We are all responsible for our own safety. Informed clients do a search of your phone number and check photos for fakes using Tineye. Informed providers use several methods to verify a client is who he says he is:
1.) Provider references. Ask clients to provide the names and numbers of providers they saw last.
2.) Use verification services: like P411
3.) Employment verification: Ask for: occupation/job title, company name/website, work email, Linkden profile, company phone/extension
Step-by-step directions continue reading: How to screen clients