Ohio charity spurned by lack of background screening

Jan 25, 2011 Matt Roesly

Had the Grove City Food Pantry and Emergency Fund installed background screening earlier, it may have prevented a defrauding that cost the charity more than $200,000, WBNS-TV reports.Volunteer Gayle Tatman was charged with stealing the six-figure


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Florida city passes stricter background screening law

Jan 24, 2011 Matt Roesly

In Florida, one city is attempting to increase security by having those seeking employment go through tougher background screenings.The Daytona Beach News-Journal reports that the city of Deltona recently approved a measure that will force


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Short term loans ease stress on Valentine''s Day

Jan 24, 2011 Todd Milner

What can a consumer do when he or she has the perfect Valentine's Day gift in mind but cash flow doesn't allow it? This season, Cupid could be coming to save the day in the form of short term loans.One company in particular, Cash Choice,


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Scam tells consumers they owe for short term loans

Jan 24, 2011 Brian Bradley

Short term lenders and consumers should beware. A new scam has emerged that is preying on the short term loan industry.According to KIRO-TV in Washington, a new telephone collection scam is causing problems for some members of the community.A Federal


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New chief could be named for CFPB

Jan 24, 2011 Brian Bradley

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is still without an agency chief six months after Congress created it, reports The New York Times. The organization was formed to better regulate the lending industry.Americans for Financial Reform,


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