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Wed Jan 30, 2013, 02:00 PM

Little-known database sells millions of Americans’ salary information to debt collectors



The credit reporting agency Equifax has created a little-known database that uses employment records, often given freely by human resources departments around the country, to track detailed information on millions of Americans’ pay history, in effect leading employers to help debt collectors extract money from their workforce.
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Response to ashling (Original post)

Wed Jan 30, 2013, 02:02 PM

1. Surprise!

My employer has sold my contact info to advertisers. So has my cell phone company. And my professional society.

I quit getting pissed and became more proficient at blocking them.

This is just another log on the fire. It's unfortunate, but no one is immune.

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Wed Jan 30, 2013, 02:09 PM

2. kick.

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