As children we learn our ABC’s, and one of the first things we are taught is to always remember to cross our t’s and dot our i’s. As adults, we find ourselves in situations where this idea becomes less literal, but often times more important.
As a background screening company, VICTIG prides itself in our quick turnaround times. However, we also place greater emphasis on the importance of taking the time to be as accurate as possible on the manual checks that we conduct internally. Although we are all imperfect humans, we understand the importance of being as accurate as possible with the information we provide to our clients when it comes to their potential employees, tenants, etc.
Recently, a very large background screening company was in the news again for the wrong reason. In this particular instance, they violated the FCRA and twice misidentified a person as being someone else with a similar name. This particular person had a criminal history and had been convicted of aggravated battery. In the end, according to the Gainesville Sun in Florida, the misidentified victim was awarded nearly 3.6 million dollars in punitive damages.
One of the main advantages of using VICTIG as opposed to a “big box” background screening company is that we pride ourselves in having a “smaller company” mentality. We can give the attention to each of your orders that the Walmarts of background screening simply can’t provide. We do our very best to get to know our clients needs on an individual basis, thus being able to give the necessary attention that each of you require. We have a very diligent staff that works hard to avoid putting ourselves in similar unfavorable situations.