Expanding Background Check for Childcare Providers


Elly Lafkin’s baby, Cami, died tragically two years ago in a home daycare center in Harrisonburg, Va. She and her family experienced firsthand the need for expanded legislation regarding Virginia’s current background check process for childcare providers.Source: www.connectionnewspapers.comFingerprint based checks are the only way to know for sure who you are dealing with &nb.....Read More

Suspected terrorist links to synthetic ID fraud are being ‘ignored’


Banks self-insure because it is cheaper to pay for client loss claims then to buy biometric based fraud prevention systems.The growing problem of synthetic identity fraud is raising concerns that terrorist cells could be linked to these schemes, experts say.Source: www.cbc.caBanks self-insure because it is cheaper to pay for client loss claims then to buy biometric based fraud prevention.....Read More

Backlog in Toronto police criminal-background checks puts jobs at risk


The Toronto Police Services Board is grappling with how to manage a backlog in police background checks that grows by 200 new requests each day and reached almost 17,000 requests last year.Source: globalnews.caThe solution to this problem is pretty straightforward and I am sure that Toronto Police Service is working towards the same goal.  There are currently dozens of private finge.....Read More

Police: Fingerprint search led to 1977 escapee


A Michigan officer's decision to look through old files on fugitives led investigators to a woman who escaped from a Michigan prison 37 years ago and was living in San Diego, authorities said Wednesday.Source: www.wkrg.comThe article says - "many police agencies had fingerprints that matched Hayman's but under different names."  I still can't believe that employment screening and vi.....Read More

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