Credit Report Freezes Are Now Free In Florida

July 9, 2018

The Credit Report Freeze Bill that was signed into law in Florida in March is went into effect July 1. It eliminates the $10 fee that credit reporting agencies were charging to freeze their credit.

A credit freeze prevents access to your credit report, which makes it more difficult for scammers to open credit lines in your name. The law also removed the paperwork requirements for victims of identity theft to freeze their credit without a fee.

“Protecting consumers’ hard-earned money from criminals is a top priority, and this legislation that removes the fee to freeze credit reports makes it easier for consumers to protect themselves from fraud,” said Commissioner of Agriculture Adam H. Putnam.

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One Response to “Credit Report Freezes Are Now Free In Florida”

  1. Meredith Page Mead on July 9th, 2018 11:46 am

    Thank you





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