Credit Reports Tag Consumers as Terrorists or Drug Dealers

Reports by Trans Union to creditors sometimes mistakenly tag law-abiding consumers as terrorists or drug dealers. The reports are not the normal credit reports consumers and lenders obtain on consumers. The reports are special reports Trans Union sells to lenders as method to screen consumers so the lenders are in compliance with the USA Patriot Act regulations. Attorney Andrew Ogilvie of this firm and co-counsel at Francis & Mailman, a Philadelphia law firm, have filed a class action in the federal district court in San Francisco alleging that Trans Union’s practices are in violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act...



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