I have an inquiry or complaint about my credit report - Financial Regulation
As a resident of the state of Maryland, you are entitled to a free copy of your credit report once every twelve months. To obtain a copy of your report, contact the reporting agencies listed below. You may also consider visiting Annual Credit Report to obtain all three credit reports. If you are disputing information contained in your credit file, please try to resolve the matter directly with the credit reporting agency. If you are dissatisfied with the results you may file a written complaint with this office for assistance.
You may place either a fraud alert or a security freeze on your credit report by contacting each credit reporting agency and requesting the appropriate action. A fraud alert notifies potential creditors that you might be an identity theft victim and that the credit reporting agency will be contacting you directly for identity and new credit verification before allowing new credit to be opened in your name. You will not be charged for a fraud alert. A security freeze is a restriction with the credit reporting agencies that prohibits the release of your credit report and any other information contained within your credit report without your expressed authorization. Maryland law prohibits credit reporting agencies from charging more than $5 per credit freeze. Currently, you may place a security freeze by contacting each credit reporting agency by either web address, phone number or mailing address.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) provides consumers with the option to submit a complaint against a credit reporting agency online.