Bank Worker Fired Under Strict FDIC Guidelines after Background Check Uncovers Minor Crime from 1963

The Des Moines Register reports a 68-year-old man in Iowa was fired from his job as customer service representative at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage after a background check uncovered a nearly half century old minor crime from 1963 listed as “fraud” in which he stuck a cardboard cutout of a dime in a washing machine. The story …

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News Reports about Bank Firing Employee for 40 Year Old Shoplifting Charge Do Not Tell Entire Story

Recent news reports about how an employee of Wells Fargo in Milwaukee, Wisconsin was fired after a background check uncovered two 40-year-old shoplifting arrests from 1972 when she was 18 do not tell the entire story, according to one safe hiring expert, since there are two avenues that allow applicants and employees with minor offenses …

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Bank Security site interviews background check expert Lester Rosen

By Jim Crockett, Employment Screening Resources BankInfoSecurity.com, a leading information portal about Banking Regulations, has released an interview with employment screening background check expert Lester Rosen on the top ten trends in due diligence and background checks for 2010. The article is located at: http://www.bankinfosecurity.com/articles.php?art_id=2121 Senior Management level Bankers, IT Professionals, and Banking Personnel use …

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Background Checks for Banks and Financial Institutions

Background check expert Lester Rosen of Employment Screening Resources (ESR) has provided an in-depth interview, as well as an online presentation, for BankInfoSecuirty, the top reference tool for the Banking Information Security Community. “Today, hiring on gut instinct isn’t an acceptable practice; there’s simply too much at stake,” Mike D’Agostino, Marketing Manager at Information Security …

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