Experian Nailed With False Credit Report Class Action

Law360, New York (September 2, 2011, 7:01 PM EDT) -- Two Virginia plaintiffs on Friday launched a putative class action against Experian Information Solutions Inc., alleging the credit services giant released credit reports with inaccurate information about judgments in civil suits involving consumers.

Gloria Pumphrey and Angalyn Jones claim Experian maintains a policy under which it deliberately neglects to update credit reports when consumers pay judgments in civil suits in Virginia state courts.

Instead, they say, Experian reports the judgments as unpaid, violating due diligence requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act and state laws....
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