Routine Background Check Uncovers Fake Doctor in Michigan

By Lester Rosen, Employment Screening Resources (ESR) President & Thomas Ahearn, ESR News Editor An article titled ‘Fake Michigan doctor had hospitals fooled’ by the Detroit Free Press shows why employers should run background checks that include education and credential verifications on medical professionals to ensure they are licensed after a 15-year charade in which a man passed himself…

Background Checks Help Avoid Fraudulent Academic Claims

By Lester Rosen, Employment Screening Resources (ESR) President & Thomas Ahearn, ESR News Editor An interesting story about an alleged fraudulent academic claim serves to remind all employers, including academic institutions, how a simple background check can help uncover education fraud. According to a news release from the Monterey Institute of International Studies (MIIS), after discovering that an instructor…

Former Texas A & M Administrator Charged with Fraudulent or Fictitious Degree for Allegedly Lying on Resume and Job Application

By Thomas Ahearn, ESR News Blog The Brazos County (TX) Attorney has filed formal charges against a former top-level Texas A&M Administrator after a background check found he allegedly lied on his resume and job application documents about his degrees and military service. According to a report on KBTX.com Channel 3 serving Bryan and College…

Copy of genuine fake diploma and transcripts

By Les Rosen, Employment Screening Resources In a previous blog, Employment Screening Resources recounted how its president’s own dog, a Border Collie named Gypsy Rose, received a college degree complete with very genuine looking transcripts in 2005  (http://www.esrcheck.com/wordpress/1282/genuine-fake-diplomas-on-the-rise)  As noted in the blog, “the author’s dog received a very genuine-looking diploma in business administration in…