Posted by TomC (Md) on January 28, 2000 at 19:55:48:
I sure understand being wary of letting a company you don’t know handle your cash. What you can do is ask them their “Dun” number. Just about any company has one.
You can then order a report from Dun and Bradstreet, which is a large commercial information source. The report will cost you $23, and is payable over the web by credit card. Take a look at:
They have samples there to look at, so you can see the type of info that is recorded. Realize that the info may not be verified by D&B, though.