Professional Screening & Information
An Intro to Professional Screening & Information
Professional Screening & Information, also known as PSI, was founded in 1998 by Ph.D. Gregory E. Sumner. PSI provides a range of services such as drug screening, I-9 verification, employment verification, immunization tracking, education verification, reference checks, data storage, certification verification, and so on.
PSI works with businesses of all sizes that are spread across multiple industries. However, PSI specializes in serving the following industries:
- Churches and other religious organizations
- Colleges and universities
- City, county, and state governments
- Non-profit organizations
- Law enforcement
- Leasing and rental
Can Professional Screening & Information Impact you?
PSI conducts screenings to help its clients make better decisions. Their clients use the information to assess the risk factor of any sort of candidate whether it is for hiring, renting, volunteering, etc.
Any negligence on the end of PSI can be damaging for you. They can make errors on your screening report that can lead to a lost job, home, promotion, or a volunteering position. Errors made by them will also carry on into your future applications unless you get them corrected.
You can file a dispute with PSI and they have to correct those errors within 30 days, as stated in the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The FCRA protects you from such screening agencies by giving you rights related to background checks.
According to the FCRA:
- You are entitled to receive a copy of your screening report along with a summary of your rights under the FCRA
- Your application cannot be the basis of a decision if it is misrepresenting information
- The agency must have your consent before running a background check
If PSI has violated any right protected under the FCRA, you should take legal action.
What Should you do?
Address: PO Box 644
Zip Code: 30162
Contact number: (877) 235-7574
You should file a dispute directly with Professional Screening & Information, using their contact information above.
If they were unable to assist you within 30 days or any other right protected under the FCRA has been violated, you should seek professional help. If you do not have a lawyer, you should get in touch with Consumer Attorneys as they offer free case reviews for victims of false reporting by a consumer reporting agency.
More importantly, as they understand what you are going through, they will not charge you anything until you win the case. So, if you want to protect your rights and your future, visit their website or call them at (877) 615-1725.
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