Challenge To NM Credit History Law Revived By 10th Circ.

Law360, New York (May 8, 2012, 3:41 PM EDT) -- The Tenth Circuit on Monday overturned a lower court’s decision to toss a credit reporting industry association’s suit challenging a New Mexico law that forces companies to remove fraudulent credit history information within five days of being reported.

The New Mexico Fair Credit Reporting and Identity Security Act, passed in 2010, was written to make it easier for victims of identity theft to expunge negative information from their credit reports.

But before the law took effect, the Consumer Data Industry Association, a trade group comprised of...
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