Pre-Employment Background Checks

Includes criminal history data records from various sources throughout the United States.

These sources can include county courts, department of corrections, most wanted, and much more.

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*Must have account set up to conduct Pre-Employment Screening for your business.

The most important decision you will make is in fact the people you hire.

acutraq-05Many people ask, with all the guidelines how can I know what information to use to use when conducting Pre-Employment background checks? The internet has opened up so many avenues that it can be hard to understand what is legal to do and what is not. You can be assured that when it comes to employment screening, many companies have lost negligent hiring lawsuits because they thought a quick, $2 internet criminal search was compliant for employment screening.
When placing your trust in a background screening company, you want to make sure they are reputable and stand behind their information. The guidelines placed in the FCRA are there to protect to the employers and applicants.
When conducted properly companies can reduce liabilities and negligent hiring lawsuits regarding the application and background screening process.

Since 1998 smart companies trust ACUTRAQ to deliver cost effective screening solutions.

It is our goal to help employers understand how to properly run background checks and stay in compliance with all state and federal guidelines.

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Multi State Criminal Search

Includes criminal history data records from various sources throughout the United States. These sources can include county courts, department of corrections, most wanted, and much more.

50 State Sex Offender Registry

Search includes current and historical sex offender registration records from 50 state plus the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico.

Pre-Employment Credit Report

Loan and credit card payment history, credit inquiries, public records including bankruptcies, liens and judgments, child support obligations, and much more.

County Criminal Search

County criminal records are retrieved by hand by our nationwide network of experienced court researchers. The county criminal records search reports felony and misdemeanor convictions. County Level Searches help comply with FCRA regulations regarding accuracy. This is the most accurate way to conduct a background check and verify criminal records.

Statewide Criminal Search

Statewide searches are available in over forty states. Our instant Statewide Criminal Database directly searches statewide record repositories for felony & misdemeanors. Statewide Searches can also include the Fugitive List, Office of Thrift Supervision, INTERPOL Most Wanted, P.R.I.O.R.S and Denied Person(s)List. Information sources will vary for each State.

Federal Criminal Search

Retrieves information directly from the Federal District Court repository and identifies criminal convictions on federal charges.

Municipal Offense Search (City)

These can be Disorderly Persons Offenses, Petty Disorderly Persons Offenses, violations of Municipal Ordinances and, in certain circumstances, Fourth Degree Indictable Offenses.

Online Applications

Allows applicants to complete application via web. Customized for any type of Business, Rental Property, or Volunteer Organization. Application is customized to fit your needs. Once application is complete the background check can be prompted automatically or upon your approval. CLICK HERE to see a sample application.

5 Panel and 10 Panel Drug Testing

Partnered with Lab Corp and Quest to provide urine analysis substance abuse screening
CLICK HERE For more information about the ordering process and what is included.

Instant Drug Testing Cups

5 panel and/or 10panel instant drug screening cups. Results in minutes. Kept on site for accidents, random, and pre-employment drug screening. Save time and money!

Social Trace

Past and present addresses and possible aliases, maiden, and past married names used. This search establishes the time frame of when the social security number (SSN) was issued and put into use. The SSN Trace shows whether the social security number (SSN) is valid, and state of issue.(searches by applicants SSN#)

Consent Based Social Validation (CBSV)

This verification searches the actual SSN Administration to verify whether the SSN holder’s name and Social Security Number (SSN) combination match SSA’s records. “Yes” or “No” verification indicating that the submission either matches or does not match our records. If records show that SSN holder is deceased, CBSV returns a death indicator. *This is the most accurate way to verify identity.

Motor Vehicle Reports (Driving Record)

Statewide driving records, including Commercial Driver’s License status (CDL) for at least 3 years, often times up to 7 years.(Most States Instant)

Employment Verification

3 years of employment verified. We contact your candidate’s past and present employers to verify resume or work history. Our employment verification service will verify dates of employment, job title, job location, and may include salary history, job performance, eligibility for rehire, attendance, productivity, and reasons for leaving.

License Verification

Verify your candidates credentials, including professional licenses, certifications or any other designation you’d like us to verify.

Education Verification

*Helpful Hint – Applicants will often LIE about their education.
We verify your candidate’s educational degrees and certificates or enrollment from all universities, colleges, trade/vocational schools, and high schools across the United States and Internationally. Our education verification service confirms your candidate’s type of degree or certificate, graduation date, attendance dates, and any graduating honors.

OFAC – Office of Foreign Assets Control

Watch list that includes known terrorist, terrorist supporters, international narcotics traffickers and those engaged in other activities related to terrorism and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

Healthcare Sanctions/Exclusions

Search of Federal Sources which include the Office of Inspector General, GSA , Tricare, DEA, FDA, and DEA to name the most recognized. Includes state exclusion lists from the 18 states that have an exclusion list and a total search containing all of the data published from Federal and State sources.

County Civil Records

Search court dockets for any civil litigation involving your candidate in either upper & lower(Superior or Municipal) county courthouses.

People Searches

Searches a network of resources to find information and help locate an individual.


Internet-based program run by the United States Government that compares information regarding an employment applicant. If the information matches, that employee is eligible to work in the United States. Mismatches require further investigation.
*Note – For employment screening positive hits on Multi State Criminal Search must be verified at the county in which offense occurred before ACUTRAQ will issue the report to employer.

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Schedule a free consultation to review your Pre-Employment Screening Procedure.

You could be at risk!

The cost of a background check is significantly less than hiring a bad employee!

We provide Pre Employment Background Checks as well as drug test screenings nationwide with offices located in Northwest Arkansas, Houston Texas, Broward County Florida.