How do credit report errors happen?

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    By Gerri Detweiler/Credit.com

    If you have seen wrong information on your credit report -- and plenty of people have -- you've probably wondered how it got there. After all, if the statements you get from your lenders are accurate, shouldn't your credit reports be? Credit reporting agencies manage billions of pieces of information about our credit histories, though, and there are several ways mistakes can happen.

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