FTC Extends Enforcement Deadline for Identity Theft Red Flags Rule To December 31

By Thomas Ahearn, ESR Staff Writer The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has further delaying enforcement of the Red Flags Rule for identity theft scheduled to begin on June 1, 2010 to December 31, 2010. According to a FTC news release, the delay of the Red Flags Rule for identity theft to the end of the year …

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FTC Requiring Businesses Extending Credit To Customers To Follow Red Flags Rule For Identity Theft Starting June 1

By Thomas Ahearn, ESR Staff Writer With identity theft on the rise – a recent survey found the number of identity theft and fraud victims in the U.S. increased 12 percent to affect over 11 million adults in 2009 – the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is requiring businesses that extend credit to customers to develop …

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Background Check Expert Lester Rosen to Present at Seattle Conference on Social Networking sites

Employment Screening Resources  a leading international employment screening background checking firm headquartered in the San Francisco area, announced that its president, Lester Rosen, will be presenting before the prestigious Staffing Management Association (SMA) of Seattle on September 16, 2009.  SMA’s mission is to present practical and relevant information by bringing in top-notch recruiting and retention …

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Employment Screening Resources Expert Quoted in national news magazine

Employment screening expert Lester Rosen was quoted recently in U.S, News and World Report on an article entitled:  Should Your Credit Report Cost You a Job? http://www.usnews.com/articles/business/careers/2009/07/29/should-your-credit-report-cost-you-a-job.html Mr. Rosen, who is President of Employment Screening Resources, commented upon best practices when it comes to obtaining employment credit reports.  Mr. Rosen has also been quoted on …

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Credit Report Red Flag Rules Address Discrepancies Easy as 1,2,3

Questions have been sent in by employers who receive Credit Reports as to what to do with the RED FLAG ADDRESS MISMATCH alerts.  This all came about from new Federal regulations that took effect late last year to curb ID Theft. The resolution for your company is as Easy as 1, 2, 3. First, have …

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New Delay in Red Flag Rules May Not Apply to Background Checks

According to a press release issued by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on 04/30/2009, the FTC, “will delay enforcement of the new “Red Flags Rule” until August 1, 2009, to give creditors and financial institutions more time to develop and implement written identity theft prevention programs.”  Employers and background screening firms that belive this gives them …

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