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God doesn’t exist, credit-reporting agency tells Brooklyn man with unique name

A Brooklyn man named “God” says a credit agency doubts the existence of his financial history. God Gazarov sued Equifax for refusing to correct its credit-reporting system so it would recognize his first name as legitimate, reported the New York Post. A customer service representative even suggested the Russian native…

Little-known database sells millions of Americans’ salary information to debt collectors

The credit reporting agency Equifax has created a little-known database that uses employment records, often given freely by human resources departments around the country, to track detailed information on millions of Americans’ pay history, in effect leading employers to help debt collectors extract money from their workforce. An Equifax subsidiary…