Phone Scams

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Unresolved

Call scam

  • by: Homerjoey1986
  • #28588
  • Mar 17, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $0
They called and asked my name and then hung up.
Phones reported:
202-683-5462
Unresolved

Scammed by Harry Carson

  • by: lost320
  • #28521
  • Mar 16, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $320
I had an add asking for a cheap way to deliver an electric wheelchair. This man answered my request, but needed 320 to deliver it..I paid, then he requested 500 more for insurance.. This made no sense, so I asked for a refund..He called me an idiot, laughed, and never heard from again..I found this number and other information leads to this being a weedleaf, loan, delivery, and employment scams...
Names reported:
Proctor Mathew
Phones reported:
720-441-3955
Unresolved

Member responded to a For Sale Add I placed in trying to sell my travel trailer

  • by: JohnDoe
  • #28482
  • Mar 16, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $0
"Franken" sent me a text... wanted to know if trailer was still available, and why I am selling it. Also wanted to know if I was first owner. Wanted more pictures and stated he couldn't make it out to see it due to the nature of his job. Said he would arrange the freight that will visit me to pick it up after pymt was made to my pay pal acct. He said he could only pay thru pay pal. Seemed in a hurry... said, the movers will contact me to set up a time after pymt clears. Told me his name was Franken Joshua, after I asked. He texted (back n forth) a total of four times in telling me all the above. I then sent him the web link to the fraud I found online after typing in the name "Franken Joshua pay pal scam"... never heard back after that.
Names reported:
Franken Joshua
Phones reported:
701-645-4324
Unresolved

People try to scam me

  • by: Ugalde
  • #28400
  • Mar 15, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $0
The are scam I recorded most of the conversations between me and barbara Holloway well she said that's her name and this 954-323-9056 And then someone from the marion police department act like the police his name hi said it was officer McIntyre something like that is the first call that make the guy from this number (765) 662-9981 said that I owe 2987.53 dollars from 2014 tax return but just wanted to report this people because someone will give them money and I hope you guys caught this bad people if you need the recorded fell free to call me at+12605712074 thank you very much
Names reported:
Barbara Holloway
Phones reported:
954-323-9056, 765-662-9981
Unresolved

Attempted extraction of personal information by posing as social security disability proxy

  • by: NunYaBiz
  • #28360
  • Mar 15, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $0
receive call, male voice, advising you may be eligible for disability benefits. When you question why they are calling the voice says 'that's enough of that information' we need some personal information in order to verify you qualify. [I terminate call] I call number back, female voice, our records show we have already contacted you (the lines disconnects)
Phones reported:
704-457-9141, 704-620-5083, 704-620-5085
Unresolved

Caller ID spoofing

  • by: Woodpurplespirit
  • #28307
  • Mar 14, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I keep receiving calls from numbers beginning with 412855xxxx, they keep stating that I called them. I don't know these people and I have received over 100 calls. This is very upsetting and disturbing. I recently lost my brother and I don't need this headache. Please find who is using my phone number for caller ID spoofing.
Phones reported:
412-855-9412, 412-855-9033, 412-855-8042