Category: FTC

FTC Settles with Mobile App Companies





FTC Settles with Mobile App Companies
The FTC has settled charges against several companies regarding their mobile applications for obtaining criminal records. The FTC charged that these companies violated the FCRA by marketing their applications for use by employers without following any of the FCRA provisions regarding permissible purpose, consumer authorizations, accuracy of information and adverse action. A useful tip is to be wary of any service offering “instant” information without checking further into what is being offered and how it complies with the FCRA.

To view the full article please visit the FTC’s article: FTC Settles with Mobile App Companies.

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