ID THEFT NEWS – WEEKLY UPDATE

Lawyer Helps Identity Theft Victims Over 12 million people an identity theft victim every year.  Our firm represents victims of identity theft.  Our firm includes lawyers licensed in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, New York, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.  With offices in Alabama, Georgia and Texas, and relationships with lawyers in Florida, we are positioned to help … Continue reading ID THEFT NEWS – WEEKLY UPDATE

$18.6 MILLION VERDICT BECAUSE OF EQUIFAX CREDIT REPORT ERRORS

$18.6 MILLION VERDICT AGAINST EQUIFAX Credit reporting agencies must assure the maximum accuracy of your credit report.  If they do not, then you have the right to sue the credit reporting agencies in federal court under the Fair Credit Reporting Act. When a credit reporting agency includes information in the file of another consumer, such … Continue reading $18.6 MILLION VERDICT BECAUSE OF EQUIFAX CREDIT REPORT ERRORS

BREAKING NEWS – DATA FURNISHERS RESPONSIBLE FOR INVESTIGATING CONSUMER DISPUTES

CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU PUTS COMPANIES ON NOTICE ABOUT DUTY TO INVESTIGATE CONSUMER CREDIT REPORT DISPUTES Bulletin Highlights Expectations for Companies that Supply Information for Credit Reports WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) put on notice companies that supply information to consumer reporting companies. The CFPB released a bulletin stressing that, under the … Continue reading BREAKING NEWS – DATA FURNISHERS RESPONSIBLE FOR INVESTIGATING CONSUMER DISPUTES

ID THEFT NEWS: WEEKLY UPDATE

Fair Credit Reporting Act Lawyers Help Identity Theft Victims Over 12 million people an identity theft victim every year.  Identity theft changes lives forever!   Victims may not even know their identity has been stolen until they receive phone calls from debt collectors for debts they do not owe.  Others may discover they are an identity … Continue reading ID THEFT NEWS: WEEKLY UPDATE

ID THEFT NEWS: WEEKLY UPDATE

Fair Credit Reporting Act Lawyers Help Identity Theft Victims Over 12 million people an identity theft victim every year. Identity theft changes lives forever!   Victims may not even know their identity has been stolen until they receive phone calls from debt collectors for debts they do not owe.  Others may discover they are an identity … Continue reading ID THEFT NEWS: WEEKLY UPDATE

ID THEFT NEWS: WEEKLY UPDATE

Fair Credit Reporting Act Lawyers Help Identity Theft Victims Over 12 million people an identity theft victim every year.  Identity theft changes lives forever!   Victims may not even know their identity has been stolen until they receive phone calls from debt collectors for debts they do not owe.  Others may discover they are an identity … Continue reading ID THEFT NEWS: WEEKLY UPDATE

ID THEFT NEWS: WEEKLY UPDATE

12 million consumers a year become victims of identity theft. The harmful effects of identity theft are life changing and last a lifetime.  Victims may not know their identity has been stolen until they receive calls from debt collectors, get denied credit or employment, or find credit report errors.      What can consumers do to protect … Continue reading ID THEFT NEWS: WEEKLY UPDATE

ID THEFT NEWS – WEEKLY UPDATE

Over 12 million consumers a year become victims of identity theft.  Identity theft victims may not know their identity has been stolen until they receive calls from debt collectors or see accounts on their credit report that do not belong to them.  What can consumers do to protect their identities and credit reputation?  Federal law … Continue reading ID THEFT NEWS – WEEKLY UPDATE

ID THEFT NEWS: WEEKLY UPDATE

Over 12 million consumers a year become victims of identity theft. Click HERE to download the FTC’s 2012 report on top consumer complaints.  Consumers often learn they are a fraud victim after receiving a credit denial or call from a debt collector for a debt they do not owe.  Identity theft victims also get turned … Continue reading ID THEFT NEWS: WEEKLY UPDATE

60 MINUTES EXPOSES CREDIT REPORTING AGENCIES MISTAKES

60 MINUTES EXPOSES CREDIT REPORTING AGENCIES' MISTAKES 60 Minutes exposed the credit reporting agencies' mistakes in its investigative report.  Reporter Steve Kroft interviewed one consumer who discovered credit report errors when she was denied credit at a department store.  She requested her credit report from the bureaus, but the credit reports she received looked okay.  What she later discovered … Continue reading 60 MINUTES EXPOSES CREDIT REPORTING AGENCIES MISTAKES