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Debt Collector Credigy Receivables Has to Pay Woman $26,000.

This case comes out of North Carolina and fell against a collection company called Credigy Receivables. What makes this a story worth reading is the extent at which Credigy Receivables really screwed up on properly collecting on the debt of a woman named Blanche Whittington. It might take a few minutes to get through all of this but by the ... Read More »

American Idol Contestent Busted for Felony Identity Theft

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According to TMZ, former American Idol contestant Chikezie Eze was just busted by Beverly Hills Police for using a stolen credit card to attempt to buy some cologne at Neiman Marcus. According to Chikezie it is all a misunderstanding but the Beverly Hills Police don’t seem to see it that way. Chikezie is out on $50,000 bail. I wonder how ... Read More »

I Was Given an AMEX Card With The Business and My Name On It. – John

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“Dear Steve, A family member (father) owned a business that I helped operate for a short period of time. My sister worked in the office at this time. I was given a AMEX business credit card with the business and my name on it. Eventually, my father retired and closed the business. Soon there after, I learned that the card ... Read More »

My Social Security Check Will Be Garnished for a Student Loan I Did Not Take Out. – Verna

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“Dear Steve, My child took a student aid loan in 1996. I was contacted today by a collection agency stating that they will garnish my soc.sec.disability check if this loan is not paid. I did not take this loan out even though it is in my name. The collector stated that I must press charges against my child for this ... Read More »

Family Member Took Out Account in Husband’s Name And Then Settled It. – Dawn

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“Dear Steve, A family member opened an account in my husbands name wihout him knowing about it and they settled the acount for less than was owed and we want to but another house soon and this is hurting his credit report is there a way to get this removed from his credit report Dawn” Don’t miss our free Get ... Read More »

I Did a Very Bad Thing. I Just Told My Husband. – Bonni

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“Dear Steve, I made did a very bad thing,I was going to say I made a huge mistake.but it was wrong and I knew it was wrong. I took out credit cards in my husband name used them to help family members pay bills and other stupid frivulous things. thinking i would be able to pay them off. now I ... Read More »

My Son Was Stationed in Iraq And I Took Out a Credit Card in His Name That I Can’t Pay. – Veronica

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Veronica “Dear Steve, My son was stationed in Iraq a few years ago, and I had power of attorney. I took out a credit card in his name, with the intentions of establishing credit for him when he got out. Due to unforeseen circumstances, the debt remains unpaid, and my son is stuck with the bill. All I want is ... Read More »

My Wife and I Are in the Military and Need to Get a Consolidation Loan. – Andy

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I apologize in advance for the short response. I am currently away on vacation with limited internet but wanted to give you an answer as soon as possible. Steve Andy “Dear Steve, My Wife and I are in the Military and have 3 or 4 credit cards and a few loans. My wife had identify theft and we tried to ... Read More »

Credit Card Company Put Someone Else’s Name On My Account- Help – Heather

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“Dear Steve, Discrepencies on credit report and credit card mess. Question The cc company accidentally put someone elses name on myaccount. I couldn’t have access to the account while they investigated and when the reopened it there were tons of late fees and penelties. It was not my fault. Someone opened a lot of credit using my info, need help ... Read More »

I Put a Business in My Name for my Dad and Now it is Bankrupt. – Sarah

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“Dear Steve, I put a buisness in my name for my dad trusting it would do well and trusting my dad, now we are going bankrupt and its all in my name, we havent yet declared bankrupcy but the business is closed and the goods have been sold of but we still owe money to the bank and suppliers but ... Read More »

My Dad Took Out Cash Advances on My Credit Card And Took All of My Savings. – Heather

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Heather “Dear Steve, I am a recent MBA grad who got into a lot of debt before and during school because I needed to help out my family. Due to my dad taking out cash advances on my credit cards and then my having to live off my credit cards during school because I had also given him all of ... Read More »

Identity Theft and Credit Card Fraud for New Boobs

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