FTC Alleges California Purveyor of Background Reports Misled Consumers To Think its Reports on Individuals Might Contain Criminal and Other Records

The Department of Justice on behalf of the Federal Trade Commission sued a California-based purveyor of background reports, alleging that the company has deceived consumers with “teaser background reports” that often falsely claimed to include information about arrest, criminal, and sex offender records, and also engaged in misleading billing and marketing practices. According to a […]