CrimCheck is a background screening company located in Brusnwick, OH. CrimCheck specializes in pre-employment background checks and also provides drug screening.
CrimCheck provides a variety of searches for pre-employment background checks to employers. What shows up on your CrimCheck background report will depend on what is requested by the employer.
Your CrimCheck report may contain but not limited to the following:
Most of the time, if you do not have a criminal history, you have nothing to worry about.
Unfortunately, that is not always the case. Mistakes on background checks happen often. Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) CrimCheck must make sure that the information they provide in a background check is accurate and up-to-date.
When errors are reported on CrimCheck background checks it can cost not only a job, but also your reputation.
Mistakes on background checks from companies like CrimCheck that specialize in pre-employment screening can be especially damaging. Wether you have a criminal history or not, it is important that the reporting is accurate. Having another individuals information on your background check, or having outdated or misreported criminal history, can all keep you from getting a job.
In the event that an employer takes adverse action against you due to the information provided in your CrimCheck report there are requirements they must follow. The employer is required to give you a copy of the report and the contact information for CrimCheck. They are also required to provide you with a summary of your rights under the FCRA.
If you do not receive this information from the employer you may have a case against the employer along with the background check company.
Your rights under the FCRA also give you the right to dispute errors on your background check.
Once you file a dispute with CrimCheck, they have 30 days to investigate your claim and prove that the information they have is correct, or remove the errors.
You may have a case and may be able to sue in federal court if any of the following happened:
J. Jackson v. CrimCheck. – In or around March 2021, Ms. Jackson applied for employment with The Job Center (“TJC”). In or about March 30, 2021, TJC requested from the Defendant (CrimCheck), and the Defendant sold to TJC a consumer report concerning Ms. Jackson, which was inaccurate. The inaccurate information includes, a felony with an active warrant which does not belong to Plaintiff. Due to Defendant’s faulty procedures, Defendant mixed the consumer report of Plaintiff with that of at least one other consumer. Any rudimentary check of the public record information would have received these inaccuracies, such as middle name, address and physical characteristics. As a result, Plaintiff was denied employment. She did not dispute.
Our consumer protection attorneys understand how damaging errors on your background check can be, and how frustrating it is when your rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act have been violated.
We have been fighting for people just like you for over 20 years against false reporting done by background check companies and credit reporting agencies.
The consultation is free and if you have a case, there is no out-of-pocket cost to you. We only get paid when you win.
Call us now or fill out the online form for a free case review 1-877-735-8600.
Address: 150 Pearl Road, Brunswick, OH 44212
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