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The Fair Credit Reporting Act provides consumers with specific rights in dealing with credit reporting agencies and it also protects consumers by requiring credit bureaus to furnish accurate and complete information to businesses when they evaluate consumers' applications for credit, insurance, or a job.

Federal Trade Commission
Headquarters Consumer Response Center
600 Pennsylvania Avenue, room H240
Washington, DC 20580
(877) 382-4357 (toll-free)
(202) 326-2012 Fax

The Federal Trade Commission will mail a copy of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, but will take no action on behalf of the individual.

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