To initiate a credit freeze with Equifax, you must first contact Equifax customer service at 1-800-349-9960. A credit freeze makes it impossible for creditors to access your credit report, acting as a deterrent to identi... More »

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A credit freeze or security freeze is a method by which a consumer blocks access to their credit report. The primary purpose is to prevent lenders from accessing their report, which prohibits identity thieves from obtain... More »

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To freeze your credit files to protect them from identity theft, contact your state attorney general office to query about the cost of initiating a credit file freeze, reports the Federal Trade Commission. Then contact e... More »

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A credit freeze or security freeze is a method by which a consumer blocks access to their credit report. The primary purpose is to prevent lenders from accessing their report, which prohibits identity thieves from obtain... More »

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To dispute inaccurate information on your credit report with Equifax, as of 2015, request an investigation using the Online Dispute process, or send a letter to Equifax Information Services, LLC, P.O. Box 740256, Atlanta... More »

Inaccuracies in a credit report require that the individual notify Equifax in one of three ways: online, via phone or by mail. By law, Equifax is required to investigate the dispute within 45 days of the dispute being fi... More »

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The mailing address for Equifax is: Equifax Credit Information Services, Inc., P.O. Box 740241, Atlanta, GA 30374. The credit bureau may also be contacted at 800.685.1111. Organizations interested in becoming an Equifax ... More »