Phone Scams

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Phone Scam

  • by: shammyblue
  • #45667
  • Feb 22, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I have received several phone calls to my cellphones every day. The voicemail states I have committed tax fraud and to call them back. I reported the first two numbers earlier to and was told the numbers are coming from a third world country (India) and to "ignore them and they will lose interest."
Today, I received a call on my unlisted landline which is also registered on the do not call list along with my two cell phone numbers. I cannot block the numbers because the telephone
numbers change every day. Any advice you provide is greatly appreciated.
Phones reported:

Celebrity scam

  • by: Cheeto1972
  • #45408
  • Feb 11, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $7,000
A friend got into my cell phone account & added 6 iphone 10's to my account & had them sent to me. I had no knowledge of this until I got the phones & I asked her about it. She said she added them cause they were for some fans & wanted me to send them to the info she provided. She sent me the money for shipping & I shipped them. Then I asked her to pay them off in full so they would be taken off my account. She said she would do that. I gave her the number to call so it could be taken care of. She has yet to call them. I have asked her several time about it & all she tells me is that they are taken off my account which is not true. They are still there. She is not going to take care if this which leaves me responsible for something I did not do.
Names reported:
Kelsea Ballerini
Phones reported:

Phone Scammer

  • by: naeladurrani
  • #45182
  • Feb 01, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $0
There is a person from this number who calls on a daily basis. It is a recording stating my credit card is approved for new rates etc etc and that there is nothing wrong with my CC.

I do not own any Credit Cards.

They hung up on me when I asked them to take me off the list and stated I do not own a credit card. I called the number back and an older hispanic non english speaking woman answered and played dumb.
Phones reported:

Dude Scammed Me

  • by: Mountaindewlover
  • #45098
  • Jan 29, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $125
Homeboy sold me some fake tickets to see the Killers
Names reported:
Chance Rangel
Phones reported:

I have been repeatedly called

  • by: markguitre
  • #44924
  • Jan 22, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $0
These same scammers call using the number 630-489-12xx with the xx varying from 03 thru 31. They are desperate to LOWER my electric bill.
Instead, I say: UP theirs and to the left.
Names reported:
Phones reported:

Federal Reserve supposedly for $9,000 giveaway

  • by: Bonbon97
  • #44834
  • Jan 18, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $0
This person named Henry called my husband and said that he's entitled to $9,000 because of his credit. And all he had to do was call this number after he went to Walmart and got a steam card and put $100 and then call them back and let them know when he's in the parking lot. My husband just went along with everything called the other number and what that's when he got the directions to get the card and call them immediately after he got the parking lot. Asked how long it would be before he got to Walmart my husband said an hour we obviously didn't go to Walmart knew it was a scam. I'm glad I Googled everything and checked it out. I did look into a call blocker I have a Galaxy phone so I went to the Play Store and put call blocker and there were several of them and I picked a top-notch rated one and it was just simply called call blocker and had very good reviews so hopefully this will block calls from coming in. Cannot verify it at this point if it works but I'm hoping it will.
Names reported:
Harry, Dan
Phones reported: