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I put credit cards & utilities in my child's name!

Posted by on Jan. 15, 2011 at 11:06 PM
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Well i didnt, but my neighbor was telling me about how her best friend has her electricity in her DDs name. My other neighbor has really bad credit... she has a buy here pay here car(which i never heard of until i moved here) and her whole house is furnished from rent-a-center.. so she decided when she wanted a credit card to try to get in in her DS's name.. and she did.

You you ever do that? I think parents are supposed to be protecting their child's identity. Not use it.

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by on Jan. 15, 2011 at 11:06 PM
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CrunchyBran
by on Jan. 15, 2011 at 11:08 PM

That's fucked up and against the law.

slipperfeet
by on Jan. 15, 2011 at 11:08 PM
uh. no. i'll use my own name.
CocoBeen
by on Jan. 15, 2011 at 11:08 PM
I think it is totally wrong and there shoild be laws against it if there isnt already.
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jennmargaret
by on Jan. 15, 2011 at 11:08 PM

never because if the bills dont get paid then your children will have bad credit and never will be able to get a car house loan etc...

Plus-size-mommy
by StarBaby on Jan. 15, 2011 at 11:08 PM

When that child gets older and goes to apply for credit, she can file charges against the mother for using her name and SS number. We did that to my husband's mother, she used his SS to get utilities.

CoastieWifePR
by on Jan. 15, 2011 at 11:09 PM


Quoting CrunchyBran:

That's fucked up and against the law.



iamcafemom83
by Rah-Rah on Jan. 15, 2011 at 11:09 PM
Wow messing with their credit that young is messed up!!
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1_hawt_mami
by on Jan. 15, 2011 at 11:09 PM
Thats horrible
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maybaby08
by on Jan. 15, 2011 at 11:09 PM

Had no idea that was legal/possible.

coolmommy2x
by Ruby Member on Jan. 15, 2011 at 11:09 PM
That is illegal.
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