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Equifax coding error caused millions of inaccurate credit scores. How to know if you are affected

Equifax coding error caused millions of inaccurate credit scores. How to know if you are affected

If you took out a loan earlier this year, there’s a chance you’ll be hearing from your bank about a flub that may have been part of its lending decision. One of the three big credit-reporting companies, Equifax, announced this week that a coding issue resulted in the company providing inaccurate consumer credit scores to …

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Equifax sued over erroneous credit scores sent for

Equifax sued over erroneous credit scores sent for

Equifax has been slapped with a lawsuit over incorrect credit scores it sent out this spring for millions of customers. In a lawsuit filed Wednesday in the Northern District of Georgia, Florida, seeking class-action status, lawyers for Nydia Jenkins allege that Equifax’s error landed her with a substantially pricier car loan. Equifax’s error, which was in place …

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Crypto industry scores a big win under long anticipated Senate bill

Crypto industry scores a big win under long anticipated Senate bill

Placeholder while article actions load A highly anticipated Senate proposal to bring the freewheeling cryptocurrency industry under federal oversight would deliver a win for the sector by empowering its preferred regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), over the Securities and Exchange Commission. The bill’s sponsors, Sens. Cynthia M. Lummis (R-Wyo.) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.), …

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