Latest Equifax Stories

2013-02-19 23:00:53

VerifyX wants employees and employers to know that most verification providers do not sell private employee data. Fairfield, NJ (PRWEB) February 19, 2013 The employment and income verification industry has come under fire for privacy concerns in recent weeks. In a letter dated February 6, 2013 and signed by seven members of Congress, Rep. Jackie Speier questions the legality of "using consumers' sensitive personal information for profit." The letter cites specific examples of data selling...

2013-02-13 23:01:09

CreditLaw.com´s Craig Thor Kimmel urges students to take action before thieves run up debt using stolen identities Ambler, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) February 13, 2013 According to a local NBC report, a Cheyney University employee accidentally emailed the names, addresses and Social Security numbers of hundreds of students to their entire student body. In light of Cheyney University´s recent breach of its students´ personal identification information, CreditLaw.com´s Craig...

2013-01-31 23:02:54

Councils Encourages Consumers And Payday Lenders To Be More Vigilant Walnut Creek, California (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 The Identity Theft Council is warning of a troubling increase in the exploitation of payday lending loopholes by identity thieves. According to the Council, because many payday lenders don´t run credit checks with the three main consumer credit bureaus — Equifax, Experian, and Transunion — before granting credit, identity thieves are increasingly turning to...

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