Looking for home contractors? Make sure they are licensed!

Looking for home contractors? Make sure they are licensed!

Ever had someone telling you about a great friend they have who does excellent plumbing, electrical, home design or other type of work?  Perhaps you are getting a great discount on the service if you hire this friend of a friend.  Hey, home improvement or repair can really be expensive, so at the hint of a discount most people jump right on it, without checking thoroughly.  However, are you really getting what you pay for?  Have you asked if this friend is licensed for the work at stake, but you’re not completely sure?

The last thing you want is to pay someone for less-than-perfect service simply because you were told that they were licensed.  Many people fall for this all the time.  Unfortunately, many victims don’t know how to check to make sure that the home contractor is licensed.  Then, the contractor come into your home and make the problems worse than they were to begin with, or leave without completing the job.  This can be extremely frustrating!  Although you’re getting a discount, you’re still paying for the service, and when it comes up incomplete or botched work, it can be very disappointing.

So, is it worth to get a discounted price from a friend?  It might.  There are genuine and good contractors out there who are very willing to offer a discount for a friend of a friend.  You just need to make sure they are licensed and that you aren’t going to end up getting the short end of the stick.

Here at Investigations123.com’ phone search box, you can enter the contractor’s cell phone number and find out several important facts before you hire him/her.

You can find out the address, full name, age, and physical address history.  However, the real gem in your online investigation is finding out whether they are licensed.  This way, you can save that work for someone who is qualified to do it and not someone who isn’t.  You don’t want to end up paying more when you think you’re getting a great discount, so simply check beforehand, to make sure if the friend’s friend is all he’s cracked up to be.

It’s extremely easy.  By simply entering the cell phone number and then waiting a few seconds, you will be provided with all the information you need to make an educated decision whether or not you should really hire this person.  Your goal is to make your home looks great and that you are not taken for a ride.  Take serious preventative steps to make sure you’re not going to come out with more to pay and more damage to fix. Make sure that the contractor is licensed before you hire him/her. Use our user-friendly interface to find all the information that is available about the contractor. Click here to conduct your phone search, now, via our 5-day risk-free trial.

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People Search: Need to Find Someone?

People Search: Need to Find Someone?

My absolute favorite teacher of all time was my eighth grade Biology teacher, Mrs. Smith. She had a great sense of humor and took a genuine interest in her students and their educations. She always had a smile and a friendly word for me, and I always thought she favored me out of all of her other students. That was quite all right for me, because she was my favorite teacher, for sure. It wasn’t until many years later that I’ve realized how profound was her impact on me and on the future course of my life.

In my high school and college years, I fell back on advice that she had given me, back during my eighth grade. Even in my parenting years, I found myself treating my kids the way she treated her own students, i.e. with a gentle and loving demeanor. And her reprimands were different from anyone else’s I’ve met. Rather than yelling or angry words, she always aimed at demonstrating what we, students, had done incorrectly and in a way where no one would be pointed out or left behind. She was really an outstanding teacher.

I found myself as an adult wanting to tell her what a profound influence she had on my later life. However, I lived in a completely different state. I’ve tried calling the school, but she no longer worked there and they wouldn’t release any private information about her to me. I thought it was quite sad I’d never be able to tell her what an inspiring teacher she was to me. That was until a friend told me about Investigations123.com. It is the ultimate online resource for those who need to search for people and don’t have that much information.

You simply type in the name of the person you are looking for, and you are immediately given access to all sorts of detailed information, including address, phone number, and much more. I was able to find Mrs. Smith’s home address and cell phone number quite easily. When I called, she couldn’t believe it! I finally got to tell her what she had meant to me while I was a student in her class, and even later in life.

You can quickly search for people, here at Investigations123.com. Whether you’re searching for your favorite teacher, or the one who simply vanished from your life, or a long-lost friend, you can use Investigations123.com to find out detailed information about such person. And if you are trying to find out criminal records, arrest records, civil / court records, or anything similar, you can do it at our Homepage. You can perform employee searches, friend searches, or if you want to find out about the people to whom your children are exposed; everything is available to your screen. All you need is a name! Start your online search today, here at Investigations123.com Homepage, so you can tell that one special person just how much they meant to you, over the course of your life! [Below you’ll find an Investigations 123 People Search Sample Report]

Investigations 123 People Search Sample Report
Investigations 123 People Search Sample Report

Who Am I? How to search for your birth parents if you’ve been adopted…

Who Am I? How to search for your biological mother / father if you’ve been adopted…

Liz loved her adopted dad and mom in a very special way. However, they weren’t the parents that created her, and she always felt the need to find out who her biological parents were. She had tried for years to find information about her birth parents. Her adoptive parents only knew the name of her mother and where she used to live, many years ago. The adoption agency that her adoptive parents went through was unwilling to provide her with any additional information. She searched and searched the Internet and the name of her mother, but she couldn’t find relevant information anywhere. She started to think that perhaps she’d never find out who her birth parents were. And she had so many questions to ask them.

Liz wanted to look at them in the face and see if she could find a resemblance to herself. She also wanted to know the reasons why she was put up for adoption and she wanted to thank them for giving her the opportunity to have the life that she had led with her beloved adoptive parents. She just couldn’t get over the need to talk to them, to see them, to at least know that they were alive and where they were living.
Anyway, Liz gave up for a while because she was out of resources and out of leads. However, upon another trip to the adoption agency, she found out that there was new staff working there.

Liz wondered if this new setup in the agency would provide her with the information she needed to carry on with her search.
As she asked, the new woman began by shaking her head before Liz even finished her question. Apologetically, the new woman told Liz that she wasn’t authorized to provide any information whatsoever. Then, to Liz’s surprise, the woman leaned closer to her and said: I was adopted too. I can’t give you any information about your birth parents, but I can give you the address of a website that helped me out with online investigations services.
Then, the woman wrote a website down on a sheet of paper (Investigations123.com) and handed it over to Liz.

Back at home, Liz realized that there was a space for a name, to be submitted within Investigations123.com’ search box, at our Homepage.
She thought for a moment about the woman at the adoption agency and she typed in her biological mother’s name. Within seconds, Investigations 123 com provided Liz with a new address and phone number. Liz absolutely could not believe it. All those years she has searched in vain, and then, within seconds, she found out the whereabouts of her biological mother. After coming to terms with this new situation, Liz finally dialed the phone number that had popped up, here at Investigations 123 com.

When the woman’s voice answered, Liz said: Hi. My name is Liz and I am looking for my birth mother. Did you give a baby girl up for adoption, thirty-three years ago?

There was a long pause and the woman on the other line began to sob. Liz simply couldn’t believe that she had finally found her birth mother, after so many years of fruitless searches. Since then, she has gotten to know both her birth mother and half siblings. Her father had passed away some time before that, but Liz was happy to know the rest of her biological family. She could never have found such critical information without Investigations123.com. Check our Homepage and fill in the search box, by clicking here.

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Long, Lost Friends! Try classmate investigation search finder, here!

Long, Lost Friends!

Try classmate investigation search finder, here!

Kate Martin and David Grissom were inseparable through school.  When David moved to the neighborhood in fourth grade, the bus was full of kids that could be kind of harsh.  As children often do, the children on the bus teased David for having braces and glasses.  She felt alone and alienated for an entire week until Kate caught the bus one morning.  Kate asked if she could sit in the seat next to David and instantly, the two were best friends.  They shared lunch, secrets and sleepover from fourth grade until their junior year.  That year, David’s family moved again.  Because her father was in the military, they were lucky to have lived there that long.

At first, Kate and David exchanged letters and phone calls, but as things got busy after graduation and life got hectic, the two lost touch.  David married and had children and Kate entered college, training to become a teacher and ended up marrying and having children.  Although the two of them lost touch, they often thought of each other and wondered how they were doing.  After David’s divorce, she realized that she had been too busy with married life and work to make many real friends and she had no one to talk to or to identify with.  This is when her thoughts continuously went back to Kate.

One day, while browsing the internet, David came across a website that claimed to find addresses and phone numbers simply by entering a name.  David began to wonder if this site could help her find her friend.  She doubted it because she assumed that Kate had married and her last name had changed.  However, just for kicks she decided to type in Kate’s name and old address.  Within seconds, a new address and phone number popped up, along with Kate’s new married name and more.  She was able to find out who Kate had married through her marriage license.

The strangest thing was that Kate only lived 120 miles from David!  With nervous fingers, David called up her old friend.  When she heard that old, familiar voice, David was mentally transported to the past; a time years and years ago when the two of them would laugh and giggle well into the early morning hours.  Kate was absolutely thrilled to speak with her old best friend.  Just like that day on the bus, the two of them instantly became best friends again.  They talked very often on the phone and planned visits.  Their children became quick friends as well.  David soon left her old house with the memories of her husband and marriage and moved within 20 miles of Kate.  It was just like old times!

If it wasn’t for Investigations 123 Search Services, David and Kate may have spent the rest of their lives wondering about each other and not enjoying their old friendship once again.

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How to search for your ancestors in the Social Security Death Index

Starting Your Ancestors Search With The Social Security Death Index

One of the easiest places to begin your search online is by looking for your ancestors in the Social Security Death Index.

The SS Death Index is a database that has the records of deceased persons who were assigned Social Security numbers and whose deaths were reported to the (old) Social Security Administration. The database currently has more than 76 million names.
The SS Death Index works best for finding information about people who died after 1962 and often serves as a stepping-stone to further online investigations.

Close to 98 percent of the names listed in the Social Security Death Index are of people who lived in the United States and died after 1962.

The SS Death Index doesn’t list every deceased American, and it isn’t an index of everyone with a Social Security number. It has records for people who were assigned Social Security numbers and whose deaths were reported to the (old) Social Security Administration.

Here are some important issues to keep in mind when determining which of your ancestors might be in the Social Security Death Index:

  • Not all Americans were covered under the Social Security Act in its earlier days. Railroad workers, teachers, and other municipal employees often were covered by other retirement systems. Therefore, the Social Security Administration did not record their information, and it isn’t likely that they will be included in the SS Death Index.
  • The entries in the index are mainly American; however, some Canadians, Mexicans, and people of other nationalities are included in the database. If an immigrant is in the United States legally, he/she can get a Social Security card.
  • The index has many people who were US citizens, but who weren’t living in the United States at the time of their death. Individuals in this category might include consular employees around the world, employees of US companies or subsidiaries working abroad, or those serving in the armed forces.

Here is an example of the information you might find for an individual:

* Name: John Doe
* SSN: 527-09-5754
* Last Residence: 841 San Anselmo, California, USA
* Born: 26 May 1900
* Died: Feb 1986
* State (Year) SSN issued: San Anselmo (Before 1951)

Now you are ready to start your search in the Social Security Death Index.

If you don’t have a subscription, you can still see an individual’s information (full name; county and state of residence), but you won’t be able to see all the information listed in the Social Security Death Index.

Follow these steps to start searching the Social Security Death Index:

1. Decide which American ancestor you want to look for in the Social Security Death Index. You should choose someone who lived during the past fifty years — for example, a grandparent. If possible, have their birth and death dates available.
2. Access the Social Security Death Index [use our 5-day risk-free trial at Investigations 123 Homepage]
3. Click the “Best Matches (Ranked)” tab.
4. Enter as much information as you can, and click the “Search” button.
5. Browse through the results until you find your ancestor.

Record the information you find and include the Social Security Death Index as the source.

If you didn’t find the person you were looking for, you can use these search tips to help you revise your search:

  • Try alternate spellings and abbreviations for your ancestor’s name(s).
  • Enter only the surname, first name, plus the year of birth and death; do not complete any other search fields.
  • If the name is uncommon, you may want to omit the birth and death years.
  • If you are uncertain of the individual’s year of death, leave that field blank.

The government allows for twelve characters in the last name and nine characters in the first name, with any additional characters simply being left off. If you are searching for someone who has a long name, leave off the extra characters. Otherwise, you may not get the search results that you expect.

If you find an ancestor in the Social Security Death Index, you might want to ask a copy of the deceased individual’s original Social Security application from the Social Security Administration. The original application has valuable information not included in the Social Security Death Index:

  • Full name
  • Full name at birth (including maiden name)
  • Mailing address at time of application
  • Age at last birthday
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth (city, county, state)
  • Father’s full name “regardless of whether living or dead”
  • Mother’s full name, including maiden name, “regardless of whether living or dead”
  • Sex and race
  • Ever applied for SS number / Railroad Retirement before? Yes/No
  • Current employer’s name and address
  • Date signed
  • Applicant’s signature

To ask a copy of a deceased individual’s original Social Security application from the Social Security Administration, you need to send them a letter and ask a copy of the Social Security application form (the SS-5).
A standard letter to the Social Security Administration is available on Ancestry website.

Now you’ve learned how to search for your ancestors in the Social Security Death Index. Congratulations!

Warrants For Arrest Reports: FAQ

Warrants For Arrest Reports: FAQ

An arrest warrant is a warrant issued by and on behalf of the state, which authorizes the arrest and detention of an individual.

Warrants are typically issued by courts but can also be issued by one of the chambers of the United States Congress or other legislatures (via the call of the house motion) and other political entities.

In the United States, an arrest warrant must be supported by a signed and sworn affidavit showing probable cause that:

1. a specific crime has been committed, and
2. the person named in the warrant committed said crime.

Hence, the form and content of an arrest warrant may be similar to the following:

Municipal Court, San Diego Judicial District

To any peace officer of the realm: Complaint upon oath having been brought before me that the crime of larceny has been committed, and accusing John Doe of the same, you are hereby commanded forthwith to arrest and bring that person before me. Bail may be admitted in the sum of $1,000.00. Dated: 1 July 2097. /s/ Judge Snyder, presiding judge.

In most jurisdictions, an arrest warrant is required for misdemeanors that do not occur within view of a police officer. However, as long as police have the necessary probable cause, a warrant is usually not needed to arrest someone suspected of a felony. Laws may vary from state to state, in the US.

You can see below a warrant for arrest sample report

Warrant Report Sample Investigation Report
Warrant Report Sample Investigation Report

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Outstanding arrest warrant

An outstanding arrest warrant is an arrest warrant that hasn’t been served.

A warrant may be outstanding if the person named in the warrant is intentionally evading law enforcement, or the agency responsible for executing the warrant has a backlog of warrants to serve, or is unaware that a warrant is out for him/her.

Some states have laws placing various restrictions on persons with outstanding warrants, such as prohibiting renewal of driver’s license or even obtaining a passport.

Searching for Living People and/or Ancestors? Try Investigations 123 People Search!

While performing genealogy and/or family tree searches, you may find yourself searching for a living relative.

Or you may just wish to find a long lost military friend, classmate, or even a childhood love crush.

Thanks to the Internet, each year, thousands of people successfully find living relatives and/or friends.

Whether it is a question of finding a close missing relative, or trying to find a distant cousin, knowing your relatives and building a family tree can be a wonderful experience.

If you are currently building a family tree, a search for a dead relative can be time-consuming and cumbersome, while you are trying to establish the last place of residence and piece together other, far removed relatives.

Older vital records, such as birth and marriage certificates, are normally more difficult to find and verify.

However, in the past you had to go and travel from state to state and agency to agency, looking for copies of vital records while searching for ancestors. Fortunately, you no longer need to go that route. You can simply use the online resources provided here by Investigations 123 com.

Living people have normally the benefit of being connected online, thus having records published on the Web.

You can simply perform a search engine query at Google / Bing / Yahoo! for the person you are looking for, using familiar keywords (i.e. name, city, employer, etc). Such search may turn up plenty of results for starting your preliminary investigation on a living person.

Furthermore, if you do know the location of such living person, you can use online directories, such as www.whitepages.com. This directory may be able to narrow down your search and even provide an address or phone number.

Another great online resource for finding lost schoolmates is through alumni associations such as www.classmates.com or on www.facebook.com.

With the current technology and specialized online investigation services (provided among others by Investigations123.com), you can easily search and find living people and ancestors from the comfort of your own couch, without the need to go and travel from state to state (and from agency to agency within each state). Happy hunting! [Below is a sample report].

 

Investigations 123 People Search Sample Report
Investigations 123 People Search Sample Report

 

 

Doing a business deal? Check references before you sign!

Before You Sign, Get a Comprehensive Background Report

Investigate anyone! All Records @ Your Fingertips!
All Records @ Your Fingertips

Are you considering doing a business deal with someone?  Whether it’s to purchase something, or to go in partnership on some sort of business, deals like this take place daily.  It can become your great break in life when you have found something that you’d really like to buy, or when you are starting a new business.  It’s an exciting time, and it can be profitable, fun and a great path to success.  However, it could also be the worst mistake you’d ever make.

And the crux of the matter is: how well do you really know the person you’re going to make a deal with?

Before you sign any sort of contract, or invest any money for something, you should find out exactly who you’ll be doing business with.  There are many ways that you can do this.

The first thing you should do is ask for references.  Has this person sold something to other people that you can verify?  If you’ve got references, do not hesitate to call and ask questions about such person.  Find out if the product purchased was of good quality, or if there were any problems with the transaction.  Obviously, it’s possible to get fake references from someone, too.  So, the next thing you should do is to get the product checked out.  For example, if you are going to buy a used car, ask if you can have a mechanic look at it before you buy it.

The person shouldn’t have any problems with that, and if they do, you might want to become extra cautious.  If it is jewelry, have it appraised and so on.  You should always check the value of something before buying it from an individual.  Also, if it’s a business partner that you’re considering working with, find out if he or she has done business with anyone else in the past.  See if you can talk to those people as well.

Something else you should do is check their background.  People unknowingly make deals with criminals every day.  Investigations123.com is an online background site and you can type in just a name in our search box, and you’ll immediately find out if such person has ever been arrested or convicted of scamming someone else in the past.  This is an invaluable online resource for your benefit, and a great way to check things out before you sign anything. [See below our Comprehensive Background Sample Report.]

 

Comprehensive Criminal Background Check
Comprehensive Criminal Background Report

 

 

It’s very easy to do, and the person being investigated doesn’t have to know that you are checking him or her out at all.  All it’s required for the online investigation service to be provided is their name.  Type it into our search box, and after a few seconds you’ll have access to their comprehensive information which will tell you whether (or not) it’d be safe to conduct business with such person.

And if instead you are considering a deal with a business (and not a person), you can ask for the Business Search Report (sample report is provided below)…

 

Business Search Sample Investigation Report
Business Search Sample Investigation Report

 

 

Isn’t it nice to know that in just a few minutes you’ll be able to make sure that you’re not dealing with a convicted thief or scam artist?  Simply checking first  before the deal is signed can help ensure that your business risks are minimized. Yep! We Give You The Online Tools and You Investigate!

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Bankruptcy Sample Investigation Report
Bankruptcy Sample Investigation Report

 

 

Is There a Neighbor That Gives You the Willies? Find Sex Offenders Here!

Sex offenders in your neighborhood? Learn how to deal with it…

In a suburb in Florida, Clara and her two kids lived in a pleasant neighborhood.  And because she was a widow, the community was very supportive and helpful when she moved in.  They would bring her homemade meals, desserts and even offer to baby-sitting while she was out, looking for a new job in the area.

The man who lived next door would often come out and talk to her over the fence.  Clara enjoyed gardening, so she would weed the garden and plant seeds while they chatted.  The woman noticed that her daughter enjoyed talking to such man as well.  Several times she watched the man laughing at her daughter’s 9-year old jokes over the fence.  For some unknown reason, it made the hair on the back of her neck stand up. Clearly, that neighbor was giving her the creeps.

After a couple more times of watching her daughter talking to the neighbor over the fence, Clara told her daughter that she wasn’t supposed to speak to the man anymore.  When her daughter asked why, she didn’t provide a plausible answer.  In fact, she even asked herself what made her feel so strange about such neighbor talking to her child.  The man had been nothing but nice so far, and probably just felt sorry for the little ones losing their dad the way they did.  Without trying to alarm her daughter, Clara simply told her that it wasn’t polite to hold the man up all day, chatting and bothering him.

Searching on the web one day, Clara came across our website’s homepage, where it’s provided a search box for conducting a comprehensive background check about people, based on government public records.
Investigations123.com’ search box is here.

The explanation provided at our website piqued Clara’s interest and knowing next-door neighbor’s name, she decided to check him out.  And because Investigations 123 com states that you could get information about anyone simply by knowing their name, the woman decided to satisfy her curiosity.  Clara typed in the neighbor’s name and within seconds she was directed to a page full of information on this very nice man.  In fact, she immediately received online information about his local and national criminal and civil records, his phone number, his address, and his arrest records. It turns out that a few years ago, this man was convicted of touching a child under the age of 8 for sexual purposes.  Clara was absolutely horrified.  She could not believe what she was reading and that no one in the neighborhood told her anything about it.

Considering the possibility that it might be a mistake, she checked the local sex offender list and sure enough, the man was listed there.  Clara alerted the local police station about the fact that her neighbor had been talking to her daughter, and decided to move away from that neighborhood.  Clara was so thankful that Investigations123.com had been there at the right time and that she had been feeling strangely about her neighbor.  If you are suspicious about someone, simply conduct an online investigation search the way Clara did.  You never know what kind of tragedy you can prevent by acting in this fashion.

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Free People Searches: How to Locate Someone Online…

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Free People Searches: How to Locate Someone Online

Locating someone is normally very time-consuming, but fortunately there are lots of online resources that might give you some clues for your people search, online.

People Search is a great way to find and reconnect with family, relatives, old friends — just about anybody! People Search reports include phone numbers, address history, ages, birth dates, household members, home value, income and more.

Besides the usual sources (e.g. White Pages directories), recently there has been an explosion of personal information published online via social networks.

Listed below is a comprehensive list of sites and search engines (shown in alphabetical order) that can help you in finding a person.

Alumni NET is a global alumni registry that brings school and work friends together, and helps to re-unite old school friends.

Buddy Finder – Military.com community search.

Facebook – The fastest-growing social network in the world.

Friendster – Another large social network.

GradFinder has over 3 million free members from over 200,000 high schools and colleges in the United States.

GI Search will help you finding your military buddies from any branch and re-establish lost connections.

InfoSpace is a search engine that provides contact details by name.

LinkedIn – The largest business / professional network.

Military Connections Search – Find military friends. 450,000 records.

MySpace social network.

PIPL – Meta-search tool that mixes results from many people-search databases. Results marked with a “$” are commercial listings that cost money.

Reunion – Massive network of friends searching for friends.

US Department of Defense – Great for gathering addresses for an enlisted person. Information and request details only – no live search is available.

Yahoo People Search – Search for phone numbers, addresses and emails. Also includes reverse phone search.

WhitePages Official Search – Search for phone numbers, addresses and emails.

WAYN – A popular locator network for friends looking to connect. The acronym stands for where are you now.


You can also conduct a free preliminary people search here, at Investigations123.com

Then, you could go ahead by requesting a Comprehensive Background Check about the person you are currently conducting an investigation, and below is a sample of what you can expect to receive from us, at Investigations123.com

Comprehensive Background Check
Comprehensive Background Report
Investigations 123 People Search Sample Report
Investigations 123 People Search Sample Report