Latest fraud report finds costly occupational lapses occur globally

Nov 27, 2012 Quinn Thomas

If all the companies in the world were to add up the financial losses they incur because of workplace fraud, it would come to $3.5 trillion, and about half of those affected would have no chance of recovering what they lost.Those facts were


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Companies need to be vigilant to counter workplace fraud

Nov 16, 2012 Quinn Thomas

Companies need to be vigilant to counter workplace fraud

Companies can take anti-fraud steps, including improved screening of employees, to counter the estimated 5 percent of revenue lost each year because of fraudulent activities in the workplace, according to the Association of Certified Fraud


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Childcare workers' arrest records point to need for better employment verification data

Nov 16, 2012 Quinn Thomas

NBC Chicago is reporting that two popular websites that connect parents with potential babysitters advertised workers that have arrest records. One company in particular highlights the extent of the background checks done upon potential sitters.


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American Airlines fails to conduct background checks on cleaning contractors

Nov 15, 2012 Quinn Thomas

American Airlines fails to conduct background checks on cleaning contractors

Background screenings are part of a majority of small and major companies' hiring practices. While they serve a practical financial purpose, they're also necessary to ensure customers' safety.However, some employees at American


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Iowa school districts not required to screen teachers' aides

Nov 05, 2012 Quinn Thomas

Background screenings are used by care facilities and government agencies to ensure that the individuals they're hiring are trustworthy and dependable.However, not all positions are being filled using background checks. According The Indianapolis


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