Politician and former police officer accused of faking his CV

Another reminder of how important screening is.  A politician and former police officer is accused of faking his CV.  The deception seems fairly extreme and includes the creation of a career he seems never to have had:

A police officer turned politician accused of fabricating a past career as […]

By |2018-10-25T22:30:52+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Politician and former police officer accused of faking his CV

Recruitment Agency Misses CV Fraudster

Another sobering reminder of why background screening is essential, especially when it comes to verifying the truth of someone’s CV.  This is a hard lesson to learn:

A recruitment agency accidentally placed a crook into a top role where she went on to steal £115,000 – Nottinghamshire Live reports.

Alaska Freeman of […]

By |2018-10-05T01:41:17+00:00October 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Recruitment Agency Misses CV Fraudster

Australian of Year Finalist Hit By CV Fraud

Even in our business where CV fraud is regularly on our radar, this story has made our jaws drop.  It turns out, Eman Sharobeem, an Australian of the year finalist, is in trouble for not telling the truth in a big way for over a decade.

Not only does it […]

By |2018-09-24T03:12:35+00:00September 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Australian of Year Finalist Hit By CV Fraud

Where’s the shame. A new trend in CV Fraud?

CV fraud is common, but is a distinct lack of shame about it on the rise?

RISQ Group’s CEO Nick Roberts recently examined the issue at a breakfast briefing in Sydney. One of the most striking examples he covered, the case of Melissa Howard, a candidate for Florida statehouse representative, is […]

By |2018-09-15T12:12:26+00:00September 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Where’s the shame. A new trend in CV Fraud?