The plaintiff in Jenkins v. Carco Group, 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 153382 (D.C. K.S., Sept. 10, 2018) alleged in a putative class action that Carco Group Inc. was negligent and violated section 1681c(a)(5) of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by reporting adverse information about her educational background that predated the report by more than seven years. She did not, however, deny that the information regarding her time spent at the Kansas City Kansas Community College (KCKCC) provided by the consumer reporting agency, was incorrect. The plaintiff claimed in her application that she attended and received a mortuary science degree, which could not be confirmed by the consumer reporting agency. The Court held that the plaintiffs suit could not survive because her proposed interpretation of the statute would yield an absurd result.

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