Woman wins $18.6 million over erroneous Equifax credit report

Julie Miller’s credit score tanked after she was mixed up with another woman who shared her name

An Oregon woman who says her reputation was ruined by an erroneous credit record has won a major chunk of change from Equifax over the mix-up.

A jury awarded $18.6 million to Julie Miller, who says that the company refused to correct a low credit score, and violated her privacy by giving out her unredacted personal information.

Alanna Byrne

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