Friday, September 10, 2010

Nevada settles Able Services suit over Private Investigators Licensing Board investigation for $580,000

"Nevada has agreed to pay $580,000 to the owners
of a former credit screening firm who said their
business was ruined by comments from an
investigator with the Private Investigators Licensing

The Board of Examiners approved the settlement
Thursday with Hugh, Bret and Janice Lantz of Able
Services in Reno.

Able Services provided credit screenings for
landlords and employers. The state attorney
general's office said an investigation was launched
in 2003 after a citizen complained the firm also was
conducting background checks, which requires

A federal court jury in Reno awarded the owners
$670,000 in March. A settlement was later reached
on appeal for $580,000."

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