To find out if a company is legitimate, find out if it has a legitimate address phone number first. Then find out if it is registered with a major business directory like the Dun & Bradstreet (dnb.com
) or Hoovers.com
. You can verify this online. Thirdly, find out if it is licensed. Fourthly, look for TRUSTe certification on the company’s web page. Then lastly, check the company's complaint record.