Sterling Infosystems Background Check Class Action Settlement

Class Eligibility

You may be a member of the settlement if you had a Sterling Infosystems background check done about you between December 14, 2013 and December 19, 2019 and if your report contained a high-risk indicator based on outdated information (information at least 7 years older than the report).

Estimated Amount

Around $45
(The exact amount will depend on the amount of fees, service payments, and other settlement costs.

Proof of Purchase


Case Name

Gambles v. Sterling Infosystems, Inc.,
Case No. 1:15-cv-09746-PAE, and
Merck v. Sterling Infosystems-Ohio Inc.,
Case No. 1:17-cv-02033-PAE,

both in the United States District Court, Southern District of New York

Case Summary

Sterling is accused of having violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”) by including background report information about old addresses where the Subject of the report had not lived for at least seven years. The Class Plaintiff alleges that this reporting violated the law and caused harm to him and Class Members.

Settlement Pool



(Same deadline for Claims, Opt-out, or Objections)


Sterling Settlement Administrator
1650 Arch Street, Suite 2210
Philadelphia, PA 19103
(toll free)1-844-718-9778


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