"John Oliver Shows Why Your Credit Report Is A Total Nightmare"
When they get it wrong, YOU pay the price.
by Ed Mazza
"John Oliver is giving credit reporting companies a taste of their own medicine. On HBO’s “Last Week Tonight,” Oliver found that a quarter of credit reports have a mistake in them, and 1 in 20 have serious errors — including cases of mistaken identity. Consumers have in some cases had to fight for years to prove they’re NOT another person (or in some cases, that they’re not dead); and all the while, these errors can make it difficult to buy a car or a home, get a job or even rent an apartment. So what’s it like to be mistaken for someone else? Oliver gives the three biggest credit reporting firms a hilariously crude lesson in mistaken identity.
Strong language alert!
Check it out in the clip above... and be sure to visit the websites of TransOnion, Experianne and Equifacks."