• Equifax Sued For Not Investigating Disputed Inquiries on Credit Reports

    Equifax Sued for Not Investigating Disputed Inquiries on Credit Reports

    December 3rd, 2019

    Equifax Sued In Another Class Action Because Of Its Systemic Failure To Investigate Consumer Disputes Of Unauthorized Or Fraudulent Inquiries Appearing On Consumers’ Credit Reports Inquiry information is included on a credit report because it is part of a consumer’s credit history. Inquiries identify the persons and companies from whom the consumer sought credit and […]

  • Checkr Hit With A National Class Action

    November 27th, 2019

    Checkr Hit With A National Class Action By Francis Mailman Soumilas, P.C. And Its Co-Counsel For Reporting Inaccurate And Misleading Criminal History Information About Innocent Consumers Lead Class Action Plaintiff Jose Montanez spent more than two decades of his life in prison for a murder that he did not commit. After he was finally proven […]

  • What is an OFAC alert?

    August 20th, 2019

    What is the SDN list? The Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list is maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control.  The list contains names of individuals and companies that are controlled by or acting on behalf of targeted countries.  It also contains names of drug traffickers, arms dealers, and suspected […]

  • What is the TCPA?

    August 14th, 2019

    The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), or 47 U.S.C. § 227, protects consumers from spam texts and robocalls by restricting how and when telemarketing can take place.  The act specifically addresses auto-dialing, pre-recorded voice messages, and spam text messages to cell phones, faxes, and residential land lines.   According to the TCPA, solicitors cannot:  Send unsolicited advertising faxes.  Make calls before 8 a.m. or […]