Criminal 411 or 24/7 Background Check LLC is one of numerous employment background check agencies you’re likely to face during your job search. Find out who they are, what they do, and what rights you have under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)
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What is Criminal 411 or 24/7 Background Check?
Criminal 411 is a 24/7 Background Check, LLC company. It is a web-based company operating through www.Criminal411.com and www.Screening411.com, which was founded in 2005 and is based in Dallas, Texas. The company offers employment background screening services in the United States and internationally. It describes itself as a “comprehensive background check company,” touts its “more than 14 years” of experience, and claims its services allow employers to find what employees and applicants may be hiding so they can be confident in their staffing decisions.
The company provides virtually every type of screening and background check, including criminal and sex offender searches, education and employment verifications, motor vehicle records, credit reports, drug and health screenings, reference and license checks, and Social Security number tracing.
Were You Harmed By False Information or Errors In Your Criminal 411 Report?
Whether you get hired or promoted often depends on the information learned from an employment background check. A background check can come in many shapes and sizes. It may be as simple as verifying your social security number. Or it may include a detailed report of your credit and criminal history, or even information gathered from interviews of your friends and neighbors about your character and reputation.
Whatever the scope of the background check, the FCRA sets strict standards for how employers and background check companies get consent for and conduct background checks, and what they can do with the information they find.
If a background check company like Criminal 411 fails to meet those standards, the FCRA gives you rights.
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What are my Background Check Disclosure and Consent Rights?
You have a right to know if an employer will use information from a background check against you and an employer cannot obtain background check information without your express written consent.
A background check company cannot hand over your information to an employer unless the employer certifies that: (1) it has “clearly and conspicuously” disclosed to you in a separate document that it may obtain a background check; (2) you have authorized it to get the background check; and (3) it will provide you with advance notice of any adverse action based in any part on the background check report, a copy of the report, and a summary of your rights under the FCRA.
Your Right to a Mistake Free and Legally-Compliant Report From Criminal 411 or 24/7 Background Check
A background check company must take reasonable steps to ensure its report is as accurate as possible.
The FCRA also puts limits on the negative information a background check report can include. A report cannot list civil suits, judgments, arrest records, paid tax liens, accounts in collection or most other negative information (except criminal convictions) after 7 years, or bankruptcies after 10 years. It also cannot list expunged convictions
Your Right to Dispute Dispositions and Discrepancies on an unfair Criminal 411 or 24/7 Background Check Report
If you don’t get a job because of information in a background check report, you are entitled to a copy of the report. You also have the right to dispute the report if it has errors or includes information it shouldn’t.
If you dispute report, the background check company must investigate and correct any errors within 30 days.
Your Right to Sue Criminal 411 if your report includes inaccurate or illegal info
If you lost out on a job or promotion because a Criminal 411 background check report included inaccurate or illegal information, you may be able to sue in federal court. If you sue and win, you will may be entitled to your actual damages or statutory damages up to $1,000, plus punitive damages, attorneys’ fees, and costs.
Actual Complaints Against Criminal 411
Hardworking people just like you who lost job opportunities due to an inaccurate or unfair Criminal 411 employment background check report have already sued the company for FCRA violations. Justia lists at least 1 federal civil lawsuits against Criminal 411 alleging violations of the FCRA due to an improper employment screening report.
On May 13, 2013, a consumer sued Criminal 411 in the federal district court for the District of Arizona for violating the FCRA in connection with an employment background check and that he lost employment opportunities and suffered emotional distress, reputational harm and other damages.
The complainant alleged that he applied for but was denied employment with the City of Mesa directly and through a staffing agency based on an inaccurate employment background check report from Criminal 411. Criminal 411 prepared the background check but failed to use reasonable procedures to ensure the maximum accuracy possible of the report as the FCRA requires, failed to provide the complainant with legally-required notices and denied the complainant any meaningful ability to dispute the inaccurate information. According to the complainant, Criminal 411falsely listed a felony conviction (resisting arrest with violence) on the complainant’s report when, in fact, the complainant had never been convicted of a felony, but only of a misdemeanor.
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Sergei Lemberg is a lawyer whose practice focuses on consumer law, class actions and personal injury litigation. He has been repeatedly recognized as the “most active consumer attorney” in the country. In 2020, Mr. Lemberg represented Noah Duguid in the United States Supreme Court in the case entitled Duguid v. Facebook. He is the author of Defanging Debt Collectors, a book that teaches consumers how to battle debt collectors and win.