Identity Development Searches
A social security number verification and address history is an invaluable tool used to identify names and addresses that are historically associated with a given social security number. In fact, it’s the investigative starting point for every background search we offer.
The results will also suggest previously used names or other aliases that should be researched, as well as applicants’ past addresses and movement patterns.
Social Security Administration’s (SSA) Consent-Based Social Security Number Verification (CBSV) service was developed in 2002 to protect vital business interests. It mitigates fraud and identity theft while reducing losses, bad/negligent hires, and unauthorized workers and applicants.
There is a compliance component for regulatory requirement: FTC Red Flags Rule, CIP, KYC, Fannie Mae Loan Quality Initiative, Dodd-Frank Protection Act, and more.
An employment credit report provides a credit report that does not have a credit score, but reflects current and previous negative account information. A tenant credit report does report a credit score as well as current and previous negative account information.
A bankruptcy filing report provides details of bankruptcies associated with the applicant. These records are found in Federal U.S. district bankruptcy courts. Federal law restricts reporting of bankruptcy information to the previous 10 years of information.
Criminal Record Searches
Most felony and misdemeanor cases are filed in county courts. This makes the county criminal record searches one of the most important sources for uncovering criminal records.
This search comes directly from the state’s official criminal record repository. Information is compiled from the counties within that state. The repository typically includes felony and misdemeanor information from all or most counties.
This is a search of the federal district courts for any criminal charges that fall under federal jurisdiction. Crimes reported in a federal criminal record search include only those offenses that are federally prosecuted – violations of federal law as enforced by the FBI, DEA, ATF, and other government agencies– as opposed to local and state law.
We have greatly expanded our global reach by providing criminal background checks, credit reports, employment and education verifications, reference checks, motor vehicle checks, and drug testing in more than 250 countries and territories.
This is a database search for felony and misdemeanor crimes committed in numerous jurisdictions nationwide. Records are indexed from state repositories, state correctional facilities, and some county records. The availability of records varies greatly from state to state.
This service helps impede terrorists by identifying individuals linked to terrorism or classified on government watch lists, improving compliance with the United States Patriot Act. We use more than 10 databases to gather data for this search.
The Nationwide Sex Offender Registry search provides sex offender case information in an easy-to-read report. This includes pictures of registered sex offenders to validate identity – if available from state agencies – and a link to the jurisdiction’s website for more information, if available.
The 3rd Degree Screening FBI verification report service will take your FBI report and verify any and all information from the sources who furnished the data to the FBI directly. This helps to clearly understand the FBI reports and confirm the information is up-to-date and complete.
Civil cases include disputes between private citizens, corporations, governmental bodies, and other organizations. Types of cases may include employer-employee conflicts, property disputes, personal rights, nonpayment of goods, personal injuries, liability suits, or contract disputes.
Federal civil searches include records that involve alleged violations of federal statutory or constitutional rights.
This search provides actionable intelligence derived from billions of current and historical landlord-tenant records, including names and address records to develop a more complete picture of an individual’s historical residential leasing behaviors.
The verification of an applicant’s employment history can provide insight into the type of person you are considering hiring.
Our education verification service searches for the highest degree earned or last institution attended. However, we will gladly confirm all degrees earned and all institutions attended at a client’s request. High school diploma verification is also available, as is GED completion.
3rd Degree Screening can contact both personal and professional references to obtain more information than provided from a standard employment verification. Standard service covers 10 questions and can be customized to fit your needs.
Income Tax Return Verification (ITRV) from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) records matches a name and social security number combination to IRS records for the release of income information.
Many positions require an individual to have received specialized training, certification, or a professional license. We can confirm the information an individual provides.
Driving records, also known as motor vehicle reports (MVRs), are documents that detail a history of a person’s driving history.
The Commercial Driver’s License Information System (CDLIS) is a nationwide computer system that enables state driver licensing agencies to ensure that each commercial driver has only one driver’s license and one complete driver record.
The Pre-Employment Screening Program (PSP) allows carriers, individual drivers, and industry service providers to access commercial drivers’ safety records from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Motor Carrier Management Information System (MCMIS).
Social Media Reports
We provide a FCRA-compliant background check that discovers a candidate’s online presence. Our reports present actionable adverse information on potential candidate, allowing companies to make better decisions while protecting them from unnecessary risk.
Healthcare Medical Sanctions and Exclusions
A healthcare compliance and fraud search examines multiple state and federal sources to assist in the identification of healthcare providers who may have histories of federal or state-level disciplinary actions or disqualifications. This search also looks for other factors that may place your organization at increased risk.
The Office of Inspector General’s List of Excluded Individuals/Entities (LEIE) provides information to the healthcare industry, patients, and the public regarding individuals and entities currently excluded from participation in Medicare, Medicaid, and all other Federal healthcare programs.
This is a search of the official U.S. government website System for Award Management (SAM) for companies on the exclusion list. You must register to do business with the U.S. government. SAM consolidated the capabilities of CCR/FedReg, ORCA, and EPLS.