DEBT COLLECTORS’ NEW CREDIT REPORTING POLICY SHORTENS TIME FOR NEGATIVE CREDIT INFORMATION

Debt Collectors' New Credit Reporting Policy Shortens Time for Negative Credit Information on Consumers' Credit Reports Encore Capital Group, Inc. announced a change in its credit reporting policies for consumers.  Encore's subsidiaries include: Midland Credit Management; Midland Funding, Asset Acceptance; Atlantic Credit & Finance. According to the Encore press release, "A significant challenge with current [...]

IDENTITY THEFT IN THE NEWS – WEEKLY UPDATE

Tens years ago, it was hard to find more than 2 or 3 stories a week on identity theft.  Today, I see 2-3 new identity theft stories every hour!  Here are some of the stories I read about identity theft from around the country this past week. Preventing Identity Theft Without Paying Monthly Fees New York [...]