What is an online background check?
Most background checks these days start with an online search. An online background check, whether it is done manually or through a service, uses one or more online databases storing related data. For example, if your state allows the private search of driving records, someone could take your license plate number and search the state’s motor vehicle department for any available information. This might include registration address, registered name, any recent tickets (specific to that license plate, not necessarily a specific driver), and other publicly available information. Continue reading Online Background Check vs PI Background Check