An FBI check, drawn from a central database of fingerprints, has been perceived as the gold standard for criminal record checks. But is it? FBI checks are well-known for their flaws and shortcomings. Read our white paper, Fingerprints vs. Name-Based Background Checks, which identifies these shortcomings and discusses why a comprehensive name-based background check may be a better alternative when it comes to thorough screening by drawing from a wider, deeper and fresher pool of sources.