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Identify Criminals Around You Through Criminal Background Checks

Identify Criminals Around You Through Criminal Background Checks

Times have really changed when you compare the present with the past. Older people will always claim that crimes were not a normal thing before as compared to now. True enough, when you check the progression of the crime rates, they have truly risen so much that you would not believe how grave the rates are becoming. If you really come to think of it, there are so many crimes which have been committed for no reason at all. This is why most people are left with the doubt and the fear that they might turn into a random criminal victim.

The best way that you can protect yourself is by conducting a criminal background check. You will never really know who the people are around you unless you have solid proof of the information that they have been hiding for the longest time. This is what these searches provide you with. They provide you with all the criminal history of the people around you. This allows you to further protect yourself from ill mannered people.

Each time that you have a close encounter with a person that may be doubtful, you should always make sure that you have a criminal background check done so that you will be sure that you have the information about them that will prove or disprove what your impression is on them. Trust me, there are so many information that you can get access to when you do a background check. You will be provided with the basic information that you may already know. An in depth search will allow you to do a check that will provide you with past criminal history, public arrest records, driving offenses and even drug use. These are very helpful especially if you really want to ensure that you are safe with these people.

Online criminal background checks do ask for a minimal membership fee. It is only very cheap so there is no need to worry about not being able to pay for them. Most of the time, you will really find it very convenient to have access to such information because they do give you what you need to know about someone. Imagine paying only less than $20 just to get the information mentioned above. This is really something which is worth it for its price. You get to search for anyone and everyone when you want to know all about their history. This is an advantage that you will have.

Check out the various criminal background checks available for you. Always prioritize the safety of everyday living and stay away from dangerous people. You will never really know what will happen to you, so be prepared when you do a background check all the time. When you perform a background check, you will really see the importance of doing so and get to see the difference now that you are able to indentify the people who may inflict harm on you. This is what you should always be mindful of. Do not let yourself be a victim of such crimes.…

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Acai Berry Criminals – How to Keep Yourself From Being a Victim

Acai Berry Criminals – How to Keep Yourself From Being a Victim

If you have been thinking of trying Acai berry supplements to help your weight loss efforts, then you need to be careful about scamsters and should know how to prevent yourself from being a victim to these schemes.

Acai berry has similar health benefits to that of any other berry and any other dramatic claims about the product are plainly false.

One of the main ways in which scamsters cheat you by using the fad around Acai berries as a weight loss supplement is to burden you with recurring orders that are very difficult to cancel and are automatically charged to your credit cards. Here is a list of things that you should remember in order to protect yourself and your hard earned money from Acai berry scams.

You need to first know that though it does not possess any magical properties, Acai berry is a good fruit with health benefits. However, it will not help you shed all those extra pounds within a matter of days as some weight loss ads would like you to believe.

Know that there are several other fruits in the berry family which offer similar health benefits. You need not drink expensive Acai berry juice to get those anti-oxidants. A glass of cranberry juice would help just as much. The same goes for other nutrients found in Acai berry such as vitamins and fibers.

If you still want to try out the Acai berry supplement, then at least get them from a trustworthy site and read all the fine print. Try to reach their customer care number. Also avoid any product that asks your permission for recurring billing as it is a clear scam.

You should also search in Google or other search engines for the site in question along with the word ‘hoax’ and ‘scam’ to be sure that they haven’t cheated others before you.…

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Should You Hire Convicted Criminals?

Should You Hire Convicted Criminals?

If you are responsible for hiring for your company, sooner or later you’re going to have an applicant who answers “yes” to the question, “Have you ever been convicted of a felony?” Should you automatically reject that candidate? Not necessarily. Good workers are always in great demand, and you may find some excellent employees who have criminal backgrounds. And unless you have a legal reason for doing so, a blanket policy of excluding applicants with criminal records could leave you open to liability.

To develop a policy on hiring convicted criminals, begin with a clear understanding of the applicable legal requirements. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission Compliance Manual says that employers cannot enact a “blanket exclusion of persons convicted of any crime.” In addition, many states have laws prohibiting employers from rejecting an applicant strictly on the grounds of a past conviction. However, a criminal conviction may make an applicant ineligible for a job that requires bonding or special licensing and there may be other legitimate reasons to reject a convicted felon for certain positions, depending on the circumstances.

Once you understand the legal requirements that apply to your business, you can assess whether the applicant is the right person for the job. This means considering the conviction in the overall context of the applicant’s background, skills and abilities, and your staffing needs. For example, you certainly wouldn’t want a convicted sex offender working around children or any type of vulnerable people such as the elderly or disabled. You probably would not want someone who has been convicted of embezzlement as your bookkeeper, but if you are hiring for a position that does not require handling of money or access to financial records and accounts, you might consider that person. There is valid reason for not hiring people who have been convicted of drug-related offenses for positions where they would have access to prescription medications, but if your company isn’t in the medical field, you may want to give that person a chance.

In addition to the nature of the offense and the job itself, another issue to consider is when the offense occurred. You would probably view a recent armed robbery somewhat differently than you would a 20-year-old conviction for marijuana possession.

One of the most common convictions employers have to consider is driving while intoxicated (or driving under the influence–DWI or DUI). In that case, some issues you’ll want to keep in mind is whether or not the person will be driving a company vehicle or driving their own car on company business, and if he or she is insurable.

As you establish your policies, keep in mind that–beyond legal requirements–convicted felons need to work to support themselves and their families. If they can’t find jobs, they going to be dependent on public assistance and are at greater risk of recidivism. Certainly you don’t want to put your company, customers, or employees at risk by hiring a dangerous person, but don’t automatically exclude a category of candidates simply because they made a mistake in the past.

Whatever you decide, remember that you should always be able to demonstrate a legitimate business reason for your hiring choices.…

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ATM Safety

ATM Safety

Criminals use a number of techniques to steal money from ATMs, but this one is particularly interesting.

Without you being aware, thieves will drop a $20 bill on the ground just behind you. Then they watch as you enter your PIN number. As you wait for the ATM to release your card, they ask you if the money on the ground is yours. When you bend over to pick it up, they swap the card in the ATM slot with a fake card. They know it is unlikely that you’ll check the card to ensure it is yours.

They have the timing down perfectly, and now they have not only your PIN, but also your card. After you leave, they withdraw as much money as possible.

The following tips will help keep you safe when using ATMs.

Look around and be aware of your surroundings. If you notice any suspicious people in the area, or sittings on benches observing you, don’t use that machine.

Don’t use an ATM at the corner of a building since they create blind spots.

If possible, try to have someone else with you who you know and trust.

Use ATMs in the daytime and in familiar neighborhoods.

Avoid ATMs that are unusual looking or offer options that seem unfamiliar or make you uncomfortable.

Don’t count your withdrawal cash at the machine. Try to wait until you’re in a secure place such as your car.

If confronted with a criminal who tries to physically steal your money, just comply and protect your personal safety. Remember, losing money is not worth losing your life.…

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Internet SOS – Save Our Systems

Internet SOS – Save Our Systems

It is believed that China’s Military is the chief suspect in the attack on Google’s email infrastructure and its servers.

The ability to disable anything – “From power grids to the Stock Exchange”, says Duncan B. Hollis and David G. Post of the National Law Journal. “Thicker Firewalls and better mechanisms to detect and repel cyberspace attack strategy.” How to defend Military, Private, Commercial, and Worldwide infrastructure(s) is a chief concern for cyberspace attack issues.

A Tanker Ship Captain who was requesting aid sent an SOS via wireless radio. The call was heard almost immediately. A helicopter was dispatched as well the sea going vessel that initially received the call. Pirate vessels were descending upon the hapless vehicle, an Indian Oil Tanker.

The pirate boats aborted their attack for fear of the chopper and the arriving rescue ship. The receipt of an SOS by International Law requires its reception by seagoing (air as well) vessels to render assistance “at all possible speed.” This particular incident occurred off the coast of Somalia, January 2009. What about the assistance duties of cyberspace? A Captains mayday call or distress signal requires immediate response and or assistance. In today’s world of cybernetics, hyperlinks, and various information and data transmission (transportation)…legal issues arise in responsibility assistance and protection in and on the Internet – a virtual sea. The new type of pirate is here to challenge an threaten all with its “new form of attack(s).” The hacking of a million plus computers that encountered blocked Internet access was commandeered by the hack-attack. Internet networks and Intranets became vulnerable as well. The cyber attack filled newspaper headlines around the world. Government Network Operations, Emergency Telephone Connections, Electronic Banking Services, Hospitals, Colleges and Universities endured major communication and transmission interruptions in 2007.

The compromise of these networks and millions of connecting nodes has suffered repeated attacks. It has also been reported that militaries by the dozens have combined its forces and created what’s known as “Cyberforce.”

Security measures, in many cases, challenge hackers to improve their techniques while attacking vulnerable “Open Networks.” Identifying locations of attackers arise from the structure of the Internet. It is almost impossible to enforce the “Cyberspace Criminal Law(s). Military “Laws of War” do not apply so easily when it comes to law enforcement in cyberspace – the tools are merely instrumental protection for “Internet Users.” This recognition can therefore be quite effective in the fight against hackers. Entities in a position to assist would have an opportunity to respond to the sender of the SOS. Attackers could be cut off from users in need. The attackers could be traced to its origin(s) and thereby canceling out further interference from the cyber attack source.

Decisions to assist come only from providers that wish to utilize the aid resources. Holding cyberspace attackers accountable for their destruction/disruptions is not an easy task. All that providers can do is to keep the attack to a minimum level and provide assistance upon availability. The SOS in cyberspace can be heard. Most “Cloud” entities, agencies, and companies are capable of defending their Intranets and Quasi-Networks from major attacks by hackers with many protection tools and firewalls. It does not mean the law can’t or won’t intervene, especially when defensive and/or preventive measures have been implemented.

The point of the matter is that Internet users can and should expect and receive help from the Internet Cops. The village at large is or at least should be involved in the prevention and reporting of cyberspace attacks.…

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How Criminals/Thieves Can Loot You? – 3 New Ways!

How Criminals/Thieves Can Loot You? – 3 New Ways!

How criminals can loot you? – 3 new ways!

These are changing times, everything is changing rapidly. Within no time we have switched to LED from CRT, to Mobile from Telephone, and to guys from gals (hehehehe). (Don’t think too much I am married to a girl) They say, “Change is the only constant thing”. Indeed. Well, to keep up with the changes plunderers have also changed, they are ready with their new gadgets and have come up with award winning innovations and ideas to rob you, to loot you and may be even kill you.

I am aware of three brand new tricks which are in fashion now a days. No, I am not the inventor. I just came to know about these real life incidences from my close friends, and one of them just had a narrow escape. The purpose of this article is to make you alert so that you are not the next one!!!

Trap No 1. An eggy trick

The goons are up with this latest trap. Imagine you are traveling in your car on a serene beautiful highway and suddenly an egg hits your front wind-screen, what would you naturally do? Firstly, you would be stunned,” from where the hell it has struck”, then probably either you would stop and look around, and try to clean the eggy stuff from your screen. But maybe you are smart and would not stop your car, thinking it to be a trap to plunder you. So, you will just slow-down and start your wiper to clean the mess on your front glass, isn’t it? And that is what criminals are waiting for. No sooner you try to wipe the screen the sticky liquid would spread and stick on your screen and it would become very difficult for you to see ahead, especially if it’s night. Unwillingly you would stop. And the game is over. A gang of people would attack and loot you. You are helpless!!!

Trap No. 2 Shortcut can be dangerous!

This happened very recently with some of the Tata Consultancy Services employees in Chennai. It was 1st of September, one of the few happy days in the life of a salaried person; their accounts were credited with the monthly salary. They were 5 in number, 2 boys and 3 girls. It was office time, 9 am or so; they had hired a share auto to go to the office. As usual the roads were jam packed, the driver thus suggested to take an alternate root and save some time. They all agreed, I guess, as it was a share auto, there would have been some other passengers as well, but they were probably a part of the whole ploy. The auto went for other 4-5Kms and abruptly stopped in a filthy village. A gang of attackers were already waiting for the poor victims. They snatched their valuable items, mobiles, watches, money etc. And then what do you think; they let them go? NO, they took their ATM cards, sent a person to the nearest ATM and only when he was able to withdraw the money from their accounts they were allowed to move. Just think how would you feel had it happened with you, your spouse or with your best friend? You can just think of the agony they would have gone through!!

Trap 3: Saving a kid can cost you dear!

This is the case where my friend was involved. Santhraj was driving on a desolate road, he unexpectedly saw a baby car seat lying unattended on the road side, and to his surprise there was a baby or maybe a dummy lying in it. His heart was moved and wanted to stop and help the child, but being my friend for last 3 months, he’s become smart (heehhhe), therefore he didn’t stop there, rather, he straight-away went to a police personnel and told the whole story. It was then that the police informed him about one such gang which is using this trick to stop the people and then loot, rape and sometimes even kill the victim. Thank God! Santha escaped!!! However, there are many people, especially women, who have been victimized through this trap!!

You might be thinking, if these are 3 new ways then what are those old tricks to trap people? Just don’t worry, in my next blog I will try to cover them and share some Dos & Dont’s if you fall in such a trap.

Take Care Be Safe!…

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Criminology 101 – August 2010 Commentary

Criminology 101 – August 2010 Commentary

Mythology and the Criminal Mind

Not much has changed and there is nothing new under the sun, as humans give lip service to allegations of modern civility, social progress and pious intellectualism. Hypocrisy runs rampant in our pretext to knowing so much about so little in terms of our psychopathologies. Our egocentric fixations on what is and what ought to be clamor over the tip of the psychosexual humanistic iceberg.

We obsess at the gnat that specks upon the next opus we hope to proselytize, and at the same time, swallow the elephant sitting in the room right next to us. Accepted beliefs about the deterministic/positivist views about the “causes of crime” are extremely difficult to change, since we vicarious identify with our social nemesis. None the less, we speculate the fictions of cause and effect.

Basic misconceptions about the nature of crime and criminals, as well as subsequent punishment, devolve into unfortunate social policies. Not to mention of course, the distracting effects perpetrated in the hallowed halls of academia. Ivory towered narcissism, especially by those who’ve never been there, done that or lived to get the tee shirt, perpetrates a sordid list of misguided theoretical constructs. From which, many become “experts” and start consulting businesses.

In very succinct terms, criminals fully understand the choices they make, and comprehend the dimensions of what is right and wrong. They’ve got us fooled because they are us and we are them. Many know their rights better than you do and they grasp the ways and means by which the system works. This is particularly true when they’re confronted by they’re next psychological evaluation. They make their choices, pick their targets and satiate their prurient passions. As usual appearances are always deceptive. Criminals represent every aspect of the social, commercial and political spectrum of human interaction.(1)

Depth and Meaning of Anti-Social Behavior

What could be the depth of meaning behind anti-social behaviors? Or, the expanse within the cerebral networks that conjure the incredible variety of illicit proclivities. We can’t know its shadowy richness because it’s very intricate. Particularly, those activities that all of us think about and never reveal. What about the manner by which some of us sometimes act out extraordinary heinous behaviors? There’s the frequent news report where the neighbor conjures up surprise about the murderer next door. Surprise, surprise, and yet, lurking just under the psychic surface, a person reveals another part of the self. But, wait, where did that come from? Well, it was there all the time.

Aside from the usual cover stories and ruses about parenting, poverty and poor potty training, what the real story? Deeper inside the human psyche the investigation must delve to find the mysterious nature of human beings. We have to go beyond the simplistic templates that touch only the surface of human behavior. Not just material acquisitions are the goal, although that’s a compelling aspect of enticement. Such is not the entire answer to the human equation. But, we have to search the darkest regions of thinking that remain in the privacy of human ideations. It has to be something that is universally applicable. A complexity that fits every single human being.

Argumentatively, many will decry any full-scale comprehensive application of criminality to every single person. If you were to say everyone is a potential criminal, then you’d suffer a degree of social complaint. After all, aren’t most people “law abiding”? Depends on what you mean? At this point, we’d have to define criminality in a very broad sense. To this end, the applicability must span a global spectrum. For example, when someone alludes to so called “serial killers”, that appellation should have world-wide implications. However, depending on one’s definition, and country of origin, the term “serial killer” has a confusing meaning. So, definitional criteria should ascribe data in the broadest sense possible. Why couldn’t we say people who kill more than one person are basically “multi-murderers”? Rather than become fixated on specific criteria as to whether or not they kill over a period of time. Or, in that regard, have a “cooling off” period, what ever that is. A broader scope is necessary.

In this regard, time-travel would be relevant. Such an exercise could be significant in demonstrating how we easily overlook important aspects in our more modern perspective. People can become cleverly seduced by their worldview when limited in depth, scope and extent. In your historic time travels, you should go back a hundred years to say the least. Discover the essence of human evil in so many past debaucheries. Moving backwards a hundred year’s is a minimum teleportation for this exercise. Each point along the way, we’ll discover certain consistent modes of behavior. Human beings don’t alter their habits, intentions or desires very …