How to remove a listing from your credit report

If you get on the list of a credit bureau that maintains a database of individuals who write bad checks and you wish to remove the listing from your credit report, then you need to write a letter to the bureau. Given below is a sample format of such a letter.


The Letter


Your Name



Your Address



Your Phone #


Credit Bureau's Name:



Credit Bureau's Address:


Date



Dear Sir/Madam,

After reviewing my credit report, I have discovered an inaccurate listing included on my file. I found there is an entry from .

Please validate this information with and provide me with copies of any documents related to this listing bearing my signature. In the absence of any documents bearing my signature, I request that this information be deleted from the file you maintain under my Social Security Number.

Sincerely,

Your Signature

Your Name


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