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Address History Report

As an authorized affiliate of National Background Data, LLC, we are able to offer this extensive and detailed search on the address history of an individual and includes a social security number validation. This search establishes an investigative starting point and allows for a more complete background check, including determining the proper jurisdictions and counties to search when performing felony and misdemeanor criminal searches.

C.O.P.S. – Criminal Offender Profile Summary ™

As an authorized affiliate of National Background Data, LLC, DataCheck is proud to offer this powerful multi-jurisdictional search of state and county criminal records that include data from 41 states (over 76 million records), and the Sex Offender Registries. In addition to our on-site court searches for felony and misdemeanor records, this is a great pre-screening tool for employers who understand the importance of "due diligence" and want to do a broader search using the best available criminal repositories.

Credit Reports

Reveals credit history, including paying habits, judgments, liens, bankruptcies, as well as previous addresses, prior employment, any variations in their social security number, and possible aliases used. Useful in determining financial responsibility, money management, and the possibility of wage garnishment by state or federal tax authorities. For employment purposes only, accessing an applicant's credit record will not reflect on their credit report and will not affect their risk score.

Drug Testing

75% of all drug users work part-time or fulltime. Drug testing will enable you to make sure you are hiring drug free workers and further help your bottom line.

Education History Verification

With the ease of producing bogus degree certificates in today's world, the only sure way to verify is by direct contact with the schools. We provide verification of high school diplomas, G.E.D. Certificates, College and University attendance, degrees and trade school certification, including grade point averages and class ranking.

Employment History Verification

A comprehensive detailed inquiry regarding the applicant's employment history, including verifying dates of employment, position, salary, job duties, work habits, and eligibility for rehire. With many as 36% of job applicants falsifying some part of their employment application, this search is a must.


Check your new employee's legal right to work by comparing information from the employee's I-9 form against the Social Security Administration and Department of Homeland Security databases. This is an essential tool for employers committed to maintaining a legal workforce and is the best means available for determining employment eligibility of new hires and the validity of their Social Security numbers. By using E-Verify to determine the employment eligibility of employees, companies become part of the solution in addressing the problem of unauthorized employment.

Federal District Court Criminal Searches

A search of one or more of the 90 U.S. Federal District Courts nationwide, this covers crimes of a Federal nature such as fraud, counterfeiting, wiretapping, money laundering.

Federal Prison Incarceration Search

A search of the applicant to reveal time served in a United States Federal Prison.

County Court Felony/Misdemeanor Criminal Searches

Reveals Felony and Misdemeanor convictions and pending cases within the municipal and superior court levels within a given county. Case file reports are generated for each record found noting date of charge, whether it is a felony or misdemeanor, pleas and disposition, including any time served, fines, and probation information. Useful in determining potential drug and alcohol problems, violent behavior, character, morals, and values, and provides protection against "negligent hiring" lawsuits.

Global Report™

In conjunction with National Background Data, DataCheck offers The GlobalReport™ Patriot Act Name Search. This includes the following U.S. and foreign sanctions and watch lists. Lists notated with an asterisk (*) indicate a geographic-based sanctions list. We will add additional sanctions and watch lists as U.S. or foreign governments and international organizations release them. These lists currently include:

  • OFAC Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) & Blocked Persons - A search of The Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC"), this list contains the names of foreign nationals with whom the United States government currently has sanctions against. Persons on this list include known terrorists and narcotic traffickers.
  • OFAC Sanctioned Countries, including Major Cities & Ports*
  • Non-Cooperative Countries and Territories*
  • Department of State Trade Control (DTC) Debarred Parties
  • U.S. Bureau of Industry & Security (formerly BXA)
    • Unverified Entities List
    • Denied Entities List
    • Denied Persons List
  • FBI Most Wanted Terrorists & Seeking Information
  • FBI Top Ten Most Wanted
  • INTERPOL Most Wanted List
  • Bank of England Sanctions List
  • OSFI - Canadian Sanctions List
  • United Nations Consolidated Sanctions List
  • Politically Exposed Persons List
  • European Union Terrorism List
  • World Bank Ineligible Firms

Healthcare Sanctions/Adverse Actions Check

GSA/OIG - Office of Inspector Generals (OIG)List of Excluded Individuals/Entities

Useful in determining if a person has been excluded from participation in the Medicare, Medicaid and all Federal health care programs. This also includes a search to determine if an individual or entity in the healthcare field (physicians, PA's, nurses & other allied health care professionals) have had disciplinary action taken against them. Covers over 50 different types of healthcare professionals and entities and includes all 50 states. An important search for health care providers as the Congress of the United States established a Civil Monetary Penalty for institutions that knowingly hire excluded parties.

Liens, Judgments and Bankruptcy Search

An alternative to access a person's credit, this report includes a statewide search of state and federal tax liens, civil judgments, notices of defaults, unlawful detainers and personal bankruptcies.

Motor Vehicle Driving Records

Reflecting the driving records of the applicant, this report provides an insight into drug/alcohol problems, irresponsibility and dangerous driving habits. Important when the use of company vehicles are involved.

OFAC Foreign Nationals Search

A search of The Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC"), this list contains the names of foreign nationals with whom the United States government currently has sanctions against. Persons on this list include known terrorists and narcotic traffickers.

Organization & Society Memberships

A direct check of societies or organizations in which the applicant has stated they hold a membership. Information may include date of entry into the society/membership, position held, and standing.

Personal/Professional Reference Checks

Contacts are made with professional or personal references to gain insight into the applicants personal behavior, personal characteristics, stability, work habits, ability to work and get along with others, and more.

Professional License Verification

Verification that an individual is licensed to perform specific professional services where a state license is required. This will help ensure that the applicant has the proper credentials to the job. Date of issue, current status, expiration date and any disciplinary action provided.

Sex Offender Registry Searches

A check of the state's database registry to determine if a person has been registered as a known sex offender, as well as a check of the national database registry.

Social Media Search

Comprehensive search of the major social media platforms to gain insight on a candidate's online behavior and appropriateness based on your company's basic code of conduct and values.

Social Security Number Validation

A check will be made against the Social Security's database to verify that the number has been issued and the year of issuance. This does not verify that the number has been assigned to the applicant. This search only verifies that the number is a valid social security number.

Social Security Number Verification

This search verifies that the name provided by the applicant, their date of birth and their social security number matches with the Social Security Administration's records on the applicant.

State Prison Record Search

All counties within each state are searched for any criminal convictions that have led to incarceration in any state prison.

Statewide Criminal Record Searches

A search of the state's criminal records repository, this search reveals convictions noting date of charge, type, leas, and disposition, including any time served, fines, and probation information. Available States

Worker's Compensation Reports

Not available in all states, this search can only be requested after an offer of employment has been made, or actual hiring. Provides location of any reported accident in the workplace, date of claim, employer, nature of injury, days lost due to injury, and current status.

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