Agency Botched Employment Background Checks: Suit

Law360, New York (August 11, 2011, 5:04 PM EDT) -- A Virginia resident who claims Verifications Inc. incorrectly reported him as a convicted felon on an employment background check launched a class action Wednesday alleging violations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Besides his individual claim arising from the botched background check, plaintiff Tyrone Henderson alleges that the consumer reporting agency failed to verify information in these reports with the public record, and deprived him and other proposed class members of the opportunity to fix deficiencies in the report by failing to provide timely and lawful...
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