JPMorgan Job Seeker Loses FCRA Background Check Suit

Law360, New York (October 7, 2016, 3:52 PM EDT) -- An Arizona woman who lost a JPMorgan Chase Bank NA job offer has also lost her putative Fair Credit Reporting Act class action against the bank for not sharing the information it received on her from the FBI’s fingerprint background check service.

Arizona's U.S. District Judge John J. Tuchi granted JPMorgan summary judgment Thursday, finding that Fieldprint Inc., to which JPMorgan sent plaintiff Amanda Mix’s fingerprints for a background check, is only a conduit through which the FBI sends information and is not a credit reporting agency regulated by the FCRA.

Mix had filed her case against the bank in June...

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