WASHINGTON — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau offered new details Wednesday about how the agency will examine large credit-reporting firms.

In July, consumer-reporting companies became the first sector subject to special CFPB powers to supervise nonbanks that fall outside the direct lending sphere. The bureau said that starting Sept. 30 it would examine credit reporting agencies with more than $7 million in annual receipts. Companies over that threshold represent 94% of the industry.

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