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Christine Baker (Admin)
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Post Number: 81
Registered: 08-2002
Posted on Saturday, August 24, 2002 - 03:03 pm:   Edit Post Delete Post Print Post    Move Post (Moderator/Admin Only)

From the report:

PRM - This is a promotional inquiry in which only your name and address were given to a credit grantor so you could be solicited with an offer such as a credit card. (PRM inquiries remain on file for 12 months.)
AM or AR - These inquiries indicate a periodic review of your credit history by one of your creditors (AM and AR inquiries remain on file for 12 months.)
EQUIFAX, ACIS or UPDATE - These inquiries indicate Equifax's activity in response to your contact with us for either a copy of your credit file or a request for research.
PRM, AM, AR, INQ, EQUIFAX, ACIS and UPDATE inquiries do not show on credit files that businesses receive, only on copies provided to you."

Problem: there are codes used that are NOT listed here, such as AB or EU.

Solution: add all codes to the report, and list hard inquiries in a separate section.

Especially for subscribers to their monitoring service it becomes very difficult to find creditor inquiries.

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