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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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 »

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 »

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 »

What is an FBI background check?

The Federal Bureau of Investigation maintains the National Crime Information Center. The database of criminal justice information includes criminal history, missing persons and fugitives. Some jobs... Read More »