Investigative Services

Background Checks

Our background check service provides a comprehensive and detailed look into individuals, allowing you to verify essential information and minimize risks.

Know your future employee and get an accurate picture of their worth to your business. 

 We leave no stone unturned in our quest to provide you with the most accurate and up-to-date information available.

1. Identity Verification

  • Full Name: Verification of the candidate’s legal name.
  • Social Security Number (SSN): Confirmation of the SSN to ensure it matches the candidate’s name and birthdate.
  • Address History: Previous and current addresses to confirm residency.

2. Criminal History

  • National Criminal Database Check: Search for criminal records across various jurisdictions.
  • County and State Criminal Records: Detailed examination of criminal records in counties and states where the candidate has lived or worked.
  • Federal Criminal Records: Check for federal offenses, which may not appear in state or county records.
  • Sex Offender Registry: Search to determine if the candidate is a registered sex offender.
  • Global Watchlist Check: Screening against international watchlists, including terrorism-related lists.

3. Employment History

  • Verification of Employment: Confirming previous job titles, dates of employment, and reasons for leaving.
  • Reference Checks: Contacting previous employers to discuss the candidate’s job performance, reliability, and work ethic.
  • Professional Reputation: Review of any publicly available professional endorsements or complaints.

4. Education Verification

  • Degree Verification: Confirming the degrees obtained, dates of attendance, and institutions attended.
  • Certification Verification: Verification of any professional certifications, licenses, or other credentials.

5. Credit History

  • Credit Report: Reviewing the candidate’s credit history, including debts, payment history, and bankruptcies.
  • Financial Responsibility: Assessment of the candidate’s financial behavior, which is crucial for positions involving financial responsibilities.

6. Driving Records

  • Motor Vehicle Report (MVR): Detailed driving history, including traffic violations, accidents, and license status.
  • Commercial Driver’s License (CDL): Verification of CDL status and any endorsements or restrictions.

7. Professional Licenses

  • License Verification: Confirmation of the status and validity of any professional licenses required for the job.
  • Disciplinary Actions: Checking for any disciplinary actions or sanctions against the candidate’s licenses.

8. Social Media and Online Presence

  • Social Media Profiles: Review of publicly available social media profiles for inappropriate or harmful content.
  • Online Activity: Examination of other online activities that may reflect poorly on the candidate.

9. Civil Records

  • Civil Litigation History: Checking for involvement in civil lawsuits, including as a plaintiff or defendant. This could included any worker’s compensation lawsuits the candidate is involved in.
  • Bankruptcy Records: Review of any personal or business bankruptcy filings.
  • Patriot Act Compliance: Ensuring the candidate is not associated with any organizations or activities restricted under the Patriot Act.

10. Work Eligibility

  • I-9 Verification: Ensuring the candidate is legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • E-Verify: Using the federal E-Verify system to confirm employment eligibility.

11. Military Service Verification

  • Service Records: Verification of military service, including discharge status and any commendations or disciplinary actions.

12. Personal and Professional References

  • Character References: Contacting personal and professional references to assess the candidate’s character and suitability for the position.

Whether you are screening potential employees, tenants, or individuals involved in personal or business matters, our services ensure you have the insight you need. Protect your interests and make informed decisions by partnering with Stone Investigations. Reach out to us today for a personalized quote and gain access to the information that matters most.

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