Checkr Hit With A National Class Action

November 27th, 2019

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?

August 20th, 2019

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 […]

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

June 11th, 2019

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 […]

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

November 13th, 2018

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 […]