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Credit Reporting Agencies are Failing Human Trafficking Survivors

The Debt Bondage Repair Act, effective in 2021, has not done much to provide relief for victims of human trafficking. Credit reporting agencies do not appear to have figured out how to provide this legally required service. The Act requires document submission to each of the agencies, big and small, and each agency can set […]

CFPB Helps Survivors Mitigate the Financial Consequences of Human Trafficking

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a final rule to help survivors avoid some of the financial consequences of human trafficking. The final rule, which applies to all credit reporting companies, provides guidance to survivors on the “trafficking documentation” they need to provide to credit reporting companies, as well as on the reporting status […]

Are you Complying with FCRA Human Trafficking Regulation Requirements for Consumer Reporting Agencies?

I am sure you are as appalled about human and sex trafficking as most people are, however, as a background-checking firm, what do you really know about it? In a recent PBSA webinar Kym Kurey, Strategic Account Manager, Vital4 defined human trafficking as “modern-day slavery; the recruitment, harboring, transportation, provision, or obtaining of a person […]


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