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905. My credit report shows transactions from other people with the same name or similar names. How can I get it cleaned up?




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This article is from the Credit cards and Consumer Credit FAQ, by adams@spss.com (Steve Adams) with numerous contributions by others.

905. My credit report shows transactions from other people with the same name or similar names. How can I get it cleaned up?

See the preceding Q's in this section. You may also have to go back
to the original lenders that reported the information and try to get
them to correct their records.

In the consent decree filed 10 Dec 1991, TRW promised to change its
software by 31 July 1992 "to minimize cases where one consumer's
files are mixed with another's."

 

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