What does SDT LN MKT-A mean on my credit report?

Is SDT LN MKT-A making an impact credit score?

Updated May 1, 2022

What is SDT LN MKT-A?

SDT LN MKT-A is shorthand for Fraud ShieldSM, with the company name being Fraud ShieldSM LLC

SDT LN MKT-A is a Creditor. They could be on your report for a number of reasons, for example:

  • ⚫ You missed a repayment.

  • ⚫ You opened an account with Fraud ShieldSM.

  • ⚫ You opened a credit card / loan / mortgage with this company.

  • ⚫ Someone fraudulently opened a credit line under your name.

About the account

The account is classified under the following METRO2 categories:

  • ⚫ Education

How do I contact them?

Here is the current contact details for Fraud ShieldSM:

Address:

  • 475 Anton Blvd. Costa Mesa, CA 92626

Website:

Phone:

  • 888 414 1120

IdentityIQ Report Example

  • This is an example of what this creditor will look like on your IdentityIQ report.

SDT LN MKT-A IdentityIQ Report

Will this affect my credit score?

Whether this account affects your credit score depends on a variety of factors, such as:

  • Account Open Date: If you opened this account recently it will impact your credit, the only way to prevent this from impacting your credit score is to remove the account from your report.
  • Derogatory Markings: If this account has any derogatory markings such as: Lates, Charge Offs, Collections and others.

However, there are could be some potential positive aspects to this account which could lead to improving your credit score, such as:

  • Account Age: If your account is quite old, then the age of it will positively impact your credit score
  • Repayment History: If the account has no Late Payments, Charge off Payments, then it may reflect a positive impact onto your credit score.

Can SDT LN MKT-A be removed from my credit report?

Yes, with the right strategy, you will be able to remove any account from your report. But you have to be careful to ensure that the account is negative to begin with, or it will negatively impact your credit score.

However, removing a negative account will positively impact your credit score, allowing you to open new credit lines and potentially removing bad debt.