Financial Enforcement Actions

This search of over 100 sources identifies individuals and institutions that have been the subject of financial enforcement actions, orders or penalties. Here are just a few of the US sources:

  • Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (FRB)
  • Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
  • National Credit Union Administration (NCUA)
  • Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)
  • Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS)

Federal Sanctions & Exclusions

This search checks the GSA’s Excluded Parties List System (EPLS) and the OIG’s List of Excluded Individuals/Entities (LEIE) for excluded or sanctioned individuals.

The Excluded Parties List System (EPLS) includes information regarding entities debarred, suspended, proposed for debarment, excluded or disqualified under the nonprocurement common rule, or otherwise declared ineligible from receiving Federal contracts, certain subcontracts, and certain Federal assistance and benefits.

The List of Excluded Individuals/Entities (LEIE) includes information regarding individuals or entities excluded from participating in Federally-funded health care programs. Bases for exclusion include convictions for program-related fraud and patient abuse, licensing board actions and default on Health Education Assistance Loans.

Homeland Security

This product is a search of 134 domestic and international sanctions and exclusions lists, including the Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list. The Homeland Security Search satisfies a key component of the Patriot Act.


Healthcare Sanctions

  • This product will search a database of adverse actions against individuals in the healthcare industry. The search includes the OIG (LEIE), GSA (EPLS) and FDA exclusion lists, along with other 800 other sources, including federal and state agencies. The Healthcare Sanctions search is crucial in revealing individuals and entities currently excluded from receiving payment from Medicare, Medicaid and all Federal health care programs
  • Professional License Verification

Professional Healthcare License Verification

Many positions require an individual to have received specialized training, certification, or a professional license, we can confirm the information an individual provides. Reports typically include license type, issuing authority and dates of validity. For certain license types, disciplinary history may also be included.


DOT/FMCSA background checks will help you maintain compliance with applicable regulations concerning new hires. As part of a DOT background check, we will conduct a mandatory inquiry into an applicant’s drug and alcohol history with each employer, as well as run the required driving record, including a CDLIS search. We can also conduct DOT regulated inquiries for other agencies, such as the FAA.

All background check information is provided by an FCRA-certified licensed private investigator. The FCRA-certified licensed private investigator, in its entirety, is responsible for ordering technology, report data, federal/state compliance, accuracy, delivery of reports, thoroughness and presenting the information in an understandable format. Thomas Hamilton & Associates and its dba/subsidiaries (THA), is not nor has ever been a consumer reporting agency (CRA) as defined by 15 U.S.C.1681a(f), is not responsible for report compliance, does not compile, produce, prepare, update, or have any input regarding the contents of any background or drug screen reports. THA is not responsible for the CRA's sources or accuracy and is not able to edit or alter any part of a finished background report. All adverse action taken on behalf of employers is performed entirely by the CRA, and the CRA its entirety is responsible for all letters, content and the adverse action process. THA is not a reseller as defined by 15 U.S.C.1681a(u) and does not take possession of reports or resell reports to multiple employers.