BackgroundChecks.com provides background check and credit check services to businesses and employers.
Their services include criminal background checks and employment and education verification.
One service that background checks com offers is the convenience of instant criminal background checks. While instant background checks may sound great, they can be problematic. The information contained in these reports from BackgroundChecks.com can do serious harm if they are inaccurate.
Inaccurate criminal history on an employment background check can prevent you from getting a job or a promotion.
The most common type of background check mistake we see is a mixed file. A mixed file happens when information belonging to another person shows up on your background check.
Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), reporting agencies must follow certain rules and standards for accuracy. If errors on your backgroundchecks.com report have caused you to miss out on a job opportunity, you may be able to sue in Federal Court. The FCRA also gives you the right to dispute any errors on your background check.
BackgroundChecks.com must be sure that all material within the credit report or background check they issue is accurate. Not only is BackgroundChecks.com responsible for making sure there are no errors, so is the person or business using the reports for screening. If there are inaccuracies, consumers must be able to dispute errors or mistakes. Consumers also must be notified of negative items of their report when it has been used against them.
You may have a case and may be able to sue in federal court if any of the following happened:
The consumer protection attorneys at Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C. can help. Call now 1-877-735-8600 or fill out our form for a free consultation.
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