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Can a credit card company report a deceased individual cardholder's information on a spouse's credit report for debt acquired before marriage?

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March 04, 2006 6:40PM

Another person's credit information should never be on your reports UNLESS you were an authorized user, a joint owner, or in a community property state and the debt was incurred during the marriage. If none of these apply, dispute it with the credit bureaus.