Equifax Agrees To Remove Records And Pay $3M In FCRA Suit

Law360, New York (December 8, 2015, 7:21 PM EST) -- Equifax on Tuesday agreed to settle a Fair Credit Reporting Act class action by removing all Virginia state court judgments from its consumer database and shelling out more than $3 million, a result attorneys for the consumers called “unprecedented” in an FCRA case.

As a part of the proposed deal filed with the court on Tuesday, the credit reporting agency agreed to remove judgments in Virginia General District Court from the records of all consumers, not just class members. The deal also provides $3 million to...
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Case Title

Soutter v. Equifax Information Services, LLC


Case Number

3:10-cv-00107

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Virginia Eastern

Nature of Suit

Consumer Credit

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Robert E. Payne

Date Filed

February 17, 2010


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Arnold et al v. Equifax Information Service, LLC


Case Number

3:15-cv-00460

Court

Virginia Eastern

Nature of Suit

Consumer Credit

Judge

Robert E. Payne

Date Filed

August 5, 2015

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