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What should I check when buying a used domain in order to reduce the risk of buying domain with a bad history

Content: You could use the Internet Archive to see whether they have screen shots of what the site has shown in the past. Backlinks: You can do a site: search on Google and Bing to see what they list ...
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Registering a domain as an individual and then assigning it to a company?

Your question depends on the TLD. If it is a gTLD, ICANN rules kick in, see the section "Inter-Registrant Transfer (Change of Registrant)" on https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/transfer-policy-2016-...
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Purchased Domain with a Company that No Longer Exists

You mean their website is down and there is no way to log in to an admin interface ? Most likely we are talking about a reseller, then you need to find out who the upstream registrar is (do a whois ...
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