Repair Bad Credit signs raise BBB concerns
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2014-11-25T04:00:00Z Repair Bad Credit signs raise BBB concerns Daily Journal Online
Capital Credit Protection, a Florida company that has posted numerous “Repair Bad Credit” advertising signs along St. Louis streets, is headed by a man who appears to have had ties to a similar credit-repair operation that was shut down two years ago by a federal judge.
Better Business Bureau (BBB) is advising St. Louis area consumers to exercise caution when dealing with Capital Credit Protection (also known as Capital Credit Solutions) of Jacksonville, Fla.
Willie J. McKenzie, president of Capital Credit Protection, appears to have had business ties to Kevin Hargrave through a firm called Lexington Credit Services. Hargrave, of Florida, was found guilty of civil contempt in Jacksonville in November 2012. The Federal Trade Commission accused Hargrave, his wife, Latrese, and several of their companies of violating a court order to stop selling bogus credit-repair services.
BBB of Northeast Florida and the Southeast Atlantic describes Capital Credit Protection as a credit-repair firm. It has an “F” rating with BBB, the lowest possible.
A woman from Orlando, Fla., told BBB she contacted Capital Credit…………… continues on Daily Journal Online
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