Identity Theft

Are you in the Equifax Data Breach? DO NOT sign up with their website!! – Alabama Credit Reporting Attorney Judson E. Crump was created by Equifax in response to the hack.  But asking for their help requires you to waive your rights to sue them.  Don’t fall for it. When the news broke that Equifax had let the personal information of millions of Americans get stolen by hackers, the giant data […]

Alabama Woman Sues Nationwide Credit Reporting Agencies for False Credit Reporting – Alabama Fair Credit Reporting Attorney Judson E. Crump

Fair Credit Reporting Act Lawsuit Filed against TransUnion, Experian, and JPMorgan Chase Bank On June 21, 2017, we filed the case of Savage v. Chase, TransUnion, & Equifax in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Alabama.  Our client was the victim of identity theft.  Somehow, an unknown individual […]

Dealing with Identity Theft, Part Two: Fixing your Credit Reports – Alabama Consumer Credit Attorney Judson E Crump 2

2.  Contact a Credit Reporting Agency and Place an Initial Fraud Alert If you’ve been the victim of Identity Theft, you are entitled to a free credit report from each of the major credit bureaus.  First, though, you have to place an initial fraud alert with one of the them, […]

How do you respond to identity theft? Part One. – Alabama Consumer Credit Attorney Judson E Crump 2

Identity theft is no joke.  It happens all the time and it will probably happen to you at least once before you die. Identity theft can come in various forms, but the most common (and, fortunately, the least seriously damaging) is when the identity thief somehow obtains enough of your […]