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FBI Background Checks Contain “Huge Gaps”

"Huge gaps" exist in the FBI's National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NCIS), according to an article recently published by CNN. Many seem to agree that the FBI's fingerprinting system is far from fail-proof. One major setback is that the FBI's NCIS check system is "only...

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Public Transportation Safety Improved

Attention all commercial bus and truck drivers, those who hire them, or anybody who uses public transportation! New protocols have been put in place requiring alcohol and drug testing for all commercial bus and truck drivers. Many are very excited about this change and the increase...

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Teachers Sneaking Across State Lines

"More teachers are having sex with their students. Here's how schools can stop them" This was the title for an article The Washington Post published last year that focused on social media being a gateway for sexual abuse to begin. But USA Today just published an investigation...

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Haunted House Employee Gone Too Far

With Halloween just around the corner, it's everyone's favorite time for all things spooky and haunted. Scary movies, spooky costumes and haunted houses are all part of the Halloween fun. But what happens when that scare factor becomes a little too real? At the beginning of this...

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15 Unbelievable Tenant Horror Stories

There is no denying that there are some crazy people in this world. But just how crazy can people get?? From an in-home bonfire to seeing dead people you won't believe what some tenants have done to their poor landlords! We took some crazy stories from Whisper and...

Wells Fargo Scam: How To Protect Yourself From Fraud

Wells Fargo recently fired 5,300 employees for opening over 2 million fake bank accounts. The accounts were opened under their own client's names and without their knowledge. We often worry about identity theft or outside fraud happening to us, but in the wake of Wells...

Marijuana Legalization
Sorry Folks, Smoking Weed is Still a Federal Offense

The past year has seen four states and the District of Colombia okay the usage of cannabis which has been a huge victory in the battle for national marijuana legalization. But, as many have failed to realize, marijuana has yet to be considered a legal...

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Someone Poisoned the Doughnut Hole

There is nothing that can turn around the Monday Blues like a good doughnut and some coffee. But, for one Dunkin Doughnuts franchise, things went a little south when one Oakton, Virginia employee decided to take the company’s recipe into his own hands. According to...

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Social Media Background Checks

Whether it’s inter-office communications or nationwide advertising, there is no denying that things like Facebook and Twitter have permanently altered the business landscape. With this advancement, the question has arisen for many companies whether or not they should utilize social media background checks during the...