Postmates Courier was sued for not allowing applicants to review and contest Background Check Reports
The lawsuit against Postmates Courier
In the year 2015 the enterprise Postmates Courier was accused by three individuals of having violated the dispositions stated on the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
To the three candidates that presented themselves to the enterprise, jobs were denied due to their background check results; they also […]
Lawsuit against Amazon
In 2015 Amazon, one of the giants of the online sales was involved in an accusation due to an alleged violation committed against a potential worker, when conducting a background credit check on him without his consent.
As it was stated by the plaintiff itself, Amazon never offered […]
Big Lots was sued for failing to present a stand-alone Background Check Authorization form to job applicants
Lawsuit against Big Lots
Big Lots, a retail dealer founded in 1967, was accused in 2015 of having violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
Indeed, as the plaintiff stated, when he tried to apply for a job at Big Lots, he received an application form where some strange information were found; […]
Calvin Klein and PVH were sued for failing to allow applicants to review and contest their Background Check Report
The lawsuit against Calvin Klein, Inc. and PVH Corporation
Calvin Klein, Inc and PVH Corporation were accused in 2016 of failing to adjust to federal laws when obtaining background checks from potential employees.
In this lawsuit and agreement was settled between the defendants and the plaintiff, paying the defendants $716,400 for […]
The economic crisis that began a few years ago brought many problems for people of all ages and socioeconomic levels, depression affected us all in one way or another. The crises create economic losses, job layoffs, scarce resources and all these generate in turn much desperation and confusion in the […]
Scams and fraud come in many different forms and can shake the business world to small, medium and large-sized companies. Although, one of the most expensive is, without a doubt, work-related injury fraud which is also known as false workers compensation claims. This type of fraud costs millions of dollars […]
Scams are a very old type of crime that does adapt itself to each age with the same purpose: to take advantage of the trust of good people. Until two decades ago the scams by postal mail were very frequent but in our Internet age these crimes have tripled due […]
There are many free and democratic countries in the world. Many of which are very rich and developed, but the country that most attracts immigrants and tourists, is without a doubt, the United States of America. The United States has long been considered as “the land of opportunity”. 20% of […]
Even after so many years as a private detective, I am still amazed by the cunning of scammers and the naivety of many people. I understand that people are focused on their jobs and their lives and that they cannot devote time to learning how to detect fraud and avoid […]
Scam fits on every age and in every industry; it’s like the flu, which never ends because it always mutates. The era of the internet has not only brought new scams and frauds but also allowed local scams to become global, something like the globalization of fraud. The Internet makes […]
Many people think that the scammer comes, does their damaging work, and then leaves for fear of being caught, judged or gets locked up. The truth is that this is not always the case and I have had cases where the scammers committed their scams in an organized, successful manner […]
When you think you have seen it all, it is precisely when an even rarer case makes it way to you. It is true that swindlers are artists of the lie and are capable of everything because they do not feel remorse for the damages caused to their victims or […]