Sherrod Brown Backs Bill To Help Consumers Battle Credit Reporting Agencies

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Saying that too many Ohioans are contacting his office reporting problems with credit reporting agencies, Sen Sherrod Brown has introduced a bill that would require credit bureaus to improve their investigations and remove inaccurate data from their records.

"About one out of five people have had problems with their credit report, including inaccurate information they had nothing to do with," Brown told 10TV.  "About a fourth of them have run into problems trying to fix it.  They had their credit denied, problems getting a job in part because of their credit rating."

Brown wants the credit bureaus to disclose more information to consumers and better investigate disputes regarding inaccurate reports.

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