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Social Security Trace

  • Identity Validation: SSN Verification
  • Instant search used to determine in which counties to conduct a criminal history search. An extremely powerful, effective, and revealing search; can help indicate whether the SSN is likely accurate or not and a good supplemental tool for locating addresses linked to the applicant that may have been omitted from the application purposely. Reported information generally includes: names, DOB's, addresses as used in commerce; validation that the SSN was issued and the death index status

Super Search

  • Contains over 720 national and international sources from criminal repositories, sex offender registries, and security watch-lists including Terrorist and Fugitive Information) should be used as a supplement or pre-screen option; re-verification is suggested to confirm subject identity and current disposition.

County Criminal Record 7 Year

  • One of the most common searches conducted by employers. All 3100+ US counties are offered. Reports real-time county courthouse information including felonies and misdemeanors covering the standard seven-year time frame and often longer. Best conducted in all known areas where the applicant has lived, worked, traveled, and studied.

County Civil Record 7 Year

  • Most are name only matches. Returns information from county repositories regarding divorce, child support, adoption, wrongful death claims, personal injury claims, bankruptcies, judgments, tax liens, lawsuits, and other matters.

Federal Criminal Record Search

  • Most are name only matches. Not found in county or state repositories; only found by searching the 94 Federal Judicial Districts in the US. Reports Federal court information including acts which have been made criminal by Federal law such as: homicide, robbery of a bank, immigration, firearm charges, certain sex offenses, tax evasion, interstate kidnapping, embezzlement, interstate drug trafficking, and crimes aboard an aircraft.
  • Ordered per district, state, or as a nationwide search.

State Criminal Record

  • Ordered per state; not all states have a repository and many states lack a process for keeping the repository up-to-date and accurate. Should be followed up with a county criminal record search in all known areas of residence to ensure a complete scope of screening.

National Sex Offender Registry

  • Typically contains information on individuals who have committed sexually violent offenses against adults and children, as well as certain sexual contact and other crimes against victims who are minors.
  • Ordered as a nationwide search or per state. Monthly monitoring available.
  • Super Search* - Instant Nationwide Criminal and Sex Offender Search, 27 National Security Sources (including Terrorist and Fugitive Information)

National Wants & Warrants

  • A database of records collected from various states, counties, and law enforcement agencies revealing if a person has an outstanding warrant; however, it is not all-inclusive. Should be followed up with a county criminal record search for re-verification to confirm the information reported.

Motor Vehicle Report

  • Normally requested on an employee that will be traveling for a company or if driving is a function of their employment. A CDL license is required to operate vehicles with a gross weight of 26,001 lb. or more. Reported information differs per state but generally includes: validation of the license number, status of license, and any accidents, traffic citations, or suspensions.
  • May provide insight to vehicle-related criminal convictions and/or DUI type convictions that may not be found elsewhere.

Workers Comp Check

  • Search provides detailed information regarding the filing of an applicant's prior Workers Compensation Claims and injuries; records can only be searched after a conditional job offer is made.
  • Reported information generally includes: person filing claim, address/SSN on file, filing number, employer, insurance carrier, accident, claim, disability dates, type of accident, part of body injured, name of attorney, and settlement details.

Office of Inspector General (OIG)

  • This is important to many institutional heath care providers because the Congress of the US established a Civil Monetary Penalty for institutions that knowingly hire excluded parties. Commonly used to identity parties that have been investigated and found to have violated the fraud and abuse laws resulting in their exclusion from participation in Medicare, Medicaid, or other federal health care programs.
  • Ordered per individual or entity name; search of the List of Excluded Individuals/Entities (LEIE).

License Verification

  • Ordered per profession/state - can be professional or occupational license. Normally requested because the license is a requirement for employment. Reported information generally includes: license holder's current name, address, type, number, status, and issue/expiration dates.

Reference Verification

  • Ordered per source - can be personal or professional. Our research criteria consist of a 15-question inquiry focused towards establishing the applicant's the work capacity.

Employment Verification

  • Confirms information provided by the applicant and employment history. Ordered per employee; only factual information is obtained.

Education Verification

  • Generally completed on the highest level of education; it is essential to have the name used at the time of attendance. Information obtained through the registrar’s office or institution responsible.

Credit Check – Employment/Tenant

  • Used a tool to evaluate an applicant's financial stability and other potentially valuable data. Normally requested because of financial responsibility or high-risk roles

Department of Transportation Verification

  • For DOT compliance, verify transportation history to ensure applicant is ready to operate a company vehicle. Research questions include: general performance for previous work, safe vehicle operation, accident history, substance abuse history, etc. All questions comply with DOT regulations.

Drug Testing

LabCorp 5 & 10 Panel

  • 5-Panel and 10-Panel Drug Tests
  • Generally conducted under any of the following circumstances: post-accident, pre-employment, reasonable suspicion/cause, and random.
  • Both 5-panel and 10-panel drug screening tests are available: 5-panel - Amphetamine, Cocaine, Opiates, Phencyclidine, and Marijuana; with nitrates check. 10-panel - Amphetamine, Barbiturates, Benzodiazepines, Cocaine, Methadone, Methamphetamines, Opiates, Phencyclidine, Propoxyphene, and Marijuana; with nitrates check.
  • Screening can be administered at more than 2000 conveniently located LabCorp. Patient service centers across the country.

TENANT SCREENING

Credit Check

  • Used a tool to evaluate an applicant's financial stability and other potentially valuable data. Includes a tenant rating score. Normally requested when initially considering or re-evaluating an applicant as a tenant.

Employment Verification

  • Confirms information provided by the applicant about employment history. Ordered per employer; only factual information is obtained.

Landlord Verification

  • Information is obtained from previous landlords to establish rental eligibility. Our research questions include: move in/out dates, lease expiration, rental amount/history, noise complaints, unauthorized occupants, and damage to the property.

National Sex Offender Registry

  • Typically contains information on individuals who have committed sexually violent offenses against adults and children, as well as certain sexual contact and other crimes against victims who are minors. Ordered as a nationwide search or per state. Monthly monitoring available.

Ask us about our Random Background Screening Process For Companies and Corporations

Turnaround times depend greatly on which search is requested. Please ask us for further information

The Public Records and commercially available data sources used in the process have errors. Data is sometimes entered poorly, processed incorrectly and is generally not free from defect. Please be aware that records may be sealed and not accessible due to the age of the subject or nature of the record.

Third Vision Background Searches and Consulting offers businesses and individuals the ability to do quick Illinois background checks on businesses and individuals in the State of Illinois. Third Vision Background Searches and Consulting provides the searches, checks and verifications with accurate and confidential results, so you can have powerful insights into the activities of individuals that you may be hiring or going to do business with. Let Third Vision Background Searches and Consulting be your Illinois background check company so we can provide you with the information you need to make successful hiring decisions. We service all of Illinois, along with McHenry County, Dupage County, Cook County and Lake County.