Consumer Specialized Searches

Background Checks

Information that provides peace of mind is crucial to anyone who needs to make critical decisions on individuals who may be placed in positions of trust. This would include employers who need to make well-informed hiring decisions, and certainly landlords that have to know who they're dealing with. BCI background checks provide comprehensive details including: Criminal history; Sex Offender check, Lawsuits, Judgments, Liens, Bankruptcies and more.

Criminal Background Check - Nationwide or Statewide

Investigative searches on individuals who may possess a criminal history are used to uncover applicants with past criminal records at the state and county levels. These searches are some of the most commonly used, and are applicable in a wide variety of industries and job positions.
Results include: Felony and Misdemeanor Convictions, Dispositions, Deferred Cases and Pending Cases (where allowed by state law), Description of Offense, Case Number, Plea, and Sentence Dates.
What's in a Single State Criminal Background Check: This report lists criminal records from county courts, department of corrections, administration of the courts, and other legal agencies for the selected state. Recorded offenses include felonies, misdemeanors, sexual offenses, and more. It's important to review each record carefully as subjects with common names may return multiple criminal record results.

Criminal Background Check Disclaimer

Customers are charged a search fee for executing a Criminal Background Check. Information from the report may include multiple criminal records, or no results found on the individual. One should not assume that information found guarantees a complete and accurate history of any person's criminal history. Use extreme caution when interpreting the results of a criminal background search for any type of personal verification. Positive or false matches to criminal records may not provide confirmation of an individual's criminal background. Please contact BCI for additional restrictions regarding the use of this data.

Sex Offender

The contents of state sex offender registries are classified as public records, and you have the right to see them, however access is often difficult. Generally, you must know the legal name of the individual, and in many states you must go to your local police station and complete an information request form. Some states may also charge are fees and impose search limits. Many states now maintain web sites, but these often have limited functionality. Presently, there is no official nationwide government online registry of convicted sex offenders.
However, the National Alert Registry now aggregates all sex offender records contained in the various state sex offender registries, providing a single database with nationwide coverage. Using state-of-the-art mapping, database and email notification technologies, National Alert Registry provides a simple yet extremely powerful suite of products to help you and your family be aware, be alert, and be safe!

DMV Driving Records by State

Department Motor Vehicle (DMV) and Motor Vehicle Report (MVR) checks are an effective way to identify unsafe drivers, and are particularly critical in some states where certain driving offenses — including Driving Under the Influence (DUI) can not be found from criminal background records. In such states, DUI offenses can only be found by doing a DMV or MVR check.
DMV and MVR reports include residential and commercial driving status, driving records, and other infraction information for a minimum of the previous three years.

  • DUI
  • License Validation
  • License Suspension
  • Moving Violations

Note: Some states may require additional documentation to comply with state regulations prior to the release of driving records.

SSN Verification

Social Security Number Verification is a critical search to conduct on individual applicants for a variety of reasons. The SSN check verifies that an applicant is using the same Social Security Number that was issued by the Social Security Administration, and matches the identity used on application documents.
In addition to verifying identity, a SSN Verification includes fraud indicators within the report to alert you of other names and aliases associated with the SSN, and whether the SSN may have been retired due to death.
SSN Verification may also uncover additional addresses that were not reported by the applicant. Searches by full name and last known address are required to validate the Social Security Number of applicants and to assure positive identification.

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