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Domain Tools

Domain Tools – by Mike Santoni

I find that Domain Tools is a good resource to determine the registration information about a domain name (otherwise known as “Whois”).  The registration will supply information about the name of the registrant, their address, phone number and email address. It also lets you know who the registrar is for the domain name. If the […]

Throwback Thursday - 40 Years, What I Have Learned - by Mike Santoni

Throwback Thursday – 40 Years, What I Have Learned – by Mike Santoni

When I first got into the private investigation business in 1976, the landscape, technology, etc. was completely different than today. For public records such as voter’s registration records, court records, recorder’s office records, etc., it was necessary to take all your cases, get in your car and travel to all the various offices that housed […]

Employer Alert- Summary of Rights (Updated FCRA Notice)

If you are conducting pre-employment background checks on your applicants it is very important that you are aware of the changes required to be in compliance with the FCRA.  The majority of law suits filed in regard to pre-employment screening practices target those employers and background screening companies that are not using compliant and updated […]

Adam Warren

Adam Warren Joins the Santoni Team

Irvine, Calif.— Santoni 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 at Deverus, which […]

4 Tools for Online Investigations

4 Online Investigations Tools – Internet Investigations Tools

4 Online Investigations Tools – Internet Investigations Tools [kad_youtube url=”https://youtu.be/4bQIpHyAdKc” ]   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 […]

Locate Investigations

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

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 […]