Equifax Inc. disclosed in its quarterly report filed Thursday that it has received a request for information from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as part of an investigation into whether consumer reporting agencies are violating the law.

The Atlanta-based credit bureau reported it is cooperating with the request, which specifically seeks information about whether Equifax and others are violating the Dodd Frank Act or the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The investigation is reviewing the advertising, marketing and sale of consumer reports, credit scores and credit monitoring products.

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