Adding Tradelines and Authorized Users to Credit Report Can Land You in Court if You Sell Credit Repair

Here is an important lesson for any company or person that is selling any service that uses added authorized users or tradelines to a consumer credit report in order to improve the credit score. The information below comes directly from the case filed by the Federal Trade Commission and to make sure people don’t feel … Read more

Credit Repair Company Settles FTC Charges It Deceived Consumers By Telling Them “Piggybacking” on Others’ Credit Could Boost Scores

Defendants promise “huge” credit score increases, ease in obtaining mortgages A Colorado-based credit repair company and its owner have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges they mislead consumers with promises to “drastically and immediately” improve credit scores and increase access to lower rates on mortgages. In its complaint against the operators of BoostMyScore.net (BMS), the … Read more