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Resources

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The Fair Credit Reporting Act (PDF) A copy of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, prepared by the FTC.
Summary of your rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (PDF) A Summary of an individual’s rights under the FCRA.  This is prepared by CFPB and is part of the disclosures that must be provided to an applicant.
Summary of your rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act En Español (PDF) A Summary of an individual’s rights (En Español) under the FCRA.  This is prepared by CFPB and is part of the disclosures that must be provided to a subject of a background check.
Summary of Rights For Victims of Identity Theft (PDF) A Summary of Rights for victims of identity theft.  This is prepared by the CFPB and spells out a consumer’s rights with regards to identity theft.
Summary of Rights For Victims of Identity Theft En Español (PDF) A Summary of Rights for victims of identity theft (En Español).  This is prepared by the CFPB and spells out a consumer’s rights with regards to identity theft.
Notice to users of consumer reports:  Obligations of users under the FCRA (PDF) As part of the FCRA, this notice must be provided by a CRA (consumer reporting agency) to each of their clients.  it spells out the obligations that a user of a Consumer Report (background/credit) have.
Drivers Privacy Protection Act (DPPA)  The DPPA is a federal law that governs the privacy and disclosure of personal information gathered by states’ Department of Motor Vehicles.

 

 

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Sample Report – Clean (PDF) A sample “clean” criminal background check.
Sample Report – Records (PDF) A sample criminal background check with criminal records.
Overview of our QuickApp™ Process (PDF) A brief overview of our QuickApp™ process.
QuickApp™  Process Detail Overview For Applicant (PDF) An overview of our QuickApp™ from an applicant’s perspective.

 

 

 

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QuickApp™ Overview A brief video giving an overview of our QuickApp™ process
The FCRA in 60 seconds A quick overview of the Fair Credit Reporting Act
How to order a background check with QuickApp™ An instructional video on  how to order a QuickApp™ background check  in our InstaScreen™ Platform.
How to Generate Pre-Adverse and Adverse Action Letter An instructional video on  how to generate a Pre-Adverse and Adverse Action letter  in our InstaScreen™ Platform.

 

 

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Background Checks: What Employers Need to Know A joint publication of the EEOC and FTC geared to employers.
Using Consumer Reports: What Employers Need to Know A publication of the FTC discussing compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) geared towards employers.
Using Consumer Reports: What Landlords Need to Know A publication of the FTC discussing compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) geared towards landlords.
National Association of Professional Background Screeners Glossary of Terms. A glossary of background and tenant screening terms published by NAPBS.
Infographic: Background Screening Process Graphic overview of the professional background screening process published by NAPBS.

Infographic: Professional Screen vs Fingerprint Screen

Graphic comparison of a professional background screen vs and FBI fingerprinting check.