Your Rights as a Victim of Human Trafficking
I am a victim of human trafficking. How can I remove information from my file that is a result of being a victim of human trafficking?
You can submit a request for LexisNexis to remove information resulting from human trafficking from your file by phone or by mail.
- PHONE: You may contact the LexisNexis Consumer Center at (888) 497-0011 to engage with a representative to assist with submitting a request related to information resulting from human trafficking.
MAIL: You may submit a letter explaining your request, including the required supporting documents and information (see below for more) to LexisNexis at the address below:
LexisNexis Consumer Center
PO Box 105617
Atlanta, GA 30348-5108
What do I need to include with my request?
Please provide the following with your request to remove information from your file that is a result of being a victim of human trafficking:
- Documentation confirming that you were a victim of human trafficking, which should include at least one of the following:
Documentation showing a determination that you were a victim of human trafficking made by:
- A federal, state, tribal, or other government or law enforcement entity; or
- A non-governmental organization or members of a human trafficking task force authorized by a governmental entity to make such a determination; or
- A signed statement from you stating that you were a victim of human trafficking that is certified by a representative of such government or non-government entity; or
- Documentation from a court indicating a determination by a court that you were a victim of human trafficking.; and
- Authentication of your identity, which may require confirmation of personal information and documentation such as a government issued ID, driver’s license, birth certificate, passport, Social Security card or similar documents;
- A statement identifying the specific items of adverse information within your file that resulted from human trafficking; and
- The preferred method of contact such as a mailing address or email address that LexisNexis should use to communicate with you about your request.
If a designated representative, such as an attorney or other party, is submitting the request on your behalf they will also need to include proof of their identity and documentation providing that they are authorized to act on your behalf.
Please call us at 888-497-0011 (Monday – Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. ET) with any questions.
If you have questions about adverse information due to human trafficking that appears on your Experian, TransUnion, or Equifax credit reports, you will need to contact the credit bureaus directly:
P.O. Box 1069
Allen, TX 75013
P.O. Box 159
Woodlyn, PA 19094
Equifax Information Services, LLC
P.O. Box 105874
Atlanta, GA 30348