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Would You Have Hired This Guy?

Posted by Frank Steinberg | Oct 06, 2009 | 0 Comments

Here's an interesting story about a "perfect hire" that quickly went very, very wrong.  It has some intriguing twists, including a serendipitous sighting of the bad guy by an FBI agent, proving, I suppose, that such things don't just happen in the movies.

Would you have fallen for the scam of this embezzler?  Many, perhaps most employers, don't check references, or at least don't check them carefully.  You always should, especially where the new hire is going to be handling your money.  This scammer was good, but there were warning flags which, if heeded, might have avoided a lot of trouble.

About the Author

Frank Steinberg

Frank is the founder and principal of Steinberg Law, LLC. A Jersey boy born and bred, he focuses on employment litigation and counseling, business litigation,  and aviation law. Following law school and a clerkship in the federal district court Frank spent his early career with large litigation ...


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