Credit and Bankruptcy Law


Can a consumer reporting agency send a credit report to prospective employers?

Yes, prospective employers can request applicants’ credit reports. A section of the FCRA entitled “permissible purposes of consumer reports” provides that consumer reporting agencies can release credit reports to a person whom the agency reasonably believes “intends to use the information for employment purposes.”


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