Fraud in the News – August Edition

Posted Thursday, August 23rd, 2018 by Angela Fabek

Don’t let your firm be the next headline! In this monthly release, Bishops covers the latest who’s and how’s of fraud in the news. Zurich bank settles tax evasion probe with US – The Zürcher Kantonalbank has agreed to pay the United States Department of Justice $98.5 million (CHF97.7 million) to resolve a long-running investigation...

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Best Practices for Making Your Background Investigation Program GDPR-Compliant

Posted Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 by Angela Fabek

In just a few weeks, on May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), goes into effect changing the rules around protection of Europeans’ personal data. The GDPR was introduced to harmonize existing data protection laws across Europe, to strengthen data protection rules in the digital age and ensure consistency for individuals and businesses....

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How Will the GDPR Impact Your Background Investigations?

Posted Thursday, April 26th, 2018 by Angela Fabek

The European Union (EU) will soon have a new data privacy regime in place. On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) goes into effect, changing the rules around protection of Europeans’ personal data. The GDPR was introduced to harmonize existing data protection laws across Europe, strengthen data protection rules in the digital...

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Fraud in the News – April Edition

Posted Thursday, April 12th, 2018 by Angela Fabek

Author: Chelsey Franks, Vice President – Investigations The next time you take a mental break to browse the headlines, here are some fraud-related suggestions: Vanity Fair published the riveting story of an elaborate scheme in which a world-renowned doctor seduced an NBC producer, and how it all came crashing down. The Intercept published an in-depth...

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Protect Your Pot of Gold

Posted Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 by Angela Fabek

Author: Chelsey Franks, Vice President – Investigations There’s a reason leprechauns hide their pot of gold at the ends of rainbows – they don’t want just anyone getting their hands on it! Below we recommend three quick tips for protecting your company’s pot of gold: Define your risk threshold. Know what will make you walk...

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Fama and Bishops Services Announce Strategic Partnership Providing Social Media Screening to Due Diligence Base

Posted Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 by Angela Fabek

(New York, NY, February 27, 2018) – Fama, a social media screening technology company, recently announced a strategic partnership with Bishops Services, a Sterling Talent Solutions company and leader in investigation and corporate due diligence. The partnership is designed to provide a superior social media screening product to Bishops’ domestic and international due diligence client...

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Bishops Services and Fama – The Perfect Match

Posted Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 by Angela Fabek

You may have seen our recent announcement that Bishops Services is now partnering with Fama, in order to bring our clients the latest in social media screening technology. If you’re not familiar with Fama and their social media reports, here are some more details to help you understand why Bishops’ is so excited to be...

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Knowing Too Much

Posted Tuesday, January 23rd, 2018 by Angela Fabek

Author: Chelsey Franks, Vice President – Investigations According to data compiled by Domo, in 2017 the daily output of data was roughly 2.5 quintillion bytes per day. This data comes from social media, online apps, ecommerce sites, emails, text messaging and on and on. In this age of folks essentially living their lives online –...

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Tips for Re-screening Employees After a Merger or Acquisition

Posted Friday, January 12th, 2018 by Angela Fabek

Acquisitions and mergers are a common occurrence in today’s business world fueling growth and profitability, expanded market share and the introduction of new products and services. There are many items to be checked off on the “to do” list during the merger process from the organizational side, but what about the human factor? Reasons for...

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5 Tips for Fraud Prevention

Posted Friday, November 17th, 2017 by Angela Fabek

Our blogs and infographics this week have provided a lot of facts and data regarding fraud in the work place. Now that you’re fully aware of the costs and impact associated with fraud, we want to help make sure you’re setup for success when it comes to fraud prevention. Today we bring you 5 basic...

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