SOURCE: Intelius

February 06, 2007 11:00 ET

Intelius Named Best Online Consumer Information Service Finalist in 22nd Annual CODiE Awards

Intelius' Background Check Service Named a CODiE Awards Finalist for the Second Year in a Row

BELLEVUE, WA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 6, 2007 -- Intelius, Inc., a company that empowers consumers and businesses with online information for intelligent decisions, today announced that it has been named a finalist in the Software & Information Industry Association's (SIIA) 22nd Annual CODiE Awards for the second year in a row.

Intelius' Background Check service is competing in the Best Online Consumer Information Service Category. Intelius' easy-to-use online background checks provide consumers affordable access to accurate information about people they associate with, from potential dates to people likely to come in contact with their children or assets. As a result, people have better information with which to make informed decisions about the people they come in contact with in their daily lives. Intelius also offers other information services including People Search, Reverse Phone Lookup and Employment Screening solutions for businesses.

"In only its fourth year, Intelius has already helped millions of customers make more intelligent decisions about people, businesses and assets," said Naveen Jain, CEO of Intelius. "Being named a CODiE Award finalist is an honor for Intelius. It highlights the growth of our company and the value of our services, inspiring us to continue to innovate in ways that empower people with the information they need to make informed decisions. We thank the SIIA for this recognition."

For 22 years, the CODiE Awards have celebrated outstanding achievement and vision in the software, digital information and education technology industries. This year the CODiE Awards will recognize outstanding products and services in 72 categories.

"The 2007 CODiE Finalists represent real winners, even at this stage of the contest," said Ken Wasch, SIIA President. "Competition is fiercer than ever and that makes selection as a CODiE Finalist a major achievement. All the companies on this year's list should feel justifiably proud of their recognition."

Details about the CODiE Awards and a complete list of Finalists can be found at www.siia.net/codies/2007/finalists.asp.

About Intelius

Intelius is the leading information commerce company providing consumers and businesses with predictive intelligence to inform the decision-making process and solve real-world problems. In less than three years of business, Intelius has gained more than three million customers who use Intelius' information to protect their loved ones, businesses and assets. Intelius' services include background and criminal checks, people search, background monitoring and an award-winning identity theft prevention product, Intelius' IDWatch. Intelius is one of the top 100 commerce sites on the Internet. In 2005, Intelius' IDWatch was named the WSA's Consumer Product of the Year. In 2006, Intelius was named one of the Top Private Companies by Washington CEO Magazine and was listed amongst the top 15 Corporate Philanthropists by Puget Sound Business Journal. For more about Intelius products and services, visit http://www.intelius.com/. For more about Intelius' business, press and policies, visit http://www.intelius.com/corp.

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