Tag: Criminal Records

October Is National Crime Prevention Month

In honor of National Crime Prevention Month, we’re sharing a few tips to help you deter criminals. You never know where a criminal may strike, so it is essential to be ready for any situation. Predators look for easy targets; people they can take advantage of quickly. It’s up to you to prepare yourself, your Read More…

Are You Doing Enough To Prevent Identity Theft?

How safe is your identity? A study from Javelin Strategy & Research showed that more than 11 million adults were victimized by identity thieves in 2009. That’s a 12% increase from the previous year. The report also revealed that identity theft was responsible for a $54 billion loss to Americans. Victims typically spend more than Read More…

A Sex Offender From The Gulf Cleanup Crew Is Accused Of Rape

Last June, Rundy Charles Robertson supervised a group of people who were hired to clean up oil from the beaches of Pascagoula, Mississippi. Among them is a woman who claims Robertson raped her one night after work. Her accusation led to an immediate police investigation. What they found was shocking.

Should Sex Offenders Have The Right To Travel?

According to a recent report by CNN, several thousand sex offenders in the United States are granted passports each year. This information came directly from a document produced by a Government Accountability Office (GAO).

What You Should Know Before Dealing With Strangers Online

Have you ever responded to an ad on a public forum website? Most of us have made a purchase, unloaded unwanted merchandise or contacted someone at least once after reading a post online. It’s a wonderful system. People can make transactions with eager buyers or sellers in any city. Individuals offering jobs or looking for Read More…

The Sex Offender Who Worked As An Ice Cream Man

It’s a situation that never should have been able to happen. For the last few weeks, 62-year-old John Alderson has been driving an ice cream truck in Roseville, California. Trouble is Alderson is not legally allowed to work in a position that puts him in unsupervised contact with children. He is a registered sex offender. Read More…

A Sex Offender Revealed

In 1997, Benjamin Cooper was convicted of sexually abusing a 15-year old girl. He served time in prison and was set free after completing his sentence. By 2010 he had moved into a family-based apartment complex in Buffalo, New York. Marine Drive Apartments is a rent-controlled building with more than 600 units. For about a Read More…

New Laws For California Sex Offenders

A new ruling by the California Supreme Court may make it very difficult for registered sexual offenders to find housing. The “residency restrictions” ruling states that sexual offenders cannot live within 2,000 feet of parks, schools, or any other location where children regularly assemble. The Court’s decision is based on Jessica’s Law – a law Read More…

Finding Public Records Isn’t Always Easy.

We live in the information age, a time when people are able to get almost any type of data they want from thousands of sources. This wealth of information has generated a new challenge: finding data that is complete, accurate and reliable. Many companies sell public records, but they are often accused of providing inaccurate, Read More…

The Murder Of Rebecca Doisy: A Background Check Brings A Killer To Justice

In 1976 Rebecca Doisy was a student teacher in Columbia, Missouri who also worked part time as a waitress. She enjoyed being around people at the restaurant, even though she had to deal with difficult customers now and then. One such customer was a man named Johnny Wright. He visited the restaurant where Rebecca worked, Read More…