Switch to ADA Accessible Theme
Close Menu

Has Santa Claus Been A Bad Boy? Don’t Forget the Background Check

Published by Nick Fishman

Tis the season to be jolly. . . and vigilant. As we break out the holiday decorations, rush for the latest Black Friday sale and pray for a white Christmas (as long as that white Christmas doesn’t delay our flight to Florida or Mexico), we need to remember that the holiday season can also be fraught with peril.

Every year malls, retailers, charities and other corporations hire Santa Clauses to spend time and take pictures children and the occasional adult. Unfortunately, that jolly rotund man in the red costume and beard may not be the saint he portends to be. Just check out some of these headlines.

North Pole Santa Project Axed After Sex Offender Scare

Pervy NJ Santa Gets 20 Years

The Sex Offender Who Stole Christmas

Drunk Santa Claus Ask Kids, Where’s My Reindeer?

All kidding aside, it is vitally important to conduct a background check on anyone who comes into contact with children, even if they happen to be Santa Claus or his elves. We recommend conducting a criminal background check in all counties where Santa has lived (including the North Pole) and a Sex Offender Registry at a minimum. For added protection, consider including a National Criminal Record Database search and a drug test.

And if he’s driving his sleigh, don’t forget an driver’s record search (sorry, I couldn’t resist).

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn


201 N. Charles St., Suite 400
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-779-6160
Email Us: Aiamele@IameleLaw.com


Office Directions | Map
Free Parking at 222 St. Paul Parking Garage (Entrance is on Lexington Street)

Free Initial

Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Auto, Truck and Most Accident cases are accepted with no fees or expenses to the client.

MileMark Media

© 2017 - 2024 Iamele & Iamele LLP. All rights reserved.
This law firm website and legal marketing are managed by MileMark Media.

Contact Form Tab