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USource Question of the Week
10/17/14: Our bank is aware that the FDIC prohibits the hiring of a person convicted of a criminal offense involving dishonesty, breach of trust, and money laundering. We understand the money laundering conviction, but what are some examples of convictions for dishonesty and breach of trust?
The FDIC takes a strong stance against hiring anyone with the three convictions that you mentioned. The prohibition is up to ten years after the date of conviction. Dishonesty would involve cheating or defrauding someone for monetary gain. Examples could be theft,
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