Friday, November 13, 2015

This Credit Repair Scam Could Land You in Court

In addition to the sheer misery that scams cause, there’s a handful of con tricks that can also land victims in trouble with the law like some credit repair scams.

One of these scams is based on a code called a Credit Privacy Number or Credit Profile Number (CPN).

A CPN is supposedly a nine-digit code that they’ll tell you can be used in place of your Social Security number (SSN) when you apply for credit, thereby bypassing your existing credit record.

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  1. Barb, thanks for keeping us informed on the current scams. Besides the main article topic today, I found the last area, "Alert for the Week" regarding students, very important to know about calls to them telling them they are late with tuition fees and then scamming them in paying with debit card. Thanks for keeping us up-to-date.

  2. Hi Susan you are most welcome! Yes it's really important to keep up with the scams.