U.S. government accepting credit report complaints

Posted at 7:41 PM, Oct 22, 2012
and last updated 2012-10-22 19:41:39-04

RICHMOND, Va, (WTVR) - Do you ever feel like your credit score is misrepresenting you? You may be able to fix it, because now the government is giving you a chance to appeal.

Today the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau began accepting complaints about credit reporting services. The bureau says they can deal with cases that contain the following:

  • Incorrect information on a credit report
  • A consumer reporting agency’s investigation
  • Improper use of a credit report,
  • Being unable to get a copy of a credit score or file, and
  • Problems with credit monitoring or identify protection services.

If you feel you have been wronged you can file a complaint on their website here.