Spokeo Hit With $800,000 Settlement On Allegations Of Haphazardly Marketing Personal Info To Employers

Spokeo Hit With $800,000 Settlement On Allegations Of Haphazardly Marketing Personal Info To Employers

It’s one thing for your employer or potential employer to do a Google search on you, or scour through your public Facebook profile. It’s another for a company to market this information to employers and human resources departments for the express purpose of background screening. Doing so haphazardly could result in a violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. [More]