A county criminal search is the product of either an onsite, physical search of court records or a direct electronic search if available of the court's records. A county criminal search is a best practice standard for any background screening program and for employees at all levels. Courts have ruled that employers have a general duty to perform a criminal background check. Negligent hiring lawsuits are most often initiated due to employers failing to perform a proper criminal background check. The search performed is either the result of an onsite, physical search of the records at the court or via electronic access.
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Online dating is fun, but it can be terrifying. Worryingly, crime against those on dating apps is on the rise as they increase in popularity. Gatsby, a new swiping-based mobile dating app, uses profile information to search publicly available databases which include criminal records and sex offender registries. The aim is to make you feel safer online, and monthly rescans ensure that no-one slips through the net.
Tinder and Other Dating Apps Don't Screen for Known Sex Offenders
According to media estimates, about million people in the United States used Internet-based dating services last year. Given the relative anonymity afforded by Internet communications, some fear that sex offenders and others with criminal pasts may find online dating sites tempting places to meet and establish relationships with future victims. One online dating service provider has recently taken a proactive step in protecting its members from possible harm by conducting a criminal background check on potential members before allowing them to communicate with other members. In particular, True.
With the advent and exponential growth of online dating through various Internet match making sites, knowing the background of the people you are talking to and intend to meet someday becomes incredibly important, perhaps imperative. With convicted felons both murderers and rapists creating false identities on dating sites to lure in their next victim, one can never be too cautious or safe when proceeding with online originating relationships. A recent press release from InstantCriminalChecks.