Sweetnam LLC has filed a class action against Xfinity alleging that it runs credit checks on customers who opt to pay a security deposit to avoid the damaging effect credit inquiries can have on their credit scores. The complaint contends Xfinity’s practices violate the Fair Credit Reporting Act and makes other claims. The case, Mounang Patel v. Comcast Corp., et al., was filed in the Northern District of Illinois and has been assigned to the Honorable Elaine E. Bucklo. Media coverage about this matter is available on Law360.