The United States Postal Service (USPS) uses General Information Systems (GIS) technology to perform background checks on new hires, sometimes acting on erroneous information.
This is the (sadly typical) story of one our clients and her struggles with inaccurate information appearing in background reports from no less than 5 different credit reporting agencies.
In 2021, service-members, veterans, and military family members reported nearly 50,000 cases of identity theft to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
If you had the misfortune to have been erroneously flagged as a terrorist on your credit report, you need to read this.
Is the fraudulent information appearing on your credit report and keeping you back? If you experienced a case of stolen identity that turned up on your credit report, read this!
It turns out that younger, supposedly more tech savvy consumers are actually in the majority.
Unauthorized withdrawals are often a sure sign of identity theft
New laws in Florida are designed to protect you from harassment by telemarketers, attempting to replace federal laws recently weakened by the Supreme Court.
While certainly no surprise to attorneys like us who deal with these agencies all the time, it's nice to see the government start to take notice.
It might not seem fair, but companies are now able to research your background to determine if you're moonlighting.