Why choose Backstory?


Backstory is a renowned background research company out of Charleston, South Carolina. With THOUSANDS of databases at our fingertips, a knowledgeable staff, and a dedication to service we consistently impress our clients.

If you are ready to have Peace of Mind and know that your assets and life are in great hands, allow Backstory Screening Services, LLC to verify your applicants.

Need Service?

Credit Checks

Do you need to know your renters or employees financial history. We provide a full report.

Eviction Search

We can verify that your future renters haven’t had past problems.

Education Verification

Did your employee really go to Yale or Harvard? Let us make sure for you.

Reference Check

Make sure that you know where your applicant worked & did what they did.

Global Criminal Report

We research all local, national, and global criminal records that can include the FBI and Interpol.

Sex Offender Search

Don’t risk all you have worked hard to build by hiring the wrong person unknowingly.

Search Packages

  • Childcare
  • Comprehensive (all databases)
  • Dating and relationship
  • Domestic Services
  • Educational Institutions
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare Industry
  • Hotels and Hospitality
  • Gaming
  • International (250 countries)
  • Investment Screening
  • Landlords
  • Non-Profit
  • Pre-employment screening
  • Retail Sales
  • Right to work/legal residency
  • Security/Law Enforcement
  • Subcontractor/supplier/vendor
  • Transportation Industry

Other Employer Services

DMV Reports

Company car? Driving a car while on the clock?If you don’t know what your employees have on their driving record, you could have a big target on your company. Let us give you peace of mind.

Public Judgement Searches

You’ll want to know if your employee has a public judgment. We can uncover a history of judgments for non-payment; also divorce, criminal activity, and more. Make sure you completely know the track record of your applicants.

Other Tenant Services

Social Security Address Reports

Just because a tenant doesn’t say they lived somewhere doesn’t mean they did or didn’t. Let us pull their addresses from the Social Security reports to ensure they don’t have a hidden history they didn’t tell you about.

Residency Verification

Why can’t you contact the previous place they lived? Perhaps something went astray? We can find out for you to ensure you have peace of mind that your asset is in great hands.

Known Aliases

Let’s face it. Identity theft is exploding in today’s society and it isn’t that hard to get fake ID’s, go by a middle name, or more. Let us check your tenants for false names, alternate names, and the things they did under them.