Lawsuit filed over faulty background check, firing

Apr 21, 2011 Matt Roesly

Lawsuit filed over faulty background check, firing

A Michigan man has filed a lawsuit against the Roskam Baking Company for firing him after reviewing the results of a flawed background check, according to MLive.Leonardo Molina of Grand Rapids, Michigan claims he was hired to fill a full-time


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Verizon report shows hackers targeting smaller organizations

Apr 20, 2011 Matt Roesly

Verizon report shows hackers targeting smaller organizations

Less information has been lost in recent years, but hackers are targeting smaller organizations, a recent report found.Verizon's 2011 Data Breach Investigations Report found that the combined caseload for compromised records shared between


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Comptroller error opens personal information of millions to the public

Apr 20, 2011 Brian Bradley

Comptroller error opens personal information of millions to the public

The sensitive data of members of three different state agencies had been accessible to the public by a Texas comptroller for nearly a year, according to the Austin Business Journal.Data files from 1.2 million employees in the Teacher Retirement


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Lenders, lawmakers battle over risk retention rules

Apr 20, 2011 Brian Bradley

Lenders, lawmakers battle over risk retention rules

Banking industry representatives are pushing back against proposed risk retention rules that seek to make standards stricter for lending firms.The representatives contend that the rules would constrict credit and make it more difficult for


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SEC charges auto lender with fraud

Apr 20, 2011 Brian Bradley

SEC charges auto lender with fraud

A Massachusetts auto lender, along with three of its top executives, was recently charged with defrauding its investors of $110 million.Inofin, a now-bankrupt subprime auto lender in Rockland, Massachusetts, allegedly misled investors located


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