Best Practices
Client’s Information Guide

The Verifications Best Practices guide is a useful tool that was generated by the Best Practices Committee of the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS). The guide is intended to ensure that resources spent on verification's efforts go the furthest and also help to reduce turnaround time.

We hope that you will find this guide beneficial. Please do not hesitate to let us know if you have any questions regarding this guide. Verification of employment, education, and references are an important component of any background screening program. At First Intelligence Group we are happy to provide this useful tool to help our clients realize the greatest success in conducting these searches.

Protecting the Homeland
The Patriot Act

What is the Patriot Act?

The USA PATRIOT Act, commonly known as the 'Patriot' Act, is an Act of Congress that United States President George W. Bush signed into law on October 26, 2001. The acronym stands for "Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001" (Public Law Pub.L. 107-56).

Federal law stipulates that individuals and organizations within the United States are responsible for ensuring that they do not engage in business dealings with an individual or entity.