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The phone is ringing, and I don't recognize the number,
All Caller ID says is, "NAME UNAVAILABLE".
Please help me figure out who is calling and what they want



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birminghamal calls from 33 phone numbers:

205-258-8741 205-259-1364 205-259-2092 205-267-6832 205-297-9288 205-313-0897 205-313-2601 205-314-0289 205-314-0998 205-314-1081 205-322-3881 205-332-3881 205-369-5623 205-413-8498 205-440-3733 205-440-3990 205-453-4750 205-496-0929 205-503-5900 205-572-4897 205-572-4898 205-623-1372 205-623-4288 205-815-6030 205-824-7860 205-868-3440 205-868-4270 205-914-2229 205-915-5609 205-967-5004 205-967-8330 205-972-8920 256-403-4799


(205) 623-1372

March 8th, 2014   MA

Getting this on my cell phone. ID lookup says Bill Collector. I have no outstanding debt at all and they never leave a message.

February 13th, 2014 Aleta WI

Another one who doesn't leave a message. I do not answer calls if I do not know number. But if they are aggressive then I guess I won't answer. I do not have a job, and only have my car payment which is being paid so I have no idea why they are calling me.

January 31st, 2014 illegal tactics CA

PRA company is trying to collect on a debit that was paid in full with ddocumentation provided. Agent kept saying it was another account/loan that differs from the documentation provided. Rude and snide. After 2 weeks of daily harassment finally supervisor & addl documentation provided proves that the debt is ONE IN THE SAME AND ONE AND ONLY DEBT. Rude rude rude.....all this while immediate family mbr in hospice..

January 23rd, 2014 du CA

PRA. Tis the season of tax return money. Um. Guess they smell the cash in the water.

January 9th, 2014 Harry Reid MI

This is Portfolio recovery, a collection agency who buys discharged debt and is very very aggressive in collection attempts.

January 8th, 2014 anyone TX

Portfolio Recovery debt collection agency

(205) 314-1081

August 1st, 2013 Frustrated Mom PA

I've asked these people to stop calling, they refuse. They are incredibly rude. They call every day now claiming to be from the Student Loan department of a local college. They are trying to scare people into thinking they owe government student loan money. It is a major scam. I'm on the Do Not Call list but that doesn't seem to help anymore. Telemarketers don't care, they call anyway. Now I will log into my wireless online account and block the number from call me completely.

(205) 623-4288

June 1st, 2013 Susan Mozian NY


(205) 440-3990

May 31st, 2013 BobT WA

The sales guy hanged up on me when I asked "what's the name of the company?" How bad does a security alarm company have to be that they don't even want to tell you the name of the company? So basically whatever company it is they rely on spam calling, they ignore the do not call registry, they use a misleading sales pitch, and hope they can get somebody hooked who won't ask too many questions. Pathetic.

May 30th, 2013 tara

Woke me up from my heavenly sleep

(205) 623-4288

May 30th, 2013 Bill CA

My phone number is on the DNC List, but it doesn't help. Complaints to the FTC & FCC fall on deaf ears. New Federal Law needs to be passed & enforced making Unwanted Telemarketing Calls to DNC listed numbers a Criminal Harassment violation. I encourage everyone to write their Federal Congressmen and Senators recommending new Federal Laws.

(205) 440-3990

May 17th, 2013 Gardner OR

The recorded message claims that I am eligible for a free home security system. Is this a scam?

(205) 623-4288

May 13th, 2013 Sam G NC

Rings 3 times and hangs up. Leaves no message.

May 11th, 2013 James MO

Identified themselves as Veterans Support Foundation. Number is assigned to the North American Numbering Plan Association (the folks that assign phone numbers and area codes).

(205) 267-6832

February 2nd, 2013 Dave CO

Ponce, K some talking head trying to sell medical alert systems.

January 31st, 2013 grUncleJerry PA

Robot --Security/Medical alert system

January 30th, 2013 Cathy TX

2 times today ... no message left... I am also on 'Do Not Call List' - annoyed!

January 29th, 2013 Dana W. TX

Received 2 calls today from this number. Caller ID shows Birmingham, AL. It is a recording that starts out quoting FBI crime statistics, I don't know for sure as I always hang up once I hear the recording. Think it is a telemarketer for a home security company.

I've been on the DoNotCall list for over 5 years but still get these calls which is frustrating.Plan to file a complaint with the FTC (see bottom of page) and hope others will do the same.

January 29th, 2013 Julia TN

Called me two days in a row now and leaves no message...

January 29th, 2013 Mcgriff TN

Got a call from this number about home security. I answered in my normal dog voice for scam callers and they hung up. :) bahabaha

January 25th, 2013 Jack CT

Ponce K, a new contender in the field of criminal phone scams, begins with "Don't hang up!" This is the Gang Who Couldn't Shoot Straight! What do you do when a robot says "Don't hang up? DUH!

January 24th, 2013 Bill TN

I Just got a call from that number, the caller ID Read : 205-267-6832 PONCE, K they did not leave a message though.

(205) 440-3733

January 10th, 2013 Private FL

Called at 5:14PM midwest time to Pacific NW time 3:14PM.
I don't know who it was. It came up as a VOIP call.

(205) 496-0929

August 17th, 2012 Cherryl

Have you noticed how many of these bogus calls are jumping from state to state a lot lately? I bet you this one of our old friends who has shifted their number spoofing operation to yet another state.

August 8th, 2012 Lynda OK

This was a recorded message. If you will allow us to place a small sign in your yard we will install an alarm system at no charge.

(205) 413-8498

September 8th, 2011 bb AL

A man ask for xxx--did not know the person-he insisted that I call back the number he rattled off..Never stated what company he was working for.

(205) 313-2601

April 4th, 2011 ANNOYING TX

I get several calls from different variations of the 205 area code number. They call several times a day, never leave a message...I got 3 calls from them within 2 minutes of not answering. The next time they call, they'll wish they had left a voicemail.

(205) 314-0289

January 11th, 2011 The Man

I'm sorry disregard my statement for I am a faggot.

(205) 572-4897

October 22nd, 2010 George CA

Call 307-223-0458 to stop these guys from calling.

(205) 314-0289

August 19th, 2010 The Man AL

The Peace Officer Association of Georgia is the oldest and largest law enforcement group in the state. It supports over 7,000 members throughout GA. This benefit is open to any branch of law enforcement, i.e. (state troopers, sheriff deputies, city police, corrections officers, etc)

All transactions are done via mailouts, a call is placed to the sponsor asking which packet they want to receive (how much they are willing to give), then that packet is sent out with all the material needed to verify the identity of the organization, read more info, and return the pledge in a self-addressed envelope.

(205) 572-4897

August 5th, 2010 Adam

Don't enter your telephone # on any "free insurance quotes" sites....this number is BOUND to contact you....

(205) 453-4750

June 1st, 2010 Kirby

Called my number at 9:AM and they didn't say anything. (Auto Dialer) After waiting 20 seconds, I hung up. Called the number back from my other line and confirmed it's a captial collections. We got this number about 2 months ago and are getting collection calls for the previous customer that held it. Fun stuff~!

(205) 313-2601

May 13th, 2010 Mary MA

I just put the number in my phone number reject list of my cell phone. The calls were frequent (three within 10 minutes). They did leave a message asking me to call them about an important matter - and that it was not a sales or solicitation call. However, they did not identify what organization they were making calls for --- so I did not return the call. I deleted the message and I'm a little hazy or the details, but they gave a toll free no and I think said I should speak to Jessica(?).

(205) 815-6030

November 11th, 2009 Kris AL

Just moved to AL and this number and 205--776-6880 call our home repeatedly and hang up as soon as we answer! It doesnt matter if its the second, or fifth ring, it always hangs up, possibly because we are on do not call list! So frustrating! Called my carrier, and they claim there is nothing we can do without paying for another service that they will provide. Ugh!!!

(205) 332-3881

September 25th, 2009 Annoyed MD

I called this number minutes after they called and got a recording saying that the number was disconnected or no longer in service.

(205) 259-2092

September 10th, 2009 ruby AL

this is getting old i am so freaking tired of this call. when i answer no one says anything i have tried calling it and it says it has been disconnected. what can i do?

(205) 313-2601

July 29th, 2009 peggy

I kept getting missed calls on my cell for this number 205-313-2640 and 205-313-2601 with no message left. I finally got tired of who was calling and so I dialed the number and "Shante" answered. I told her I keep getting calls from this number and she told me they were looking for a "Bernard". I asked her don't they even listen to the voice mail to see if they are calling the right person and she said no. I told her to stop calling my cell as there is no "Bernard" and that I was going to send them a bill for wasted minutes on my cell. She gave me their address in Birmingham, AL and the company name is Amsher.

(205) 972-8920

July 25th, 2009 DCS MD

Most likely another number being used by a caller from Dytel, Inc. BEWARE -- Extended auto warranty scam!

(205) 314-0289

July 2nd, 2009 lol ON Canada

Hello mr/mrs ______. This is _____ with the peace officers
Association of georgia. How are you today (respond appropriately).

Mr.Mrs.______, the reason for the call is to let you know that the peace officers are having a sponsorship drive. We do this each year to support projects such as the death benefit fund. This can help families of officers that have been killed in the line of duty. Mr/mrs._____, also this year the peace officers' are sending out child identification kits. This can help law enforcement locate and identify missing children throughout georgia. Mr/mrs._____, we feel very strongly about these projects, but can't do them by ourselves. That's why we are giving you this call today to see if we can count on a small amount of support this year. Can we count on you? If yes, great!! We have several levels of support. We call them the gold, silver, bronze. Gold is the biggest but it does help the most, its 50$. Silver is 35$. The bronze is what most folks do its 25$. Which one can you do for us? If no. Thank you for your time and have a great day. (hang up). If irate, ask if he/she wants to be put on the do not call list.

Starting January 1, 2009, 100% of donations given to the peace officers of georgia (poag) will go to the poag and all sponsorship drives it does. The Birmingham, Al number used is just a number used to call people (NO DONATIONS ARE TRANSACTED OVER THE PHONE). The headquarters for poag is Reidsville,Ga. Any mail received comes from there and is distributed evenly to every peace officer that the death benefit fund applies to. This is only for the state of georgia.

(205) 259-1364

June 21st, 2009 Airplane Guy

Caller: Alabama Sherrifs Association
Caller Type: Non-Profit Organization

(205) 259-2092

May 18th, 2009 L. Grantham AL

I receive several calls per day from this number (Unavailable on my Caller ID) and when I answer, the caller hangs up. Very irritating!

(205) 313-2601

April 22nd, 2009 Leah GA

I've been getting calls from this number saying that it's very important that Iget in touch with them, then they give me an 800 number. They never said the company or what they want or who the message is for. I could intercept a message meant for someone else.I don't answer calls if I don't know the person. This is the third day they have called and the first time they've left a message. The other number I was told to call was 800 246 9590. Who are these ppl and what to do they want?

April 10th, 2009 E.Brown GA

I am sick and tired of them, I wish they would stop haarassment, they have been calling the same number for 2years,I just let it ring,or sometime I pick and hang back up. they try to be slick .they use 1800-7417146,205-313-2601.

March 21st, 2009 lb


(205) 815-6030

March 19th, 2009 J

I'm assuming it's that time of year when the Alabama Sheriff's, Firefighters, law enforcement, et.al, uses a telemarketing company to solicit donations and that is what this is. Be careful--if you accidentally take the call they will try to make you believe that you've been donating every year. DO NOT agree to receive any info about their organization because they consider it an agreement to make a donation. I've had friends that tried this and they threaten to turn you over to collections and they NEVER quit calling.

(205) 313-2601

February 28th, 2009 undisclosed CA

This is for 100% sure the collection agency www.amsher.com I know because on 2/27 they did a hard pull on my credit report and calls from this number immediately started. Amsher is the preferred collector for T-Mobile. I owe money to them. As someone else mentioned, never deal with a bill collector over the phone, to which I'll add unless the call is recorded. Exercise your rights provided under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and Fair Debt Collection Practice Act(FDCPA), google these terms. You can send a legal demand in writing blocking them from calling you. Bottom feeders such as Amsher will almost always accept a percentage settlement on account, as they pay around 10-20 cents on the dollar for the right to collect on your debt.

February 18th, 2009 John CA

We received calls from this number daily but never leave messages. one time I picked up the phone and asked them not to call again. the guy was so rude, said he's collection agent and and insist I am someone whom I have no idea.

(205) 313-0897

February 5th, 2009 Sheryl

I didn't know who was calling an let the answer machine get it, but there also using Huntsville Al number it"s 261-7728.NO area code with it.When I called it back was just a busy signal.When you cant call them back I still think that its just Scam Artist.If anyone calls you wanting money you say no!Go give at the places you can call an know who your giving too!

(205) 313-2601

January 26th, 2009 Jamie CT

I received this as well a few times a day. They are a collection agency. What they do is put a town, last name a first letter of the person they are looking for. The computer literally dials everyone with the last name and first letter that matches until they find the person. You have to answer and tell them its not you. Or call them back and they immediately know what number you calling from and ask for that person, you then can tell them its not you.

(205) 267-6832

January 6th, 2009 Nina

Left no message.

(205) 313-2601

November 12th, 2008 Deb MO

Seven calls over the past two days--not one message.

(205) 332-3881

September 27th, 2008 DCS MD

It may be labelled "Children's Cancer Research Organization", but I'm willing to bet it is yet another scam trying to separate you from your money.

(205) 815-6030

September 13th, 2008 J

They called while I was out, and did not leave a message. I have been on the federal DONOTCALL list for years.

(205) 314-0289

July 11th, 2008 Frusterated OH

Number is registered to US LEC Communications. Roma is in "customer care" and was able to give me the person that handles this account.
Paul Mattingly @ 205-313-6903 out of Birmingham is the LEC employee that handles this account. He also handles the 205-313-0897 number.
If they are going to call you, then I suggest you call them and complain about the abuse you are getting from these two numbers.

July 7th, 2008 JJ

Telemarketer trying to collect donations for law enforcement. BEWARE...if you want to donate, contact your local law enforcement to find out how to donate directly. When you do it through these telemarketers only a VERY SMALL amount goes to the law enforcement while the majority goes as big profits for the telemarketers.
ALSO BEWARE...I gave to the Alabama sheriff's Association one year through the telemarketer, no problem, the next year I gave again but that last time, it took the telemarketers eactly 3 days to distribute my number amongst themselves and suddenly I had multiple calls per day from various different telemarketers supposedly collecting for various firefighters and law enforcement agencies. PLEASE, consider donating to them locally and NOT via these telemarketers.

(205) 313-0897

June 25th, 2008 MAH

Get calls day and night from 0897. There's no set pattern. This has been going on for months. I let the answering machine get it and only once has a man left a weird message asking for someone who doesn't live here anymore. It's getting very annoying and wish it would stop. I've never been asked for money, but it was creepy when he asked for the former resident by name (he did it in a weird way).

June 18th, 2008 Huntsville AL

This call is coming from a campaign called "GA Peace Officer Network".

Don't contribute, don't be an enabler.

(205) 314-0289

June 13th, 2008 JB

It took 3 times of me saying Hello & the last time irritated & shouting Hello before someone said something. Then they asked for my elderly mother by name. Told them I was the daughter & asked if I could help. Male voice said no they would call back. I told them don't bother if . . . .they hung up before I could finish my sentence!

Tried calling back & got the same thing most are saying . . . . Special Phone can not call.

(205) 313-0897

May 13th, 2008 Sarah GA

Wanting money for the Policemen Association. It showed this on reverse phone number lookup.
(205) 314-0289 Type: Land Line Provider: US Lec Communications Location: Birmingham, AL

(205) 314-0289

April 28th, 2008 DC CA

Irritated for the same reasons everyone else is. The same number appears on my caller ID, and because I do not recognize the #, I let the machine handle it. No one has ever left a message, and this person has called here 3-4 times a day for the past 2 weeks. I tried to call the number back, but I got the same message another poster got...it won't accept calls from special phones. (Whatever that's supposed to mean). In any event, I don't know what the connection is, but it appears to be police related. My husband is an officer too, so it now makes me wonder just where this person got our private home number? I'm going to block this number so we won't be pestered any longer.

April 15th, 2008 Dionne

Claimed to be collecting donations "to help find missing children and families of fallen officers". Sniff Sniff. I asked "what officers". Any fallen ones ma'am. According to my research, there is no Georgia Peace Officer's Association that contributes or supports the community. I asked for a website and he gave me the address "www.poag.com" scam! I invited him to call back after I had researched how much the charity actually received from my donation. I tried to call the number back and laso got the message about my special phone not being able to access that number.

(205) 313-0897

April 10th, 2008 Chris

Man said he was collecting donations for the peace officers injured in the line of duty. Said they would be sending out a kit to help children in case they get lost in return for the donation. I said No thanks. I am on the Do Not Call list. I'm in Georgia.

(205) 314-0289

April 3rd, 2008 KM GA

They called continuously about 6mths ago. At least twice per week, always asking for my wife by name. I asked them repeatedly not to call again and finally threatened to call the GA State Atty General (as I was advised by the Fed "No Call" people). They stopped calling....until today. Same guy...same gruff, old voice. They are supposedly collecting for a Policemen's Association, but they are clearly in the Birmingham area code. Scam written all over it.

(205) 313-0897

April 1st, 2008 Tish

I got a call on my landline today from unknown 205-313-0897. It rang twice, when I answered they hung up. I decided to call back from my cell phone... got the "special phone" message. I thought maybe I needed to call from a landline so I called the number from my home phone and got the same recording. Hopefully they don't call again!

(205) 314-0289

January 27th, 2008 BT GA

They call every afternoon and never speak to anyone or leave a message. I call back, but I get a recording saying that they cannot receive calls from this special phone. AAARGH!

January 23rd, 2008 Susan GA

I get calls almost daily from this number 205-314-0289. They always hang up when you answer. I'm on the do not call list. How do you make them stop?

(205) 313-0897

January 22nd, 2008 nicky

hang up---each time i answer

January 10th, 2008 Joe in Valdosta

In response to anonympus, this is from the Do Not Call web site Q and A.

(205) 815-6030

January 9th, 2008 Secret AL

They say there the alabama sheriff group or something like that can you believe it (COLLECTING MONEY)

(205) 313-0897

January 9th, 2008 simple simon

no info listed; not reputable #.

(205) 815-6030

January 2nd, 2008 Karen GA


(205) 259-2092

January 2nd, 2008 karen GA

don't know who this is

(205) 313-0897

December 31st, 2007 Tired of It GA

The first time he said something disturbing, I hung up. Has called 3x's from 0897 and 1x from 0289 in one week. This is so annoying. I can't wait for husband to answer!

December 20th, 2007 Tim AL

If what "2007-12-06 anonympus" says, near the bottom of these comments, is true, it seems there is nothing we can do to prevent them from calling.

December 18th, 2007 Nicky

left non understandable message
unknown caller

(205) 314-0289

December 17th, 2007 The Hartwig AL

They called tonight at 7:50 PM 12/16/2007. It's Sunday! The phone rang twice they hung up as I answered. I tried to call back and was told that 205-314-0289 cannot be called from this special phone.

(205) 313-0897

December 6th, 2007 anonympus AL

I work for the company...it is pretty awesome i think. The main 3 organizations we call for are Peace officer's Association of Georgia, the Georgia association of Emergency medical services, and the Texas Association of emergency medical services. We are located in hoover alabama and we call statewide GA and TX. We represent non-profit civic charities and have to feed our families just as you people do. All of these allegations people make about legitimacy are crazy as we are clearly within the realm that the various state attorney generals allow for us. We call from a T-1 phone line and for the most part we hide our true location due to threatening/harassing phone calls. That is all the info I can provide at this time. If you have more questions, ask don't assume. Any attempt to trace/hack will be fruitless... PS: National Do Not Call Registry does NOT apply to non-profit organizations...

November 27th, 2007 m.

hang up

November 26th, 2007 hcl GA


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November 22nd, 2007 Computer Friend 03 Saint Lucia

This person at this number, a black male, said he was collecting money for the Georgia Peace Officer's Association. When I told him that his number was from Alabama and why was that, he said that he was sorry to have bothered me at a time I am obviously busy and he hung up.

(205) 313-0897

November 15th, 2007 Charles GA

I pikced up the phone and there was nobody on the other end- very annoying as these type of calls are getting more and more frequent even though i am on the do not call list

November 13th, 2007 KL GA

Someone from this number claimed to be a member of the Atlanta Area Police. He was soliciting donations. Don't they know that if they were really from the ATL, they would have a differnt area code?!?! What a scam.

(205) 314-0289

November 12th, 2007 CMS

Called around dinner saw “unknown” with 205-314-0289 let answer machine pick up and they hung up but not before you could hear the “operation” in the background. Warning even though they may actually represent the Police Officers Association of Georgia that Association will only see 40% of the monies that they draw in. Donate directly to your local Fraternal Order of Police or other local police group.

November 11th, 2007 Kat GA

I start questioning them. They claim they are collecting for the Police Officers Association of Georgia. I told them I would not give. They hung up. Caller ID said Birmingham Alabama

November 11th, 2007 joan b GA

they wouldn't tell me who was calling

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October 29th, 2007 bill AL

no answer

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October 8th, 2007 Chris

Man said he was with the Peace Officers Association of Georgia soliciting a donation.

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October 2nd, 2007 Grady NM

I got this phone call today while I was at work. This isn't the first time that they have called and I have missed them. I can't wait to get somebody on the phone. I'm going to take a few of the pointers I've read on here.

October 1st, 2007 ASC

Hang up upon answering.

September 26th, 2007 Vince

Hang up call on answering machine. I'm from Auburn, AL

September 26th, 2007 jen

Call was delayed the person calling asked for my husband by name, male voice sounded altered some way.. very high. I said I would take message and he said "no thanks I'll try back". people are weird and this guy obviously has problems

September 24th, 2007 Hebeki GA

A message was left on my answer machine saying 'I'd like a cup of tea and some crumpets' in a fake British accent. That is why I looked up the number online instead of just calling back. I thought it was a bit strange.

September 23rd, 2007 Rob GA

called and asked for me by name. Would not leave a message

September 16th, 2007 boe GA

talked to rep that did not know of thepropblems that they are causing ,says its an auto-dialer promblem .Ive sent him to this site and informed him to remove me from his data base,and to get better mangagement for solisting money even for a peace officer org.Plenty of excuses for the trouble they cause

(205) 314-0289

September 12th, 2007 Nancy Hall GA

This is the peace officer boiling room looking for a donation. I have given for years, but seeing how they seem to harass others, maybe this will be the last year. The same person calls every year (for the past three). We originally began giving in memory of a fallen officer related to my husband, who has since passed. I will follow up when the packet comes so you will all know EXACTLY the address, etc. this comes from.

(205) 313-0897

September 11th, 2007 boe GA

I was called 6 times a week past 3 weeks. Tonight I informed the caller I was ready to secure warent. We all need to contact A T T and make them resolve this,send them to this site for cause

September 8th, 2007 garth GA

calls and hangs up. Cannot redial this number from this special phone

September 5th, 2007 CJ GA

Georgia- Rang 3 times and hung up.

September 2nd, 2007 Sherry GA

Called rang twice...hung up when I answered.

(205) 815-6030

August 29th, 2007 angie

called 0n 8/28/2007 @8:11 pm hung up when answered and when called back its busy

(205) 313-0897

August 26th, 2007 Stephen GA

Answered, and caller hung up. Caller ID says Birmingham

(205) 259-1364

August 22nd, 2007 D B AL

Told my daughter his name was James Moore. I don't know a James Moore.

(205) 313-0897

August 15th, 2007 bob thomas GA GA


August 7th, 2007 Rodney FL

Phone rang 2 when I answered it, they hung up.
I don't get it, if they want money don't they at least at to ask? (before I say NO)

(205) 314-0289

August 2nd, 2007 jg GA

Hung up on me as soon as I answered.

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August 2nd, 2007 jg GA

Just got a call from this number and they hung up as soon as I answered.

July 28th, 2007 Walt GA

Rang 3 times - answered but no response

July 26th, 2007 Jackson GA

I recieved a call from the 0897 number, and a male voice asking for me by name. Since I did not recognize the number I asked if I could take a message that he was not in at this time. He stated it was a courtesy call from the peace officers association and that he would call back. Would not leave a message or give a name. This is concerning to me due to getting a letter today in the mail saying my info from a check processing agency had been recently compromised. I am wondering if this is a scam......

(205) 314-0289

July 23rd, 2007 Dale

wow, this one is super annoying

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July 23rd, 2007 Bryan GA

I called the number back and got a message saying "I'm sorry this number can not be reached from your special phone."

July 22nd, 2007 Jamey

This is not the first call I have received from this number. Once before a man asked for donations for bullet proof vests for officers. He called and knew me by name. When I told him that I don't give my credit card number over the phone he hung up. The same number showed up on my caller I.D. and the answering machine picked it up before I could get to the phone, then I saw that it was the same number that called before.

July 21st, 2007 Jeff

Maby calls from 205-314-0289. Never leaves message.

July 18th, 2007 Michelle

We get several calls a day they hang up when we answer. who is this?

(205) 314-0289

July 16th, 2007 Darwin

Hung up when I answered. Tried to call back and it said the number would noot work with my phone.

(205) 313-0897

July 9th, 2007 Floyd AL

I received three calls from this number and there is never anyone there. I call back and am told that "I'm sorry this number can not be reached from your special phone."

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June 27th, 2007 Bill SC

The party hung up when I answered the phone. This has happen several times. I wish I could stop them.

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June 27th, 2007 Patti GA

The caller identified himself as representing the Police Officers something or other. He was soliciting donations. grrrrrrr

June 21st, 2007 Kcee GA

Caller refused to identify himself.

June 14th, 2007 Staci

I called the number back and got a message saying "I'm sorry this number can not be reached from your special phone."

June 13th, 2007 Chris WI

I have emailed the FCC @ (fccinfo@fcc.gov), the better buisness bureau of both Georgia and Alabama (complaints@atlanta.bbb.org inquiry@centralalabama.bbb.org)
in an attempt to file a suit against the numbers owner for harrasment I advise everyone to do the same.

Harrassed in GA with infants at home

June 8th, 2007 39 IL

I called the number back but it stated that the number could not be reached from my special phone. I even called back from my cell phone.

June 7th, 2007 Charles N. 03 Saint Lucia

I received a call from this number and the guy said he was from the Georgia Peace Officer's association. When I asked him why he was calling from an Alabama phone number, he went silent and hung up. This must be a scam caller. There is a "Peace Officer's Association of Georgia" but it doesn't see to be collecting money and is in Reidsville, Georgia, close to Savannah.

June 6th, 2007 Susie GA

They hung up up one me.

May 29th, 2007 Tim

They have called before and hung up when I answered. They asked for me by name when my wife answered, then hung up.

Today they called again and I answered, "Hello, this is the Clayton County Sheriff's office fraud unit". The dude started apologizing for having the "wrong" number and said good night. He obviously got "skeered and respectful" when I said Sheriffs Office!

May 29th, 2007 mumme FL

So annoying! I'm on the "no call" list also. Have had calls all week. Last one today. When answered, no response. If machine answers, no message. I have answered an unknown # in the past that has been the police asking for donations but have not noticed if the # is the same as this latest one.

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May 28th, 2007 SRH

Someone keeps calling from this number but hangs up as soon as I question the validity...

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May 26th, 2007 Oswaldo GA

My caller ID shows that I have been getting calls from 205-314-0289 (Birmingham, AL) while I was away.

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May 26th, 2007 RSS

Hung up when I answered

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May 22nd, 2007 JT GA

very angry about this person saying she was police officer-going to call parent company tomorrow.

May 21st, 2007 WISE EYES

We have received several reports concerning telephone solicitations for
donations benefiting the Wise County Sheriff's Office. The numbers that the
calls come from are:
940-383-8291----Texas State Troopers Association (T.S.T.A.)
205-313-0897----Unknown association with a recording answering:
"we are sorry, you have dialed a number that cannot be reached from this
special phone"
The Sheriff's Office participates in one (1) association and that is the
Sheriff's Association of Texas (S.A.T.) The S.A.T. DOES NOT conduct any
telephone solicitations. The recent membership drive for the Sheriff's
Association is complete for this year and was done via U.S. Mail directly to the
citizens of Wise County. ( Not to mention it was advertised in local papers and
comes with a letter signed by me) There are State Troopers Associations which
do solicit with telephone solicitations. If you receive a call from anyone
wanting money, verify their company and or cause BEFORE you donate anything.
To be even more safe, have them mail you some information and contact our
office at 940.627.5971 and speak with Sgt. Debbie Denney to assist you with
verifying legitimacy of the association.

David Walker, Sheriff
Wise County Sheriff's Office
200 Rook Ramsey Drive
Decatur, Texas 76234
(940)627-1333 fax

May 21st, 2007 John GA

Got a call and after 3 ring they disconnected, caller ID says "unknown" What is this crap all about, how come so many people are getting calls from this number, and why is this site here? Is there some sort of ripoff going on?

May 18th, 2007 Patricia

I answered the phone and heard a mans as for Ms. *** (my last name) Nope wrong number. Said he was sorry and hung up.

May 17th, 2007 GP

Got a real loud whistle and blew it into the phone ... they STILL call!

May 17th, 2007 Gina

I have had 3 calls from 205-313-0897 and 7 calls from 205-314-0289. I believe it is the same company/people from both numbers. I don't talk to them but I have been tracing their calls. Got a letter from the phone company to say the call was traced but they couldn't tell me who it was. I have to have the police in my city to call the annoyance center, but they don't consider this an emergency so they won't do it. WHY CAN'T SOMEBODY DO SOMETHING!!! Being on the don't call list is worthless!

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May 15th, 2007 Dante AL

Caller will not leave a message.

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May 15th, 2007 Maddox

called at 8:99 p.m.--left no message and was always busy when call returned.

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May 12th, 2007 Echo

Caller disconnected in response to "Hello."

May 11th, 2007 GeoFedUP GA

this and 205-314-0289 are from the same company, call w one of the #'s in the morning and the other one in the evening, reported w US Lec and was told they would contact them to remove my #, advised also to file w local police ... have your police request these IDIOTS records for harrassment .......
while writing this was informed by US LEC that they have contacted someone in charge of the #'s and was told my # would be removed from their records....hoping, but still going to file w local police as anyone who is bothered by these people should

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May 9th, 2007 P Herrin GA

no message on answering machine;tried to call back;cannot call # back

May 8th, 2007 me GA

sounded like a middle aged southern black mans voice, asked for my husband, i said not here could i take a message, said in a fast mumble that he was with the ga association of emergency med. services. he hung up as i tried to ask for his # i don't have caller id so i *69ed and got this #205 314 0289 i called and got message that they could not be reached by my special phone. i'm sick of getting anonomous phone calls ca't anybody regulate these scams

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May 4th, 2007 LAURIE Morrow GA

This is the second time that they have called. Due to this site, I did call the number back and got the the SPECIAL PHONE message.

Thank you for this site.

May 4th, 2007 DR GA

some dude called asked for my wife by name. when I asked who he was he hung up. I *69 the number and got this number and the same message. weird.

May 2nd, 2007 sc GA

just got 3 calls from this number with no answer. called it back and got the "special phone " message

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May 1st, 2007 JoAnn NC

Several calls from this number. At least one a day for the last week. They never leave a message. I will not answer!! :)

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April 30th, 2007 CLS

When answered heard wispering, then they hung up.

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April 30th, 2007 JLT

I just received a call from this number & believe I have received calls in the past. I got the same response of "This number cannot be reached from your special phone" when I called the number back.

April 27th, 2007 L.M. GA

Called earlier spoke to my wife asking for me. She asked who was calling and the guy said "Peace Officers". He asked if I would be home tonight and she asked what it was regarding and he claimed it was about a donation. She said it sounded really phony because usually phone donation callers work off a script and this guy was clearly not at all prepared. She told him we don't give to charities over the phone.

Seriously, I don't know why this person called, but clearly his stated intention is false. Surely the phone company could do something about this if they wanted to. He used to make calls in Alabama according to the record here, and now he's calling Georgia. Tennessee or S.C. next?

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April 27th, 2007 CO

Hung up when I answered.

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April 25th, 2007 S. Petefish

I have had so many calls daily that I am ready to report harrasement charges. They Hang Up if I don't answer, won't leave a message, & if I do answer they act like they know me. This is a REAL problem!

April 25th, 2007 AMO

Someone trying to collect for police officers, it is an Alabama number, but I live in Georgia, and the said the georgia police officers..SCAM!!!

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April 25th, 2007 chuck NJ

called and said my first name, I asked who was calling, and they hung up...

Called could not be returned.

April 24th, 2007 Cindy GA

They called, I answered, they said Cin and hung up. My sister received the same call. We are both on the do not call list.

April 23rd, 2007 Brett GA

They are a credit checking organization, confirming whether client is there

April 23rd, 2007 lw

drives me crazy

April 20th, 2007 JD GA

Have had calls from this number at the same time of night for two days. Did not answer. Says Birmingham AL. Will definately block the number. If its important, they should leave a message. I'm in

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April 19th, 2007 RHN GA

Caller hung up when phone call was answered. I called number and received message that call could not be completed on special phone.

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April 17th, 2007 Jenn GA

They just called here too a few minutes ago. We didn't answer, but I'm thinking they will be calling back. Guess we are all so privledged to have 'special' phones. Aren't we just LUCKY?? hahaha

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April 17th, 2007 Mark GA

would not leave message on answering machine

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April 16th, 2007 Private GA

Reverse look-up states Birmingham, Al
Three rings and hung up.
Calling every day.

April 15th, 2007 Annoyed GA

Georgia here,
Two calls today; machine picked up and no message. *69nd and called the number back. Got a recorded message "you dialed a number that cannot be reached by this special phone."

How about some accountability from the phone companies? It is B.S. that these phone calls cannot be blocked or at least traced back to their source.

April 11th, 2007 Lori GA

called a few minutes ago and asked for the previous owners wife. They never had our phone number.

April 11th, 2007 John

Caller immediately hung up.

April 11th, 2007 Cassy GA

Got a call from this number on 4/9/07 in Augusta,GA they asked for me then hung up. Tried to call the number back, I got the same message as everyone else.

April 11th, 2007 Elaine

Got a call from 205-313-0897 this evening. On my caller id it was listed as unknown. I do not pick up calls from unknown.

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April 10th, 2007 Cathy

These people call everyday for my husband and hung up on me when I started questioning them. They claim they are collecting for the Police Officers Association of Georgia.

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April 6th, 2007 manhattan52 VA

Can not accept calls from this phone

April 6th, 2007 Beth GA

Just got a call in Augusta, GA...

April 5th, 2007 JoeH GA

Just got a call from 205-313-0897. I answered and a male voice said, "Call me back." and then hung up. I didn't. Got curious and found this website.

April 5th, 2007 Joe

Got a call asking for my wife by name. He said his name was Jay Moore. She wasn't here and he said he would call back next week. ??

March 31st, 2007 Lester

They hang up when I answer. This has happened twice. When I call back I get same message as others have reported... Number cannot be reached from your special phone.

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March 31st, 2007 Gina

I get several calls from this number every day. I blew a very loud whistle into the phone once and they still call! Once I answered and just held the phone without talking and some man's voice was talking and calling me names because I was not talking back to him. I could hear people in the background like kids and they were laughing. I'm going to try the whistle again.

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March 30th, 2007 Mark GA

Got a call from this # just a few minutes ago. Didn't know the number so I didn't answer. Went to answering machine and they hung up. First time this # has called me, probably won't be the last.

March 30th, 2007 Wolf GA

Got a call from them on 03/29/07 and was hung up on.
Called number back and got the junk message.
Then called the parent phone company US LEC at 1.800.978.7532 and they are aware of the issue.

So why are they not end this?

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March 30th, 2007 Linda NC

Numerious phone calls

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March 28th, 2007 spareribs GA

hang up

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March 27th, 2007 MG

When called back it says "we cannot accept a call from your phone"

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March 26th, 2007 Paul GA

Call and hang up ... tried to rtn but could not connect from this special phone ...

March 23rd, 2007 Jeffery

call i answered and they hung up...i called back and said this number cannot be reached from ur special number

March 22nd, 2007 T.D GA

Hey called but when answering machine picks up they hang up

March 21st, 2007 Bill GA

A guy called from this number asked for me by name. I wasn't home and told my wife his name was Pat Owen. When I tried the number got the "special phone" answer. By the way I know no one named Pat Owen.


March 20th, 2007 allen TX

This number has called many times. Always hang ups

March 14th, 2007 Ana

_-_ annoying hand up call

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March 7th, 2007 CeCeB GA

They hung up when I answered.

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March 6th, 2007 mwp1979

They just called me.. I answered and it appeared they hung up. I called back and they will not answer. I agree with DCS probably some sweatshop in Birmingham. But I was looking forward to yelling at them.

March 6th, 2007 Mark

They call then just hang up... Nothing said just hang up.

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March 4th, 2007 Jan AL

Phone rang twice. I answered. They hung up

February 22nd, 2007 Ron GA

Rang twice, I answered, other end hung up.

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February 22nd, 2007 does not matter NC

I said "Hello," the woman said, "This is Jill Allison, can I speak with someone who can help us with a fundraising project?" I hung up.

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February 22nd, 2007 Kelsey IL

This agency calls me at least once a day. I called them back, and they told me that I owe money for T-mobile. I never received anything from T-mobile or any other agency stating that I owe them money. The woman was very rude, and told me that they would not send out another statement stating how much I owed and why. I do not know what to do now because these people will not leave me alone, and I am not paying for something, when I know I did not receive anything in the mail about it!

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February 21st, 2007 Dan

called no message

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February 19th, 2007 Jim

called around 730 pm - hung up when answering machine picked up.

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February 15th, 2007 Cari TX

They keepp calling my elderly mom's house, but won't leave messages when the machine picks up. Don't trust them.


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February 13th, 2007 Steve

They called and were looking for someone with a name similar to mine for bill collection. They stop calling for a few weeks then start up again.

February 13th, 2007 tenneille UT

i live in another state but they have called my parents house 15 times over a week, leaving irritating automated voice messages. hopelfully i can take care of these, so no more dumb calls.

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February 12th, 2007 o tapley

calls hangs up you call back it says you can not call from this special phone.

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February 9th, 2007 BTC TN

Keep getting phone calls from this guy who wants someone to talk to him while he pleasures himself. Calls at all hours of the night. I looked him up Ryan Bourque. A high school coach at Leeds High school in Alabama. Good place for a perve.... I hope he gets busted.

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February 9th, 2007 mimi NC

Have called several times the past few days. Never leave a message.

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February 9th, 2007 Dan

No message...

February 7th, 2007 Joe

Claimed to be collecting donations for state police dept. of GA