Adverse Media Checks

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Adverse Media Checks

Verify candidates by searching thousands of global sources with Certn. In just a few seconds, you’ll easily be able to greenlight hires or action red flags.

Turnaround Time 1 Day
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Drive your hiring decisions with online records.

Comprehensively cross-reference your candidates.
Check against thousands of public databases in over 200 countries and territories. With your tailored list of search terms, our search picks up content that may not show up in a criminal record check.

Build a safe and trustworthy workforce.
Certn checks candidates against thousands of data sources for sex offences, illegal behaviour, criminal activity, and regulatory violations.

Be diligent in global hiring.
With all necessary validation checks in place, Certn mitigates your risk of workplace safety issues, compliance, and financial liabilities.

Which Public Records Does this Search?

Fraud Searches

Identify theft, embezzlement, scams, insider trading, securities fraud, and more.

Negative Press

News, forums, and other open sources.

Global Sanctions

Lists such as Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).

Court Records

Crimes against person or property or statutory crimes.

Sex Offender Registries

Domestic and international sex offender lists.

Terrorist Registries

International anti-terrorist watchlists.

Fraud Searches

Identify theft, embezzlement, scams, insider trading, securities fraud, and more.

Negative Press

News, forums, and other open sources.

Global Sanctions

Lists such as Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).

Court Records

Crimes against person or property or statutory crimes.

Sex Offender Registries

Domestic and international sex offender lists.

Terrorist Registries

International anti-terrorist watchlists.

Adverse Media checks as simple as 1, 2, 3.

Certn is the easiest way to check your candidates’ backgrounds. There’s no setup fees, no minimums, and no hassle.

1. Select your relevant checks
Pick the products you need — and skip the ones you don’t.

2. Candidates complete checks online
Your candidate receives a secure, encrypted link via email asking them to consent and input their information. Certn’s technology scans over 110,000 public databases.

3. Your detailed verification report gets created
Results are consolidated and sent for your review.

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Get the world’s easiest adverse media checks with Certn.

FAQs

Adverse media screening includes search results from various online sources including news outlets and databases, licensed publications, regulatory agencies, court records, social media platforms, blogs, and other public records.

To send a public records check to an applicant, all you need is the applicant’s name and email. The applicant will need to provide their name and date of birth.

The process for the candidate is simple. Here’s how it works:

  1. A secure link is emailed to the person.
  2. The person consents and inputs their information.
  3. Certn’s technology scans over 110,000 public databases.

The results are available in your Certn dashboard instantly.

After the candidate successfully submits their background check, public records check results are available in minutes. Turnaround times may be instant if the results come back clear. In some cases where the information needs to be verified, it could take a few days. 

Don’t just take our word for it. Learn why customers love us.

Fantastic service from our account manager and his team. They are responsive and easy to get hold of, clear in their communication, helpful and friendly, keep on top of the screening process and do a great job. I’m so happy that I moved to Certn Credence.
HR Administrator SEB London
I’d definitely recommend Certn. I’ve used 3-4 alternative background screening companies before, and they do not compare at all to the service level provided by Certn.
Human Resources Manager Orchard Global Asset Management
We have been using Certn Credence for our background screening requirements for over 2 years now and I have to say in comparison with other organisations we have used in the past they are a breath of fresh air and a pleasure to deal with and I am very happy with the service they provide.
Contracts Administrator Tori Global

Certn gives you the speed, security, and scalability you need.

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The world’s easiest background checks

Certn makes everything a cinch — even in a pinch. Our tech-driven checks eliminate bottlenecks and improve time-to-hire by up to 80%.

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Compliance you can count on.

Certn is fully compliant with all UK data protection laws — including UK GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018. By using our secure products and platform, your candidates’ data is always encrypted and stored securely.

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Global screening, local know-how.

Verify the identity of candidates from 200+ countries and territories. With Certn, you can confidently open your business to a world of opportunity.

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Top-rated usability and candidate support.

Impress new hires with ease. Certn’s mobile-friendly digital experience delivers a best-in-class experience from “hello” to “you’re hired”.

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The world’s easiest background checks

Certn makes everything a cinch — even in a pinch. Our tech-driven checks eliminate bottlenecks and improve time-to-hire by up to 80%.

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Compliance you can count on.

Certn is fully compliant with all UK data protection laws — including UK GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018. By using our secure products and platform, your candidates’ data is always encrypted and stored securely.

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Global screening, local know-how.

Verify the identity of candidates from 200+ countries and territories. With Certn, you can confidently open your business to a world of opportunity.

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Top-rated usability and candidate support.

Impress new hires with ease. Certn’s mobile-friendly digital experience delivers a best-in-class experience from “hello” to “you’re hired”.

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Ready for the world’s easiest background checks? It’s time to get Certn.

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