Below are a list of searches that we conduct.

Click on the search for a brief explanation.

Civil Searches
Civil searches are done at the county and federal level for noncriminal suits filed by individuals or corporations, such as product-liability suits, local civil-rights violations, judgments for nonpayment of goods, and litigation related to divorce, marriage, or child custody.
County Criminal History
Most felony and misdemeanor cases are filed in county courts, as a result county criminal record searches are one of the most powerful sources for uncovering criminal records.  Typically, a search is run for each of the individual’s alias and for each county the individual has resided for the past 7 years.
Credit Reports
Ameriwide can prepare a consumer credit report based on an individual’s name, SSN and address, essential in evaluating an individual’s sense of financial responsibility. We will provide all names and addresses associated with the SSN and will include information on the highest credit extended, etc. A summary of public records is also provided and may include civil suits, judgments, bankruptcies, tax liens and collection amounts.
Criminal Monitoring
Ongoing monitoring of an individual’s criminal history using criminal database records.  This service can only be performed on current employees who have been previously screened by AmeriWide. In the event there is a new hit found on the employee, we will conduct a search at the original source of the hit to ensure the record belongs to the individual and to comply with FCRA regulatory guidelines.
DMV Driving Records
A Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) is a report of an individual’s driving history, as reported from your state Department of Motor Vehicles. Information on this report may include Drivers License information, point history, violations, convictions, and license status on your driving record.
E-Verify is an online system operated by the Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration that allows participating employers to electronically verify the employment eligibility of newly hired employees. Information provided by new employees on their Form I-9 is automatically verified against official DHS and SSA databases.  As an Authorized Employer Agent, we handle the complete E-Verify process on our clients’ behalf.
Drug Testing

We can help you with your drug screening needs. We have access to a nationwide network of labs to facilitate your company’s drug screening policy.   We can assist you with Pre-Employment and Post Employment screening.  Including: DOT and non-DOT drug testing, Random Testing, Reasonable Supiscion and Post accident.  

Education Verification
We validate an applicant’s educational credentials including secondary, undergraduate, graduate and post graduate degrees.
Employment Verification
We go the extra mile to ensure that our employment verification is as accurate and complete as possible.  Lots of firms outsource this overseas, our employment verification service is conducted in-house.
Federal Criminal
Is a federal criminal and civil records searches through the federal judiciary’s Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER), an electronic access service that allows AmeriWide access to information from federal appellate, district, and bankruptcy courts. The primary actions held at this level include securities and tax law violations, immigration, weapons, interstate drug crimes, civil rights violations, and civil cases filed at the federal level.
Homeland Security Search
Searches over 130 National & International Terrorist, Fugitive and Debarment lists including the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and Specially Designated Nationals (SDN).
i-9 Processing
I-9 processing is a requirement for all employers to validate the identity and employment eligibility of individuals.  We have I-9 automation solutions that can ensure compliance, streamline the hiring process and save you money.
License Verification
A Verification of an applicant’s professional license(s). Information verifiable includes: date of issuance, expiration of license, type of license, and state in which license was issued. Information released varies due to various issuing authority policies.
National Criminal Database Search
Our National Criminal Database Scan is a powerful, high-speed multi-jurisdictional search of proprietary databases compiled from multiple sources consisting of court records, incarceration records, prison/inmate records, probation/parole/release information, arrest data, wants and warrants and/or other proprietary sources.  It also includes a scan of the 50 states sex offender registry as well as terrorist watch list scan.
For those businesses that require periodic re-screening, we have tools to make this simple and efficient.
Sex Offender Registry
This is a check against each state’s sex offender registry.  Each state and  Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam and Northern Mariana Islands maintains a sex offender registry.
Social Security Trace
This trace returns information regarding an individual’s social security number.  The key to this search is that it returns geographic information that is used to make sure other searches are querying the appropriate jurisdictions.
Tenant Screening
A comprehensive tenant screen includes a credit check, employment verification, eviction history, and a sex offender registry search.