Trans Union Names on OFAC Database Settlement

Trans Union, LLC is paying $9 million to settle a class action alleging it did not comply with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) when it erroneously associated consumers with individuals who were part of the government’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) Database. The database lists persons who are suspected of being terrorists, drug  Read more

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Wells Fargo Incorrect Reporting of Paid-Off Debt Class Action

Because consumer credit reports are increasingly important these days, it is also important that company reports about outstanding loans be accurate. The complaint for this class action alleges Wells Fargo, NA continued to report a debt that had been paid off, despite the consumer’s attempts to get the debt removed from her credit report.  Read more

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Experian Public Records Reporting Settlement

Experian is settling a class action alleging that it reported incorrect public records information on consumer credit reports. The complaint alleged that the information was wrong or belonged to other people, regarding such things as tax liens, civil judgments, and bankruptcies. The settlement provides for injunctive relief, that is, a change in Experian’s procedures, a  Read more

Milk Producers Milk Powder Settlement

California Dairies, Inc. and DairyAmerica, Inc. are paying $40 million to settle a class action alleging they conspired to misreport data on the sales of nonfat dry milk over a period of five years. The complaint alleged that the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) used the misreported figures to calculate minimum raw Grade A milk  Read more