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    Your Weekend Recap: Experian Lied About Credit Scores it Sold
    Your Weekend Recap: Experian Lied About Credit Scores it Sold

    News related to fraud and the Fair Credit Reporting Act that broke last weekend.

    The top story? Experian lied to consumers about credit scores it sold, must pay $3 million

    March Newsletter Editorial: National Consumer Protection Week
    March Newsletter Editorial: National Consumer Protection Week

    Greetings:

    Gearing up for the Federal Trade Commission's 19th Annual National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) next week (5-11 March 2017), Maureen K. Olhausen, acting FTC Chair, said the campaign's website is an important tool to inform Americans of their consumer rights and help them make informed buying decisions.

    The FTC has recognized the power of the Internet. According to the Pew Research Center, the share of all U.S. adults who use the internet increased from 52% in 2000 to 84% in 2015.

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