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By John R. Bolton
Reality calls for attaching Gaza to Egypt and the West Bank to Jordan
Topic - Persis Yu
Thousands of U.S. job-hunters are losing out because employers use faulty background-check data drawn from shoddy records, consumer advocates say in a new report.
"It's the Wild West for background-screening report companies," said Persis Yu, lead writer of the report. "They're generating billions in revenue, but they have little or no accountability."
Further muddying the picture, data providers aren't registered with the government, so it's impossible to get a full picture of the industry, Ms. Yu said.