Background Check Firm Disclosed Barred Records, Suit Says

Law360, Los Angeles (August 9, 2013, 7:11 PM EDT) -- Employment screening firm Checkpast LLC was hit with a putative class action Wednesday in California state court alleging it violated federal and state consumer protection laws by including outdated bankruptcy filings and criminal arrest records in background investigation reports.

Named plaintiff Issen Alibris says a background report compiled on him by Checkpast after he applied for employment with ADT Security Services in 2011 included the designation “Result: Not Clear” based on a misdemeanor charge that had been filed against him 12 years before the report....
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