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Criminal – Theft Charge – Credit Report Production – FCRA (access required)

A defendant who allegedly provided information to police that prompted plaintiff to be charged with theft, a charge that later was nolle prossed, cannot obtain from three credit reporting agencies the plaintiff's credit report in order to defend against plaintiff's lawsuit. In order to defend against plaintiff's claims, defendant seeks information about plaintiff's credit reports, banking ...