What is a civil background check?

Answer A civil background check can include various investigative searches about an individual, depending upon the circumstances of the investigation. In all cases, the background check will include a sea... Read More »

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Does the FBI look at civil court records in background checks?

Civil court records are not included in a Federal Bureau of Investigation background check. The FBI compiles background records, or a "rap sheet," from other records arising from criminal fingerpri... Read More »

How long does a misdemeanor bad check charge in North Carolina show on a criminal background check?

In North Carolina, a misdemeanor charge remains on your criminal record unless removed--or expunged--by the court. Criteria for consideration include your age when the crime was committed (must be ... Read More »

What is a DEA background check?

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) conducts background checks on its employees. This check includes a criminal scan, credit check and interviews with friends, co-workers and neighbors. ... Read More »

How do I do a background check on someone?

For any of a wide array of reasons, people may want or need to conduct background checks. Potential landlords, future business partners and employers often need to utilize background checks, and ot... Read More »