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31 07 , 2017

Growth of Fake Qualifications

By Ritika Sharma| Jul 31, 2017|

Need for Education Check In the background screening business there is a saying, ‘if it is too good, it can’t be true.’ Adam Wheeler was doing just fine till he got ahead of himself and overstated his achievements and grades. He would have got away Scot free if he was just content to acquire a […]

31 07 , 2017

Identifying Cheating Employees

By Ritika Sharma| Jul 31, 2017|

Continuous Background Screening Of Existing Staff If ever there was a case for the continuous background checking of existing employees, then the recent 2010 report of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) certainly emphasizes the urgent need for doing so. A fraud suspect is not easy to stereotype. That’s the word from the Association […]

06 12 , 2010

Social Networking Sites – Value to Corporates

By Ajay| Dec 06, 2010|

A Great Employee Screening Tool With new technology come ever new challenges.  With these challenges also come risks and benefits.  None more so than the rise and rise of social networking sites.  If the Internet has radically changed the way companies do business then the likes of Facebook, MySpace, Orkut and Twitter have pushed those […]

08 11 , 2010

Resume Fraud – Inflated Salaries

By Ajay| Nov 08, 2010|

An inflated salary is a very close cousin to exaggerated job titles and responsibilities.  In fact they are closely linked.  The seriously widespread abuse of this particular facet of resume fraud is reflected in a survey.  A resume services company discovered that 40% percent of the resumes they studied contained false salary claims, the largest […]

08 11 , 2010

Resume Fraud – Fake Educational Qualifications

By Ajay| Nov 08, 2010|

Being a HR professional in today’s business environment is not easy.  Along with other challenges that come their way, the one at the core of their responsibilities is staffing.  Finding the right person (with the right qualifications, skills and experience), to fill a vacancy in quick time, is always a tough ask. A basic element […]

22 10 , 2010

Resume Fraud – Exaggerated job titles and responsibilities

By Ajay| Oct 22, 2010|

There is no nice way to say this – but people lie on their résumés. Especially in areas they can get away with it. Previous experience is such an area and therefore a prime candidate for falsification and exaggeration. Job titles and responsibilities don’t mean the same thing from onpany to another. In rare cases […]

08 10 , 2010

Employee Fraud in the Office

By Ajay| Oct 08, 2010|

The Need For Continuous Employee Screening “Last week, nine Sprint employees were charged with misusing their access to the telecommunications giant’s systems to redirect phone charges to other customers by “cloning” their cell phones — to the tune of more than $15 million in fraudulent charges in the first six months of this year. ” […]

31 08 , 2010

Online Identity Theft

By Ajay| Aug 31, 2010|

How Safe Are Social Networking Sites? There is a price to pay for fame and wealth.  Your name may be Mukesh Ambani or Amartya Sen but it will get you no respect from a hacker and an identity thief.  In this online age many famous, rich and well-known people are not masters of their domain.  […]

06 08 , 2010

Diploma Mills – Fraud Institutions

By Ajay| Aug 06, 2010|

Fake Educational Degrees For a Fee Much of the credit for India’s current economic performance – domestically and internationally – can be laid at the door of our highly educated and skilled workforce.  This in turn is based on the extremely competitive and rapidly rising quality of higher education. However, throughout our modern history, we […]

13 07 , 2010

The Whistleblowers’ Challenge

By Ajay| Jul 13, 2010|

Exposing Corporate Fraud The 2009 scam by a large IT company, in essence, was an inflation of the revenue and profit figures of the company by its promoters.  They tried to make the company look better than it was.  We have a similar story today that also has its origins in 2009. In the last […]

10 07 , 2010

Fake Degree Industry

By Ajay| Jul 10, 2010|

Need For Stringent Education Verification HR managers beware! As if the situation is not bad enough.  What with trying to find the right employee to fill the position; the incessant demands and issues of employees – recruitment staffs have to worry about ‘genuinely’ fake degrees and certificates. The explosive growth of educational institutions – legitimate […]

26 05 , 2010

Growth of Fake Qualifications

By Ajay| May 26, 2010|

Need for Education Verification In the background screening business there is a saying, ‘if it is too good, it can’t be true.’  Adam Wheeler was doing just fine till he got ahead of himself and overstated his achievements and grades.  He would have got away Scot free if he was just content to acquire a […]