Certified Safe Driver Partners with Five Diamond Screening – Taking Safety to The Next Level

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Certified Safe Driver Inc., a growing driver training company, has taken safety to the next level in partnering with Five Diamond Screening, LLC. Five Diamond Screening are experts in transportation, hospitality and leisure employee background screenings, and are members of the National Limousine Association, among other nationally accredited associations. Headed by award winning hospitality specialists […]

Preventing Car Dealer Employee Fraud with Background Checks

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A salesman at a used car dealership in Connecticut has been sentenced for his role in an auto loan fraud scheme. The dealership employee defrauded automobile loan lenders of over $260,000. The kicker? The employee had been convicted of a similar type of crime in the mortgage lending business, and was on a federal supervised […]

Nevada Contractors Association & AGC Member

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Five Diamond Screening, the only background screening company dedicated solely to hospitality, leisure and transportation, is a proud member of the Nevada Contractors Association and Associated General Contractors of America. We believe construction and hospitality are intimately related and intertwined through continued hotel and casino development and growth. You cannot have growth in hospitality and […]

Edward R. Robusto Appointed to UNLV Advisory Board

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Edward R. Robusto, President of Five Diamond Screening, appointed to a seat on the very prestigious Advisory Board for University of Nevada, Las Vegas Customer Experience Program. Mr. Robusto is a lifelong learner, having an BA in Behavioral Sciences, and holding three (3) Master’s Degrees, two in Education and one in Organizational Leadership. He has […]

Preventing Convention Center Employee or Contractor Misconduct

A contract consultant tasked with advising on the selection of a food vendor for a convention center was arrested in a bribery scheme. Are we to believe that this is the first time they have engaged in such a scheme? It’s doubtful. If a criminal background check had been done – including social media searches […]

Automotive Dealers and Employee Theft

Fifty-one percent of car dealers have been victims of employee embezzlement, theft, or fraud. Headlines show what can happen when the wrong employees are hired: “Car dealership accountant indicted for stealing over $200,000.” “Former exec accused of $745K theft from dealership.” “Employee admits to embezzling over $1 million from dealership.” “CFO embezzles close to $10 […]

Post-pandemic Labor Crisis in the Hospitality Industry

As the hotels, casinos, restaurants, and sporting/music venues reopen, they face an ever-growing demand for employees… a need that can’t easily be met. The ongoing hotel labor crisis was one of the subjects discussed among hotel leadership that attended the Hunter Hotel Investment Conference 2021. Hospitality Industry Recovery 60% of travelers say they feel safe […]

Las Vegas is Hiring!

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As hospitality and leisure starts to rebound and return to full operations locally and throughout the country, Las Vegas casinos are getting ahead of the curve by hiring. Casinos in the Las Vegas Valley are holding hiring events and job fairs to keep up with the demand for employees. Since Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak plans […]

Sex Trafficking in Hotels

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As we are returning to pre-pandemic hiring volumes, it’s time to look closer at sex crimes that can be prevented by performing basic pre-employment criminal background check and a search of the sex offender registry. Sex Trafficking Lawsuits in Hospitality As highlighted in the media, there have been a number of incidences where a hotel […]