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Credit profile numbers, or CPNs, are illegal and are often provided to consumers as part of a credit repair scam, explains the Federal Trade Commission. These numbers are usually stolen Social Security numbers, random ni... More »

According to the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act, all consumers are entitled to free credit profile numbers, also known as credit reports, from the three main credit reporting companies of Experian, Equifax and TransUn... More »

There is no way to obtain a personal credit profile number without the risk of committing fraud, according to the Federal Trade Commission. Companies offering consumers help with establishing a new credit identity by sel... More »

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According to the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act, all consumers are entitled to free credit profile numbers, also known as credit reports, from the three main credit reporting companies of Experian, Equifax and TransUn... More »

Suze Orman advises, as of 2015, that consumers should only obtain free credit reports through annualcreditreport.com, the website administered by the Federal Trade Commission, or by calling the official FTC number. Each ... More »

Consumers can obtain free credit reports from the three credit reporting companies of Equifax, Experian and TransUnion online, by phone or by mail, explains the Federal Trade Commission. According to the Fair Credit Repo... More »

The U.S. government does not offer free annual credit reports directly to consumers, explains the Federal Trade Commission. However, AnnualCreditReport.com is a website that offers one free annual credit report backed by... More »