Collin County man sues company after it obtained unauthorized copy of credit report

Michelle Keahey, East Texas Bureau Jul. 5, 2012, 7:00am

SHERMAN - A Collin County resident has filed a lawsuit against a company after finding the company obtained a copy of his credit report without his permission.

David E. Mack filed suit against Cavalry Portfolio Services on June 21 in the Eastern District of Texas, Sherman Division.

Mack obtained copies of his consumer credit reports from the three major credit reporting agencies in May 2011. He states that he discovered entries by entities that he was unfamiliar with in his TransUnion report, including information that the defendant had obtained a copy of the report in November 2008.

Mack states that he was not had any business dealings with the defendant and they did not have permission to obtain the report.

The defendant is accused of violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

The plaintiff is asking for an award of statutory damages, attorney's fees and court costs.

Mack is acting as his own attorney. A jury trial is requested.

U.S. District Judge Ron Clark is assigned to the case.

Case No. 4:12-cv-00380

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