BoA Faces Class Suit Alleging It Botched Bankruptcy Reports

Law360 (July 17, 2020, 4:13 PM EDT) -- A Bank of America NA consumer has filed a proposed class action over claims the bank inaccurately listed him as having filed for bankruptcy and refused to correct his credit report.

William Norman Brooks III told a California federal court Thursday that when his bank confused him with someone with a similar name who did file for bankruptcy, Brooks informed the bank of its error. However, he was ultimately still denied a personal loan and watched his hard-earned credit score plummet, leading him to file suit against the bank for violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act and other state laws....

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