Authenticating consumers


Automating consumer identity authentication and data verification for businesses.



Mission

 

Authenticating.com automates consumer authentication and data verification for businesses to add trust, stay compliant, stop loss, save money and prevent fraud.

 

• Avoid unnecessary costs that come with purchasing and storing regulated consumer data that you'll only need once.

 

• We independently verify data provided by the person rather than resell expensive background checks instead. 

 

•  Use our RESTful API and SDK to save time to market, R&D and the cost of integrating several systems needed for multi-factor verification.



USE CASEs

Ideal Scenarios


  • 58% of hiring managers have caught lies on job applications. False places, dates and titles of employment, schools attended, degrees achieved, licenses held and certifications earned are just some of the areas where job applicants will mislead others on their résumé. 40% of pre-employment screenings return at least one serious flag. These imposters waste a hiring company's time and money hoping their misdeeds won’t be discovered.

    Job seekers can consent and authorize to the verification of their employment, education, professional licenses and certifications for the purpose of identity verification and fraud prevention. Low cost, multi-step verifications make job seekers more desirable and save potential hirers excessive onboarding costs. Authenticating.com can enable consumers to certify their experience and prove themselves to others wherever they wish. 


  • Only 44% of Do-It-Yourself (DIY) landlords conduct sex offender checks and only 51% of DIY landlords conduct criminal background checks because until now, it has been too cost prohibitive.

    This service could allow would-be renters to quickly prove their identity and verify themselves as a fraud prevention measure to pre-qualify as a potential renter. Pre-checking prospects before incuring the cost of a full tenant screening offers a level of fraud deterance and social responsibility that any sensible owner, property manager and community member would desire.


  • According to the FBI, romance scams and confidence fraud are the second largest source of cybercrime in the US. Most social discovery apps rely on Facebook as its sole authenticator, but according to Facebook's own estimates more than 10% of their 2 billion users (200 million accounts) are fake.

    Authenticating.com offers a common sense solution to online misrepresentation and social deception. By requiring users to privately and anonymously prove their photos, age and identity, and proactively denying verifications or access to sex offenders and other criminals, communities and social networks can provide a greater sense of trust in the connections their users make their products and services.


  • Know Your Customer (KYC), Customer Due Dilligence (CDD) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) rules require sellers, buyers, traders, brokers and exchanges of digital assets and other regulated goods and services to prove the identity of consumers, verify their age and residency, and in some cases, check Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs), sanctions, watch, enforcement, cross border courts and adverse media lists and source the funds being used in a financial transaction. In the US alone, non-payment or non-delivery of goods or services is the third largest source of cybercrime based on reports made to the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center.  

    Authenticating.com gives e-commerce companies, exchanges tools of trust so they can have confidence in who they do commerce with. Low-cost self-verifications enhance safety and security in buying and selling anything online.


  • Authenticating.com can be used to verify individuals belong to the groups they say they do. Businesses, organizations and institutions will often give preferential treatment, age or location restricted access or benefits to consumers of all kinds including but not limited to employees, students, alumni, active duty military and their families, veterans, teachers, first responders, healthcare providers and other professionals. Fraudsters will often do whatever they can to gain restricted access or claim a benefit that they are not entitled to.

    With direct connections to the authoritative databases and automated call centers used to contact sources not in available databases, Authenticating.com can instantly verify a person deserves the access or benefits they say they are entitled to. By requiring a person to prove their identity before providing credentialed access or benefits, businesses, organizations and institutions can eliminate fraud and misuse of their products or services.


Pricing

COST PER VERIFICATION
(Pre-PAYMENT & VOLUME DISCOUNTS APPLY)

  FREE $1 - $2 $5+
Email Verification X    
SMS Verification X    
Social Media Verification X    
Photo Verification X    
SSN Trace   X  
Knowledge Based Authentication Quiz *   X  
Driver's License Scan with Barcode Verification *   X  
International Photo ID Forensic Analysis *   X  
Passport Authentication *   X  
Sex Offender Check **   X  
National Criminal Check ***   X  
Derogatory Public Financial Records ****   X  
Global Watch Lists, PEPs, Sanctions & Adverse Media    X  
Bank Account Verification   X  
Income Verification   X  
Military Status   X  
K-12 Teachers & College Faculty   X  
International Academics   X  
First Responders   X  
Current or Previous Employment     X
College Enrollment & Degree Received     X
Professional Licenses & Certifications     X
Credit Score, Summary & Report †     X
Evictions †     X
Motor Vehicle Reports †     X
State Criminal Records †     X
County Criminal Records †     X
Federal Criminal Records †     X
Insurance †     X
Personal & Professional References †     X

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disclaimer

Authenticating.com LLC is not a consumer reporting agency and its service does not constitute "consumer reporting" as such term is defined in the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), 15 U.S.C.A. sec 1681 et seq. The data provided from this service may not be used as a factor in establishing a consumer's eligibility for credit, insurance, employment or for any other purpose in the FCRA, and you agree not to use this service for such a purpose or to take adverse action regarding any consumer application based on this service. 

 

* Individuals prove their age and identity in real-time with a secure, interactive knowledge-based authentication quiz or a scan of over 6,000 government issued IDs worldwide.

** A search of a multi-state sex offender registry that includes hundreds of thousands of offender records nationwide.

*** A search of criminal records databases from all 50 US states, including digitized records from Department of Corrections, Administrative Office of the Courts and county court records. Database coverage varies by state. Certain use cases may require a separate relying party or end user agreement with a consumer reporting agency.

**** Includes a public records search for bankruptcies, liens, judgements and foreclosures. Certain use cases may require a separate relying party or end user agreement with a consumer reporting agency. 

† Available through a consumer reporting agency requiring a separate relying party or end user agreement.