Victims Of Human Trafficking

Research Services complies with Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) ruling to assist victims of human trafficking. If you are a victim of trafficking you may contact us to block adverse items of information that resulted from trafficking. In order to process your request in accordance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), we require the following information:

1. Proof of Identity

  • 1a. A copy of drivers license
  • 1b. A copy of governmental identification
  • 1c. A passport
  • 1d. Utility/Service Bills
  • 1e. Research Services will work with individuals for alternative identity confirmation if none of above are available.

2. Copy of Trafficking Documentation

  • 2a. A Federal, State, or Tribal governmental entity, a court of competent jurisdiction, which includes certain documents filed in court;
  • 2b. A non-governmental organization or human trafficking task force, including victim service providers affiliated with these entities, authorized by a Federal, State, or
    Tribal government entity; or
  • 2c. A self-attestation by a consumer who identifies as a victim of trafficking that is signed or certified by a Federal, State, or Tribal government entity, court of competent jurisdiction, or an authorized representative of these entities.

3. Adverse Items

  • Please provide details about the specific information in your consumer report that you believe should be excluded due to its association with human trafficking.


All information and documents may be sent directly to us via email at as well as the mailing address below. You can also call our toll free number at 1-800-367-0606.


For Mail Requests:

Research Services

124 Simsbury Rd

Avon, CT 06001


After reviewing the documents Research Services will block the information within four days. We will reach out within five days if we need any additional information in order to complete the request. If Research Services requests additional documents we will make a final determination within 25 business days of your original submission.


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