Equifax Credit Report Assistance
- Get free or discounted credit protection products from Equifax
- These products are a must for consumers who lose sleep at night worrying about identity theft
- Equifax reserves the right to modify or terminate the terms of this promotion at any point in time
Equifax.com/CreditReportAssistance is operated by Equifax Inc.. The consumer must be 18 years of age and a legal resident of the US in order to use any programs under the Equinox credit report assistance promotion. Any questions in regards to this promotion can be directed to Equinox at 1-800-685-1111.
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- Free Credit Report: Under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act Equifax must provide the consumer with a free credit report every 12 months (consumers can also receive a free credit report after a denial of credit)
- Create a Dispute: Equinox will start an investigation on the customers behalf if they feel their credit score is inaccurate due to an error (after the dispute has been filed Equinox will keep the customer updated via EMAIL)
- Set up Fraud or Active Duty Alert Services: An active duty alert informs lenders and other creditors that the customer is on activate military status. Fraud alerts inform lenders that the consumer may be a victim of fraud (an Extended Fraud Alert offers the same protection over a longer period of time (up to 7 years) but requires additional documentation from legal or law enforcement authorities)
- Place a Security Freeze: Will freeze the consumers credit report against improper activity (those who think they may be a victim of identity theft, placing a freeze on their credit report may be one of the first steps to take to avoid further damage)
please note customers can also file a dispute by mail at MailEquifax Information Services, LLC, P.O. Box 740256, Atlanta GA 30348, or by phone by calling: 866 349-5191.
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Equifax Security 2017
- *Update* Equifax has recently updated the terms and conditions so consumers will NOT lose their right to file a class action lawsuit when checking their status
- This hack has put 143 million Equifax customers at risk
- The hack was a discovered on 7/29/17 immediate actions were taken to stop the intrusion and conduct a forensic review
EquifaxSecuirty2017.com will provide customers with information regarding their account at this risk of giving up their right to join a class action lawsuit against Equinox in the future. Experts close the situation that the hack took place from mid-May through July 2017. It should also be noted that limited UK and Canadian residents were affected by this hack as well. The hackers got away with names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and, in some instances, driver’s license numbers. Any questions in regards to EquifaxSecurity2017.com can be directed to 866-447-7559, every day (including weekends) from 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m. Eastern time.
- No evidence of unauthorized activity on Equifax’s core consumer or commercial credit reporting databases
- Equifax does not typically have information associated with minors
- Many consumers are upset at Equifax for not only letting this hack happen but also trying to trick consumers into forfeiting their rights to file a class action lawsuit against the firm in there first 24 hours before updating the terms and conditions of the TrustedID Premier service
- The TrustedID Premier service provides credit file monitoring and identity theft protection
- Equifax is offering the TrustedID Premier services to customers free for one year (if they take this offer customers may run the risk of giving up their right to file a lawsuit)
- If the Equifax customers bank account has been affected they should contact their financial institution ASAP
- Please note the call center is experiencing higher than expected call volume and customers will want to try back after 5:00 p.m. Eastern time when call volumes may be lower