Author: James "Jamie" Kessel, Richmond, VA Personal Injury Lawyer
Equifax is one of three nationwide credit-reporting agencies that track and rate the financial history of consumers. The company gets its data from credit card companies, banks, retailers and lenders – often without you knowing. The information it has about you determines whether you get mortgage loans, credit cards, auto loans, etc. It is critically important personal and private information about you that can also allow someone else to create an account in your name or steal your identity.
In September, more than a month after the company discovered it, Equifax revealed that it had experienced one of the largest breaches…