FELONS Can Be Hired Too:

Uber, like every other firm, must make Hiring decisions and Hiring due diligence a paramount part of the pre-employment screening process, at their firm.  In today’s environment, management must consider all aspects of FCRA compliance, and related guidelines, to assure, measure, and exceed industry guidelines.  Hiring FELONS is always a concern, but “How Will You Handle an Applicant, with that type of history”, at your firm?

As employers turn to alternative talent pools, many are weighing background-check data with tricky questions about risk, job-eligibility and fairness    Read the Article ›

 

 

 

 

Lehigh Valley: Firms Hiring

Walmart and over 30 other firms are hiring in the Lehigh Valley and throughout all of Pennsylvania and New Jersey too.  Begin your search for an open position and take advantage of the current marketplace in Allentown, Easton, Bethlehem, Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Hazelton and Harrisburg today.  In New Jersey in Phillipsburg, Trenton, Camden, Newark and Atlantic City.

https://www.lehighvalleylive.com/allentown/2019/05/walmart-guaranteeing-jobs-to-any-veteran-7k-hired-in-pa-spokesman-says.html

 

FBI _ Internet Crime Complaint Center or IC3 (STATS)

ABOUT THE INTERNET CRIME COMPLAINT CENTER (IC3):
The mission of the FBI is to protect the American people and uphold the Constitution of the United States.  See the 2018 IC3 summary crime report at the link below.  Criminal convictions and apprehensions is certainly relevant when the perpetrators are found!

The purpose and mission of the IC3 Unit is to provide the public with a reliable and convenient reporting mechanism to submit information to the FBI concerning suspected Internet-facilitated criminal activity, and to develop effective alliances with industry partners.  Information is analyzed and disseminated for investigative and intelligence purposes, for law enforcement, and for public awareness.

In an effort to promote public awareness, the IC3 produces this annual report to aggregate and highlight the data provided by the general public.  The quality of the data is directly attributable to the information ingested via the public interface www.ic3.gov.

The IC3 attempts to standardize the data by categorizing each complaint based on the information provided.  The IC3 staff analyzes the data to identify trends in Internet-facilitated crimes and what those trends may represent in the coming year.

Theft in the Workplace: Don’t Be Surprised !

“As the line between Work and Home blurs, office supplies attract sticky fingers”.  However, acts of Theft are not limited to lower priced inventory, rather the idea of sophisticated White Collar crime and equipment theft (financial frauds, for example) is just as prevalent today as any other time in our economic history.  Better Supervision, better workplace security, and an improved internal audit trail certainly will help.

Read More from “The Atlantic” article:
https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2019/03/stealing-from-work-more-common/580429/?utm_source=atl&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=share

Your Credit History | When and How to Protect Yourself:

Credit “freeze”, credit “locks”, and “fraud alerts”: What’s the difference and when you may want to utilize each of these personal credit report or transaction solution?  As a Consumer, we each of certain rights and protections, along with understanding how the system works, at each of the 3 Credit Bureaus.

Though they sound the similar, each provides a different level of protection with different requirements. Read the full story

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Faulty Aluminum and Fake Certifications for NASA:

A Supplier delivered faulty aluminum to NASA for 20 years and falsified reports, causing 2 missions to fail
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NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) observatory launches aboard the Minotaur V rocket from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility.  Sapa Profiles, Inc. (SPI), an Oregon-based aluminum extrusion manufacturer, had been sending NASA faulty aluminum for rocket parts.  The company had also been fraudulently altering test results and falsifying certifications.  These faulty parts led to the failure of two science missions.

Visit Business Read the full story

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PASSWORDS – Get Rid of Them to Survive!

Microsoft’s security chief explains why the company is eliminating passwords:

Microsoft’s Bret Arsenault, who serves as its top cybersecurity executive, discussed the top issues facing his company and its clients, and offers advice for smaller firms on how they can get better at eliminating the simplest, most devastating attacks.  In the end, the suggestion is to “eliminate” Passwords and pursue a less vulnerable solution to your network access.

Read more: https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/01/microsoft-ciso-bret-arsenault-wants-to-eliminate-passwords.html

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White Collar Crime: It Happens Where YOU Think It Would NOT!

When it comes to Fraud, the term White Collar crime resonates, especially when it effects YOU.  Financial crimes associates to all kinds of business and personal transaction, both banking and investment banking, happens every day.  This conviction is recent, but the story is always “right in front of our eyes”, so to speak.

https://www.justice.gov/usao-ndfl/pr/former-credit-union-lending-director-pleads-guilty-bank-fraud-aggravated-identity-theft

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Why YOU Need to do Background Checks Today!

WHY DO BACKGROUND CHECKS?

The business environment today continues to have legitimate Human Resource, Security, and Workplace Violence concerns for all Business Owners, all corporate Management teams, and at your organization too.

Added risks are the business threats with Identity Theft, Cyber Crimes and Database Breaches, False Claims from Employees or Third Party Vendors, Workers Compensation issues, Health Insurance fraud, Theft of Services, Theft of Company Property, and Drugs in the workplace too!

Businesses that fail to minimally background screen applicants, employees on the job, and 3rd Party Vendors, are at an escalated higher risk for sure.

Adequate background checks in advance of the job offer or before authorized access to your facilities, is the answer to mitigate your onsite liabilities and to unequivocally protect your Customers.  Plus, that established audit record of background checks substantiates FCRA legal compliance, meets “Best Practices”, while improving employee safety too.

Our firm can help you meet all these hiring challenges today!  As your background screening “Vendor of Choice”, we bring to the table over 30-years of nationwide background screening experience.  Most importantly, we have an unblemished FCRA compliance record, with over 5 Million backgrounds completed, since 1986.  We are your “Boots on the Ground”.

The Accu-Facts Company personnel will help you make the critical hiring judgments with objective, reliable, and vital background check information.  NO Short Cuts | NO Guesswork | Expert Knowledge | Practical Field Experience | and Documented results guaranteed, for over 30-Years time!

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