We are here for you - COVID-19 Update

Category: Background Check Issues

Checkr Background Checks for Uber and Lift Drivers

Checkr Hit With A National Class Action

Checkr Hit With A National Class Action By Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C. And Its Co-Counsel For Reporting Inaccurate And Misleading Criminal History Information About Innocent Consumers Lead Class Action Plaintiff Jose Montanez spent more than two decades of his life in prison for a murder that he did not commit. After he was finally proven

What is an OFAC alert

What is an OFAC alert?

What is the SDN list? The Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list is maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control. The list contains names of individuals and companies that are controlled by or acting on behalf of targeted countries. It also contains names of drug traffickers, arms dealers, and suspected terrorists.

Are you a rideshare driver having problems with your background check?

Rideshare companies like Uber and Lyft are notorious for partnering with third-party companies that can produce inaccurate or incomplete background checks.You’ve probably read scary news articles like the stories about the Somali war criminal who passed an Uber background check and the Chicago Lyft driver with a criminal history who was charged with raping a

Handshake After Job Interview

What Shows Up On A Background Check For A Job – Employment and Education Verification, Criminal History and Driving Records

When you apply for a job, the potential employer will want to know how your history makes you the best fit for the position. In the interview, you’ll explain how your past employment and education have prepared you for this new job based on the application’s criteria. Before making the decision to hire you, the

Team of Lawyers

When To Hire An Attorney – Know Your Consumer Rights

A summarized guide to consumer laws and what to do if your rights are violated. If any of your rights listed below have been violated, it’s time to contact an attorney and start fighting for your life back. Fair Credit Reporting Act The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) protects the accuracy and privacy of your

TransUnion to pay $60 Million in damages for false reporting

Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C. win major class action lawsuit against TransUnion after incorrect OFAC blacklist alerts

Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C. won a major lawsuit in June against TransUnion with $60 million on the line. TransUnion violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act when credit checks confused consumers with other individuals found on the United States Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control or OFAC’s “blocked list.” The list includes terrorists, arms dealers,

Archives

FREE – EXPERT LEGAL ADVICE – PRIVATE CONSULTATION – NO OBLIGATION