CFPB Strikes $8.5M Deal Over Inaccurate Background Checks

By Jack Queen (November 22, 2019, 9:04 PM EST) -- A background check company agreed Friday to pay a total of $8.5 million to settle the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's claims that it used imprecise methods to screen criminal records of job seekers and applied "high risk indicators" to profiles based on unverified third-party data....

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