Why We’re Banning Uber

If you’re a background screening company, Uber is your ideal client. Well funded, well known and growing like a weed. That’s an Anchor customer any company would die for. Except for us. In the past few weeks, it’s become clear that Uber does not respect background checks. Examples Not following proper procedures in India, which may have led to rape.…

Top 15 Worst Tourist Scams You Must Be Aware of This Summer

1. Smash and Grab Scam The Smash and Grab scam is an example of one of the more harrowing scams that a traveler can face. In some tourist districts within large cities, thieves will linger around intersections with lengthy stop lights. Once a car stops, they will come and rob drivers of their valuables, such as purses and jewelry. There…

The 28 Most Dangerous Prisons in America

While serving a prison sentence is not meant to be luxurious, some prisons are equipped with simple inmate privileges such as access to recreation fields, gyms, sports equipment and hearty meals. The prison lifestyle is also not meant to be torturous, however, with conditions below those of human concern. There are a number of reasons why a facility may be…

11 of the Most Famous Female Convicts

It may be true that the majority of the world’s violent criminals have been men, but female criminals are not completely lacking in world history. It is perhaps their femininity that makes their crimes seem all the more shocking. Though some are seen today as victims of an unjust legal system, many others are the authors of shocking crimes and…

The 15 Most Infamous Heists of All Time

There have been no shortage of movies and books that surround the daring story of the big heist. There is a certain allure that captivates even the most refined mind when it comes to the ability to plan the impossible and pull it off. While some enjoy the occasional movie and others day dream about the big score, there are…

15 Surprising Ex-Convicts (Who Made it Big)

This list of former convicts proves that no matter the circumstances, anyone can overcome hurdles to change their lives around and become a success and an influence. 1. Daniel Manville http://www.legalnews.com/detroit/1283324 Daniel Manville served three years and four months in jail for manslaughter. While he was in jail he studied the legal profession, earning two college degrees. After he got…

All Things Crime: An Interview with Patrick H. Moore

    Patrick H. Moore’s All Things Crime blog is what you would expect from someone who is a Private Investigator, Sentencing Mitigation Specialist, and crime writer. It’s a compendium of true crime stories, serial killer profiles and insightful reviews of fiction and true crime literature. Patrick is based in Los Angeles. He has been investigating drug trafficking cases, sex…