‘File Segregation’: New ID Is a Bad IDea If you have filed for bankruptcy, you may be the target of a credit repair scheme called file segregation, SCN or Secondary Credit Number, or CPN or Credit Profile Number. In this scheme, you are promised a chance to hide unfavorable credit information by establishing a new credit identity. That may sound ... Read More »
Reader Wants a Refund From Lang Smith Who He Paid Advance Fees to For Credit Repair. No Refund Received.
Not all that long ago I wrote an article about an email Credit Mastery Challenge sent out. You can read it here. In the comments for that article a reader, Elliott, came forward and make a claim that he had paid for services and asked for a refund in accordance with his agreement and Lang Smith refused to provide it. ... Read More »
The Independent Mail out of Anderson, South Carolina is reporting that the CPN scam I previously wrote about, CPN – Credit Profile Number / Credit Privacy Number – Craigslist Scam to Watch Out For, is still chugging along. The numbers are usually in the name of young children who have no credit history but can also be numbers once assigned ... Read More »
While searching out scams to avoid recently I came across many that were willing, for a fee, to help me repair bad credit using a CPN or Credit Profile Number. There is a lot of misinformation online about the CPN but what you need to know is you can’t use a fictional number in place of your valid Social Security ... Read More »