Dating Online? Perform A Background Check

Dating Online? Perform A Background Check

Its easy to get caught up in the fun and flirtatious world of online dating. After rummaging through a lot of profiles you find what seems to be the perfect guy or gal. You chat for hours because you have so many things in common. You can’t wait to get home from work to see what he or she has to say next.

But, before you meet your online date for the first time, be safe and run a quick background check. will let you search all criminal records in North Carolina. The honesty policy doesn’t always work in online dating, that’s one of the reasons we built

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Do you really know who you met at your online dating site?

There are literally millions of people who are looking online for romantic relationships and, unfortunately, some of them are just flat out lying. Now, not everybody lies, and some folks are as genuine as they could be.  But how do you know which is which?  You don’t. You can’t be sure, so why put yourself or your friends and family at risk?

Lying in Online Dating Sites

Surveys have found that, in general, the lies people tell in social media sites are minor. But a study reviewed on Psychology Today’s website found that lying in online dating sites is more common.

Here’s what they said: 

Of all online contexts, dating appears the most prone to dishonesty. In general, no matter the setting, people are more likely to lie when looking for a date than in other social situations. Read the full article here.

Still, the studies found that most of the lies that are told are white lies.  Women tend to bend the truth regarding their weight and men usually about their career or income. And while these findings may relate to the masses – there are bad apples in every bunch and you can bet your bottom dollar that there are men and woman trolling the online dating sites who are not who they appear to be.

Be Safe Run a North Carolina Background Check

Unless you are psychic or a trained psychologist chance are good you won’t be able to tell the good apples from the bad apples.  Running a North Carolina background check on our website can cost as little as $10. If your search returns no records all you pay is $10.  If a search does find criminal charges, you can view the details of a case for just $5 more – for each case.

All you need is a first name, last name and date of birth at a minimum, but adding more information helps ensure the accuracy of your search.

Online background checks are fast and inexpensive. So protect yourself before going on that first or second date with someone you met online.

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