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Class Sues Credit-Repair Company

SAN DIEGO (CN) - Credit Investigation and Arbitration, of Santa Rosa in Sonoma County, defrauds customers by charging $1,200 or more for services it cannot provide, a class action claims in Federal Court.

The lead plaintiff claims defendant's employee, Ernesto Rodriquez (sic), claimed his company had a "close relationship with the credit bureaus" and that "he 'guaranteed' he could eliminate the unwanted credit information, accurate or not, currently on Plaintiff's consumer credit report."

Rodriquez claimed the company did that "by mailing the three major credit-reporting agencies a dispute every month for a year until the credit-reporting agencies got tired of it and took off the unwanted credit information, whether that information was accurate or not. ... In this telephone conversation, Rodriquez stated that once Defendant began sending these letters to the major credit reporting agencies, unwanted credit information would 'come off automatically.'"

The plaintiff claims he paid $1,200 for this, and it didn't work, and the statements that induced him to spend the money were untrue and misleading.

Plaintiffs are represented by Douglas Campion.

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