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IF YOU ARE AN ADULT 18 YEARS AND OLDER WITH A CRIMINAL RECORD, YOU COULD BE AFFECTED BY A CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT INVOLVING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS AND REPORTING
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What is this lawsuit about?
The lawsuit is known as Boskie v. Backgroundchecks.com LLC, No. 2019CP3200824. Judge Walton J. McLeod, IV of the Court of Common Pleas for the State of South Carolina, Lexington County, is overseeing this case. The people who sued are named George Boskie, Hadel Toma and Terry Keller. They are called “Plaintiffs”, the company sued is the “Defendant.” The Defendant is Backgroundchecks.com LLC.
Who is included?
You are a member of the Injunctive Relief Class if information about you was in Defendant’s public record database at any time between September 8, 2014 and May 17, 2019. The information in Defendant’s public record database is collected (directly or indirectly) from county, state and federal agencies. These agencies include courts, correctional institutions and other agencies that collect and manage information on criminal records. The information in Defendant’s database relates to criminal records even if there is no conviction and aliases. Defendant’s public record database contains over 600 million separate records.
Specifically, for the purposes of settlement only, the Court has provisionally certified an “Injunctive Relief Class” defined as follows:
All natural persons residing in the United States or the District of Columbia about whom either (a) information existed in Defendant’s public records database or (b) Defendant provided a report to a third party, in either case from September 8, 2014 to May 17, 2019. Excluded from the settlement class are any Released Person, any person who has previously released his or her claims against Defendant, and the judge overseeing the Litigation.