Back to the Basics: Public Access Terminals and Criminal Researchers

Editor’s Note: We’re excited to announce our new “Back to the Basics” series, wherein we’ll take an in-depth look at some of the ins and outs of the background check industry. We’re starting off this week with a behind the scenes view of criminal research featuring one of our in-house researchers, Chelsea Swartz. The sun […]


Fingerprints Can’t Be Faked, But The Records Are Not Always As Thorough As You Might Need Them To Be

According to The Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS), which is maintained by the FBI, there are currently 78-million subjects in its criminal master fingerprint file. When you take into consideration that slightly more than one in three American adults has a criminal record, that number seems low. Especially when you consider that over the […]


What is the CFPB and why does it matter to the background check industry?

by Thomas Wright, Satisfaction Executive SELECTiON.COM® The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has been in the news a lot recently with its first and only director, former Ohio Attorney General Richard Cordray, stepping down the day after Thanksgiving and announcing his intent to run for Ohio Governor. Created in large part because of the 2008 […]