Includes: all aliases, SOR, SSN validation, Death Master File, Address History, and OFAC. This search contains 600+ million multi-state criminal records and the District of Columbia. Each report usually contains date of arrest, case number, disposition date, degree of charges (felony, misdemeanor, etc.) and inmate records.
Sex Offender Registry (SOR)
- Contains various data of registered sex offenders from all 50 states. Depending upon the state, a report may include, but is not limited to, Juvenile Offenders, Sexual Predators, Tier 2 and Tier 3 Offenders, Date of Birth, Address, and Basic Demographics.
Social Security Number Validation (SSN)
– This reports provides the name(s) related to the Social Security number entered and is confirmed that it is a valid SSN. However, only the Social Security Administration can verify that the number belongs to that individual. Report information may include, but is not limited to, current and former address history, the applicant’s age and/or date of birth, and the applicant’s county of residence. Our Social Security Number Validation is processed in real time, which makes for a quick turnaround time.
Death Master File
-This report is activated when the SSN is run. When the SSN entered belongs to a deceased person, the report will provide the deceased individual’s name and date of death.
– This report contains approximately 500 million past and present addresses for the last 7 years.
Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)
– The US Department of the Treasury administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions based on US foreign policy and national security goals against targeted foreign countries and regimes, terrorists, international narcotics traffickers, those engaged in activities related to the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, and other threats to the national security, foreign policy or economy of the United States.
– All known previous last names, such as maiden names. An assumed, false or additional name used to conceal a person’s identity.
A county criminal search is based on the court records in which the conviction is recorded. Reports include, but are not limited to, date of arrest, case number, disposition date, disposition verdict, degree of charges (felony, misdemeanor, etc.), and charge.
A statewide criminal search consists of the court records of multiple sources from a state. Reports are comprised of, but are not limited to, date of arrest, case number, disposition date, disposition verdict, degree of charges (felony, misdemeanour, etc.), and the actual charge.
There are 94 federal judicial districts throughout the country, with at least one district in each state, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico. Federal cases typically involve violations of federal criminal law, such as: tax evasion, fraud, embezzlement, mail and wire fraud, immigration law violations, postal offenses, interstate drug trafficking, arms violations, kidnapping and other crimes occurring on federal property or violating federal laws.
Public records are documents that are not considered confidential. A marriage license, for example, would be considered a searchable public record, as would birth and death certificates. When doing a background check for employment purposes, you could be interested in records such as credit records, civil judgments, driving records and several others.
This report will return information from past employers or third-party vendors contracted to respond to verification. Included are dates of employment, position held, and any other information we may receive from the past employer. There is an option to select one employer; all employers in past 5 years; or all employers in past 7 years.
Professional Reference Checks validate a candidate’s work history but also give some insight into their job performance. References are interviewed on a variety of topics, from the reference’s general opinion of the applicant to their moral character. They can ask about the applicant’s strengths and weaknesses and if they would want to work with them again.
In addition to the standard employment verification questions, our specialists contact the applicant's prior supervisors and colleagues to uncover information pertinent to applicants’ work performance, punctuality, how they interacted with others, disciplinary actions taken against them and any incidents of theft or sexual harassment. Each report is designed with a side-by-side comparison of candidate's supplied information and source information.
A Motor Vehicle Records Check is a report of your candidate's driving history. The information comes from the Department of Motor Vehicles in each state and can usually be accessed instantly. Results include records of violations, convictions, accidents, suspensions and any disciplinary actions.
IDiploma mills have become a billion-dollar industry and applicants are not shy about stretching the truth on their resumes these days. These are just a couple of reasons companies find Education Verification so valuable. Are your applicants honest? Do they have the background and knowledge that they claim? Or are they claiming to be something they are not?
Educational Verification Provides the following:
- Dates of attendance
- Degree received
- Grade Point Average (GPA)
- Credits accumulated
- Institution comments
B & B strongly recommends Education Verification because it not only confirms a candidate has the right foundation to do the job, but it can also give you valuable information about an applicant’s relationship with the truth.
This search applies to any type of professional license, for example medical personnel, accountants, attorneys, engineers and real estate agents. The results will tell you if the person’s license is valid, when it expires and if there have been any disciplinary actions.
Where permissible under federal and applicable state law, an employee credit report may be especially helpful in evaluating candidates with access to or responsibility for financial assets, transactions or decisions. Included in an employment credit check are: names and addresses of current and previous employers, notifications of civil judgement, tax liens, and bankruptcies, positions and dates of employment at current and previous employers, a record of the individual’s credit and payment history, any unpaid bills turned over to a collection agency and other credit inquiries that have been made on the candidate.