Database check is the process of checking global and country-specific databases to verify if a candidate has been involved in any activities that are related to frauds or crimes. Database check could reveal if the applicant had any connections to organized criminal outfits or if s/he holds a risk related to legal, reputation or compliance aspects. Database check reveals and alerts employers about any critical misconduct by the applicant in the past.
o Litigation database
o Media Database
o Defaulters’ list Reserve Bank of India
o FBI Database
o OFAC Databases (Office of Foreign Assets Control)
Possible Outcomes: applicant name is found in database or not