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Q: What is this website about?

A: We are a company that provides public records searches in many categories. For years we have dedicated ourselves to systematically gathering databases, sources, and data center links to provide our members with the highest possible level of investigation services. We get our data from thousands of sources, both public and private, quickly and conveniently, right to your screen.

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Q: What categories and reports are available to search?

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CRIMINAL RECORDS/BACKGROUND CHECKS:

» BACKGROUND RECORDS - Reports may include addresses, relatives, phone numbers, properties owned, judgments, criminal records, and more.

» CRIMINAL RECORDS - Reports may include case #, charge, offense, arrest, file, disposition, sentence.

» SEX OFFENDERS - Reports may include registered addresses, aliases, case #, charge, conviction.

» WARRANT SEARCH - Reports may include case #, charge, offense, arrest, file, disposition, court, warrant number, bodily marks, person’s full information, offense information. .

» FEDERAL CRIMINAL RECORDS - Reports may include case #, date of offense, court, date of closure, case name.

CIVIL RECORDS:

» BIRTH RECORDS - Reports may include date, case, number, filings, parents, addresses.

» DEATH RECORDS - Reports may include date, case, number, filings, name, age, relatives.

» DIVORCE RECORDS - Reports may include filing type, date, case, location, name, age, properties owned.

» MARRIAGE RECORDS - Reports may include filing type, date, case, location, name, age, properties owned.

» LEGAL RECORDS - Reports may include property, liens, judgments, business records, and more.

» PROPERTY RECORDS - Reports may include owner, location, transfers, sales, description, tax info.

» BANKRUPTCY RECORDS - Reports may include date, case, number, reason, legal files, addresses.

» FEDERAL CIVIL RECORDS - Reports may include case #, date of offense, court, date of closure, case name.

 

PEOPLE SEARCH:

 

» PEOPLE SEARCH - Reports may include addresses, relatives, phone numbers, property records, and more.

» MISSING PERSONS - Reports may include relatives, roommates, neighbors, aliases, address history.

» SSN AND LAST NAME SEARCH - Search for people using their SSN and last name. Reports may include addresses, relatives, phone numbers, date of birth.

 

REVERSE LOOKUP:

 

» REVERSE PHONE - Reports may include full addresses, names, contacts, account history.

» REVERSE CELL PHONE - Reports may include full addresses, names, contacts, account history.

» REVERSE EMAIL - Reports may include full addresses, names, contacts, account history.

» REVERSE ADDRESS - Reports may include names, contacts, phone numbers.

 

OTHER RECORDS:

 

» BUSINESS RECORDS - Reports may include company background check, UCC filings, court rulings, and more.

» NON-US RECORDS - Includes an organized collection of public records resources for non-US countries.

» VESSEL/WATERCRAFT SEARCH - Reports may include owner’s address, vessel name, port of dock, and company.

 

MEMBER PRIVILEGES:

» UNLIMITED PEOPLE SEARCH - Reports may include addresses, relatives, phone numbers, property records, and more.

» UNLIMITED REVERSE PHONE SEARCH - Reports may include names, addresses, relatives, phone numbers, property records, and more.

» UNLIMITED REVERSE ADDRESS SEARCH - Reports may include names, relatives, phone numbers, property records, and more.

» RESOURCES - Use our hand-picked resources to find additional information.

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Q: What type of information is available about people?

 

A: Practically anything, except for very sensitive personal information such as financial and credit card data, passwords, and full account numbers. Other than that you might be able to uncover a lot of data about just about anyone.

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Q: What can't I do with this data?

 

A: Our services may NOT be used in the following ways:

To locate people to develop a news story.

To locate lost loved ones, friends, or family for a vendetta.

For purposes that might cause physical or emotional harm to the subject of the report.

For individuals involved in an adoption.

To gain information on well-known/high-profile celebrities or government officials.

To determine a consumer’s eligibility for (a) credit or insurance for personal, family, or household purposes; or (b) a government license or benefit.

For purposes that are not within your stated normal course of business.

For pre-employment or tenant screening.

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Q: Are Social Security numbers available for lookup?

 

A: Generally not. It is a vital security precaution that Social Security numbers not be available to the public. If you discover that your information contains sensitive data, you will be able to notify the proper institutions to request that they remove the information. We ourselves cannot change the information, we can only display it to our members.

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Q: What countries does your website cover?

 

A: You will be able to look up information about people in the United States; however, we have well-organized resources for non-US countries to help in your investigation process.

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Q: How many searches can I conduct with my membership?

 

A: Our data is conveniently organized into three sections: Comprehensive Background Report, Direct Searches, and Unlimited Searches. Depending on your membership type, your funds will be directly transferred to your CIS account. These funds can be used to access the Comprehensive Background Report or any of the “direct” searches. Once you are logged in to your account you can view your account details/summary in the top left corner of the website. “Unlimited” background searches are included in your membership and you can access them with no restrictions.

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Q: Does the membership automatically rebill at any point?

 

A: Absolutely not. However, you can always purchase additional funds to conduct more searches.

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Q: How accurate is your data?

A: This website is a provider of information gathered from publicly available data. This website does not create, verify, or guarantee the accuracy of such data; rather, This website receives its information from various sources, including Internet sites. It is not necessarily affiliated with or endorsed by these sources, or compensated by them. All materials and information available through This website services are provided "as is" and "as available," and without warranties of any kind, express or implied, and specifically including the warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

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Q: In which U.S. states can I search criminal records?

 

A: Please refer to our COVERAGE AREAS page for more information.

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Q: Will I still be charged if my search yields no result?

 

A: Yes, except for “unlimited” searches. Because research is required to determine whether a public record even exists and a tremendous amount of money is required to access and maintain these databases, your funds will be tapped in case of a no hit.

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Q: What is the purpose of the preliminary search?

 

A: The preliminary search accesses people databases simply to verify that the person exists in the United States.

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Q: What information is provided in the Background Check?

 

A: A Comprehensive Background search may include:

State Criminal Check

Nationwide Criminal Check

Marital Status

Phone Number(s)

Date of Birth

Address History

Neighbors’ Names

Neighborhood Info

Alias Names

Sex Offender Check

Possible Deceased Records

Relatives and Associates

Property Information

Liens, Bankruptcies, and Judgments

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Q: What is meant by "unlimited/unrestricted" access?

 

A: The "unlimited" and "website access" options access our member area, which includes all our resources, tools, and unlimited searches.

 

Q: How can I remove my information from the Public Records Database?

 

A: As a courtesy we can “opt out” your specific information. Contact customer support and request the procedure instructions to be removed from the database. Each individual that wishes to be opted out of must be accompanied by proof of identity and address. We will only be processing opt out requests we receive by fax or mail and no request will be processed without complete information. Requests for opt out will not be processed over the phone or via email.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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