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Fortune
The Equifax Breach Will Happen Again. Here’s What We Can Do To Stop Itcontrol over a critical industry. “The culture of the big three is to underinve
Fortune / Posted 3 days ago
control over a critical industry. “The culture of the big three is to underinvest in policies to protect consumers,” says Chi Chi Wu, a National Consumer Law Center attorney. And why should they? They have little incentive to protect consumers’... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Why Equifax’s free lifetime credit lock is not nearly enoughis pushing its ‘lock’ product really hard, steering consumers away from a freez
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 16 days ago
is pushing its ‘lock’ product really hard, steering consumers away from a freeze, which seems questionable,” Chi Chi Wu, an attorney with the National Consumer Law Center, said in an email. The bureaus say their locks are more... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
What credit reporting companies don't want you to knowcompanies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or a
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 17 days ago
companies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or an affordable car loan or a house," said Chi Chi Wu, a longtime critic of the credit-reporting industry and a lawyer at the National Consumer Law Center. THE ORIGIN... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Equifax makes money by knowing a lot about youcompanies. “They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or a
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 days ago
companies. “They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or an affordable car loan or a house,” said Chi Chi Wu, a longtime critic of the credit-reporting industry and a lawyer at the National Consumer Law Center. The origin... Read more
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CTV News
Equifax makes money by knowing a lot about youcompanies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or a
CTV News / Posted 17 days ago
companies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or an affordable car loan or a house," said Chi Chi Wu, a longtime critic of the credit-reporting industry and a lawyer at the National Consumer Law Center. THE ORIGIN... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Equifax makes money by knowing a lot about youcompanies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or a
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 17 days ago
companies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or an affordable car loan or a house," said Chi Chi Wu, a longtime critic of the credit-reporting industry and a lawyer at the National Consumer Law Center. THE ORIGIN... Read more
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ABC News
Equifax makes money by knowing a lot about youcompanies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or a
ABC News / Posted 17 days ago
companies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or an affordable car loan or a house," said Chi Chi Wu, a longtime critic of the credit-reporting industry and a lawyer at the National Consumer Law Center. THE ORIGIN... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Equifax makes money by knowing a lot about youcompanies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or a
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 17 days ago
companies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or an affordable car loan or a house," said Chi Chi Wu, a longtime critic of the credit-reporting industry and a lawyer at the National Consumer Law Center. THE ORIGIN... Read more
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FOX Business
Equifax makes money by knowing a lot about youcompanies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or a
FOX Business / Posted 17 days ago
companies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or an affordable car loan or a house," said Chi Chi Wu, a longtime critic of the credit-reporting industry and a lawyer at the National Consumer Law Center. THE ORIGIN... Read more
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FOX Business
Equifax makes money by knowing a lot about youcompanies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or a
FOX Business / Posted 17 days ago
companies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or an affordable car loan or a house," said Chi Chi Wu, a longtime critic of the credit-reporting industry and a lawyer at the National Consumer Law Center. THE ORIGIN... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Equifax makes money by knowing a lot about youcompanies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or a
Stamford Advocate / Posted 17 days ago
companies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or an affordable car loan or a house," said Chi Chi Wu, a longtime critic of the credit-reporting industry and a lawyer at the National Consumer Law Center. THE ORIGIN... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Equifax makes money by knowing a lot about youcompanies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or a
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 17 days ago
companies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or an affordable car loan or a house," said Chi Chi Wu, a longtime critic of the credit-reporting industry and a lawyer at the National Consumer Law Center. THE ORIGIN... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Equifax makes money by knowing a lot about youcompanies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or a
The New Canaan News / Posted 17 days ago
companies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or an affordable car loan or a house," said Chi Chi Wu, a longtime critic of the credit-reporting industry and a lawyer at the National Consumer Law Center. THE ORIGIN... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Equifax makes money by knowing a lot about youcompanies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or a
Connecticut Post / Posted 17 days ago
companies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or an affordable car loan or a house," said Chi Chi Wu, a longtime critic of the credit-reporting industry and a lawyer at the National Consumer Law Center. THE ORIGIN... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Equifax makes money by knowing a lot about youcompanies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or a
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 18 days ago
companies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or an affordable car loan or a house," said Chi Chi Wu, a longtime critic of the credit-reporting industry and a lawyer at the National Consumer Law Center. THE ORIGIN... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Equifax makes money by knowing a lot about youcompanies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or a
The Middletown Press / Posted 18 days ago
companies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or an affordable car loan or a house," said Chi Chi Wu, a longtime critic of the credit-reporting industry and a lawyer at the National Consumer Law Center. THE ORIGIN... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Equifax makes money by knowing a lot about youcompanies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or a
Darien News-Review / Posted 18 days ago
companies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or an affordable car loan or a house," said Chi Chi Wu, a longtime critic of the credit-reporting industry and a lawyer at the National Consumer Law Center. THE ORIGIN... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Equifax makes money by knowing a lot about youcompanies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or a
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 18 days ago
companies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or an affordable car loan or a house," said Chi Chi Wu, a longtime critic of the credit-reporting industry and a lawyer at the National Consumer Law Center. THE ORIGIN... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Equifax makes money by knowing a lot about youcompanies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or a
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 18 days ago
companies. "They are the gatekeepers to whether you can get a credit card or an affordable car loan or a house," said Chi Chi Wu, a longtime critic of the credit-reporting industry and a lawyer at the National Consumer Law Center. THE ORIGIN... Read more
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Boston Globe
Elizabeth Warren gets her turn to grill Equifax CEO todayof problems with the credit-reporting agencies, which for most of their existen
Boston Globe / Posted 19 days ago
of problems with the credit-reporting agencies, which for most of their existence have been practically unregulated, said Chi Chi Wu, a Boston-based staff attorney with the National Consumer Law Center. “They own our information . . . we have no... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Equifax will offer free credit locks. Here’s what that means for youenrolling could limit your rights to sue. “I am not 100% (sure) about how a lo
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 25 days ago
enrolling could limit your rights to sue. “I am not 100% (sure) about how a lock works, especially Equifax’s lock,” said Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, on Thursday. Locks usually work in a similar way to credit... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Equifax, other credit rating firms should prepare for ‘new regime,’ Washington regulator warnsof having false information corrected. “I am glad to see the CFPB is going to
Bangor Daily News / Posted 25 days ago
of having false information corrected. “I am glad to see the CFPB is going to push their authority and do this,” said Chi Chi Wu, a staff attorney with the National Consumer Law Center. “That is perhaps the best way to make sure this doesn’t... Read more
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TribLIVE
Equifax, other credit rating firms should prepare for ‘new regime,’ Washington regulator warnsof having false information corrected. "I am glad to see the CFPB is going to
TribLIVE / Posted 26 days ago
of having false information corrected. "I am glad to see the CFPB is going to push their authority and do this," said Chi Chi Wu, a staff attorney with the National Consumer Law Center. "That is perhaps the best way to make sure this doesn't... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifaxhave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifaxhave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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The Columbian
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifaxhave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
The Columbian / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Shaming of Equifax likely, but GOP wary of new lawshave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifaxhave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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KFDA-TV Amarillo
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifaxhave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
KFDA-TV Amarillo / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifaxhave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifaxhave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifaxhave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifaxhave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifaxhave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifaxhave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifaxhave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
KXXV Waco / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifaxhave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifaxhave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifaxhave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifaxhave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
KWWL Iowa / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifaxhave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
WBOC Salisbury / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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WAFB Baton Rouge
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifaxhave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
WAFB Baton Rouge / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifaxhave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifaxhave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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KHQ Spokane
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifaxhave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
KHQ Spokane / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifaxhave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifaxhave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifaxhave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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ABC Montana
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifaxhave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
ABC Montana / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Public shaming likely but GOP wary of new laws after Equifaxhave laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report,
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted a month ago
have laws allowing consumers to place a security freeze on their credit report, but the freeze often comes with a fee. Chi Chi Wu, an attorney at the National Consumer Law Center, said such freezes are the single most important step consumers... Read more
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