written by February 19, 2016

Our team recently learned about how we helped Spokeo customer, John, discover that he was being “catfished” by women he met through online dating services. Catfish is the term used when someone lures one into a relationship by means of a fictional online persona. John had recently moved to a new city and decided to…
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Posted in People Search, Protecting Yourself

A Natural Disaster Helps Reunite Old Friends

Written by January 29, 2016

From left to right: Pam and Sandra (back row), Jay and Fred (front row) Their 1978 Bowling Team It’s common for friends to lose touch or go their separate ways, especially when people move a few states away. This is a heartwarming story about two couples that were good friends that lost touch after moving…
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Posted in People Search, Spokeo Reunions

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

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

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

Why Maintaining Family Relationships is More Important Than Ever

Written by August 27, 2015

In theory, connecting with family is easier today than it’s ever been before. We’ve got cell phones, Facebook, email…at times it almost feels impossible to avoid family! But in a world where our increasing interconnectivity may actually be leaving us all a little lacking for deep, meaningful relationships, where do our families fit in? In…
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Posted in For the Family, News Flash, People Search