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Criminal Records

Background check and employment screening for businesses and individuals.

Criminal Records

In many instances, Criminal Record Checks are the foundation of a
comprehensive Background Check. Although like the phrase “Background Checks”,
Criminal Record Checks are also a bit more involved than the phrase itself.

As it relates to Criminal Records, the United States is divided into Districts, States, Counties and Municipalities based on the jurisdiction that prosecutes and oversees those criminal cases and violations. Some of those jurisdictions DO NOT overlap, correspond or reciprocate the information they house to the other jurisdictions.

DDS has the expertise to council and guide our clients through the educational
process and make it easy to understand why and how to determine which jurisdictions should
be checked for Criminal Records to ensure that Criminal Record Checks are a compliant and comprehensive part of your overall employment due diligence program.

To help you understand the differences, let’s break it up into the general
3 Jurisdictions described below.

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Bank Fraud – To engage in an act or pattern of activity where the purpose is to defraud a bank of funds.

Bankruptcy Fraud – Bankruptcy fraud is the untruthful claim of lack of funds in order to avoid payment of debts. It also includes untruthfulness about lack of funds in order to create a financial gain.

Blackmail – A demand for money or other consideration under threat to do bodily harm, to injure property, to accuse of a crime, or to expose secrets.

Bribery – When money, goods, services, information or anything else of value is offered with intent to influence the actions, opinions, or decisions of the taker. You may be charged with bribery whether you offer the bribe or accept it.

Cellular Phone Fraud – The unauthorized use, tampering, or manipulation of a cellular phone or service. This can be accomplished by either use of a stolen phone, or where an actor signs up for service under false identification or where the actor clones a valid electronic serial number (ESN) by using an ESN reader and reprograms another cellular phone with a valid ESN number.

Computer Fraud – Computer fraud can include the use of false statements through electronic correspondence to obtain money from another person through illegal means. It can also include the use of electronics to access information that can be used for deception.

Counterfeiting – Occurs when someone copies or imitates an item without having been authorized to do so and passes the copy off for the genuine or original item. Counterfeiting is most often associated with money however can also be associated with designer clothing, handbags and watches.

Credit Card Fraud – The unauthorized use of a credit card to obtain goods.

Drug Trafficking –Drug trafficking is the act of importing or exporting illegal substances for the purpose of public distribution and sale.This can include cultivation and manufacture of substances that are subject

Embezzlement – Embezzlement is a form of theft that involves hiding money or secretly taking assets from another person or business without the other party’s knowledge that funds are being misappropriated. to laws of prohibition.

Extortion and Threats – Extortion refers to the use of force or blackmail to unlawfully obtain personal gain from another individual or organized entity. Threats are communicated acts of violence which are intended to generate fear in the recipient.

Firearms Trafficking – Firearms trafficking is the act of importing, exporting or transporting illegal firearms across state lines for the purpose of distribution and sale.

Forgery – When a person passes a false or worthless instrument such as a check or counterfeit security with the intent to defraud or injure the recipient.

Health Care Fraud – Where an unlicensed health care provider provides services under the guise of being licensed and obtains monetary benefit for the service.

Kidnapping – Kidnapping is the act of forcibly abducting someone and carrying or transporting him or her over state lines or to a different country.

Money Laundering – The investment or transfer of money from racketeering, drug transactions or other embezzlement schemes so that it appears that its original source either cannot be traced or is legitimate.

Racketeering – The operation of an illegal business for personal profit.

Securities Fraud – The act of artificially inflating the price of stocks by brokers so that buyers can purchase a stock on the rise.

Telemarketing Fraud – Actors operate out of boiler rooms and place telephone calls to residences and corporations where the actor requests a donation to an alleged charitable organization or where the actor requests money up front or a credit card number up front, and does not use the donation for the stated purpose.
Assault – An act of violence against another individual without probable cause.

Burglary – Entry into a building illegally with intent to commit a crime, especially theft.

Driving while Intoxicated – Driving while over the legal Breath Alcohol Content (BAC) limit.

Domestic Violence – A pattern of behavior which involves violence or other abuse by one person against another in a domestic setting, such as in marriage or cohabitation.

Drug Crimes – Including Possession and Possession with intent to sell, Distribution, Manufacturing.

Possession of Stolen Property – Include being in possession of stolen property, whether or not the possessor is the one who stole the property.

Property Crimes – Including Auto Theft,Burglary, Larceny, Arson, and Theft.

Robbery – The action of robbing a personor place.

Violent crimes – Include Manslaughter, Murder, Robbery, Assault, and Forcible Rape.

Weapons – Including carrying a concealed weapon, or possessing a gun without a license.
Driving Records is the means to determine if an individual has a valid license and if that person has any relevant violations or crimes that may affect their job ability, quality or efficiency in an adverse way.

Some of these violations or crimes can involve speeding, DUI, DWI, Driving while license is suspended or revoked.