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NAME MATCHING ARTICLE INDEX FOR 2021 FROM THE BACKGROUND BUZZ


CFPB Issues Advisory Opinion On Use of “Name-Only Matching” by Consumer Reporting Agencies; Director Chopra Warns of Enforcement Consequences

November | NATIONAL: The CFPB has affirmed that the use of “name-only” matching does not satisfy the FCRA requirement regarding reasonable procedures to ensure accuracy. 

 

CFPB Takes Action to Stop False Identification by Background Screeners

November | National: The CFPB issued an advisory opinion affirming that consumer reporting agencies are in violation of the law if they don’t follow proper name-matching procedures. 

 

CFPB to Scrutinize Rental Screening Procedures 

November | National: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has issued an advisory opinion that affirms that the use of “name-only” matching does not satisfy the FCRA’s requirements.