Excerpts taken from:
Broken Records: How Errors by Criminal Background Checking Companies Harm Workers and Businesses
©2012 National Consumer Law Center http://www.nclc.org/issues/broken-records.html
Samuel M. Jackson, Illinois: Mismatched Report, Company: InfoTrack
Mr. Jackson was allegedly denied employment after a prospective employer ran an InfoTrack background check.
InfoTrack reported a rape conviction from 1987— when Mr. Jackson was four years old.
The rape conviction actually belonged to a 58-year-old male named Samuel L. Jackson from Virginia who was convicted of rape in November 18, 1987.