Employment Background Investigations

It has been said that a business is only as good as its employees. Nevertheless, who are these employees and what are their backgrounds? Now more than ever, proper screening of employees can deter any potential problems before they arise.

In fact, so much depends upon make sensible and informed hiring decisions that EPIS leaves no stone unturned in investigating employees to whatever extent out client may deem necessary. Our background investigation experts are well trained in discreet, in-depth background checks covering court and driving records, public filing such as bankruptcies defaults or tax liens employment and education verification and credit history, among others.

EPIS also works extensively with companies specializing in accurate, high quality and reasonably priced substance abuse testing

Employment screening is a highly effective way of combating employee fraud and provides an integrity check. Vetting future employees can prevent serious financial and reputation damage. In many parts of the world, there is an increasing regulatory requirement to screen staff and confirm credentials. Furthermore, in the event of litigation the onus is increasingly on employers to demonstrate that they took all reasonable steps to check employee integrity.

During the past few years, EPIS has made the cost of pre-employment screening extremely reasonable. Screenings usually can be completed in 48 hours or less and can be surprisingly comprehensive. EPIS will also give advice on how to save money by determining the level of screening for applicants to specific positions.

  1. Includes name and Social Security number verification
  2. Includes Social Security fraud scan for aliases, false Social Security numbers and names of relatives
  3. Includes Credit Heathers
  4. Includes Names of Persons at Each Address Where Subject Has Resided. May include spouses, family members and roommates
  5. Includes Current and Previous Addresses. Database returns periods of occupancy
  6. Includes DMV search for vehicles owned (limited states)
  7. Includes Internet Domains
  8. Includes statewide bankruptcies, judgments - with dates and amounts, evictions, foreclosures and tax liens
  9. Includes fictitious business (DBAs), corporate president and agent for service searches, Uniform Commercial Code filings.
  10. Includes Civil Records
  11. Includes Criminal Records (limited states/county/year duration)
  12. Includes Sexual & Violent Offenders Multi-State Registry
  13. Includes Wants & Warrants (limited states/county/year duration)
  14. Includes Arrest Logs (limited states/county/year duration)
  15. Includes Department Of Corrections Logs
  16. Includes Workers Compensation Check (limited states)
  17. Official Records Coverage (Florida Only)

Cost
Fixed Fee $395

For detailed Civil & Criminal Records Coverage area, please link to Civil Coverage Area, Criminal Coverage Area

Additional Options on Employment Screening:

  • National Bankruptcies, Tax Liens
  • National UCC filings
  • Professional License Verification
  • DBA: "Doing Business As." Name filings or assumed business name filings
  • Family Background and marital history
  • Source of income, and business affiliation

National Corporate and Partnerships and Affiliations

Note: Information from the Secretary of State's offices. May include information from various state agencies and departments, like Revenue, Taxation, and Board of Equalization. Business and partnership searches include UCC filings and business credit database searches

National Criminal Records

This report searches multiple criminal record sources, which includes federal fugitive files, department of correction, prison parole and release files, probation records, and possibly records from other state agencies

Job history

EPIS will investigate previous employers named in an applicant's resume and prepare a pre-determined list of questions for former employers. Part of this task, EPIS also investigates gaps in employment.

Educational background

A smart way to combat resume inflation, this employee screening service verifies the accreditation status of the institution, start date, end date, major, and degree.

Contacting of references provided

Detailed investigation on all references provided will be conducted in writing or telephone calls.

For more details on the coverage area, please click Civil Coverage Area.

4.8

Based on 85 reviews

Kim J.
My Son found Mike at Empire Pacific because we needed a detective in order to find someone. We had spend a lot of time and money on many search people websites and never found anything current on the person we were trying to find. We hired Mike to do an initial check to find the person. Mike called and said on the initial check that he had found what we needed, he said the second step would be to go look by foot and there would be a fee per hour. About 2 hours later Mike called and told us he had found the person and gave me his current phone number. I called and sure enough it was the person I was looking for. Now this shows how honest Mike is because he could have easily billed me for a few extra hours of leg work (which is paid per the hour) and I would not have known he already found the person. Mike was very attentive when I called and either picked up his phone or called me back very fast. I would highly recommend Mike, he is vey good at what he does and is respectful, honest and FAST!
Agustin C.
Mike Hakimi from EPIS is a true professional. He helped me with my case. He delivers effectively and fast! I was trying to find someone that nobody has heard from him from since the late 90's, I was very unsure he was still around. I needed to find him and interview him for my movie project. A key character. And Mike incredibly found him. Don't hesitate hiring Mike for any type of service.
Shera C.
Very pleased with Mike and his staff. Thank you for handling this surveillance case on such short notice. I was very pleased with your services and will do biz again with you for sure. I will be in touch:) 5 Stars!!!
Lance R.
Mike and his team are as professional as it gets. Very prompt to reply and understand the finesse needed in this service. I appreciate his expert feedback and how to best proceed in the most efficient way possible. Thank you again!!!

-LRR
Yossi S.
I have highest, highest praise for Mike at Empire Pacific Investigative Services. I had to take someone to court and I was concerned whether sheriff is efficient enough to do the serving or they will just attempt and I pay for nothing. I talked to Mike about serving this particular person and on top of it I try to force future steps of collection and Mike was extremely helpful to show me in and outs of all the options that I have and how he can help me.

My concern was the person that I am suing would play hide and seek, not available during the day and difficult to catch. Sure enough Mike served the paper within 2 to 3 days and informed me accordingly.

I am so happy to know Mike and would not hesitate to recommend him to anyone that has needs for his services.
Kevin O.
I was searching for a family relative, for over 40+ years with no such luck. So I decided to find a private investigator. I contacted Mike at Empire Pacific Investigative Services and in the same day he found the person I was looking for easily. I was so blown away! This service is AAA+ and I would definitely use them again, again and again! Thank you Mike!
Deborah O.
Top notch experience with Empire and Mike!
No lag time or waiting around. He gave me the difficult diligence I needed within the week.
Professional, friendly and available whenever I need the.
Prompt response time and easy to reach!
Thanks Mike! I'll be using your services again. Wouldn't go to anyone else!

Deb Olberding
Magda S.
I had very good experience with Empire Pacific Investigative Services, Mike was very determined and efficient, detail oriented and reliable. His work effect exceeded my expectations.
Yossi S. Los Angeles, CAV
0 friends
4 reviews

11/20/2017

I have highest, highest praise for Mike at Empire Pacific Investigative Services. I had to take someone to court and I was concerned whether sheriff is efficient enough to do the serving or they will just attempt and I pay for nothing. I talked to Mike about serving this particular person and on top of it I try to force future steps of collection and Mike was extremely helpful...

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Agustin C. Los Angeles, CA
10 friends
3 reviews

4/26/2018

Mike Hakimi from EPIS is a true prfessional. He helped me with my case. He delivers effectively and fast! I was trying to find someone that nobody has heard from him from since the late 90's, I was very unsure he was still around. I needed to find him and interview him for my movie project. A key character. And Mike incredibly found him. Don't hesitate hireing...

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Marcus B. Ewa Beach, HI
32 friends
86 reviews

2/27/2018

I contacted Mike at Empire to do some research for me on an old insurance claim. It ended up not being along the lines of work that he was an expert in but what was so great about the experience was that Mike went out of his way to find me someone that did specialize in the area. If you are considering a couple options on who you need for your investigation you...

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Magda S. New York, NY
27 friends
2 reviews

3/21/2018

I had very good experience with Empire Pacific Investigative Services, Mike was very determined and efficient, detail oriented and reliable. His work effect exceeded my expectations.

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Shera C. Orange, CA
8 friends
24 reviews

2/27/2018

Mike's firm is awesome. I gave them short notice to conduct surveillance and they totally delivered. Thank you and your staff for handling this assignment for me on such short notice...

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Jonatan C. Chatsworth, Los Angeles, CA
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8 reviews

8/25/2017

I have worked with a few private investigation firms, and in my opinion, Empire Pacific Investigative "Mike Hakimi" is the best one...

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