July 17, 2012 In this file photo, Richard Cordray, incoming head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, stands offstage after President Barack Obama spoke in Shaker Heights, Ohio on Jan. 4. (Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images) For the first time, the...
The Columbus Dispatch
Carol Long rose before the powerful people charged with regulating the billion-dollar credit-reporting industry and declared herself dead. For the past several months, the 65-year-old grandmother has been listed as deceased on her credit report.
United Press International
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Monday it would oversee credit reporting companies, putting them under federal oversight for the first time. "Credit reporting is at the heart of our lending systems and enables many of us to get credit,...