SACRAMENTO — An customer is suing a national credit reporting company, alleging violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA).
Karen Crane filed a complaint March 9 in U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California Sacramento Division against Equifax Inc. and Does 1-100, alleging they harmed her credit rating.
According to the complaint, Crane suffered damage to reputation, embarrassment, dissemination of inaccurate information, diminished credit and other mental and emotional distress as a result of Equifax's negligence and intentional act of reporting misleading and or inaccurate statements regarding Crane's credit reports and credit files.
The plaintiff alleges the defendants failed to conduct a reasonable investigation, failed to correct the misleading and or inaccurate statements on Crane's account within the statutory time frame and failed to review and consider all relevant information submitted by the plaintiff.
Crane seeks trial by jury, statutory, actual and punitive damages, attorney fees and costs of suit. She is represented by attorneys Scott J. Sagaria and Elliot W. Gale of Sagaria Law PC in Roseville, California.
U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California Sacramento Division case number 18-at-287