Unmasking the Threat of Deepfake in Remote Hiring

In today's ever-evolving business landscape, remote hiring practices have become the new norm, with interviews and decisions conducted virtually.

Consumer Rights; Fair Credit Reporting Act

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), a federal law, ensures that the consumer credit agencies report accurate and fair information.

Evolving Background Screening Needs for Manufacturers

Manufacturing occupations usually require meticulous attention to detail when running control systems or equipment.

US Privacy Laws taking effect in 2022

Many businesses undertake background checks on potential employees before making recruiting decisions. During the screening process, candidate’s private information such as the details about their credit history.

Preparing your Business for German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act

A new German regulation, known as the Supply Chain Due Diligence Act, will take effect in January 2023 and will apply to enterprises operating or dealing in Germany.

Applicants do not have Right to Dispute Background Check Report directly with Employer – Appeal Court

Employers covered by the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals are not obligated by federal law to give criminally convicted job seekers an opportunity to clarify an adverse background check report before cancelling a job offer.

Everything you need to know about Motor Vehicle Record Check

If your business requires your employees to operate vehicle in order to do their job, you must make sure that you only hire employees with clean motor vehicle record. Motor Vehicle Record check is the best way to make sure of that.

European Commission’s directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence

The European Commission has introduced a proposal for a Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive which establishes new requirements for large corporations to ensure that their own operations and those of their supply chains conform with human rights and environmental sustainability criteria.

Interviewing a fraudster; how to deal with it?

Remote work, although offers numerous benefits for both employers and employees, many businesses have encountered a genuine and serious dilemma when it comes to selecting candidates for remote roles. Interview fraud, also known as interview scams or recruiting fraud, is on the rise, and it is preying on naïve businesses.

Tinder offers in-app background checks

For most people nowadays, online dating looks to be a viable option for dating. According to a research report published in October 2019, 30% of Americans uses online dating. The ratio was only 11% in 2013 which indicates that the users of online dating platforms are tremendously increasing by the time.

Mystery Shopping; a Measurement of Customer Satisfaction

Mystery shopping is a market analysis approach for assessing and, if necessary, evaluating the exchanges between a customer and a firm or organization during a pre-defined scenario.

New Background Screening Laws to know for Hiring in 2022

Employment background screening is now the requirement of almost every organization and it is backup by different legislations. It has opened new opportunities to amend the previous legislations and introduce new legislations according to the world’s changing requirements.

Social Media Screening; how does it help in background screening?

Social media screening is conducted by utilizing publicly available information obtained through widely used social media networks in order to get insights into a job candidate. The goal of this screening is to ascertain if there is any red flag that the employer must know before making a recruiting decision.

5 Cons of Conducting Free Background Checks

There are a lot of websites available on the internet that offer free background verification services enabling everyone of conducting checks on anyone

Medical Debts to be Removed from Credit Reports

According to a recent Kaiser Family Foundation research, roughly one in ten Americans (23 million) bears extreme medical debt.

Tenant Screening; How it does it help?

Tenant background screening helps landlords, property management companies, and leasing agents to access screening results and swiftly analyze reliable information that helps them to qualify potential renters.

Accuracy; an exigent factor of Employment Screening Process

Background checks are critical components of the hiring process. As per a survey, 72% of the employers said that conducting background screening helped them in identifying vulnerabilities that they would not have found otherwise.

Healthcare Background Checks

Background checks are typical in most businesses, but they are especially important in the healthcare industry. Understanding background check procedures for healthcare workers is crucial before hiring any healthcare professional.

Background Verification: A Guide to Improve Verification Process

With the new trade opportunities, technology and consumer demands, businesses are springing up resulting in the growing need for hiring which can be a difficult job since it is always hard to hire the most suitable and advantageous person for the company.

Drug Screening; Why is it Important

Of the 17.2 million illicit drug users aged 18 or older in 2005, 12.9 million (74.8 percent) were employed either full or part time," according to a survey done by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in 2005.

Background Screening Trends; an Annual Survey

When it comes to hiring the ideal employees for your company, going beyond the surface level should be standard procedure. By verifying its employees’ background, an organization’ assets, image, identity and most importantly, its employees are safeguarded.

Immigration Fraud

Did you know? According to World Migration Report 2020, there are, approximately, 281 million people in the world who are living in a county other than the countries of their birth. The count is 128 million more than in 1990 and over three times the estimated number in 1990.

Hascol Petroleum; a fraudulent scam

The Hascol Petroleum narrative illustrates a firm that rose to lofty heights only to face a dramatic fall. At its peak between 2010 to 2018, Hascol’s revenue increased by 52.7% from Rs7.9 billion to Rs234 billion.But fast forward to the present day, everything has changed. At the end of a year marked by turmoil and instability,

Conducting Background Checks in the Post Pandemic World

Following Covid-19 pandemic, background verification industry has grown to be very crucial as the epidemic has resulted in numerous hazards. Growing rate of unemployment and financial crisis has aggravated the cases of frauds and thefts.

Guide to Maximizing the Effectiveness of BGV Company

Background screening checks prior recruitment of a candidate is crucial as it ensures the eligibility of applicant for the job which results in reduce costs associated with onboarding or failed probationary period. Background screening companies needs to evolve their methodologies in order to achieve best possible results. Here is how background verification companies can maximize their effectiveness.

Artificial Intelligence and Background Verification

Whether it is about recruitment of new team members or merging of businesses into an entity, background verification is an essential practice in this modern era which needs to be in conformity with latest technological advancements.

Top 3 Employment Screening Trends in 2021

The outbreak of COVID-19 is not only health crisis but can also be termed as human, economic, and social crisis as it has greatly affected all the segments of population. With this pandemic, like other industries, background screening industry is also being affected and is compelled to use other methods of conducting employee verification.

Why Market Research Is Vital for a Start-Up

A business start-up is a big life decision that needs due consideration. You cannot start selling a product or service in any market unless you have a clear idea about its customers' needs and demands. There are so many questions hovering in your mind.

SIM SWAP Scams are Rising, Know-How not to become a Victim

The number of SIM swap cases has risen to three times in the last five cases. In 2015, people only reported 144 cases in the UK. At present, there are more than 483 cases all around the UK. It's not just the UK where people are losing their bank accounts due to SIM Splitting, other two noteworthy countries where people reported these scams are India and Nigeria.


Tax Pilferage aka “Tax Chori” is a formal expression of Tax evasion which refers to all the unlawful activities to escape paying taxes.

Real is Rare, and Fake is Everywhere

New York State filed a civil lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, accusing the company of opioid claim insurance fraud for downplaying the risk of opioid painkillers, according to DFS (Department of Financial Services).

One lie is enough to question all the truths

China Tycoon Zhong Yu changed the history of China Stock Exchange by performing the lead role in 11.5 Billion-Yuan ($1.7)billion worth corporate fraud case. The faith of Kangde Xin Composite Material moved upside down when its founder and controller put its reputation at risk.

Outsource Bookkeeping to Avail Up to 60 percent Cost Deduction

No matter what kind of business you are running, it's vital to keep a proper record of financial transactions. Financial reports make it clear where the money is coming from and where the money is going. It's not just the record that matters; data and reporting accuracy is a must to avoid fraud and get in trouble with federal agencies just because you have a minor mistake in your financial statements.


CASE DETAILS: Fraud represents a grave risk in any society where it grabs hold, specifically when it comes to academic credentials. The misrepresentation of Educational documents is particularly devastating, in view of the fact that academics are intended to reflect entrusted with leading society toward evolution, headway and advancement in all walks of life. We are confronted with a malfeasance that tear down the present and the future, sabotaging all implications of competency, steadiness, legitimacy and reasonable rivalry.

Pakistan International Airlines – A PSE With 33% Fake Licensed Pilots

In 1970s, Pakistan International Airlines was among the fastest growing airline services. An ad from the past claims that every 6 minutes, a PIA plane lands or takes off from Pakistan. Being the first airline services to include Boeing 707 in fleet, PIA enjoyed its dominance in Asia. PIA became the first airline to complete the world's longest nonstop flight by a commercial airliner by using Boeing 777-200LR on November 10th, 2005 and yet the record has to be broken. But the question is, how did the best airliner from 1970s failed in 21st century, in an era of technology and innovation where businesses are sustaining.

Globalization and its impact on Supply Chain Disruptions

Globalization is generally understood to include two inter-related elements: the opening of international borders to increasingly fast flows of goods, services, finance, people and ideas; and the changes in institutions and policies at national and international levels that facilitate or promote such flows. As we enter the fourth wave of globalization, compelled by the digital mutiny, there is changed debate over whether it is a valuable force: powering economic growth, and allowing the spread of ideas to improve people’s lives; or whether it wears down the communities, and broadens the gap between the elites and the rest of the world.

Reduction in Oil price due to shortage of storage

Global oil storage could reach extreme volumes within weeks due to the corona virus (COVID-19). As the coronavirus crisis intensely reduces consumption and some of the world’s most commanding crude producers start to incline up their output. Supply, on the other hand, remains largely flexible due to a price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia. US producers don't want to be the first to flash by turning off production. This mean that the supply surplus is so epic that the world runs out of places to store crude oil.

Global spread of COVID-19 and its impact on Employment Screening Industry

The outbreak of the corona virus is having a profound and serious impact on the global economy and have urged policymakers to look for ways to respond.

Rogue trader

One of the problems associated with the inability to run employee’s background check is that the organization can miss out on employee irregularities for instance rogue trading.


Employee fraud is a serious problem that effects 50% of businesses every year around the globe. Prevention of frauds is much easier than recovering your losses after the fraud has been committed so every organization should take preventive measures to control the risk of employee frauds. Every time a business needs to fill an open work position, there are few steps that need to be taken.

Why You Must Screen Your Employees

When it comes to the hiring process of a company or an organization, there are many pitfalls that must be avoided. There is no shortage of candidates who apply for each vacancy. To make sure you only hire the most competent applicant, it is important to run some background checks for each candidate.