freecreditreport.Com is a fee-based Web site owned by the credit bureau Experian. Customers who sign up for Experian’s Triple Advantage program are given a free copy of their credit reports along with monitoring of their credit for as long as they remain enrolled. The problem many consumers had with this negotiation was that several were unaware that they were signing up for a credit-monitoring program in the first place. Many reported that they assumed that they were being asked for a credit card simply for verification of their identity and were surprised when they found months later to have been charged for services by the Web site. Fine print in the agreement showed that the free nature of the credit report was in the form ...

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