Category Archives for "Credit Report"

Fraud Alerts and Credit Freezes

What do fraud alerts and credit freezes do? In this article by Joseph McClelland, an identity theft attorney for victims, you will learn the ins and outs of the fraud alerts and credit freezes and how they can play a part in recovering from and preventing identity theft. With a fraud alert, a business must […]

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What Is a Credit Report?

What is a Credit Report?By Attorney Joseph P. McClelland, Esq.In this report, it is a combination of numerous businesses information on you. It includes your social security number include your date of birth and includes the places that you’ve lived in the last several years and includes the job that you’ve had.Most importantly it includes […]

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Is the Credit Reporting System Broken?

Your Credit Report Could be Filled With Costly ErrorsEveryone understands how important an accurate credit report is. Even though we know this, and the Fair Credit Reporting Act or FCRA was founded to ensure accuracy, there are still an unfortunate amount of errors in the credit reporting system. The system may very well be broken.This […]

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Emotional Distress & Credit Reporting Damages

Here is a brief overview of obtaining emotional distress damages in Georgia and the 11th Circuit more broadly. If you have a question about credit reporting errors, identity theft, or mixed files, contact my office.Basics of the Fair Credit Reporting Act:The credit reporting agencies are required to keep accurate credit files. 15 U.S.C. ยง 1681i(a)When a consumer disputes […]

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