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Bad Credit Loan Scams
If you are having a bad credit loan history it does not necessarily mean that you will be unable to get any credit. Even if there is no way you can completely erase the bad credit report you have, still, what is important is that you can really recover from the damages that it has put your credit status. This is what credit report companies are for and they do it for a fee. But there are credit report companies who promise and use this situation to take advantage over other people and the purpose of this post is to help you avoid getting scammed by those companies in disguise of promises to completely erase your records of bad credit as you want it to and when you want it to.
Remember that bad credit cannot be erased over night and that the only way to do it is with the use of a continous effort and discipline to want to repay your loans with a properly managed and planned repayment system. This can do everything for you to get up from bad credit status. If you like, you can take the services of a credit loan repair company to help you via professional advice but this is where you should be careful. This is where scams come in most of the time so you have to be aware of it all. Below are a few indicators that you may be on the way to getting scammed and so avoid these as much as possible.
* Legitimate credit repair companies do not charge anything for them giving you tips on your legal rights regarding improving your credit status.
* Remember this: Never lie to creditors because there is a payment for this simple crime any other way around.
* The credit repair company asks for a payment prior to their service. Legitimate credit repair companies don’t charge anything unless the service is completed.
* This is more of a don’t..Don’t go for getting a new credit identity just to grab a loan using another employer ID number instead of the SS number. This, under the law maybe illegal and can lead to cases of credit fraud and you could be in to a prosecutable fraudulent case.
Finally, as a good tip, before you go for a credit repair company, try first to make a research about them online or offline. This always helps a lot no matter what. You can also try to go and look for more credit repair companies online and make a list first and then go search for their companies’ reputation. You can also try look for relevant information from article websites that feature about credit scammers and credit scams.