Cold Case from a Cold Place

Sometimes you find the most unexpected news in the unlikeliest of places. A recent employment screening assignment of ours is a perfect example. We received a request this week to do a background check on an individual in Norway. Not a problem, but the subject of the investigation provided an Iowa residential address on his signed authorization. Inquiries with our …

Fair Credit Reporting Act

The limits the number of years (7 years on average) an investigative consumer reporting agency can include derogatory information such as criminal records, civil lawsuits, liens, and judgments. Most background checks companies automatically limit their record research to 7 years without considering your specific situation. However, did you know many of your due diligence requests might be exempt from such …