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Did you pay to freeze your own credit? This bill would refund you -- and ban the fees.

September 16, 2017View for printing

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) and a dozen other Democrats introduced a bill on Friday that seeks to end a major frustration for consumers who've sought to protect themselves from the Equifax data breach.

The legislation, named the Freedom from Equifax Exploitation Act, would force credit reporting bureaus such as Equifax, Experian and TransUnion to allow consumers to freeze and unfreeze their credit for free -- banning the agencies from charging consumers for the service.

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