Company to pay $4 million to end lawsuit over faulty background checks

By Gina Kim (May 26, 2022, 9:38 p.m. EDT) – Inflection Risk Solutions has agreed to pay $4 million to end a class action lawsuit brought by a guest who was banned from Airbnb after Inflection misrepresented his criminal conviction in violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, according to a motion for preliminary approval filed Thursday in federal court in Minnesota.

In a 30-page motion for preliminary approval of the proposed deal, plaintiff attorney Tony N. Taylor said Silicon Valley-based Inflection Risk Solutions, which provides background checks and consumer reports , agreed to settle allegations that he violated the law when he did. does not ensure that the details of these background checks…

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