Credit Card Disputes and the FCRA

What happens when you have fraudulent credit card charges and your credit card issuer does not believe you? The short answer is this: you pursue your rights under the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). At Sherman & Ticchio, we are frequently contacted by consumers who have unauthorized/fraudulent charges on their credit reports and credit […]

New York Credit Report Lawyers – Sherman & Ticchio

Disputes and lawsuits: do you need a credit lawyer? Many consumers dispute inaccurate information to Equifax, Experian, Innovis, and TransUnion. What these consumers don’t realize is that the dispute process is a lose-lose. Essentially, there are two possible outcomes to a dispute: either the credit bureau verifies that the information is accurate or deletes the […]

Accurate credit reports? It is time to find out.

Savings? Check.  Investment Portfolio?  Check.  Accurate credit reports?  It is time to find out. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) reports that it received and addressed more than 200,000 consumer complaints related to incorrect information on credit reports and/or complaints about issues with investigations and business practices by credit reporting agencies (i.e., Equifax, Experian, and […]