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EQUIFAX, INC. – CFPB Complaint

By on January 3, 2018

Date Received: 2017-11-03T00:00:00

Product: Other debt

Issue: Attempts to collect debt not owed

Consumer Consent Provided to Share Complaint: Consent provided

Consumer Complaint: I am submitting a complaint against Equifax because the company failed to correct the wrong information on my credit file despite the fact that submitting a police report that proves that I am a victim of identity theft. Unlike the other two credit bureaus, Equifax insists on keeping false information on my credit report which is not legal. Equifax is violating the rules and the regulations of the Federal Trade Commission.

Company: EQUIFAX, INC.

State/Zip: NY 112XX

Company Response to Complaint: Untimely response

Was Company Response Timely: No

Did Consumer Dispute Company Response: N/A

Complaint ID: 2719980

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