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The Federal Trade Commission in a new survey released Monday found that one in five consumers had at least one error on their credit report from one of the three leading reporting services, and 5 percent of consumers — one in 20 — could end up paying more for mortgages and auto loans because of these mistakes.
In the first comprehensive study of its kind, the Federal Trade Commission reported Monday that some 40 million Americans could be suffering from errors that are keeping their credit scores lower -- and their borrowing rates higher -- than they should be.