Equifax Is Obtaining Workers’ Salary Info & Selling it to Debt Collectors!

NBC news reports that Equifax is obtaining salary information from corporations and others and selling it to debt collectors and others.. The information is collected in a database created through an Equifax-owned company called The Work Number. It is if folks posted their salaries on the Internet. The salary information for sale by Equifax through The Work Number is incredibly detailed with paystub information dating back years for many individuals, names of health care providers, and whether they ever filed an unemployment claim. In 2009, Equifax said the data covered 30 percent of the U.S. working population, and it now...

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