Cheryl Lock, provided by Published 9:30 am CDT, Wednesday, June 26, 2019 PeopleImages / Getty Images Your credit report details your entire history as a borrower, and is used by lenders to decide whether they're comfortable extending a loan or line of credit. Checking your credit report periodically is the best way to stay on top of any fraudulent purchases, inaccurate information, or identity theft issues that could crop up. If you do find an inaccuracy, you can dispute it by first contacting the lender, then contacting the credit bureau if the lender can't resolve it. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Your credit report is basically your lifeline to all things credit-related in your life. If you want the best interest rates on a credit card, mortgage, or personal line of credit, you'll want to make sure everything in your credit report checks out. Checking your credit report periodically is also the best way to stay on top of any fraudulent … [Read more...] about How to dispute a credit report error to improve your credit
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Grace Panetta, provided by Published 9:10 am CST, Thursday, January 17, 2019 Good Morning America President Donald Trump's former lawyer and self-described fixer, Michael Cohen, on Thursday confirmed a Wall Street Journal report indicating he once paid a technology firm to try to rig online polls in favor of Trump. He also implicated Trump, saying Thursday that he regretted what he called his "blind loyalty to a man who doesn't deserve it." Cohen on December 12 was sentenced to three years in federal prison after pleading guilty to tax fraud, bank fraud, campaign-finance violations, and lying to Congress. President Donald Trump's former lawyer and self-described fixer, Michael Cohen, on Thursday confirmed a Wall Street Journal report indicating he once paid a small technology firm to try to rig online polls in favor of Trump ahead of the 2016 campaign. "As for the @WSJ article on poll rigging, what I did was at the direction of and for the sole benefit of … [Read more...] about Michael Cohen implicates Trump, confirms report he paid firm to rig online polls in Trump’s favor and create @WomenForCohen Twitter account
The Wall Street Journal reported that Michael Cohen paid a small tech consultancy named RedFinch to create a Twitter account dedicated to him. @WomenForCohen describes President Trump’s former lawyer as a “pit bull” and “sex symbol.” Cohen also paid RedFinch to try to rig two online polls in 2014 and 2015, about business leaders and potential GOP candidates, in Trump’s favour, The Journal said. Cohen has since broken from Trump and is due to testify to Congress next month in what will likely be a big boon for the investigation into the Trump campaign’s ties to Russia. Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer and fixer, paid a small tech company to create a dedicated Twitter account that described him as a “pit bull” and “sex symbol,” The Wall Street Journal reported. During the 2016 presidential campaign Cohen asked John Gauger, the owner of Virginia-based tech consultancy RedFinch … [Read more...] about Michael Cohen reportedly paid someone to run a Twitter account called @WomenForCohen that described him as a ‘sex symbol’
”Needless to say, that along with this massive invasion of privacy, the financial risks and potential for fraud is vast,” Check Point said of the discovered flaw. The company’s head of products vulnerability research, Oded Vanunu, said his 6- and 9-year-old children play “Fortnite,” as do millions of schoolchildren around the globe. … [Read more...] about Millions of ‘Fortnite’ accounts were at risk of hacking because of software flaw, report says
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Your Money Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Your Money | Year of Free Credit Report Monitoring Is Ending. Here’s What to Do Now. Supported by Your Money Adviser ByAnn Carrns Jan. 11, 2019 Consumers affected by Equifax’s huge data breach in 2017 may need to re-establish protections on their credit report if they “locked” their files as part of the company’s free credit-monitoring offer. People who accepted Equifax’s offer after the breach have been notified that the free service, TrustedID Premier, will expire at the end of January. If subscribers locked their Equifax credit files using the service to prevent the opening of fraudulent accounts, the locks will automatically lift when TrustedID expires, according to Equifax. The locks will also end if, before Jan. 31, the consumer enrolls in a similar service that … [Read more...] about Year of Free Credit Report Monitoring Is Ending. Here’s What to Do Now.