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Merchants Information Solutions Adds to Background-Screening Credentials: Top NAPBS Rating

February 22, 2011 - PHOENIX, AZ

Merchants, adding to its position as a leading, single source background screening provider of all recognized background screening tools and services including drug testing, applicant tracking and a variety of specialized tests including the Merchants Integrity Test -- has earned the highly regarded National Association of Professional Background Screeners Accreditation.

After a rigorous evaluation by an independent NAPBS auditor that included onsite auditing at Merchants' Phoenix headquarters, reviews of processes, procedures and marketing materials, the NAPBS granted the coveted pre-employment accreditation to the nearly 100 year old company.

"At Merchants our mission is to be the best at what we do because we know that our pre-employment screening services have a huge impact on the companies we serve. To be among the few that have earned the NAPBS accreditation is yet another milestone in our professional and industry-leading approach to empowering our clients through world-class background screening," said Russ Johnson, CEO, Merchants.

About Merchants Information Solutions

Merchants Information Solutions, the exclusive provider of the Merchants Integrity Test which is proven to reduce workers' compensation loss rates an average of 60%, is a national leader in background screening for employers and residential communities as well as a leader in ID Theft Restoration Affinity programs. Honored to have as company national spokespersons Jerry Colangelo and Harvey Mackay, Merchants was founded nearly a century ago and is dedicated to delivering world-class identity theft and background screening solutions. Merchants is the only NATIONAL SINGLE SOURCE PROVIDER of all recognized background screening tools and services for employers and multi-housing communities.

About the National Association of Professional Background Screeners

The National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) exists to promote ethical business practices, promote compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act and foster awareness of issues related to consumer protection and privacy rights within the background screening industry.

Russ Johnson

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