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ID Verification

The Benefits of Watchlist Screening

Watchlist screening is a vital process for businesses to help prevent fraud. Learn about some benefits that come with watchlist screening integration.

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What is Negative News?

Learn about the importance of Negative News (Adverse Media) screening, why it's important, and how Melissa ID Verification solutions can help.


What is a Vacant Address?

Whether it’s a summer vacation or a long-term absence, some addresses are flagged as vacant, meaning the building or unit is not currently occupied

Unique Identifier

Unique ID’s in the US

Are you looking for a unique value to identify addresses in the USA? Here, we cover the pros and cons of USPS data and look at alternatives


What is a No-Stat Address?

The USPS considers no-stats as inactive addresses that are unlikely to receive mail, and sending mail to an inactive address costs valuable time and...


Military Addresses

Learn the basics of U.S. military addresses to ensure smooth & accurate delivery of letters and packages to those who serve


Early Warning System (EWS)

The Early Warning System (EWS) flags streets not yet included in ZIP+4 reference data and makes sure that addresses are not inaccurately coded or...