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Best of ABI 2014: The Year in Consumer Bankruptcy

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This article contains provisions that allow a consumer to place a security freeze on the consumer's credit report.� The effect of a freeze will prevent a third person from accessing the individual's credit report. �A freeze can be placed by mail or other means if the credit reporting agency allows a freeze by another means.� Once a freeze is in place, the consumer can remove it by submitting a request in a similar manner. If it does, contact the Secretary of State's Office to see if the business is registered as it is required to be under the law.

Pages: 264

Publisher: American Bankruptcy Institute (June 2, 2015)

ISBN: B00YSYO4JM

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