CPN – Credit Profile Number / Credit Privacy Number – Craigslist Scam to Watch Out For

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 …

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Crackdown Hits 43 Phony Credit Firms That Turn Consumers into Felons

February 2, 1999 Announcement Coincides with National Consumer Protection Week In a massive crackdown on operators who turn credit-challenged consumers into lawbreakers, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) announced today that 17 law enforcement agencies have filed 43 law enforcement actions against defendants who claim to help consumers obtain …

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