New Hire Loses Job Due To Mistaken Identity

It can be fun to Google your name and discover the weird and wonderful lives of your namesakes. It's not so fun however, when your employer does it, mistakes one of them for you, and that namesake was previously arrested for credit card and bank theft.

That's what happened to Renee Adams, a mother of four from the Tampa Bay area. After months of sending out 40 to 50 resumes a week, Adams finally landed a full-time job with benefits as the office manager of a construction company, reports Tampa Bay's 10 News.