Whistleblower: Tiny credit dings made larger in tight lending market

  • Article by: JANE FRIEDMANN , Star Tribune
  • Updated: June 29, 2013 - 7:49 PM

About six months ago, Laura Dreon and her husband signed up for Internet service with Frontier Communications. They canceled it soon after and went with a different provider. But Frontier would not go away.

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jastroeveJun. 30, 13 8:22 AM

the credit reporting industry is a cesspool of dysfunction. did you know that if you reply to an unsolicited credit card offer, your credit report will reflect "too many applications for credit" and that's a bad thing? it's just beyond the pale that an industry should have such power over a person's life and mental health. there's been no action on the part of the industry to reflect the loss of jobs and wages and foreclosures as a result of the Wall Street tanking of the economy. Elizabeth Warren, where are you when we need you?

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timandtiaJun. 30, 13 9:48 AM

This is a sad story. If it were left up to me, I would make Frontier pay for all the damages that the Dreon's occurred. And yes, I would even make Frontier pay for their home to be refinanced and pay for the lower interest rate.

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