Background Investigations


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Worldwide Resources, Inc

What you don’t know CAN hurt you! The majority of frauds reported against businesses, about 64%, are committed by employees. Small businesses can be particularly vulnerable. Landlords face similar situations as businesses. Landlords need to know who they are leasing to before it is too late. As a business owner or landlord, a thorough background check is an extremely valuable investment.


Business & Landlord Services

Searches Available

  • Federal, State or County Criminal Court Records
  • State Sex Offender Records
  • Department of Corrections
  • Federal & State Tax Liens
  • Motor Vehicle Driving Records*
  • Social Security Number Verification
  • Address Verification
  • Professional License Verification
  • Education Verification*
  • Employment Verification*
  • Federal Bankruptcy
  • Federal & State Civil Litigation
  • Credit Bureau*
  • Reference Interviews
  • Personality Profiling
  • Drug Screening
  • Omni Search



  • Address History
  • International Criminal Searches
  • Employment Verifications
  • Education Verifications
  • International Employment and Education Verifications
  • Credential Verifications
  • Professional Reference
  • Personal Reference
  • DOT Verifications
  • Driving Records
  • E-Verify
  • Global Screen
  • Credit Reporting
  • Multi-State Sex Offender Registry
  • Drug Testing
  • County Civil Searches
  • Federal Civil Searches

Other investigative services for businesses

  • Suspected Theft or Embezzlement
  • Sexual Harassment Investigations
  • Workers Compensation Claims
  • Product Liability Defense
  • Litigation Defense
  • Due Diligence for Mergers or Acquisitions

Your source for the most comprehensive criminal history available to employers Worldwide Resources, Inc.has designed a criminal history screening service that represents Best in Class content. With complete comprehension of the country’s criminal court process and its limitations, we were the first in the industry to create a single service, which is inclusive of a seven-year history of your applicant – not a snapshot of activity in his current residential jurisdiction. **Includes Address History

The Address History provides a name and address search based upon the Social Security Number and the first and last name. The report returns all names, including previously used surnames, and the addresses associated with the provided SSN. The Worldwide Resources, Inc.of the SSN along with the state and year of issue are provided. The SSN is also cross-checked against the Social Security Administration’s Master Death Index to ensure that the number was not reported as that of a deceased individual. **Included in all Omni packages

Worldwide Resources, Inc.can conduct international criminal history searches in 180 nations. We identify those criminal records which are equivalent to a felony conviction or that are legally publicly accessible.

Employment verifications help determine the Worldwide Resources, Inc.of information reported on an application or resume. Again, Worldwide Resources, Inc.goes directly to the source, contacting the human resources person at each employer.

Education verifications confirm claimed academic degrees. To obtain this information, we contact the institution’s registrar’s office.

Worldwide Resources, Inc.will verify your applicant’s education and employment around the world in 280 countries. We confirm the dates of attendance and the degree attained.

Whether it is a license to practice dentistry or accounting, Worldwide Resources, Inc.verifies your applicant’s reported professional licenses and obtains information regarding any complaints and/or disciplinary actions taken against the licensee.

Worldwide Resources, Inc.will obtain a professional reference from a noted supervisor or co-worker. We ask standard questions in this search to achieve a comprehensive summary.

Worldwide Resources, Inc.will obtain a professional reference from a noted supervisor or co-worker. We ask standard questions in this search to achieve a comprehensive summary.

In accordance with regulations of the Department of Transportation (49 CFR Part 40), we will contact the driver’s former employer and request information concerning the named driver’s past drug and alcohol test results, including refusals to be tested.

Driving records are available for a search term of three years in all 50 states. Record information is accessed directly from the requested state’s department of motor vehicles or department of revenue. In accordance with the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act, Worldwide Resources, Inc. extracts all identifying information, such as date of birth and address from the driving history report.

E-Verify is an on-line system operated jointly by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Social Security Administration (SSA). The system allows employers to easily and efficiently check the work status of new hires on-line by comparing information from an employee’s I-9 form against SSA and DHS databases. As a certified DHS designated agent, Worldwide Resources, Inc.will perform the I-9 verifications on behalf of your organization.

The GlobalScreen™ Patriot Act Name Search includes U.S. and foreign sanctions and watch lists.

Credit reports are ideal for determining if an individual is suitable for positions dealing directly with company funds or positions that have accesses to confidential information, such as credit card numbers or are issued a company expense account credit card.

These searches are conducted at the state level in all available states, the District of Columbia, four U.S. Territories and 25+ Indian Tribes. Registries contain registered violent and sexual offenders with conviction records.

Worldwide Resources, Inc.now offers integrated drug testing administration within the iDsource platform via Web CCF. Electronic processing of Custody and Control Forms (CCF) allows you to streamline your drug testing by utilizing a single ordering dashboard.

This service provides information from the county courthouse on a per-name basis. Information provided by the court is based on the person’s name only. Unlike criminal cases, civil actions generally require no personal identifiers at the time of filing. All details relating to the identity of either party will be provided.

We conduct federal civil searches at the various federal courts in each state. Information provided by the court is based on the person’s name only.



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