Wyndham Vacation Resorts No-Consent Credit Accounts Class Action

How would you feel if you attended a timeshare presentation, then found out that the presenting company had opened a credit card account in your name, without your request or permission? The complaint for this class action alleges that Wyndham Vacation Resorts, Inc. and Comenity Capital Bank use consumers’ personal information to institute credit card  Read more

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Kforce Background Check Disclosures FCRA Settlement

Kforce, Inc. is paying $790,000 to settle a class action alleging that it gave prospective employees background check disclosure forms that were deficient under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).  Read more

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CBE Group No Permissible Purpose for Obtaining Credit Report Class Action

People cannot just randomly decide to view another person’s credit report. The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) requires that parties who request credit reports on others have a permissible reason for doing so. The complaint for this class action alleges that the CBE Group, Inc., a debt collection firm, requested a credit report on a  Read more

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Frontwave Credit Union Disclosures for Consumer Report FCRA Class Action

Frontwave Credit Union sometimes obtains consumer reports on current and prospective employees, says the complaint for this class action. That’s permitted by law. But the complaint alleges that Frontwave does not provide proper disclosures to the report subject before doing so, or obtain proper authorization, in violation of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)  Read more

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Capital One Repeated Credit Offers to Deceased Spouse FCRA Class Action

When a person’s spouse dies, does that person have the right to be left undisturbed by mail solicitations for credit cards for the deceased spouse? The complaint for this class action claims that the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Wisconsin statutory Right of Privacy, and common law all say yes. It brings suit against  Read more

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Acadia Healthcare and The Refuge Background Reports FCRA Settlement

Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. and The Refuge—a Healing Place, LLC have agreed to settle a class action alleging that they violate the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) in their acquiring of background reports for employment purposes. The complaint accused the companies of using an incorrect form for the information on and authorization of the credit  Read more

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Sterling Infosystems Background Report Addresses Settlement

Sterling Infosystems provides background reports. It is now settling a class action alleging it violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by reporting addresses where the subject of the report had not lived for at least seven years.  Read more

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Equifax Inaccurate Public Records Information Settlement

Equifax Information Services, LLC is settling a class action with the establishment of an Alternative Dispute Resolution program to adjudicate claims that it published inaccurate information on consumer reports that sometimes had an adverse effect on those consumers. The complaint alleged that the information concerned tax liens or civil judgments that belonged to others or  Read more

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Trace Staffing Solutions Consumer Report FCRA Settlement

Trace Staffing Solutions, LLC is paying nearly half a million dollars to settle a class action alleging it violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The complaint alleged that Trace did not give employees and applicants a disclosure that met the requirements of the law and did not obtain proper authorization before obtaining consumer reports.  Read more

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Circle K Employee Consumer Reports Violated Privacy FCRA Class Action

Employers, or prospective employers, may obtain consumer reports on employees and job applications only if they following the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). The complaint for this class action alleges that Circle K Stores, Inc. obtained reports on both employees and job applicants but did not meet all the requirements of the  Read more

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