Judge Nixes Equifax Bid To Toss Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (March 6, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- From victory to defeat, consumer credit reporting agency Equifax Inc. has lost a bid to throw out an antitrust action filed in Minnesota's federal court, a month after persuading a judge in Ohio to scrap a separate competition suit.

U.S. District Judge Ann Montgomery on Tuesday refused Equifax's motion for partial summary judgment in a case alleging the credit bureau conspired to muscle competitors out of the consumer credit score market in the U.S.

The suit was brought by Fair Isaac Corp. and its subsidiary myFICO...
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