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| Referencing and Verification Services
June 24, 2015
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Employee Fraudscape 2015' Released by CIFAS Showing a 46% Increase in Fraudulent Job Applications

New CIFAS Report reveals a 200% increase in submission of false references as well as an increase in fraudulent job applications. PwC's Global Economic Crime Survey 2014 revealed that 56% of fraudsters already work for your company. Use of the Cifas Internal Fraud Database canenable organisations to share infromation and work together in preventing fraud.

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| Criminal Record Checks
June 5, 2015
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We Deny Nigerians With Criminal Records Visa

"Amb. Mogethi Monaisa, Consul-General, South African High Commission in Nigeria said the commission sometimes denied issuance of its visas to Nigerians it discovered to be having criminal records.

""The commission does not just deny people visas, but it is either that those it sometimes deny issuance of visas are discovered to have criminal records or failed to meet its requirements,"" said Monaisa. ""Nigerians should personally visit our websites for necessary information and requirements for applying for South African visas.

He said that Nigerians should facilitate their visa processing by submitting it to VFS Global. He assured Nigerian applicants seeking to obtain the South African visas that the commission would grant their requests as long as they satisfied the requirements guiding the issuance."

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June 5, 2015
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Law Institute Of Victoria Says Minor Crimes Should Be Wiped From Records

"Less serious crimes should disappear from adults' criminal records a decade after they have been convicted, lawyers say.

In all other Australian states and territories, police are prevented from disclosing certain crimes people have committed to prospective employers, including older, less serious and irrelevant convictions and guilt findings. Victoria is the only state without a law to limit police disclosure of such crimes, known elsewhere as ""spent convictions"". The Law Institute of Victoria has written to Attorney-General Martin Pakula saying that the Andrews government introduces a scheme for spent convictions. The submission says that prison terms shorter than 30 months and sentences that carry no prison time should not be disclosed after a decade. The main exception would be for sexual offences, in line with all other state laws. "

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