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Many of the affected consumers have never even directly done business with the giant consumer credit reporting agency.
New short-term consumer credit surged 160% to 1.27 trillion yuan ($193 billion) in the first eight months of the year from the year-earlier period, according to data from the People’s Bank of China, the central bank.
Consumer spending has dipped over the past year while consumer credit is rising — a combination that often ends badly.
Shares of Equifax tumbled 13% Friday morning in pre-market trading after the consumer credit rating agency revealed that its data on nearly half of all U.S. consumers was hacked.
That's because after my request went through, we were presented with the option of listening to our rights under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, a federal law that covers consumer credit.
Equifax, a major consumer credit reporting agency, disclosed Thursday that hackers had obtained sensitive information, including Social Security numbers and dates of birth, for 143 million people.
While Equifax has said that the consumer credit reports weren’t involved in the breach, the pieces of information that were stolen are enough in many cases for swindlers to open accounts in other people’s names.
Loan impairments fell 43 percent, soothing concerns about a consumer credit bubble in the country.
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