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Registered: ‎05-29-2008
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Cap 1 question...

I have an unpaid C/o w/ cap 1 that I defaulted on in 06. I am planning on paying it via PFD ( or trying to at least) early next year.
Heres my question: I went to the preapproval site for cap 1 and it said i was preapproved for a few different cards. Do you think they would approve me for new credit given that I already have a c/o with them? Does the preapproval site not see that i already have an account in bad standing with them?
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Registered: ‎08-21-2008
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Re: Cap 1 question...

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Not likely...Cause since you did not pay it's delinquent. And when run they your SSN to get your CR. That will come up.

Message Edited by Andrew_Garcia_4918 on 08-28-2008 03:42 PM
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Re: Cap 1 question...

it won't hurt you to apply. if you are blocked in there system it will pop up internally before they pull credit and you will get a letter stating because of past handling with capital one... blah blah you can't have another card.... no credit report was pulled for this decision.
weird that your getting pre-approval, so i say go for it!
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Registered: ‎12-25-2007
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Re: Cap 1 question...

I have one Cap One card that was sent to collection in 2007.  I called  Cap One up and they pulled the card out of collection and allow me to make monthly payment on this Card.
I applied for another card with them 3 months ago and was approved for a reward card of $300 CL and recieved a CLI  of $300 last week.
I also applied for an additional card with them and  was also approved for a regular card for $500.
Now I have 2 Cap One cards

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