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October 8 | 2013

What Do Bernie Madoff, Al Capone and The Unabomber Have In Common? Understanding Federal Crimin...

If you’re running a criminal background check by adhering to best practices, including a sear...

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August 15 | 2013

Conducting Employment Background Checks in Texas?...

From access to major cities such as Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, San Antonio and...

February 25 | 2013

Have You Ever Been Committed? Gun Ownership v. Emp...

December 28 | 2012

Why a Date of Birth Means More Than a Birthday

Over two years ago we blogged about the case of an employee involved in workplace violence at The Ohio State University. The OSU employee shot and killed one person and wounded another resulting in a flurry of questions about why the background check did not reveal that this man had a criminal record. It turned out that the employee......

May 27 | 2010

Fake Degree Leads to Arrest

Usually when we talk about fake degrees, we are referring to diploma or degree...

January 15 | 2009

Microsoft Sued for Rescinding Offer Following Back...

December 3 | 2008

Food Network Looks Beyond Chef Irvine’s Resu...

We reported last March that Chef Robert Irvine had been unceremoniously terminated from his Food Network show Dinner Impossible for embellishing his resume.  Irvine claimed that he made the cake for Princess Diana’s royal wedding and that he was given a castle by his friend, Queen Elizabeth. According to the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Irvine wa...

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Sterling provides a foundation of safety and trust.

Our vision is to make the world a safer place. And we know the right people make all the difference -- in your workplace, hospitals, and schools, to name a few. As a global leader in background and identity services, Sterling can help you navigate uncertainty, and hire with confidence. We'll empower your business to make smarter, faster, safer hiring decisions. Whether you're looking for background check services or want to chat through complex compliance issues -- we're here to help.

General Inquiries

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Please reach out to us at support@sterlingnow.io or message us using the help chat at sterlingcheck.com/sterlingnow. If you'd like a phone call, send us your phone number.

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