Another information resource is Dun & Bradstreet (D&B). D&B is a business reporting service and, for a nominal fee, will provide you with information on most companies.
D&B offers several types of reports at various prices. They include such information as a company's legal history, operations data and payment history. For more information, call D&B at (800) 879-1362, ext. 9712, or visit its Web site at http://www.dnb.com