HARRISBURG, Pa. - Equifax Corp., the major credit reporting agency, reached an agreement with Pennsylvania and 17 other states to take steps to eliminate errors from its files and respond promptly to customer inquiries.

The "agreement of assurances" also requires Equifax to pay the states $150,000 for legal costs, Pennsylvania Attorney General Ernie Preate Jr. said Tuesday.

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