Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
HireRight Solutions Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Corporate Risk Holdings
Penalty: 
$2,600,000
Year: 
2012
Date: 
August 8, 2012
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
employment screening violation
Violation Description: 

A company that marketed public records about consumers to employers making hiring decisions agreed to settle charges that it violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act and pay $2.6 million in civil penalties.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
New York
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
privately held
Major Industry of Parent: 
miscellaneous services
Specific Industry of Parent: 
risk and security services
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Parent company note: 
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