Both of the employees were allowed to return to work after 10 days. One employee, for example, shared agency secrets with his girlfriend, a news reporter.Then, after they broke up, he threatened to release a sex tape they had allegedly made.
Reports from the agency's Office of Professional Responsibility, however, show that 1,045 employees were disciplined from 2010 to 2012 for a variety of reasons — including sexting, dating a drug dealer, and visiting a massage parlor — and 85 were fired.
We’ve collected some expert tips on how to conduct your own “background check” without looking like a creeper. Quick, easy, and fast, this is the most basic way to find out if your date is normal or a complete looney tune.
If there’s something—say, for instance, a few tweets—that makes you feel uneasy, it’s good to speak up. If he tells you he’s a “vice president of global operations” but the firm’s website lists him as an assistant, look out.
Take it from former FBI criminal profiler Mary Ellen O’Toole, who says doing some stealthy background checking on a new guy is a smart idea.
“Women can often be duped by the trappings of normalcy,” she says.
A good example is the agent working to bring down an operation creating counterfeit designer handbags.