Identity Theft, Credit Reports, and You | Kalzumeus Software

Identity Theft, Credit Reports, and You September 09, 2017 in life-advice , offtopic This is outside my usual brief, but one of my hobbies is that I used to ghostwrite letters to credit reporting agencies and banks. It is suddenly relevant after the Equifax breach, so I’m writing down what I know to...

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Hasnain says:

Best article on the whole Equifax matter and what to do.

"Mean words cannot hurt a bank. Threats cannot hurt a bank. Paper trails, though, are terrifying to regulated institutions. Your bank’s customer support representatives are taught to evaluate whether someone looks like they’re competent and collecting a paper trail. If they are, the CS rep is supposed to stop touching the case immediately and instead escalate them to a supervisor or to the legal department."

Posted on 2017-09-09T16:31:42+0000