Keyword: credithistory

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  • Has anyone read about FACTA?

    11/24/2012 9:36:59 AM PST · by prplhze2000 · 16 replies
    Another step to a one-world financial system. The reciprocal agreements mean no citizen of any participating countries will be able to escape those countries as they will seize their money. What is now happening is European banks are closing out American customer accounts. Thus even if Americans try to escape Obama, this new law will make sure they can't.
  • When debt collectors go too far

    08/23/2006 12:35:53 PM PDT · by Brytani · 178 replies · 4,054+ views
    Privacy Rights Clearinghouse ^ | August 24, 2004 | Brytani
    With all the recent news stories of debt collectors landing in prison or being taken out of business for illegal and strong arm tactics, I thought i'd share with my fellow Freepers a great resource to help if you ever have to deal with a scumbag debt collector. This link has resources to use if dealing with collection agencies/collectors, your rights, links to the FTC, sample letters and more. I hope this is helpful to some Freepers who've been hounded rightly or wrongly by this pretty much unregulated billion dollar a year industry.
  • Identity Theft Demystified

    03/02/2006 8:47:38 AM PST · by APRPEH · 3 replies · 458+ views
    TECH NEWS WORLD ^ | 02/28/06 | Tanya Candia
    Identity theft and strong opinions go hand in hand. ID theft is rampant and is causing millions of dollars of damage every year -- or, it really isn't such a big problem, and few people are really hurt financially by it. Why such wide disparity? More importantly, what can a business owner, an IT manager, a software developer, a consumer or a risk manager do about stopping ID theft when the problem seems so poorly understood? This was the conundrum faced by attendees at a meeting in Chicago in June 2005. The FBI, Secret Service, Chicago Police Force, and the...
  • Can anybody help with a credit report question? (vanity)

    09/11/2003 3:34:12 PM PDT · by geaux · 23 replies · 638+ views
    Sept 11, 2003 | Me
    Here's the situation. I ran a routine credit check on myself a couple of weeks ago and found that my old cell phone company had reported my account as a charge off or delinquent. The account number in the credit report did not match any account number on any old bills I had, and, as far as I knew, I had paid every single bill ever presented to me. I called the company, but did not get any help. They told me that they had made several failed attempts to contact me, and then turned the matter over to a...