Due Diligence Resources – General Due Diligence
The resources below are a great place to start doing due diligence on opportunities or people that you may get involved with. While the list is not all encompassing, we will be adding new resources to list so you have the most up to date resources available. If you are looking for a specific resource, please send us a request and we are happy to add it for you.
Disclaimer: Do not assume that a person listed in any of the databases found below is the person you are looking for without confirming additional information first.
Database People Search Sites
ZabaSearch DirtSearch PeopleFinder
Used to verify business entities and additional entities who may be associated with the business name.
Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut
Delaware Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming
Fictitious Buisiness Names
Used to verify the DBA of a business. (Additional resources will be added upon request)
Federal Court Records
Court information for all US district, bankruptcy, and appellate courts.
Public Access to Court Electronic Records
Securities and Exchange Commissions
Searchable databases for SEC violations, Cease and Desist orders
S.E.C. Investment Adviser Public Disclosure
Standford Class Action Clearinghouse FINRA
State Public Criminal Records
Some states/agencies require requests by mail and may charge a fee. Some states/agencies have restrictions on releasing information and will not release information to third party individuals. In these cases, search for information within the agency in which the record originated.
Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada (pdf) New Hampshire (pdf) New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming
Peer Review Sites
You can also search for the individual Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google +, Yahoo, MySpace, ebay, and other social media sites for feedback and customer interaction.
Ripoff Report Yelp Angies List
Glass Door (employee reviews)
For property and address searches, determine what county the address is located in and search for the county assessor website. Most assessor websites allow you to search for an address and give you the owner’s name and owner history. Some sites may charge a fee for the search. (Links to various counties will be added in the future.)
College Degree Verification
National Student Clearinghouse
Import Export Information
Business Financial Standing
Note: While most of the resources are free to use and are public information, some of the sites may charge you a fee and require registration to use.
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