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Old 04-01-2006, 09:01 PM   #1
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Angry New tele-Scammers calling cell users WITH your CC info

I received a weird call and so punched in the callerID info to google (gotta love the web). In my case it was a Florida Keys number with a spanish recording. I found a relatively recent but long discussion on a recent set of scams that seem to be calling cell users a lot. In some cases that actually have your CC info already, but are trying to get you to confirm something. Just an FYI for everyone to beware.
http://blogcritics.org/archives/2005...comment-344011

For sake of the search engines, here's a few of the more common caller ID numbers that are appearing:
727-541-0001
305-371-7266
305-416-4513
786-718-9058
786-879-6669
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Old 04-01-2006, 09:07 PM   #2
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you know i've gotten a missed call sometimes, and when I call back, i get a spanish recording...

time for me to do a credit report just to see if there is anything funny going on...
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Old 04-01-2006, 11:34 PM   #3
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212-478-3151

that number has been calling me

I never answer...Google shows nothing for it

WEIRD
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Old 04-01-2006, 11:37 PM   #4
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i too have been getting calls from those 305 numbers
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A Spanish recording, in south Florida? I've never heard of anything like that!! (j/k).

Yes, it's always a good idea to double check who you're giving your info to, best case scenareo is to request them to 'note' your account and call back with a number you trust, and this goes for your phones (landline and wireless), credit cards, loans, etc..
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ok I got a call twice now from that same number listed above (786-879-6669). Each time its a spanish recording so no idea what it is saying. When I try to call it back I get the operator saying "your call cannot be completed as dialed".

I saw on Google that there are alot of others starting to talk about this number as well.
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Old 04-06-2006, 08:53 PM   #7
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Hey, I got calls like that not too long ago. When I finally answered it was an online prescription place, saying I was a perferred customer because I have order medication online before. So, they did have my cc information. Perhaps you ordered something online before and they are some sort of customer service billing center.
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