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What can I do about my mug shot appearing online?

Many for-profit websites publish mug shots, along with the accompanying arrest information. Internet mug shot companies acquire this information from arresting agencies. Many websites advertise that they will remove your mug shot for a fee, but your photo may reappear … Continue reading

57. What if my rights have been violated?

The Fair Credit Report Act is enforced by the Federal Trade Commission. Call 1-877-382-4357 if you have questions or want to file a complaint. In Georgia, call the Office of the Attorney General at 404-656-3300.

55. What is the Fair Credit Reporting Act?

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) is the federal law that controls the commercial reporting of criminal record information. The law applies to private companies providing the information and employers who use the reports.