Trak-1 Releases to Empower Consumers to Check Their Own Backgrounds

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Trak-1 now offers to provide the same background checks to consumers that employers and landlords have been accessing for years.

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By developing, we want to empower the people in this country to directly access the information that organizations have been accessing for years. aims to level the playing field by putting the same type of background check report ordered by employers and landlords directly into the hands of consumers. The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is designed to protect consumers from low quality reports and to give them a chance to respond to things that may show up when an employer or landlord checks into their backgrounds. “A quick internet search returns a number of places to check your background,” explained Matt Graham, Vice President of Operations for Trak-1. “Many of those websites claim not to be subject to the FCRA. When you see that disclaimer, it is a good indication their quality cannot withstand government scrutiny. If they had good data or safe practices they would have no problem complying with the FCRA,” Matt concluded. is different in that it fully complies with the legal requirements of the FCRA. So when a report is returned with information that is incorrect, you can contact a Trak-1 resolution specialist that will help you correct any problems with your report. This is where the true power of comes in. When you order your background check in advance of applying for a job or a new home, you have the opportunity to make corrections before it is too late. “Even though the FCRA requires applicants be given time to respond to information that may show up in a background check, it doesn’t always happen,” shared Nancy Roberts, Owner and COO of Trak-1. “We understand that our reports impact lives. By developing, we want to empower the people to directly access the information that organizations have been accessing for years. Taking control of your own credit report has become standard for everyone. We believe it is time for people to take control of the other information found on their background check as well," shared Nancy.

Trak-1 has provided consumer reports to employers and landlords for over 16 years. Trak-1 is accredited by the National Association of Professional Background Screeners – a distinction earned by less than 5% of screening companies through demonstrated compliance with the FCRA.

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