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The FTC has once again charged a company for not complying with FCRA regulations. The charge was made against a company that compiles and sells detailed information about individuals. The FTC charges that the company provided the information about individuals to HR, employment screening and recruiting companies without ensuring that the consumer’s rights were protected per FCRA regulations. By doing so, the FTC alleges that the company acted as a consumer reporting agency and violated the FCRA. For the full story, click here.
According to the FTC, the company was charged with the following:
As consumer reporting agencies, it is our responsibility to inform consumers of their rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. All information provided by PeopleG2 to its clients is offered in full compliance with FCRA regulations. PeopleG2 takes these regulations very seriously, and has the needed safeguards in place to ensure that all information returned to our clients is done within the parameters of the FCRA.
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