If my first search is free, why are there charges on my credit card between $0.01 and $0.99?
Searchbug utilizes the credit card as a form of identity verification. A randomized test transaction will be sent to your credit card between $0.01 - $0.99 cents during account registration. Next, you will be asked to check your online banking account and confirm the amount of that randomized transaction. Once confirmed, your account will be activated. The test transaction will clear from your card immediately.
Is my first search free?
Yes! After you sign up for an account, and the account verification process is complete, your first search is on the house!
How and where is my credit card information stored?
None of Searchbug employees, including system engineers, have access to full credit card details. After you enter your credit card information, it is passed directly to our credit card processor over an encrypted secure connection and is permanently ...
What are Search Tokens ($T)?
Searchbug introduced Search Tokens ($T) in 2019 in order to simplify the process of purchasing information online. As one of the few data providers that does not charge subscription fees, monthly fees, sign-up fees, membership fees, or any other ...
How do I sign up?
You can sign up for your FREE Searchbug Account here. Please note that a valid credit card is required during sign up. Why? Searchbug utilizes the credit card as a form of identity verification. A randomized test transaction will be sent to your ...
I didn't receive a test transaction, what should I do?
In order to insulate you, and us, from credit card fraud, all accounts are placed on a temporary hold after credit card information is changed. If this is done during regular business hours, it typically takes 30 minutes or less for an agent to ...