FRS Expands InstaCrim Jurisdiction Coverage

FRS, the leading provider of software to the background screening industry, announced today that it has completed yet another expansion of its InstaCrim criminal court solution. Clients have accrued millions of dollars in cost savings over the last four years and dramatically improved their turnaround times.

Monroe, NC, June 14, 2014 --( In its never-ending quest to provide its clients with the latest and most advanced technologies, along with access to the information they need to run their businesses in most efficient manner, FRS, the leading provider of software to the background screening industry, has completed yet another expansion of its InstaCrim criminal court solution.

In release 2.20 of FRS InstaCrim, criminal court searches were added to automate research in the following U.S. jurisdictions:

- All 87 counties plus a Statewide search of Minnesota
- 2 additional Texas counties, bringing the total count for TX counties to 49
- 4 additional Illinois counties

With this expansion of coverage, InstaCrim now provides criminal coverage of 43% of the U.S. counties providing direct access to 1,346 different counties, 21 out of the 50 statewide searches and full nationwide coverage for Federal Criminal searches.

InstaCrim continues to include the highly advanced Intelli-Hits Review Tool which gives the users of FRS a very powerful solution for reviewing, proofing and qualifying all of the hits returned via InstaCrim. InstaCrim also continues to offer an incredible set of Name-Matching and DOB-Matching technologies to provide an extremely accurate and fully automated search. Through the thousands of hours of testing conducted by their staff, clients and business partners, they have fine-tuned this matching technology to be so detailed and comprehensive that some search combinations could take a person more than half-an-hour to achieve the same level of search provided by the InstaCrim technology.

"Since we originally released InstaCrim in 2010, our screening clients have received a huge benefit to their criminal search processing efforts," stated Phil Chapman, President of FRS. "In addition to a tremendous improvement in turnaround times for the jurisdictions covered by InstaCrim, the cost savings of automating these court website searches have saved our clients millions of dollars over the past four years. By only building integrations to the criminal court sites that are classified and accepted as the Predominantly Used Indexes for these jurisdictions, we help to guarantee the most accurate criminal court search results and provide these to our clients with very fast turnaround and at a consider cost savings over the alternative methods of searching these jurisdictions. We were very pleased to provide this technology initially back in 2010 and are committed to continue its expansion for the benefit of our valued clients!"

About FRS

As the background screening industry's most widely used technology, FRS offers our B2B clients with a foundation of rock solid background screening solutions that allow them to attract and maintain top customers who demand accuracy and speed when screening individuals. The FRS suite of technology solutions has been expertly crafted over two decades to assist the users of FRS as they cater to their clients whether they are screening prospective employees, current employees, contractors, students, volunteers or potential tenants. FRS offers a comprehensive suite of flexible products and services for consumer reporting agencies (CRA), criminal research specialists (CRS) and provides the proven network that pulls all of the pieces together for their clients, the HR professionals. FRS is Powerful, is Proven and is the Preferred technology solution of the background screening industry. For more information, visit our website at
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