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Subject:  Re: New to this boards and I have questions Date:  11/30/2007  5:40 PM
Author:  jrr7 Number:  662 of 665

If information is false, it shouldn't be on the credit report.

That said, getting it off can be difficult, as creditors have a number of ways of getting it back on.

You have to outlast them -- send properly-worded letters, keep disputing the items, ask for the creditor to prove that the debt is justified, etc.
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