A Federal Criminal search helps you understand the risks of hiring an applicant with a criminal record on the federal level. A Federal Criminal is rarely reported to the state or county jurisdictions and does not imply “national” coverage.
You should order a County Criminal and a Single State Criminal based on the address history generated from the SSN Trace, résumé, and employment application to create a more complete and accurate background check.
A county, state, and federal criminal search should be ordered together
for a comprehensive employment background check.