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Borrower Beware: Consumer Protection Counsel, P.A.

Loans, Student Loans

This company is on the NerdWallet Student Loan Watch List. The list flags student-loan businesses and individuals hit by enforcement actions, court judgments or liens, or bad ratings from the Better Business Bureau. Learn more in Who Gets Listed. Have you dealt with this business, or encountered a suspicious student-loan company that NerdWallet public interest reporters should investigate? Let us know at

At the time of this Watch List posting, the Better Business Bureau had given Consumer Protection Counsel PA an “F” rating. The company is also known as the CPC USA, P.A.

What the company claims to provide: Debt relief services

Based: Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Management: Otto Berges, president

Sources: Better Business Bureau; Florida state business records

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