Marketers of Criminal Background Screening ReportsTo Settle FTC Charges They Violated Fair Credit Reporting Act

An enterprise that compiled and sold criminal record reports has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it operated as a consumer reporting agency without taking consumer protection measures required by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).  The FTC’s settlement order, which prohibits the respondents from future FCRA violations, resolves the agency’s first FCRA […]