A Correlation Between Fraud and Traffic Tickets?

The New York Times on 7/25/13 published a fascinating article about the correlation between minor offenses and corporate fraud.

Read it here: Intersection of Fraud and Traffic Violations – NYTimes

The evidence may indicate that boards should routinely run background checks on top officers and on those being considered for such positions. If someone does have a bunch of traffic tickets, or worse, that could be an indication that deeper consideration is needed before that person is given control of a public company.