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09 Jan, 2024
Daniel Cohen
Why Vietnamese US Citizens Are Vulnerable to Identity Theft and Background Report Errors
In yet another example of the carelessness of the Credit Reporting Agencies (CRA’s), Vietnamese Americans have an increased risk of reporting errors because they don’t have that many names to go around.
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01 Sep, 2023
Daniel Cohen
Shipt Uses Checkr For Employee Background Checks
Grocery delivery service Shipt performs employee background checks using Checkr, a background checking company that is well-known to FCRA attorneys like us. Usually it works out OK, but sometimes...
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01 Sep, 2023
Daniel Cohen
Pushed to the Edge for Profit
Yet another story of an uncaring credit agency ruining someone's life with their inept practices and incompetence, this time it's RealPage
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22 May, 2023
Daniel Cohen
The Bellwether of an Ailing Nation
Yet another example of a credit bureau (ACCURATE BACKGROUND LLC , in this case) shamelessly ruining someone's life with their carelessness and indifference
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16 Jan, 2024
Daniel Cohen
The USPS Uses GIS For HR, Causing SNAFUs
The United States Postal Service (USPS) uses General Information Services (GIS) technology to perform background checks on new hires, sometimes acting on erroneous information
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01 Sep, 2023
Daniel Cohen
The CRA Circle of Sharks
This is the (sadly typical) story of one of our clients and her struggles with inaccurate information appearing in background reports from no less than 5 different credit reporting agencies
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09 Jan, 2024
Daniel Cohen
People who serve in the military have an increased risk of Identity theft and credit reporting errors
In 2021, service-members, veterans, and military family members reported nearly 50,000 cases of identity theft to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).
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04 Apr, 2024
Daniel Cohen
False OFAC Alert on Credit Report: How to Solve Error?
If you had the misfortune of being erroneously flagged as a terrorist on your credit report, you need to read this.
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17 Mar, 2023
Daniel Cohen
What's Worse Than a Plague?
A letter from our founder, Daniel Cohen
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