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Exactly How Accurate Are Fingerprint Background Checks? 

It is commonly thought that a fingerprint background check is an all-encompassing background screening. No two fingerprints are alike, so the background check would be accurate, right? However, the criminal records associated with the fingerprint are sometimes incomplete. We will go into detail explaining what a fingerprint background check is, the industries that use it, […]

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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 […]

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Can Applicants Refuse to Disclose their SSN?

In order to do a complete and comprehensive background check for potential employees, most companies request Social Security Numbers (SSN.) But what happens if an applicant refuses to disclose their SSN?  It’s important that your company have a policy in place regarding SSN Disclosure. Depending on whether your company is hiring employees or volunteers, your […]