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CFPB Sues Texas Company for Issuing 'Sham' Credit Card
A Texas firm accused of selling consumers a buying club card disguised as a general-purpose credit card was sued Wednesday by the CFPB.

Credit Report Disputes Made Easy and Free With Credit Karma Platform
NEW YORK ( MainStreet ) — Free credit monitoring service Credit Karma launched an online dispute center today. Whereas in the past, disputing items on your credit report meant going to each credit reporting bureau, as well as the original creditor and third-party collection agencies, you can now initiate disputes right through Credit Karma.

Scoreinc.com Expands into Development, Coaching and Technology for Credit Based Businesses
Scoreinc.com , the leading provider of credit repair dispute process outsourcing and credit repair business management software in North America, is announcing its expansion into education, consulting and business development for credit based businesses. This evolution combines the company's established credit repair management and dispute services with technology and online training to support …

Identity theft victims face months of hassle
As soon as Mark Kim found out his personal information was compromised in a data breach at Target last year, the 36-year-old tech worker signed up for the retailer's free credit monitoring offer so he would be notified if someone used his identity to commit fraud.

What to Do When Your Free Credit Monitoring From Target Expires
We're coming up on the anniversary of the Target data breach, meaning the free identity theft protection the company offered will soon expire.

When Credit Reports Knew the Color of Your Wedding Dress
Credit reports once were literally files, often stuffed with newspaper clippings about volunteer work or obituaries. Here's a short credit bureau history.

Victims of identity theft stuck fighting for months to fix credit report, recover stolen funds
SAN FRANCISCO — As soon as Mark Kim found out his personal information was compromised in a data breach at Target last year, the 36-year-old tech worker signed up for the retailer's free credit monitoring offer so he would be notified if someone used his identity to commit fraud.

Parking Lots: The Next Threat to Your Credit Card
Consumers need to watch their credit and debit card activity for fraud, after reports of card data theft at parking garages across the country.

After credit, bank account hits, identity theft victims face months of hassle
While cases are difficult to trace, analysts estimate that one in three Americans affected by a data breach ultimately became the victim of fraud last year – up from one in nine in 2010. Although banks often absorb bogus charges, it's up to victims to clean up their credit histories and recover stolen funds. On top of lost time, money and emotional energy, victims face the frustration of rarely …

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