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Don’t Take Equifax Up On Its Credit Monitoring Offer

Don’t Take Equifax Up On Its Credit Monitoring Offer

As anyone able to tear themselves away from hurricane bulletins last week knows, credit reporting bureau Equifax shared the news that the personal information of 143 million Americans was compromised earlier this year. Yet while plenty of companies, including Equifax itself, are happy to give or sell you credit monitoring services after such a massive breach, that doesn’t mean you should take them up on it. [More]

https://consumerist.com/2008/01/13/please-tell-the-ftc-that/

Please tell the FTC that credit freezes help prevent identity theft. [Comment Form via All Consuming]