What is in a job applicant background check?

Answer Employers conduct a background check for a job applicant for many reasons. Employers are looking for the best applicants for the job. Information from a background check maybe used in determining i... Read More »

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Is it legal to do a criminal background check on a cooperative apartment applicant?

Under federal law, a landlord may legally conduct a criminal background investigation on a prospective tenant provided that the landlord obtains written consent from the rental applicant. It is rec... 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 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 »

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 »