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Is a Cpn,credit profile number legitimate and if so, what's

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Is a Cpn,credit profile number legitimate and if so, what's the procedure to get one
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Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  CalAttorney2 replied 9 months ago.
No these are not legitimate.There are a number of forums - usually websites - that are encouraging the use of these alternative identification numbers. They are misleading and the information can get you in trouble. If you use a "CPN" as a substitute for a SSN you are in effect committing fraud.The best place to go for authentic advice on how to deal with recovering from identity theft (as well as how to prevent future identity theft) is this government website: https://www.identitytheft.gov/

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