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Sloppy Background Check Results in Class Action Lawsuit

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a Federal class action lawsuit in Maryland against two Staffing Agencies, Aerotek, Inc. and Allegis Group, Inc. alleging violations of the Fair Credit […]

Criminal Check May Have Prevented $250,000 Forgery at Car Dealership

Two employees at a Paramus, NJ new car dealership allegedly are responsible for a theft that may total $250,000, over a 3-year period, according to the Paramus Police Department. […]

Temp Agency Drops The Ball, Sex Offender Working at a Day Care

A registered sex offender on the Illinois Sex Offender website was found to be working at the “Little Green Tree House” Day Care facility in Chicago.

The offender, Eric Ellis, […]

Dealership Finance Manager Arrested For Fraud

We hate to say “we told you so”, but again we point out the downside of not doing Background Screening. Had a Background check been done, the owner of […]

Company’s Failure to Do Background Check Costs $5.5 Million

Harvard Professor Derek Brok once quipped, “If you think education is expensive, consider the cost of ignorance.”
A similar analogy can be drawn between pre-employment screening and poor hiring decisions. […]

Salesman Charged with Defrauding Customers and Dealerships of $400,000

During a crime spree of 5 years, a car salesman was able to commit the crimes of Grand Larceny, Identity Theft, Criminal Possession of Forged Instruments, Scheme to Defraud, […]

Car Salesman Kills Prospect on Test Drive

A car salesman who had been drinking rum and also had marijuana in his system took a father and his son for a test drive in a sports car […]

Employee Steals New Camaro. Charged with Felony Theft, then Hired at Rival Dealership

Talk about a non-existent or sloppy background check, this one takes the cake.
Kevin Morales was working at Courtesy Chevrolet, a Phoenix dealership located on Camelback Road when he decided […]

Background Screening Mistake Costs Company $5.9 Million

Not following the specific rules set out in the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) will cost First Transit, Inc. a whopping $5.9 million dollars. First Transit is a contract […]

Background Screening Company Agrees to Pay $2.6 Million for Reporting Errors

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in it’s first ever prosecution of a Background Screening Company, alleged that HireRight violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by failing to remove […]