Credit report errors can cause harm, such as denial of credit, housing or employment. Okay, everybody knows that! But, do you know how to dispute credit report errors? Here's 3 easy steps to take to dispute errors on your credit report. Step 1 - Order your free credit reports. Before you can dispute credit report … Continue reading 3 STEPS TO DISPUTE CREDIT REPORT ERRORS
When should you hire a lawyer to help you with credit report errors? Clients often contact The Adkins Firm because they have errors on a credit reports or background reports. When should a consumer consider contacting a lawyer to help with credit or background errors? Short answer - anytime. Consumers may not have the knowledge … Continue reading SHOULD I HIRE A LAWYER TO HELP ME WITH CREDIT REPORT ERRORS OR BACKGROUND REPORT ERRORS?
Should consumers order their free credit reports online? Consumers are entitled to one free credit report a year. The Fair Credit Reporting Act gives consumers the right to request their free credit reports once every 12 months online, by mail or telephone from Equifax, Experian and Trans Union. Consumers are also entitled to free credit … Continue reading SHOULD I ORDER MY FREE CREDITS REPORT ONLINE?
Do I have the right to order a free credit report? The federal Fair Credit Reporting Act promotes the accuracy of credit reports and the privacy of personal information. Under federal law, consumers have the right to get a free credit report once every 12 months. This is called a free annual credit report. Consumers are also entitled to free … Continue reading Do I have the right to order a free credit report?
A federal judge in the Southern District of Indiana granted plaintiff's motion to compel Trans Union's discovery responses. Background Plaintiff alleged Trans Union credit reported false information about him when Trans Union credit reported information that belonged to a different consumer. The plaintiff also alleged that Trans Union failed to correct the credit report errors … Continue reading Court Orders Trans Union to Produce Documents
Nashville residents at risk for identity theft by international fraud ring. On Saturday, according to WKRN.com two men, Dragos Diaconu and Gargarita, were charged with identity theft trafficking. Both men were in Nashville on vacation visas. Nashville police received a tip from a bank that its ATM had been emptied by numerous cash withdrawals. In … Continue reading NASHVILLE RESIDENTS AT RISK FOR ID THEFT
What should I do if I am a victim of identity theft? If you are a victim of identity theft, then you must read these 5 steps to correct credit report errors. Identity theft is the number one crime in America. In 2017, over 146 million Americans became identity theft victims because of the Equifax … Continue reading What should I do if I am a victim of identity theft?
Under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) consumers are entitled to one free credit report annually from Equifax, Experian, and Trans Union. The right to a free credit report gives consumers the ability to review and make sure that the information in their credit reports is accurate and complete. Reviewing your credit reports is important to … Continue reading What is the best way to order free credit reports?
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