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Santoni Investigations & Backgrounds Hires Adam Warren

Irvine, Calif.— Santoni Investigations & Backgrounds is focused on growing their Employment Background Screening division, with the recent hire of Sales Manager, Adam Warren. Warren comes from the screening industry on the technology side. Warren has previously worked for Tandberg Data where he was a National Sales Manager.  Most recently Warren was a Senior Account Executive

5 Things to Consider Before Hiring a Background Screening Company

5 Things to Consider Before Hiring a Background Screening Company There are 5 things you should consider before hiring an employment background screening company, 1) Test drive the software and do a demo with your team 2) Find out if the company is a member of NAPBS (National Association of Professional Background Screeners) and if

4 Online Investigations Tools – Internet Investigations Tools   1) Domain Tools WHOIS information or domain ownership information is like property ownership records for domain names. The paid version is great for obtaining historical domain ownership records which allows you to see who owned a domain name before it was privatized. It also give you

Locate Investigations are Much more Than A Database Search

Locate Investigations are Much more Than A Database Search A locate investigation involves much more than a search of a commercial database like; TLO, IRB, Accurint, Westlaw, LexisNexis, Tracers, etc.  An investigator who is proficient in tracking down people (Locate Investigations, Skip-Tracing, Witness Locates) needs a variety of tools.  Some of the tools are free like

Ban the Box- Explained

Ban the Box- Explained Ban the box does not mean that Background Checks have been banned.  In this video Santoni President/CEO Tim Santoni explains what the Ban the Box initiative is all about on this video. Cities, counties and states across the country have gotten laws past that prohibit employers from asking prospective employees if they

Best Password Management App

Best Password Management App Password management is a daily struggle for most of you.  We must have online profiles to access and view information on websites in the digital age.  Online banking, Social Media, Utilities, School and the list goes on and on.  There is no getting around setting up profiles with unique and strong

Risk Mitigation TV has Launched

Risk Mitigation TV has Launched I am happy to announce the launch of RISK MITIGATION TV!!!! I believe that businesses must be proactive in order to mitigate exposure to; Embezzlement, Fraud, Workers Comp Claims, Trade Secrets theft, Employment Claims, Counterfeiting, Theft Internal/External, Contract Disputes, etc. In today’s litigious environment you cannot eliminate risk and lawsuits, but you can implement

Shane Nelson Joins the Santoni Team

Irvine, Calif.— Santoni Investigations & Backgrounds– has increased its focus on growing its business and providing current and new clients with the reliable, consultative services with the recent hire of investigative consultant, Shane Nelson. Nelson formerly the Chief of Investigations with a Southern California Gaming Commission where he managed the investigations and licensing departments. Nelson

What information can a Private Investigator get from the DMV?

What information can a Private Investigator get from the DMV? A private investigator with the proper credentials can get direct access to DMV records in all 50 states.  The odd thing is that the DMV in every state operates differently. The information available, the charges, the turn-around time, etc. are all different. An experienced investigator