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He’s Not Saddam’s Son, Honest

OAKLAND, CALIF. (CN) - Talk about mistaken identity. Thomas Hassan Kubbany claims Trans Union LLC, Landsafe Credit and North Coast Mortgage maliciously denied him a mortgage "on the basis of erroneous information ... (in his) credit report indicating that ... he was or might be a son of Saddam Hussein of Iraq." He claims the "match" with a name on a list provided by the Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Asset Control was solely because of his middle name, and that the defendants failed to timely respond to his attorney's demanded the "match" be deleted. See federal complaint.

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