An identity check confirms the most basic information about a candidate.

Validating an applicant’s identity is critical to the background check process because it ensures accurate results.

Peopletrail reviews credit histories by obtaining a credit bureau report from our online access to the three major credit bureau reporting systems.

When considering an applicant for a sensitive position, it is important to have a clear and concise profile. Credit reports can reveal factors relating to financial irresponsibility. In addition, credit reports uncover any possible identity or resume fraud by revealing name variations, historical addresses, and past employment information.

A credit report for employment purposes does not include FICO scores and does not affect the FICO score or display to creditors.

A person search can further research and confirm application information and is not a report. This search provides consumer-identifying information obtained from non-credit-report sources.

This report will assist in validating the applicant’s social security number, name variations, DOB, current and previous addresses. Identity variations may include aliases, maiden and misspelled names or names of consumers who have changed their identity.

This search helps uncover any possible identity and resume fraud by revealing name variations, and historical addresses. These discrepincies are invaluable to discovering additional jurisdictions and names to search when ordering criminal history profiles. Often applicants try to hide criminal backgrounds by not listing areas of residence where a conviction occurred or sometimes commit crimes traveling through jurisdictions other than their residence.

This search provides consumer-identifying information obtained from confidential credit-report sources. This search assists in validating the applicant’s social security number by identifying numbers not issued by the Social Security Administration or that were filed with death claim.

SSN Search offers you instant access to up-to-date consumer identifying information. This search also helps uncover any possible identity and resume fraud by revealing name variations, aliases, date of birth, historical addresses, and past employment information.

A FCRA version SSN Search for employment creates a soft inquiry to the applicant’s credit file that does not affect the FICO score or display to creditors.

Fraud Detection Service alerts you to potentially fraudulent activity found in the social security number and address information. It instantly recognizes warning signs such as Social Security numbers recorded as deceased, non-issued, out of range or invalid; cautions and high-risk addresses.

This search helps uncover any possible identity or resume fraud by revealing name variations and historical addresses.

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