September 28, 2005 10:00 ET Becomes the First Roommate Site to Promote Safe Matching

NEW YORK, NY -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 28, 2005 --, a subsidiary of, announced today it has forged a strategic alliance with Verified Person Inc., becoming the first roommate portal to offer self-initiated background checks. Under the terms of the agreement, Verified Person will provide the RoommateClick network with a suite of identity verification services. Verified Person's background check solution, VPid, is a proprietary process that instantaneously authenticates a user's identity. Other services offered through the relationship will include public and criminal record searches.

"This partnership comes at a time when concerns about fraud and misrepresentation on the Internet are on the rise," said Bobbi Babitz, Chief Executive of RoommateClick, "It is of paramount importance to create a safe and secure online community for prospective roommates, and we firmly believe that the addition of Verified Person helps us achieve that objective."

Chief Executive of Verified Person, Inc., Tal Moise, said, "We are pleased to be offering the first verification solution specifically geared to the roommate community. RoommateClick is one of the fastest growing online classified portals, and we look forward to setting the industry standard together."

About MoveOnIn

MoveOnIn (MOI) has been a pioneer in the online-classified business since its inception in 1995. The Company hosts a community of real estate-related websites geared to a young, urban user base. MOI's flagship site RoommateClick and its affiliates combine to form the world's leading online roommate community. Each month, hundreds and thousands of users in the U.S., Canada, and Europe search for roommates on RoommateClick properties. For more information visit or download the data sheet at

About Verified Person

Verified Person provides the industry's most advanced background screening and identity verification services, applying leading-edge technology to traditional search methodologies in order to deliver faster, more accurate results at a significantly lower price. VPid is Verified Person's identity self-verification service aimed at building trust within online communities. The service allows users of Personals, Networking, Auctions, Job Boards, Messaging, and other online communities to verify that their profile information is consistent with public records, and will also check users' criminal records against Verified Person's comprehensive criminal database. Verified Person was founded by John Sculley, former CEO of Apple Computer, and Tal Moise, former CIO of Clarian Health Partners, a multi-billion dollar healthcare organization. The company is headquartered in New York, NY. For more information, visit or download the datasheet at

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