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[Person calling from phone number] (201) 273-7275 Scam!!!
6/20/2014 | FP

Posted on 06/20/2014 3:11:56 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum

The above phone number is a scam at the very least or a phone spoofing scheme at it's worst.

If you receive a phone call from this number Do Not Answer It!

Do Not Call It! No one will answer and if it is indeed a spoofing call it's possible some one is trying to trap your info.

I have received several of these calls and no message is ever left. If you can block it on your phone do so. My service provider is conducting an investigation and will be blocking this number for me.

I made the mistake of answering it the first time.

Lastly, after an extensive reverse directory search, I have determined that the call originates from Jersey City NJ yet the person making these calls lives in California.

I have what I believe to be accurate information about this person including SS# and DL# along with DOB. I'm working to verify this.

It's a woman with an accent.


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1 posted on 06/20/2014 3:11:56 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum
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To: Focault's Pendulum

Whenever I receive a call that I don’t recognize as legit, I always hang up right away.


2 posted on 06/20/2014 3:12:53 PM PDT by Jonty30 (What Islam and secularism have in common is that they are both death cults)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

Why can’t the NSA stop Rachel from Calling me.. ~ Vanity

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3168408/posts

This thread has relevent stu8ff in it


3 posted on 06/20/2014 3:14:09 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: Focault's Pendulum

867-5309

Jenny took me for every cent I had.


4 posted on 06/20/2014 3:15:12 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: Focault's Pendulum
Hey - that's MY number. Every time I call you, you hang up on me.
What's up with that?!
5 posted on 06/20/2014 3:15:13 PM PDT by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: Focault's Pendulum
It's possible someone either hacked me or hacked one of several Job Search engines I'm currently using

This came across my cell phone and the nature of the call was regarding employment.

6 posted on 06/20/2014 3:15:55 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....should' Nuff said!)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Can’t. Stop. Laughing.


7 posted on 06/20/2014 3:17:06 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: Jonty30
Whenever I receive a call that I don’t recognize as legit, I always hang up right away

Yeah, I hear ya! But with an ongoing job search.....

8 posted on 06/20/2014 3:17:37 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....should' Nuff said!)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

i never answer a call from a number i do not recognize... and sometimes i look it up...


9 posted on 06/20/2014 3:19:00 PM PDT by latina4dubya (when i have money i buy books... if i have anything left, i buy 6-inch heels and a bottle of wine...)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

901-232-4702

just got call on cell phone
Free Trip to Bahamas
Whoo Hoo!


10 posted on 06/20/2014 3:19:08 PM PDT by HangnJudge
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To: Tijeras_Slim
867-5309 Jenny took me for every cent I had.

I wish it was Jenny.

BTW, that number still good?

11 posted on 06/20/2014 3:20:08 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....should' Nuff said!)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

Thanks. I don’t know how to block these nuisance calls, but list them on my contact list as NEVER ANSWER.

Another pesky number, at least here in the West, is:

919-590-0877


12 posted on 06/20/2014 3:21:01 PM PDT by Veto! (OpInions freely dispensed as advice)
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To: Tijeras_Slim
I see what you did there...😏
13 posted on 06/20/2014 3:21:39 PM PDT by TADSLOS (The Event Horizon has come and gone. Buckle up and hang on.)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

I have seen foreign numbers come up and no one is there. Obviously if I call back, it’s a tolled call.

I even had a call from something like 111-1111 or something


14 posted on 06/20/2014 3:23:15 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

If I don’t recognize a number I just google it. There are a few sites out there that have users comment on what it is. Usually the scam sites are on them, but I don’t see this one. The best site seems to be 800notes.com


15 posted on 06/20/2014 3:25:09 PM PDT by sharkhawk (Mr Gorbachev, tear down this wall.)
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To: Focault's Pendulum
I've read recently that there's a scam out there where someone calls you and leaves no message.If you call that number back it turns out that your phone number is charged $10...$20...or more.
16 posted on 06/20/2014 3:25:12 PM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: Focault's Pendulum
Whoops Sorry, has been reported.

http://800notes.com/Phone.aspx/1-201-273-7275

17 posted on 06/20/2014 3:26:22 PM PDT by sharkhawk (Mr Gorbachev, tear down this wall.)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

“Lastly, after an extensive reverse directory search, I have determined that the call originates from Jersey City NJ yet the person making these calls lives in California.”

***

Might not even originate in California. There are some websites where you can report scam calls. Someone in one of those sites traced the call to Egypt.


18 posted on 06/20/2014 3:27:42 PM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Focault's Pendulum
201-273-7275
Country: USA
Location: New Jersey (Bayonne, Jersey City, Union City)

19 posted on 06/20/2014 3:32:00 PM PDT by Dallas59 ("Remember me as you pass by, As you are now, so once was I, As I am now, so you will be")
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To: Focault's Pendulum

Hey, that’s the White House direct line. Obama calling.


20 posted on 06/20/2014 3:33:52 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: fatnotlazy
Might not even originate in California.

Agreed. Yet the info I have is a woman born in 1967 and lives in Foster City Ca.

I'm trying to verify the SS#.

21 posted on 06/20/2014 3:35:36 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....should' Nuff said!)
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To: Tijeras_Slim

lol

If you call that number in my area code you get a plumbing company.


22 posted on 06/20/2014 3:39:38 PM PDT by Fledermaus (Conservatives are all that's left to defend the Constitution. Dems hate it, and Repubs don't care.)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

The phone rings at my house 10-12 times per day. Maybe one or two calls are legit. The rest go like this.

Hello. Silence. HELL-O!

Recorded message finally starts:

The government has determined you are eligible... click as I hang up.

or

The president has enabled it so that you may refinanc... click.

or

As the cost of electricity is soaring, solar... click.

or

As a veteran you should know... click

etc


23 posted on 06/20/2014 3:41:09 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

I never answer calls from numbers I don’t recognize. If they leave a message and are legit I’ll call back.


24 posted on 06/20/2014 3:41:39 PM PDT by JaguarXKE (1973: Reporters investigate All the President's Men. 2013: Reporters ARE all the President's men d)
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To: Jim Robinson
Hey, that’s the White House direct line. Obama calling.

Then I'm definitely not picking up!

Probably trying to get a donation out of me. Yeah, that'll happen.

25 posted on 06/20/2014 3:43:42 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....should' Nuff said!)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

The numbers below are all part of an online pharmacy scam. I don’t answer them anymore. I’ve stored them under a delightful reference to their deep love for their mothers so I recognize the call when it comes in.

(561) 463-8325
(931) 277-5866
(888) 828-8754
(214) 447-7706


26 posted on 06/20/2014 3:49:35 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (When I first read it, " Atlas Shrugged" was fiction)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

Your cellphone has been infected with spyware.


27 posted on 06/20/2014 3:50:23 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Jim Robinson
Dang Jim! I had a really good deal for you on solar panels.

When would be a good time for me to call back? ☺

28 posted on 06/20/2014 3:50:27 PM PDT by deoetdoctrinae (Gun-free zones are playgrounds for felons.)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

Here’s a very easy way to screen your calls, my daughter told us about because we were getting a lot of scam calls: Just email:

www.donotcall.gov.


29 posted on 06/20/2014 3:57:37 PM PDT by Vinylly (?%)
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To: smokingfrog
Your cellphone has been infected with spyware.

I solved that problem. Had a poor coverage area any how.

30 posted on 06/20/2014 3:58:17 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....should' Nuff said!)
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To: Tijeras_Slim
867-5309
Jenny took me for every cent I had.

I read somewhere that the poor guy that owned that number had his phone ring off the hook, and as a consequence, a law was passed that all movie/TV/etc phone numbers start with 555.

Funny thing, there are a few legit 555 numbers and boy, do they have a hard time convincing people.

31 posted on 06/20/2014 3:58:53 PM PDT by Oatka (This is America. Assimilate or evaporate.)
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To: Jim Robinson

Didn’t you get the memo? You are the last person in the USA with a hard phone line in their home (instead of using their cell).

So you have a bunch of telemarketers backed up waiting to talk to you! There is only one fish left in the barrel.


32 posted on 06/20/2014 3:59:55 PM PDT by BereanBrain
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To: Vinylly
www.donotcall.gov.

That doesn't stop them, just slows them up a bit.

33 posted on 06/20/2014 4:01:19 PM PDT by Focault's Pendulum (I live in NJ....should' Nuff said!)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

Here’s a very easy way to screen your calls, my daughter told us about because we were getting a lot of scam calls: Just email:

www.donotcall.gov.


34 posted on 06/20/2014 4:01:37 PM PDT by Vinylly (?%)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

http://800notes.com/Phone.aspx/1-201-273-7275


35 posted on 06/20/2014 4:10:22 PM PDT by BykrBayb (Wagglebee, welcome home we missed you! ~ Þ)
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To: Vinylly
www.donotcall.gov.

That doesn't stop them, just slows them up a bit.

36 posted on 06/20/2014 4:10:38 PM PDT by Ken H
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To: sharkhawk

This one is listed on 800notes.
http://800notes.com/Phone.aspx/1-201-273-7275


37 posted on 06/20/2014 4:13:04 PM PDT by BykrBayb (Wagglebee, welcome home we missed you! ~ Þ)
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To: sharkhawk

Woops. Sorry. Didn’t see your update.


38 posted on 06/20/2014 4:14:02 PM PDT by BykrBayb (Wagglebee, welcome home we missed you! ~ Þ)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

800notes.com is one of my favorite sites for checking out scam phone numbers and as a result, I’ve blocked many scammers’ numbers. Apparently you’re not alone in getting calls from this number: http://800notes.com/Phone.aspx/1-201-273-7275


39 posted on 06/20/2014 4:25:42 PM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (It is no more than a dream remembered, a Civilization gone with the wind.)
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To: BykrBayb

Ha ... you beat me. My bad for not reading the whole thread.


40 posted on 06/20/2014 4:28:13 PM PDT by Fast Moving Angel (It is no more than a dream remembered, a Civilization gone with the wind.)
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To: Vinylly

the donotcall website is not effective. Would be good idea but it does end in .gov so why am I surprised.


41 posted on 06/20/2014 4:28:28 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Fast Moving Angel

Gee, glad I didn’t do that. LOL


42 posted on 06/20/2014 4:32:29 PM PDT by BykrBayb (Wagglebee, welcome home we missed you! ~ Þ)
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To: Grams A

This should do it and we have not been getting unsolicited phone calls any longer;

https://www.donotcall.gov/


43 posted on 06/20/2014 4:35:36 PM PDT by Vinylly (?%)
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To: Jim Robinson

May I suggest .... http://www.digitone.com/

Worth its weight in gold. Seriously.


44 posted on 06/20/2014 4:41:00 PM PDT by Qiviut ( One of the most delightful things about a garden is the anticipation it provides. (W.E. Johns)
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To: Gay State Conservative

Never had that happen, but it is damn puzzling why they would go to the trouble to mass call and be silent if you answer.

Only thing I can figure is they are verifying its a personal phone. Still not much reason to not start a recorded pitch or some scam pitch when you answer.


45 posted on 06/20/2014 4:55:59 PM PDT by X-spurt (CRUZ missile - armed and ready.)
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To: Focault's Pendulum; latina4dubya
i never answer a call from a number i do not recognize... and sometimes i look it up...

Same here. If I don’t recognize the number, if it’s not in my contact list, and especially if it is not a local number, I let it go to straight to voice mail. If they don’t leave a message or the message seems to be bogus, I don’t, I never call them back and I always put the number into a “google” search and most of the time it comes up as a scam. I often use “http://www.findwhocallsme.com/”

FWIW, I ditched my land line years ago and it has greatly cut down on the number of these unwanted scam calls, although I still occasionally get them.

For a while I was getting collection calls from some collection company looking for someone who wasn’t me but evidently either had my cell phone number before me or had used a false phone number. After getting tired of getting these phone calls; once a week, sometimes every day or several times a day, and FWIW, they did leave messages for someone named “Juan”, and after looking up the number and determining that it was from a legitimate collection agency, I called them back and as soon as someone answered and they went into their speale about this being a collection call and that all information was being used in an attempt to collect a debt, and all the legalize and about recording the call, etc. blah, blah, blah, I would not answer any of their questions other than the reference number they left in the voice mail, and all I said was, “You are calling my phone number (xxx-xxx-xxxx) in attempt to collect a debt owed by someone going by the name of “Juan Rivera” and I am informing you that this is not his phone number. I am not “Juan Rivera” nor do I know a “Juan Rivera” and I am giving you notice to immediately cease and desist calling me.”

The person then asked for information about my name and address, and some other very highly personal information and I answered none of their questions and again repeated, “You are calling my phone number (xxx-xxx-xxxx) in attempt to collect a debt owed by someone going by the name of “Juan Rivera” and I am informing you that this is not his phone number. I am not “Juan Rivera” nor do I know a “Juan Rivera” and I am giving you notice to immediately cease and desist calling me.”

Then I asked them for a mailing address to which I could send a certified letter requesting that they not contact me again and informed them that a copy of such letter along with the certified mail receipt would be sent to the Federal Trade Commission and the office of my state Attorney General. I also informed them if they contacted me again, that they would be in violation of the law and that I could be entitled to collect damages from them for unlawful harassment. I never heard from them again.

http://www.debtcollectionanswers.com/debt-collection-for-the-wrong-person.html

46 posted on 06/20/2014 5:41:33 PM PDT by MD Expat in PA
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To: Tijeras_Slim

Let me know if Jenny is hot looking and willing. I may be smarter than you and am willing to let her try to take me to the cleaners.


47 posted on 06/20/2014 5:49:56 PM PDT by wildbill
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To: Vinylly

This should do it and we have not been getting unsolicited phone calls any longer.”

Hope it works for you. Listed both my cell and business numbers on the DNC list last year for probably at least the fourth time. Worked for a couple of months and then they started up again calling both numbers. If someone isn’t in my cell phone number list I don’t answer. On the business line if it’s not a number that I could reasonably expect a call from we don’t answer but just let it go to voice mail message. Just really aggravates me.

I know it’s robocallers. They just start down a numerical list of numbers until someone is foolish enough to answer. Won’t be me.


48 posted on 06/20/2014 5:58:27 PM PDT by Grams A (The Sun will rise in the East in the morning and God is still on his throne.)
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To: Focault's Pendulum

I have been getting these calls on my cell for about a year.

The number and area code change often and I never answer.

There is no message left.

.


49 posted on 06/20/2014 6:03:27 PM PDT by Mears
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To: wildbill

By definition the FReeper class of ‘98 is brilliant. ;)


50 posted on 06/20/2014 6:28:08 PM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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