Sarah S. Foster is compliance supervisor of the Verisk Analytics iiX unit, a premier provider of motor vehicle reports (MVRs) and preemployment screening services. She is NAPBS FCRA-certified and holds CIPP/US and CIPM certifications from the IAPP. Her focus is on compliance with the FCRA and DPPA in utilizing consumer reports and background checks. Sarah has a bachelor of science degree from Tarleton State University.
A background check is, in general, a request for information about a consumer’s history. The review might look into a consumer’s employment history, driving records, any applicable criminal record, and may even include an evaluation of his or her credit report.