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General Information Services

What is General Information Services?

General Information Services provides customized and comprehensive background screening and risk mitigation solutions to some of the largest employers in the world since 1966. 

They collect personal information of potential employees to help their clients in the decision-making process in terms of hiring or promotions.

What Information Does General Information Services Check?

General Information Services gathers information from a variety of sources and creates detailed reports for its clients. They use information that includes but is not limited to the following:

  • Criminal records
  • Employment history
  • Credit checks
  • Drug testing
  • Academic verification
  • Identity verification
  • And more!

Misrepresented by General Information Services

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has passed the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) that gives you rights against companies like General Information Services. According to the FCRA, you have the right to receive a copy of your screening report. Once you receive it, you should scan through the document to ensure that none of the information about you is inaccurate.

If there are errors, you can dispute them directly with the credit reporting agency. The FCRA states that the agency is responsible for rectifying the errors within 30 days. If they fail to do so in 30 days, you have the right to take legal action against them. The credit reporting agency is also responsible if a potential employee loses a job based on a false screening report.

Moreover, the FCRA states that the credit reporting agency needs your consent before they can conduct a background check. 

If any of the above is violated, you should take legal action.

General Information Services Contact Information

Address: P.O. Box 353

City: Chapin

State: South Carolina

Zip Code: 29036

Contact number: (800) 265-4917 


If General Information Services, or any such agency, has violated your rights protected under the FCRA, you have the right to sue the agency.

Consumer Attorneys understand the frustration that an individual has to go through when they have been subjected to misinformation that causes them to lose a job or promotion. Therefore, to make matters easier for the victims, Consumer Attorneys offer free case reviews. Moreover, they will fight your case without charging any fees until they help you win the case.

You can visit their website or call them at (877) 615-1725. If you have any questions, email them at

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