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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outofaera calls from 11 phone numbers:
Wherever the # is located...It's a SCAM.....Hang Up
702-444-4939 aka Worldwide Telecom aka Venture Capital aka Small Business Capital just called our business 7 times after we've been closed for over an hour now. Finally answered on the 7th call just to make it stop. Picked it up and it's an illegal robocall offering small business loans. They clearly do NOT honor the Federal Do Not Call list, and when you ask them to remove you from their list, their monkey with a script will tell you to F off. Reporting the calls directly to the FCC.gov website, once again, as well as to the Attorney General's office in NV. I'm beyond tired of these scumbags.
All it said was Nevada call. and this number 702-444-4939
This company calls numbers on the do not call registry (in violation of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act) playing a recorded message without an operator on the line (also a violation of the TCPA) stating that they have a guaranteed, pre-approved loan for you. When you get to an operator, the operator wants your name and phone number. The operator refuses to provide the caller's business name when asked (also in violation of the TCPA) and states that if you really wanted the loan, you'd give him your information. The operator also refuses to provide the company's phone number when asked (another violation of the TCPA). If you ask for the caller's information again, the operator hangs up without providing it. This is clearly a scammer - they refuse to provide basic information that 100% of legitimate businesses would gladly provide - even if it weren't required by law, and they require you to provide personal information before they will answer any questions... Do not provide them any information - this is a SCAM!
Wanted me to sign up for prospects. Said someone made $100,000. in two months with their list of prospects, whatever that means.
Said they were looking forward to hearing from me. Hope they aren't holding their breath for that!
Calls all the time. Answer and they hang up.
Male voice said only "look forward to hearing from you." Yeah, as if.
Who is it?
Two calls today. THe first call was a human being who was asked to remove me from the list. The second call came later in the afternoon, automated and had no option for removal. A return call only goes to an automated response.
I am constantly getting calls from this number, and they never leave a message. I never pick up because I do not recognize the number.
The robo-call I got is from one of the many loan modification scammers. The phone number is spoofed.
I've blocked this number from my phone. These scumbags keep calling. I've reported them dozens of times to the DNC but nothing happens.
KF, why would you want anyone to remove your number from a company no-call list? (particularly when your number wasn't listed to begin with) Be careful what you ask for. This anyway sounds like a scam caller which would not bother with such legal compliance niceties.
They keep calling about low interest rates for your home. This is a scam; Girl on other end of line was rude I asked her to take us off THE DO NOT CALL LIST as per the Federal Government Law. She said there is no such thing and hung up on me. Tried to call back on land line phone constant busy signal.
Used cell phone message was “This phone number is no longer in service". I HOPE THEY ALL GET CANCER!!!
Another scam call perhaps? Have not applied for anything from these folks. Reporting to DNC.
You actually make it seem so easy with your presentation but I find this matter to be really something that I think I would never understand. It seems too complicated and very broad for me. I'm looking forward for your next post, I will try to get the hang of it!
Usually don't answer these but I picked this up and it was a recording saying "all of our representatives are busy". Ugh excuse me!!!! You called ME! Why should I have to pick up the phone to be on hold. Needless to say I hung up. Who has time for that. What a SCUMBAG organization whoever it is. You don't call someone till your ready to talk! Where is the common courtesy?
Message left on my cell. Most of message was not understandable. Sounded like she was in a fish bowl. Parts that were sort of clear were demanding that we go somewhere in the city where she would be for a few hours and being ID and sign some papers, but if we settled, send a stop order. Then she gave a name of the filer and this number. Then it sounded like she made a threat that she would come to our house. First of all, the phone she called is a buy minutes phone that I have had at least five years. The number is not published and only family and a few friends have the number. I have no debts, so either she had the wrong number or they are calling random numbers trying to scare people. I have also gotten debt collection calls for someone with a foreign name. My poor mother in law gets calls all the time demanding money that she doesn't owe. I can only guess that the scammers (thieves) are out in force.
Recorded message advising of an annuity program, supposed to call (866)525-4815
Oh, and I poked 1 to speak with someone, someone picked up and then immediately hung up. Calling the number, there is a recording stating the number is not in service.
Recorded message stating we had called them (we did not) and at that time they didn't have a loan program that fit us, but now they do.
when they offer that alarm system, take them up on it, then attack the installer and lock him in the basement.....now when you guys try to sell alarms, I hope you and your guys seen this so you think twice of bothering people who dont want to be bothered!
Did not pick up. Reporting to DNC.
"Attention Census homeowner, our records indicate you may be eligible for a loan modification..."
Recording claiming to be from some Loan Modification Company I called before. Asked me to call 888-523-0910.
I just purchased a new Panasonic Phone system that you can block numbers....this one just made the list. Thanks, Panasonic! The consumer can findly get even. Only problem is the NRA uses mulitiple phone numbers to bug people, I'll keep adding them.
asked to talk to my husband or else no one would speak.
When returning the call to 702-444-4939 on Sept 14, 2011 there was a message the phone is not in service - most likely a scammer
National Recovery Agency
PO Box 67015
Harrisburg, PA 17106
Collection company doing business as NRA Group LLC or NRA Collections
Drop them a note requesting that they hereby cease all telephone contact including but not limited to computer generated calls. Request that if a legitimate debt exists it must be validated in writing.
Google the Federal Fair Debt Collection Practice Act and ftc.gov.
It seems the collectors goal is to annoy people with relentless phone calls until in desperation, innocent individuals call them and provide enough information to disqualify themselves as collection or information sources.
I was just seeking this info for some time. After 6 hours of continuous Googleing, at last I got it in your site. I wonder what is the Google's issue that doesn't rank this kind of informative sites closer to the top. Normally the top web sites are full of garbage.
Call our office daily, asking for the owner. It comes up NRA, but it's not the National Rifle Association. They are a low level telemarketing company that is spoofing their caller id to show NRA.
Recorded message from "Mary" at American West. As soon as I heared the bit about a form that I or a family member allegedly filled out last year, I knew it was a scam and hung up.
Buggers dont say anything, but they call earlier every day, 8:00 AM so far...
Same pitch: caller left a message that an application we had "filled out last year" had been selected for a 4-day cruise to the Bahamas from Miami or Port Canaveral. There was no time-share obligation but we had 24 hours to call back and confirm. Area code is from Nevada. Checked the America West route map: we'd have to fly from Milwaukee to Las Vegas to Miami, long haul even if legitimate. I didn't call back.
Recording from Dallas who states she's with America West, and claims to be calling about a complimentary promotional giveaway from a form I allegedly filled out last year & requests I call 888-460-9020 to redeem my free airfare & 2 night/3 day Disney Orlando stay. Definitely some form of a SCAM!
Recording claimed to be with America West Airline, giving away a free cruise to Nassau and St. Thomas. Didn't bother talking to any live person since it was obviously a scam.
Called my cell phone. When I answered there was no response on the other end but the line was open to someone listening.
I get several call each day.
It's an advertising scam out of Nevada selling access for only $99.00 located in The Cayman's. Too funny. The Nigerians must have burned out and these new morons have taken over.
Whenever I get a fast talker, I say "Stop! Now let's go over that again a little more slowly."
Then I make them spit out their presentation one sentence at a time so that I can discuss it with them.
Telemarketers aren't rocket scientists.
It's usually very easy to take control of the conversation and make it go where you want it to go.
Fast talking and slurred female recording trying to hawk an ABSOLUTELY NOT A TIMESHARE-type travel deal to Miami, Jamaica or the Bahamas. Pretty sure she said the name of her scam company at the beginning of the recorded message, but did it in such a fast and slurred manner that I couldn't understand what it was. It's a calling card/pay phone number, so what can you do?
Called saying I won something. Right.
called on behalf of some charity looking for donations
When I answered all I heard was "goodbye" and then it hung up.
Called me and didn't speak when I answered.
I didn't answer when they called, but I called back and got a recording asking if I would like to be put on their do not call list, I entered my number and hopefully they won't call anymore.
called and said im going to kill you
this number is accually in georgia... its a payphone
We have a call every day, some times twice a day, from these folks.
am in IL no idea who this might be
I receive a call from 702-444-4939 at 9:27 pm on 9/22/10 I no the number is out of Vegas but I need to no what city and state the pay phone was
I get calls daily from this number. they do not answer. and when u call the number back u get a recorder telling you about NRA
Only lets ring for 3 or 4 times and hangs up before answer phone cuts in. Called back and followed Loris instructions. I pressed 1 for "more information" and listened to their message, then afterwards, they give you the option to end the call by pressing 2 or to stop receiving calls by pressing 3. I pressed 3. I had to enter my 10 digit number for it to be removed.
Hung up as soon as I answered. Receive this call roughly 3-4 times a day.
The area code here is 703, (for Arlington, Va., McLean, Va., and Tysons Corner, Virginia.) Keep a record, please, of the date and time of each call made to your home. Contact the Arlington, Virginia Police Department online and report that you have information pertaining to harassing calls from some group calling themselves NRA in the area code 703, telephone number 656-9940 and request that they be stopped from the illegal activity they are engaged in. You may need to file a report of the activity on your phone line, but it's worth it to get this kind of behavior stopped.
There has to be a way to shut them down! They call my office at ALL times during the day, everyday of the week. This has been going on for over a month now!
Just call them at 1-800-672-3888 .....press 0 for an operator and tell them to remove your number from their call list.....they call my office several times each week, asking for the owner (who is NEVER here). As the office manager, this wastes so much productivity in answering their VERY frequent and frivolous calls.
ITS A PAYPHONE U TARD!!!! ALBERT EINSTEIN U NEED TO CHANGE UR NAME CUZ ITS NOT A CALLING CARD ITS JUST A REGULAR OLD PAYPHONE. LOL ALBERT EINSTEIN.......BUT ANYWHO ANYONE ELSE COMING TO THIS SITE NEED NOT WORRY IT IS JUST A PAYPHONE NUMBER FROM THE SAME COMPANY. THEY USE THE SAME NUMBER ON MOST PAYPHONES AND I KNOW THIS FOR A FACT SO STOP WORRYING THAT HE OR SHE IS CHEATING FOR IT IS JUST A PAYPHONE. THANKS # 702-444-4939 = PAYPHONES ALL OVER THE U.S
called me several times each time i answered no one there every time i called number back from caller id and received message it was westernwatts doing a survey and to visit their site on the web. i have my number listed with the national do not call and continue to receive irretating calls like this
I called the number back (National Rifle Association) and got their recorded information. I pressed 1 for "more information" and listened to their message, then afterwards, they give you the option to end the call by pressing 2 or to stop receiving calls by pressing 3. I pressed 3. If they continue, I will file a complaint on the Do Not Call site.
The NRA is whos calling if you want the calls to stop call the number back press 1 for more information, sit thru the whole message of what the NRA is, then is gives you the the chance to press 3 to stop calls, then enter your 10 digit phone number. It says it can take up to 30 days but they will do their best to stop calling in a few days.
got a call from this number, answered and they hung up
They called my house yesterday but did not leave a message. It seems that they call several times a day and several times a week but no message. Very annoying to say the least.
I answered because I thought it was someone else. A lady asked if I was "Mrs. Smith", I said yes. She asked to speak to "Mr. Smith". I said he was unavailable to which she replied that she'll call back at another time. I tried to look up the number but it is unpublished. I thought if your number was on a no call list these people couldn't call you.
They call my house 2-3 times a day. I never answer. Tried calling back to get options for the do-not-call list that someone had suggested. No options. They called me back in 15 minutes. My husband was a member. I have told them 3 times he has passed. I have emailed and returned mail stating that same fact. They just won't go away.
It is the NRA, sometimes someone is on the other line sometimes there is nobody. They ask for my husband and will not speak with me and hang up when I say he is not home. I figured out how to stop the calls though. Call the number back press 1 for more information, sit thru the whole message of what the NRA is and does, then is gives you the the chance to press 2 to stop calls, then you have to enter your 10 digit phone number, and that is it. They do have a stop calls system like most do you just had to listen to find it. So press 1 for more info then press 2 to stop calls, enter phone number and press 1 to send it.
Its the National Rifle Association looking for donations
Keeps calling asking for my husband. When I asked if I could help them they hung up on me.
calls , when I ask who is calling they hang up.
I have received several call from this number. They don't say anything, they just hang up.
These people call more than freaking debt collectors. Go suck it people.
National Rifle Association. I KNOW. A liberal is in charge and we need our guns more than ever. Give it a rest already.
Calls come in daily. No Caller ID displayed. Only 703-656-9940. We never pick up. They never leave a message. Interestingly -- these calls did not start coming in until we started researching and interviewing home security companies.
Called. Tried to push poll us with screed about UN taking away our guns. A little research online shows the screed is bullshit. I am withdrawing my support for the NRA. I hate this bullshit and they are doing nothing to protect my gun rights any more.
They are so annoying!!!!!! They have been calling for the past week or so but not leaving a message. wouldn't talk
They call every day...usually around the same time, but this morning was different.
Received a call from this number 3 times and no one on other side. Who do we inform on their billing status?
They call 2-3 times a day. I don't answer. They are calling for my husband who was a member. I have emailed and called them letting them he is deceased. They just will not give up. They are so annoying!!!!!!
Does not leave message on answering machine.
Call's everyday and I finally answered. Asked for my husband by name, said he wasn't here. She said she would call back. Called again next day, I did not answer. They never leave a message. I called their number because of what I read on this site and took my number off their list. The message said it could take up to 30 days to remove.
Wouldn't talk yesterday or the day before, dead air like an autodialer. Tonight a woman asked for the man of the house, She said "Mr. (and MY last name), I said there there wasn't one. Then she said she didn't ring the right number and I hung up.
They have been calling for the past week or so but not leaving a message.
They've been for the past week or so, and hanging up as soon as I say hello. I don't get it.
We were getting calls from this number also. Usually it sounded like someone was there and hung up. I called back got their message that it was the National Rifle Association. Pressed 2 to hear more about them and then pressed 3, entered in my phone number and was able to remove our number from their list. It says it might take 30 days to remove it. We are also on the Do Not Call list. Do not know how they got our number or why they are calling us. We do not own guns, or oppose those that do. Call the number back and get yourself removed.
NRA...THERE IS A TELEPHONE REMOVAL OPTION IF YOU CALL THE NUMBER BACK
they call my house almost everyday !!!! they never leave a message !!!! HOW DO I GET THEM TO STOP???
It is NRA and they say our numbers were collected on a recent purchase of a firearm related item we did, of course this is not true so file a report at donotcall.gov with as much info you can get from them. Also double check your mail box for any missing/damaged letter (id theft) because somebody might be purshasing guns/ammo under your name or maybe is just a way NRA telemarketers do their "work" by harrassing people at home.
they call every day-wont leave a message. This morning it was at 8:10AM.
We have received six calls from this number. When I pick up the phone and answer there is no one on the line and then they hang up. When I let it play through to the machine they hang up after the message. When I call the number back I get the National Rifle Association and a recorded message about how sorry they are that they missed me.
Missed call. Called back and message says that I've called the National Rifle Association and they're sorry they missed me .
No one ever there
Hung up on phone machine. *69 revealed the number. Calling it got a recorded message from the NRA
everyone it is a calling card company #! My sister is in rehab in south fl and she has to use calling cards to call anyone. This is the number that pops up. So it's not a pay phone number, if you are getting threatening messages from this number that just means someone you know is going out of their way to harass you and make sure that you don't know it's them. So there's your answer it's someone calling from a calling card!!!!
7-28-2010 This is the Natioanl Rifle Association. I just had a call from 703-656-9940 and asked them if this was the National Rifle Association and he said "This is Dale Cline calling on behalf of the National RIfle Association." He wanted to play a recorded message about the Obama administration, "because you wouldn't believe what they are up to." For two months I have been receiving calls from this number and nobody was ever there. Finally I had the pleasure of telling them to take me off their damn list and don't ever call me again!
Female caller said my name twice to answering machine in surly voice. Offered no ID. I'll never answer a caller who fails to identify itself.
Caller ID says NRA. Wouldn't talk
Caller ID says "NRA". It is probably a collections agency. Several months ago another collections agency was looking for our son's bio-mom, who lives in another state. She is a piece of work and gave us hell for many years, never obeying Court Orders, etc. so I was glad to tell them everything I knew!!!! Hope they find her make her pay every penny she owes since she never paid for her own son. So, keep in mind, that collections agencies may not be targeting you, they may be trying to get information on some scum you know.
No one ever there, will not stop calling
They asked for my husband by name. Then said they were NRA when I asked if I could take a message. Have told many times not to call.
I wish we could find out the truth here ! ! !
I see claims that this is a collections agency (National Debt Recovery) yet when I call this number back it takes me to the National Rifle Association.
No, I do not owe any credit card agencies, etc.....so why are they calling me daily??!?!?!
I do not own a gun and have ever been a part of the National Rifle Association.
I think it is just another scam and if we are unlucky enough to get our numbers on their list we are just stuck.
Sounded like someone was on the line, then hung up. They phone every day!!
They called my house Saturday but did not leave a message.
I've picked the phone up once to them and there was no one on the line. I wish they would stop calling me. I think NRA stand for National Riffle Association this is something im not interested in.
They call so often, I recognize the number/caller ID. Of course, I've asked to be put on their "no-call" list, but to no avail. So now what I do is just pick up the phone & not say a word, once the person on the other line says anything, I simply hang up. They usually call right back & I do the same thing - that stops the calls for at least a couple of weeks.
A very hateful man called my house and asked for my husband. I told him that he was not available and asked to take a message. He replied, "I am not allowed to leave a message." I am just about ready to tell this that old man where he can go if he EVER calls my house again. So rediculous!!
THey keep calling my house asking for my husband and I have asked htem to take me off their list as my husband has no desire to hear their 'updates'!! But they keep calling, what happened to the Do Not Call registry!!!
We've received dozens of these calls over the past couple of months. We don't answer, then, tonight I decided to answer and let them know that I do not want anymore call,.....well, when I said hello, they didn't answer.
Thanks for caller ID.
I'm getting called multiple times a day. Every time they call I'm going to call their home office at 1-800-672-3888 and complain.
NRA(NATIONAL RECOVERY AGENCY): www.nationalrecovery.com
NRA IS A DEBT COLLECTION AGENCY BASED IN HARRISBURG, PA. WITH OFFICES IN 15 DIFFERENT STATES WITH MORE THAN 100 DIFFERENT TELEPHONE NUMBERS.
CHANCES ARE IF YOU ARE DELINQUENT OR OWE PAST DEBT ON CREDIT CARD(S), IT'S THEM THAT'S CALLING AND NOT THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION (NRA).
HERE IS THEIR WEB SITE INFORMATION.
General Contact Information
NRA GROUP, LLC. dba National Recovery Agency
2491 Paxton Street
Harrisburg, PA 17111
P.O. Box 67015
Harrisburg, PA 17106-7015
Phone: 1-800-360-4319 or 717-540-5605
Fax: (717) 540-4810 or (800) 360-9954
"This communication is from a debt collector"
This Website has been ACA Approved
© 2010 NRA GROUP, LLC dba National Recovery Agency; All rights reserved
POST DATE: FRIDAY, 09 JULY, 2010 @18:30
Anyone as disgusted as I am should call 1-800-672-3888, punch "0" and when an actual person gets on the line, ask to me removed from the call list. I am receiving these calls several times a week so today I spoke with Andrew in the membership office. He did not enjoy my use of the english language and ended up hanging up. I have also sent an Email to them at www.nra.org requesting removal and also have contacted my congressman.
line was dead
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Many times I've been called and no one answers!
would not talk, another time hung up on me while I was talking
Wouldn't talk - no sound on line. These calls come at any time of the day, any day of the week - at least 2 dozen times in the last wee,
For months now they constantly call my office number. Very annoying. Wouldn't talk/no sound.
Just for fun, if you are working or living in an environment that you could do this in, answer the phone whenever a suspected telemarketer is on the line. If you hear a real human voice and they start their shpeel, hold a gas charged air-horn to the phone & blast them for a second or two! You can get them from amazon.com for as little as $7.00 for the 1.4oz can or under $30.00 for the 8oz which will last a very long time if used in short bursts. Refill 8oz cans are about $16.00. Free Shipping often available on orders over $25.00!
Even if it's a recording, wait and see if a human takes over the call or if there is an option for them to start recording you, then blast them!
Don't get mad, GET REVENGE!
i thought there was this thing i'm on called the no call list? Those paranoid gun freaks should leave people alone. If they want to help our nation, lets roll back that patriot act.
IT HAS CALLED 2 TIMES THIS MONTH.
Here's a video about people's rights re: debt collectors.... ftc.gov
I just filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission. Here's the link to do that: www.ftccomplaintassistant.gov
They keep calling asking for people... I keep asking them to remove me from the list, they never do.
We have repeatedly asked this caller to stop calling here. We're on the NO Call List! Now they call (several times a day) and just hang up. This is harassment! Something should be done to stop this. What good is the NO Call list?
called at 8:28:am - which is before 9am
Repeat Calls from this number. Upon answering there is no response. After 30-45 seconds the connection is broken. This has been going on for months.
Just received a blank call from the number. I have blacklisted the number in our phone system, it will never ring again. Everyone should have a Asterisk based phone system for there office.
Didn't take the call when I saw Caller ID name: NRA.
NRA membership drive. I listened to what the gentleman had to say. The drive is based on the premise that Obama has a secret agenda with the United Nations to pass a law banning guns for all Americans. So I looked it up while on the phone. Factcheck.org says:
Q: Has Obama found a "legal way around the Second Amendment"?
A: The administration’s agreement to talk about writing a United Nations treaty to regulate arms exports and imports is a far cry from banning possession of firearms, which Obama says he doesn’t want to do and the Supreme Court has said can’t be done anyway.
So, they were trying to scare me into joining, which I didn't do.
Answered the call. Caller hung up.
NRA call several times a day and as late as 8:30 TO 9:00 PM. I'M GETTING TIRED OF IT. I have told them not to call anymore. 06/04/10
Calling every single day!!! ANNOYING!
This may be from "First (or 1st) Media Services, Orem, Utah. I got a 15 minute "survey" 5/24/10 re Florida Governor's Republican candidates from them.
Have had one call a day from these people for weeks and I'm rather tired of it. When I answer they say nothing.
The phone rings Two or three times then stops. If answered, there is no response. I called the NRA at 1-800-672-3888 - Hit "0" when the automated response began, then spoke to a real person. He was very polite, took my number and said he would have it removed from the outbound call rotation.
I actually called the number back and a prerecorded message came on and stated that it was from the National Rifle Association and the reason they call was to update me on some information... so I hung up before
I got caught up. Call the NRA 1-800-672-3888 and after a few transfers they took me off their list.
Same as everyone else - caller ID said NRA, I picked up and there was nothing and nobody there
what happened to the do not call list
I WAS a member of the NRA until they started calling me again and again. I will never give them money again! I love my guns but I told them three times in a row to stop calling or I would NEVER give them another dime. They still call today 3 years later. WTF!
Have called several times. Usually three rings and then a hangup.
The NRA has been calling on a regular basis. I requested they not call me again. They're still calling. I also block their emails and they still contact me. I abhor guns and am livid that they have not been stopped from harassing uninterested parties!
File a complaint with the Do not call registry:
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Did not answer, no message
NRA, allegedly. I am not unsympathetic to Nat'l Rifle Association, but the "solicitor" was abrasive and I had to ask four times who he was. I would have thought being on the "Do Not Call Registry" would take care of the NRA; maybe it's another NRA.
Calls several times a day and I have asked them many times to take me off the phone list, and yet they still continue to harass me!
Tell them not to call, and remove you from their database.
i used online access to my carrier to block the number. we got call after call after CALL. now it can't get through. there may be a "*xx" service you can use to block it too. they are abusive. DO NOT ANSWER THE CALL
Saw the caller ID as NRA so didn't answer. How do I get off their list? Looking at some of the past postings I see some people are successful at getting off the list while others are not.
Caller ID says "NRA" 703-656-9940 1:10 pm,no message on machine, dont know why they are calling as we dont belong to NRA - whatever organization that is. On National Do Not Call list, doesn't seem to work.
How do you make em stop calling EVERYDAY and saying nothing?
got a call today i answered they didn`t say anything,hell i am a member .don`t think i won`t be calling them monday raising hell with them......1800 672 3888 www.nra.org
These guys are a ripoff!
they just called us. the phone rang twice and then they hung up..but i didnt answer i saw it on the caller ID
I have repeatedly receiving calls from this collection agency even though I had mentioned to one of their customer service reps that I am currently unemployed. I also changed my mobile phone plan from a monthly plan to a pay as go minutes in an attempt to save some money and explained to them that their solicitation calls were using up my minutes that I need to field and prospective work opportunities as well as mentioning to them that they have no legal recourse currently since garnishment cannot be placed on my unemployment benefits.
What do you want???
They called multiple times per day. I finally answered to get them to shut up. I waited forever and heard nothing. I finally said "Hello?!" and a man answered. The guy was a total jerk. He asked for "Tony," who doesn't live here. When I complained that they've called dozens of times, he didn't care, and said they could because they're the NRA.
You called asking to speak to the youngest male in the household. Your timing skewers your results when you call during basketball playoffs.
You called re Lannsing Michigan Potter Park. Potter Park is a "Quality of Life" asset that not only serves the people of the community but also helps bring new entities into the community.
Thanks "Annoyed". I tried your suggestion. Hope it works.------"Annoyed" said....There may be a way off this callback... call the number, option 1, listen to the message and then 3 to remove your number!
The call our company only to hang up. I am too busy to play games.
They call our company everyday. When we answer the phone there is nobody there, just silence. VERY ANNOYING!!!!!
two rings and hung up at 8:22 pm
This number with caller ID NRA calls our business 5 to 10 times daily!! Each time they hang up as soon as we answer! They need to get a real job like the rest of us and stop PLAYING WITH THE PHONE!!!!!
call very late. hang up.
Answered the call. No response on the other end of the line then the call ended.
Calls every day at least once.. finally I called back pressed 1 and then 3 and was removed from the list - they say it might take a month to remove it though
Calls twice everyday around specific times yet won't leave messages. What a waste of time on their part.
this number starts calling well before 8am in the morning seven days a week and when you do pick up there is a dial tone.
keeps calling even after requested not to
No one speaks - they just hang up. We have received multiple calls from this # - same thing every time.
keep calling us and harssing and calling for Dona Taylor.
no one spoke then hung up
keep getting calls at all hours and no one is there but a recording. When i pick up no one is on the line.
no one spoke
No one spoke when I answered
Calls from this number come at least once every day of the week, even Sunday. I used to let the answering machine get it, but never a message from anyone at this number. Now, since the frequency of the calls has increased, I answer, only for whoever or whatever it is to hang up. It has become quite annoying. Several weeks ago someone from the NRA called asking for a donation, but now its just a hang up call daily.
Like everyone else has said - they call several times a day but never leave a message.
So damn rude, they call my salon at least 2 times a day. I say that Im not the owner but Im the salon manager and offer to help them and they hang up! GRRRRR they are so annoying
Call at least three time a day. I do not answer but the call is getting on my nerves.
Thank you "annoyed." I finally answered the phone and told these people to stop calling. They have been calling for months. I did what you said and called the number and went to option 1 and then 3. Hopefully this works.
Answered the call and there was a recording telling me all representatives were assisting other clients. They called me and expected me to hold
would not talk .. hung up
did not answer
Debt collectors who leave messages of the "press one/keep listening if you are [name]...by listening you confirm that you are [name]" variety are BREAKING THE LAW. Don't hesitate to report them, or even answer the phone and tell them point-blank that they're breaking the law- chances are very good that they won't call you again.
Call every night. Always Hangup
Caller did not say anything-has called several times about the same time in the evening
I get a call from this # which comes up as NRA two or three times a day but today I decided to answer they hung up. I called the # back and got a lady who seems to not be aware that her phone # is being used for pranks.
Call or E-mail your states Attorney general with your info!
Its A Scam,Report Them!
There may be a way off this callback... call the number, option 1, listen to the message and then 3 to remove your number!
Answered the call and there was a recording telling me all representatives were assisting other clients. They called me and expected me to hold.
Called several times today and constantly for last week. Called National Rifle Association just now and asked tobe put on DNC list was happy to comply. Said it could take 24-48 hours to take effect. Guess we will see. Hope it works.
national rifle association
This number asked for a Mr. --- and when I answered there wasn't one (dumb of me!), they said, ok, sorry, and hung up.
Customer reported 703-656-9940 as a "Multiple Hangups". This number has been black listed for our customers since there has been over 4 complaints this year.
I answered, and female asked if I were (my name). I simply said no and she said "ok thank you" and hung up. This was the first time I actually picked up the call, but it has shown up on my caller ID mayn times. Maybe next time I'll see what it is all about.
We get called every day, sometimes 2 times, early morning till late night and weekends. Identity is NRA. Somebody needs to shut them down and fine them enough to put them out of business.
We get called from this number EVERY day, sometimes twice a day. We never answer, it rings twice and then stops. thank god fo caller ID.
This number continues to call my house! No one is there and the line hangs up in under a minute. This is in MN...also happening to my mother in law in CA
these people call every day, the phone rings twice, then stops. We never pick up.
called a financial business on a saturday afternoon, no message left
This phone number has been calling us at the same time every evening around 6:00 p.m. PST. It really irritates me that no one is one the line, and it happens every evening during my dinner time.
Left a computer-generated voicemail on our answering machine. The message started with "by continuing to listen to this message, you confirm that you are [name]". Apparently, the answering machine confirmed that it was [name], because the computer then continued to tell the answering machine that it should make sure that it could listen to the automated message in private. Which, again, the answering machine apparently did. Finally, it went on to say that the message was to collect a debt, and proceeded to give a reference number, which was cut off, because the 60-second limit was reached.
So, apparently, the office's answering machine confirmed that it was [name], and that it was listening in private, while recording a message in the default (ie: public) voice mailbox.
They called me literally 30 times in two weeks!! You pick up the phone and nobody is there! The last time they called I just answered "Federal Bureau of Investigations this is agent Smith can I help you"? Have not had anymore calls!
This number and organization that uses a caller ID number of 703-656-9940 has no association with the NRA. It's all "smoke and mirrors". They are desperate and low level business minded yellow page telemarketers that pray on people giving in to there harassing telephone calls. If everyone ignores then, and reports them to there local telephone company they will get our message.
This is Asset Acceptance, and out of stat debt collector.
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION
DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY WANTED?
NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION
we weren't home...googled to see who # belonged to
hope they don't call back
w/b annoyed if they do
Have received calls every other day for two weeks now...attempted to return call and it says it's the NRA. Other messages it is a debt collection agency. STOP CALLING US!
STOPPPPPPPP CALLING OUR NUMBER!!!!!!! WHAT DO YOU WANT? ISN'T THIS AGAINST SOME LAW??? IT IS ANNOYING BEYOND WORDS!!!!!
Calls 2-3 times a day, hangs up when you answer.
Real SCUM BAGS they should be put in prison for harassment.
They call, I answer, they want the owner, I say he's not in, they say OK and hang up.
These horrible telemarketers are calling from the National Rifle Association, even though we have never been an NRA member nor do we have a FOID card AND we are registered on the FTC's do not call list. I called the NRA's member services program at 1-800-672-3888 and complained vigorously to them. I also told the guy to Google this number and see all the complaints out there against his telemarketers and how awful they are! Finally, I submitted a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on their donotcall.gov web site. I encourage everyone to call the NRA with your complaints and maybe they will stop their illegal telemarketing! And if they won't, the FTC will make them stop!
Came up on the caller id as TROUNG THAI.
NRA - did not pick up, still annoying
Calls several times a week and never leaves a message. I called the number and there is no option to be removed from their phone list.
No response from calle
They call our office frequently. Unfortunately, we don't have call blocking, so I've instructed our receptionist to simply not pick up.
I've gotten this call a MILLION times before. I'm sure it was Ameribank. I told them I was on the do not call list and that I would be getting in touch with my attorney shortly. This stopped the calls. Today they called, I guess as I answered the phone the girl saw the do not call note because she sounded very confused and told me she was sorry and that she would have to call back. Haha
Constant nuisance, Call Block after first call
Suspicious, if they don't leave a message.
Left no message.
same here, NRA no message, do not answer unknown names or numbers
They call every damn day and hang up as soon as I speak. I even sat silent to see what would happen but no one said anything. Once I spoke, they hung up....WTF!!
Message from NRA President saying the UN led by 3rd world dictators were meeting behind closed doors were plotting to take away USA 2nd Amendment rights. Basically, NRA is scared about Mexican President (Mexico is a dictatorship??) coming to the UN asking for help in stemming the flow of guns coming into Mexico and the drug cartels. Steven Colbert ought to hear this one!
These fuckers call ALL the time and say nothing and hang up when you answer. Why fight overseas when fuckers like these need killing.
Call went to answering machine, they sat silent for about 10 seconds, then hung up.
After receiving a call every morning between 9:00 and 9:15, I finally *69 and got this number. I called it and it was BMG Music and I followed the procedure to be removed from their list. THe very next day I get the same call, at the same time, and now it's fromt he NRA and there is no removal option. WHAT A SCAM !!!!!
NRA called me, very nice people there. I had been intending to join but hadn't got around to it.
But it is irritating for people to call you when you are not interested. I will have a talk with them and I'm sure all y'all won't get anymore calls from them, except you liberals that think I don't have the right to own a gun. Yous will get double the calls.
A man who has nothing which he cares more about than he does about his own personal safety is a miserable creature who has no chance of being free, unless made and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself."
— John Stuart Mill
Call the NRA at 800-672-3888 and ask to be put on THEIR Do Not Call list. Unfortunately, the national Do Not Call registry states: "Understand that some calls are not covered. Once your number has been on the registry for 31 days, most telemarketing calls will stop. However, you still may get calls from — or on behalf of — political organizations, charities, and telephone surveyors."
So, call the NRA directly & remind them that since you are requesting it, they must comply.
Typical predictive dialing machine (long pause after I said "hello"). Asked for the owner of the company. I called the number back and got a message from the NRA. They have been sowing a lot of hatred for their organization with a recent blitz of calls to homes and businesses. Real good, guys. Keep it up.
This person did not identify himself. The caller id
showed the number and out of area. He asked for the owner and then said he was calling from Ameribank and he would be in my area in the next day. I stopped him there and said "no thank you" and he said "No thank you what? You don't even know what I have to say". Truth is, I don't care what he has to say and I definitely don't care if he'll be in my area tomorrow or not. This man was rude and obnoxious. Ameribank you better do better than that!
I had a problem along these same lines a couple of months ago, from a different number. The only way I got it to stop was by reporting them to the FCC (www.FCC.gov). After doing this, I informed the next caller that I had reported them, as I too am on the Do Not Call List. Maybe it is time to report this number too!
They call 2-3 times a day and never say anything. Something has to be done about this number.
tonight i finally blew the whistle,literaly,hope her ear is ok,call again and maybe i'll get both.Have you ever had someone blow one of those into the phone when they've had enough,especially when they interrupted you while your making love to your wife?I say i co rumba to them!
I decide to answer and he asked for Mr. Wood and told him he cant use the phone, dont call back. First time I gotten this call in a while
and thought it was over with,pray it dont happen again, we may cancel our phone and go to cell.
CALLED AND JUST HUNG UP WHEN I SAID HELLO
How the hell do you stop these calls from these people. They call ALL THE TIME!. I have signed up for the do not call list but they still call...They call from the time we get home from work until we go to bed...Grrrrrrrrrrrr!
Call from the NRA, asking for a membership. The 706 area code is just a call out line. The woman said she was in Area Code 304.
Phoned our office, Caller ID said "NRA," we answered, no one there. We hung up.
DOCTOR BLOW HARD FROM THE NRA CALLED.
HE ASKED ME FOR MY OPINION AND I WOULD NOT GIVE IT!
they hung up when I answered the phone - have seen several calls on caller ID over the last few days but they never leave a message - this is a place of business that they keep calling
We have been harassed by them daily, we are on the do not call list AND I have told them no less than three times not to call again. I tried blocking but they still got through. I finally reported them to the Do Not Call Registry.
On 22October2009, at 6:33pm, the caller ID said "NRA". Being on the far left -- I answered,... ready for rebuttal. Guy Identified himself as "Stan", and asked if I would listen to a recording by NRA president. The recording was 60 seconds of bias, disinformation and implied prejudice. Recording called the U.N. a "third-world organization" and Hillary Clinton a "treacherous monster, prepared to destroy our freedom". It burned my ears to listen. When "Stan" came back on,... I listened, interjected when necessary and TRIED to have a conversation. And "Stan" was not well-versed in the USA's history -- like saying that the 2nd Amendment was written in the 1990s. I told him I was in the NRA,... but when he continued, I said, "NO,... I thought you meant the Not Republican Association." We continue --- him praising guns, violence and hatred,... and me saying violence is bad. And he was rude, by saying "that judging by my anti-gun view, I must be 16 years old, 'cause only kids are dumb enough to NOT LIKE GUNS". He even said that dumb "Guns don't kill people, people kill people",... WHICH REALLY MEANS NOTHING, and stinks of specious ignorance and irresponsibility. And then when I tried to really have an opposing conversation,... like saying humans need to coexist, work together and stop killing, or that hunting was no longer viable for the planet or necessary,... he was stunned. And when I had the questions,... he ended the call. Called right back, but got only a recording. I don't wanna be taken off their list,... I wanna talk to them every time they call.
Well, they have been calling my home for about a week now, get the answering machine and state nothing. I have call rejection so they have just been added to the blocked call list by pressing *60 on my phone, then #01#.
received call from 703-656-9940 at 9:39 Am on 10-21-2009. No answer when I said hello.
I received this phone call from 703-656-9940 at 9:39 AM. When I answered I heard breathing...I said hello three times and then they hung up...
These idiots call me in the AM, when I call back I get a recording that says National Rifle Association...... I wish!!
I am so sick of all these numbers they call early in the morning and just before 8:00pm I am with you Shiikes about the do not call list and I am not happy with AT&T because I have privates mangements and because the use numbers H2732,A86,C2573,A37,A772 I call and complained signed the donot list for home phone & cell in 2007again June 2009 what are we to do if any one knows please let us all know
I was called by this number and no one answered. Obviously, from the comments here all the way back to 2006 no one cares about the do not call list. Why can't someone do something to make these calls stop. Assholes!!!
Got a call yesterday from them. Found out where it came from and call them back. Actually talked to a real person! Told them to put me on their "no call" list. Guess what? Got another call this morning!#$%$# Isn't there a law??????
Did not answer. Showed up as NRA. Call constantly.
We have received two calls almost daily for the past three weeks, no one answers when we pick up phone the first two weeks. We started to just not answer or pickup and hang up phone. Then just yesterday, the guy asks for our President & CEO, then he asks for the President of a subsidiary company. Apparently the guy won't leave mssg but says he will call back. We have decided to continue not answering calls OR pick up and press # sign so they can hear the annoying beep in their ear.
He asked to speak to my husband. I asked if I could help him. He asked again to speak to my husband. I asked again if I could help him. Then he said he'd call back later. Guess its time to get caller ID.
I received a call many times each time I answer but there is noone on the line .
Same crap, the NRA has been calling almost every day for two weeks. Just called again today.. same number only this time it came up as "unknown" for ID. But I have the number logged from the last time.
Seems like the no call list is just a joke. I filed a complaint but no one does anything, so whats the point. Last time they called I held the phone up to a popeye cartoon..next time I will get out the air horn.
I thought robocalls were now illegal. How do I report this number?
Received call on a Sunday night! Looks like dickheads from the NRA. Probably calling with a skewed poll for FOX News.
They just called. I can't believe they called on a Sunday. Ridiculous! I called the number back and pressed 2. I then had to listen to a message and then I pressed 3 to take my number off the call list.
National Rifle Association - call 1-800-672-3888 to be removed from their list. NRA press 0 for operator and to talk to a real person
I did not answer. No message. If they call again, I will report the number to the "Do Not Call" Registry.
Yes, it IS the National Rifle Association. They want your opinion on something the United Nations is supposedly going to do to us (I guess it must be something about those "black helicopters" the nuts seem to be so fixated on). I'm a gun owner, but don't subscribe to their nuttiness. I told the lady that, but the next day they called me again! Time to go register a complaint, but it won't do any good as they have WAY too much influence over our government.
Received a call from them this morning. It most definitely is the National Rifle Association, not the National Recovery Agency as someone said earlier. The lady asked is I would be interested in taking a "one question survey" after listening to a recorded message. I told her this is a business phone and we don't have any interest in mixing business and politics. She argued with me that it is not a political call. I told her that unless she was interested in buying my product, once again, we are not interested.
Didn't answer...went to answering machine. They left no message.
they ask for the mr. first time have 3 phones calls in 3 days . told them today it says nra if they were not going to talk do not call back.
Didnt pick up No message
I am gonna add a bit more...they did say the NRA and like I said asked how many weapons (guns) we own. I told him none,but that was quite intimidating...... I went to the BBB they can't locate the number,but here on line there are many of u like me who has recieved a call from the same number............703-656-9940.They best not try my number again.It is bothersome.....leave me alone.yikes how do they get away with it???
asked if I or my husband had any weapons october 6th at 8:37 P.M. I didn't appreciate that call and do not want another one.How do they pick people.and then call at that hour asking weither i have any weapons??? None of your business
They call weekly. We don't answer.
I am on the NO CALL list (national as well as State) and these Bozo morons from NRA keep calling but do not leave a message... figures they are cowards without their weapon now doesn't it. I called the number back and you get a recording that says "sorry we missed you, we were calling you about some recent updates. If you would like further information about our organization please press 1 now". I pressed 2 and it hung up. This call sounds sure like a robo cold call to a number on the no call list. and since NRA is not a charitable organization, the call is illegal.
The National Rifle Ass'n. Call the number back, press 2, enter your number to be removed. Swearing at them repeatedly doesn't help (I've tried it). Hope this does.
when i called 1-703-656-9940 back (twice) i get recording that says number is no longer in service, yet, caller id (nra) showed it just called us 5 minutes ago!
This Number is the National Rifle Association. It is an Automated system using a random number computer. It is very annoying and you can cancel the phone calls by calling back and optioning the no call back option. They really have some nerve trying to rally support by annoying people and not even have a human to speak with!
NRA = National Recovery Agency, is a DEBT collector
I got a call from these people. When I picked up the phone an automated messege told me to please hold. I decided to wait. After a few moments an operator came on the line and asked for Michelle Booth. I explained to her that nobody by that name is known here and asked them to take the number off their list. They said that they'll take the number off the list. We'll see if that actually happens. In the mean time:
Hey MICHELLE!!! PAY YOUR FREAKIN BILLS!!!
Also, Someone left some information on here about complaining to the BBB. As a business owner and former BBB member, Here is the real information on the BBB and what actually happens if you complain to them:
The BBB may be listed as a non-profit but is NOT a non-profit. It is not out to improve the consumer experience. It is not there to help you out when you have a problem. The BBB IS a business. It IS a franchise. It IS out to make a profit. A business becomes a member (and a "friend") by paying a yearly "due" of $400(+/-). Two key points: 1. Notice that I said due and not fee. You pay a fee for a service, you pay dues to become a member. 2. Notice that the Dues are $400 "+/-". This is because each BBB office, being a seperate franchise, charges a different price. If it were truly a non-profit, it's dues would consistant. The BBB will help you only if they stand to make a profit (by gaining a due's paying member).
When you make a complaint to the BBB one of two things will happen. They will see if the company is a member. If so, the BBB will either do nothing or, at most, notify the company of the complaint or dissatisfaction and let them take it from there. They will not follow up to make sure that the company is satisfying the you, the customer. In either case, the BBB will "scrub" the the file to reflect a clean history as long as the company is a member.
If the company is not a paying member of the BBB one of two things will happen: 1. The company is notified of the complaint and offered membership. If dues are paid the complaint is handed over to the company and the BBB "scrubs" the company file to reflect no complaints. 2. If the company does not pay (AKA - hush money), then, and only then, is the company listed by the BBB as haveing had complaints or poor service.
It's all really just a racket. Regardless of what the BBB says, it's soul purpose is profit driven. If you have a complaint about a business/contractor or would like Accurate information your best bet is to research an online consumer affairs business. I can only think of one right now (?)Janes list(?). I'm sure that there are others out there.
followed cwl's reply for taking name of list...called at 9:00 at night wtf?
Did anyone ever think that the people calling from this number might want to make the NRA look like it is harassing people? Hence making them look bad. When I called this number back (many times) I never got through to anyone, just an answering machine. I have a feeling that someone is trying to discredit the NRA. Anything is possible today, given the amount of hatred being generated by the political left.
Message to K: If a conservative doesn't like guns, they don't buy one. If a Liberal doesn't like guns, then no one should be allowed to have one. Hello, Shove that K!
I got a call from (703)656-9940 at about 4:45 PM today(9-28-2009). The caller ID said it's from the "NRA". If it's the National Rifle Association calling, they seriously don't want to hear what I have to say about guns and rifles. Generally speaking, I'd be happy if all guns would just disappear. If they call again, I'll answer, then tell them where they can shove their guns.
Have told them many times not to call. They still do
When I answered, they asked for my husband, I told her that he was not home, I could take the message, she said,(NO, BECAUSE HE HAS TO LISTEN TO A RECORDING) I told her not to call back. she said O.K. how we will see, wonder what kind of a scam this is....
I came home this evening to find a post-it note stuck to my front door with this phone number (801) 236-7589 with the name Brett Hawkins. Why was he at my home? Also there was a message on my answering machine stating for no one other than myself to listen to the message and to make sure no one was listening. He said it was to collect a debt??? What the heck? Is this a real thing or what are they doing?
Called back the number and went through the menu options like previous people advised. Hope this will stop them from calling me daily and just hanging up.
So, have been getting calls from this number for a while. NRA. We had a membership YEARS ago but choose not to contribute anymore. Regardless, they call daily and I never pick up. Took the advice of others here. Called the number back and requested to have my number removed from their call list (digitally). Amazed that it actually worked. That was 4 days ago and I haven't had a call since.
I will not support this group no matter what my beliefs are...they have call 1-2 times a day between 7am and 10pm for 3 months. I am on the Nation Do Not Call list! If they cannot respect this list, I have no need for such intruders. By the very nature of needing to take my time to go through a special op-out menu (3 then 1) as they will not respect the Nation DRC registry, they will never get any of my $'s!!!!!!
It is the National Rifle Association. To be removed from their list, call the number (703-656-9940) back, press 1 for more information and then press 3 to be removed from their list. Enter your 10 digit phone number followed by the pound sign, and then press 1 to confirm. It may take 30 days to be removed from their list, but the recording says they will try to process the request sooner than that.
WE GET CALLS AT LEAST TWICE PER DAY FROM THIS NUMBER. I ANSWER AND SHOUT "STOP CALLING!!", BUT THAT APPARENTLY DOESN'T WORK WITH ROBODIALERS. VERY ANNOYING.
have gotten many, many calls from NRA....most of the time I don't pick up. Today I did and she asked for my husband, and because he wasn't home, i told her i could help her....no go......she said she would call back at another time.
no name only phone.............................
There was no reply when I answered the phone. There was no name on the caller Id
When I answered there was no response
just got this call from nra.(nigger relief association)says they can get rid of all the niggers in my state. i told them where do i send the money.
They call EVERY DAY and a I always answer in Spanish. They ask for my husband using the wrong pronunciation of our last name. I say in Spanish I don't speak English. Then they just talk louder like I'm deaf. Next time I'm going to tell them to "Eff Off"!!!
Has called everyday for at least two weeks - sometimes 2 to 3 times a day. Have never picked up....
Currently have received 37 calls from this number. I have spoken with someone 5 of these times and asked them to please stop calling us. While I was in the middle of my sentence asking them not to call today she hung up on me.
Yet another call from this number. I do not answer. I did file a complaint with donotcall.gov and will do so every time I get either a robocall or no message is left.
None...Hung Up when I said "Hello".
why are they calling me? I don't have any money.
It does not matter what they say or what the situation is,
it still won't change the fact that I don't have money.
what part of NO and BROKE do they not understand?
Don't waste your time calling the Poor all day
begging for money.You won't get it.
some guy pretending to be "Josh" and asked if I had a minute
for survey. I said No, told him not to call again and hung up.
NRA has been calling my home almost every day for a week and nobody answers when I pick up. Annoying!!!
After being bothered by the same caller for weeks, I finally took it upon myself to answer. It was the NRA. The person on the other side of the line asked me if I could participate in a one-question survey. I said yes and then a message from Wayne LaPierre came on. It was some delusional speech about how the UN will ban all of our guns. Totally laughable with loaded language throughout. Certainly not a message intended for any intelligent thinkers. At the end Wayne said to hold onto the line to hear how you can help. There was no survey. It just went to chamber music and after a few minutes I hung up.
A robodialer with caller ID "NRA 703-656-9940" has called our number at least six times. Each time nobody is on the other end and the robot hangs up. - I called the number back and exercised the option to remove my number from their list, (press three, enter your 10 digit number, press 1 to confirm) but we are still getting the calls.
I have reporting it to DoNotCall.gov as a robodialer that calls and hangs up.
I got a message from the NRA today. It was a brilliant message about how I should be scared about my life & go buy more guns. It convinced me that I should be very afraid of everything & that I should really start honoring those conspiracy theorists, and listening to the voices in my head & go on a shooting spree. I love telemarketers & robo calls. I've bought all kinds of stuff after listening to their messages - considering I don't have a brain that works anymore. It's the voices. They don't stop & now I get to listen to them on the phone. I love the NRA - what a wonderful organization that makes me feel good about myself.
Go away NRA!!!!
Have been called by these people everyday this week. Very annoying! We ARE on the do not call list.
So --DON'T CALL!!!
Didn't answer but did call the # back. Option 3 is to remove your #.
I suggest we all call this DICKHEAD: Mike Fitch, Director of Marketing/Membership at 703-267-1000 (NRA switchboard). Ask the switchboard operator for Mike Fitch and give hime an earful or clog his mailbox if he is not in.
I have received 3 calls in the last 2 days - when I pickup the phone in the first 2 to 3 rings three is no answer.
Didn't answer but called number back a recording came on said National Riffle Association sorry we missed your call and if you would like more information about their organization press 1 and also you can leave your number to be removed from their calling list
I get at least 3 calls per week...looks like it's the National Rifle Assoc...clearly I'm not a member...don't have an interest in being solicted
Some hang-up calls; the rest ask for husband and hang up on me
Called today, and it only rang twice. I called it back and got a recording for the National Rifle Association. I wonder why they are doing this telemarketing thing? Obama is the best recruiter they have had in a long time! LOL
This is my third unwanted call today! The other called numbers were:877-740-1113 and 801-236-7589. I am on the Do Not Call List!
Thanks for the help. I just called them back, hit 1 and then 3, and got my number entered (after several attempts--they kept reading back incorrect entries--maybe I dialed too quickly). I hope I'm off their list now!
These people have been calling up to 3 times a day at all hours for the last 2 weeks. I finally went to the National Do Not Call Registry and registered a formal complaint. If you too are sick of the intrusion then go to www.donotcall.gov and click on the "File a Complaint" link. If enough do that, maybe they'll stop, or be brought to task for violating the do not call law!
If this is Century Financial, they DID send me a letter saying I owed someone $20 - and that it was 2 years, "seriously" overdue. I responded with a copy of the check that paid the bill, and requested the name of the party to whom made the claim, as their letter said I could. I have not received anything in the mail, and they keep calling. I did also get that computer call with the woman's voice (amazingly my Polish last name was pronounced correctly!) with the request I call back some phone number. And then it hung up. Even if I had wanted to call the number, it was said once and fast. I'm wondering when I should contact the authorities.
The area code is from Fairfax, VA. The National Rifle Association has headquarters in Fairfax, VA. Based on others observations, I can only conclude the call came from the National Rifle Assoc. So much for the no call list...there are too many exemptions.
I agree with Shane to some degree except for the part about the killer.We as a Americans have a right to bear arms.These socialistic jerks need to back off.I will not have some moron in Washington tell me what to do.Maybe they forgot they work for us.I did not vote for them anyway.Stand up for your rights America or you will not have any.These idiots in DC are picking at us apart one law at a time.Stand up or be run over.If you do not remember the constitution I suggest you read it again.It says we the people not We the almighty egotistical morons.
I got a call from this number. I didn't answer.
While we support guns, we do not want the NRA calling us 5-6 times DAILY!!! As suggested in another comment, we called the number back and entered "1" then "3" and it tells you to enter your phone number to remove from list. Hopefully this works!
I collect firearms, but am currently not an NRA member. I am a GOA member and maybe would have been interested in joining. However I said hello 3 times and nobody came to the line.
3 rings and hang up
They call repeatedly even on Sundays. I am not a member and don't appreciate their persistence. I called the number back and immediately pressed "1" then "3" and entered my phone number. I certainly hope this stops the calls.
703 656-9940 I got a reminder from the NRA to renew also. Was happy to hear from them
Just got a happy reminder from the NRA thati's renewal time . Thanks NRA
Answered the phone no response. 8:52 pm Sunday Aug 16, 2009
No answer when picked up. In response to Pi below. Gun owners are not gun-queers. Its the people who do not "respect the right" to own or not own guns that are Gun-Queers. Call the FTC on that one.
We didn't answer. No message left.
They have called several times and just hang up when I answer. So annoying.
Live call from an individual claiming to be representing the NRA. I advised her that I am on the federal and Colorado state no call lists, and to remove me from their list. I am not a member and never have been.
Yes,as we sat down to our Sunday evening meal the call came through.I waited for the answering machine to answer,they left no message.So I blocked them through my local telephone company's caller rejection.If they find a way to call from a different number I will be contacting the FTC.
I decide to call that nbr and recording said national rifle assocation and said to wait for message so I hung up.
Rang me twice, one right after the other at 10:30 at night. Both times I picked up and nobody was on the other end, it was just silent, so I hung up.
BTW, this is a neat site, thanks for making it whoever you are.
They don't give us the option of opting out, I've tried. They call us at least twice a day, every day of the week, and I'm particularly pissed that they call before 830 in the morning some days. I am not a member, there is nothing important for me to know.
Called on cell phone.
My husband who I have a restraining order against, just called me from this phone number, and said he was calling from a payphone!
I did not answer, but called the number back. A recorded spiel from the National Rifle Association claimed to have important information for me. Sorry! I'm just not into weapons that much yet.
Robo dialer, claims they represent the NRA. Told them I am on the state no-call list, thye argued that Idaho does not have a no call list!
Did call the number. It IS the National Rifle Association. I did the '1'+ '3' and followed the directions per the recording....Said I was NOW off their calling list.
Will wait and see. If I'm not....I'll be back...
Did not and will not ever answer such calls. Go Away NRA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Decide to answer after I always see tat it said NRA and sound like a Fax machine
They call repeatedly and always hang up when we answer. (no caller ID)
This number calls numerous times a day usually in the later evening. Also calls on Sundays as late as 9:30 p.m. What ever happened to leaving a message?
Call daily, sometimes twice. I have no idea what they what. Before I can say take me off your list,they hang up.
Called my cell phone again.
This is the web site of National Do Not Call Registry
And phone number is
If you don't want telemarketer to call you, register your phone number with "national do not call registry" this is government agency under Federal Trade Commission. If you register your phone number (cell or home) with them, I takes 30 days to put your number into the system. After 30 days any of telemarketer cannot call you because you registered your number with them, if any telemarketer calls you, you just simply file a complaint to the web site or through the phone. Then the company called you will get a penalty from government.
The NRA! Haha...my phone has been listed with the DoNotCall registry for some time. Not being a member, or even a gun-queer for that matter, I filed a complaint with the FTC.
This is the second time that they have called I don't answer and agian they are making pests of them selfs with this number they changed numbers and so I know who it is and so again I don't answer when they call they better get the hint that I am not interested and they well stop making pests of themselfs!!!!!!!
I didn't answer. Don't know who it was because I don't answer the phone unless I know who it is.
Called my cell phone this evening.
KG and anyone else that believes this crap............you are really screwed up if you think that law abiding citizens should not be allowed to collect
this quote below is what is screwed up with this country.....................
"I hope they don't call again because I'm really into ANY law abiding citizen having an arsenol of guns. I find it a little strange for people to think they need to "collect" guns."
if you really believe this i hope that some twisted sick serial killer finds his way into your house at night and abducts your children!
do any of you read the constitution.......it is are right to bear arms to do whatever we desire with our firearms within the law
and no stupid idiot like you should be allowed to live in this country, we should send morons like you to Afghanistan in the heart of al-quedas camp and leave you there.
the outragous legislation you speak of is a trampling of our rights by the Gestapo government and should never be allowed to pass, you should stand up for your rights even if you dont like some of them, because one day you are gonna wake up to a completely socialist environment and wonder what happened
I've gotten several calls from this number in past month. Caller ID says UNKNOWN NAME.
I get calls from this number betweeen 11:00pm and 2:00 AM... it cant be a bill collector, that makes no sense!
Woman tried to tell me about current "outrageous" legislation being considered. I interrupted and told her I support the legislation 100%. She said "you do?", I said yes, she thanked me and hung up.
Pick the phone and just hold it for as long as the call is connected. Don't even bother talking to them. Chances are pretty good the call is not free to them either. ;)
Absolutly this is the National Rifle Association. If you call the number back (which makes me mad because it is a long distance number) you will have to press 1 and hear a spiel about them. Next you will have the option to press 3 and enter your phone number. They do tell you they have "30 days" to update their records. I hope they don't call again because I'm really into ANY law abiding citizen having an arsenol of guns. I find it a little strange for people to think they need to "collect" guns.
Call several times a week, finally called them back and it is National Rifle Association, asked to be removed from their calling list, said it would be 30 days, we shall see.
Called on my cell phone again today.
wanted to speak with my husband, when I told them, he wasn't available, that I was his wife, they quickly said they would call back, I asked who was calling and they hung up.
I picked up and no one answered on the other end
This is harassment. I have a no call number. I want these calls stopped!
They've called many times over the last few weeks. When we pick up there's a long pause and sometimes someone gets on the phone. When someone finally came through and said "hello" this evening I asked to be added to the 'do not call list' and they hung up. I called back and got an automated message saying it was the National Rifle Association saying that they have been calling regarding some important information and that they would be calling back. The only option was press 1 to learn more about the organization. I suspect I'll need to continue not to answer the phone in the evenings or take some time out of my day during business hours and beg to be removed from the call list -- I assume they have a non-profit loophole(?) from the real "do not call list". They have been the only unsolicited calls we've been getting lately. I wouldn't mind supporting the NRA, but after this I'm officially against anyone using 1980's telemarketing.
This number showed up on caller ID on my cell phone. No message left
Didn't answer. They call frequently, even on Sunday. I think that this NRA stands for "National Recovery Agency," as they go by those inititals and recently sent me a letter about a debt that was cleared over ten years ago and that I've since disputed!
While I am not unsympathetic to their perspective, I do not appreciate repeated junk solicitation calls from the NRA. Junk phone soliciting may earn them some money, but for every call that pays off, they have pissed off a hundred other people with an NRA signature flashing on their caller ID. As a business strategy this is probably about as effective as repeatedly hitting yourself in the balls with a hammer. You have to wonder why anyone still uses such a universally detested means to squeeze a few bucks from people. And why would anyone even contribute to these sleazy parasites knowing that contributing does nothing but identify them as easy marks for every lame cause imaginable. Just because it's legal doesn't mean there are people out there who appreciate it. There is no grass-roots support for junk calls. Everyone hates them.
Thank you Julie, I did this. At first the only option is for more info, press 1. I didn't press 1, and it disconnected after a minute. So called again, pressed 1, then 3 without even waiting for them to tell me to and it went into the part about 30 days. They have called so many times, I can't wait for it to stop!
says is "jeenifer" from NRA really a debt collector..tell em the guy they want not live here.. they continue to call.. I just put em on bolcked..
Call back and hit 1 then 3, they will ask you to put in your telephone number and says they have 30 days to remove it from the list. Hopefully this will work. It is the National Rifle Association, why do you people believe everything you read. Call the freaking number back and see for your self. Thay is why we are where we are today, blind leading the blind!!!
NRA has shown up on caller ID , i am tired of them calling me at 8:30 am every morning, they call every day called them to take name off calling list, i have talked to them once and they hung up on me a couple of times, its everyday don't answer except for three times i am sick of it. total pest
They called us on a Sunday afternoon, which really ticked me off, I do think this is the NRA, they wouldn't talk to me, but my husband talked to them. They wanted him to spend $100 or so on something and he told them no and then they said they would lower the price for him, he again said no and the lady kept going. He said not to call us anymore and hung up. This has been 2 days ago and we haven't heard from them again, yet.
Multiple calls, multiple times a day, for weeks. Finally called back per comment on this list; it IS the National Rifle Assoc. and they say so. You get msg "Sorry we missed you", then hit 1 for More Info, then 3 for Don't Wish to Receive More Calls Like This. Also used my Call Blocking feature for the first time ever (AT&T) so hope that's the end of it.
If they are the NRA they do not do themsleves a great service accosting people and not saying who they are, while you can see the number on your phone. I don't know what they want, but they certainly will not get my sympathy or anything else.
We did not answer. Do not belive that it is the National Rifle Association.
Called and asked for my wife when I said she was not home they hung up. Called back and they would not say who they were.
NO ONE ON LINE WHEN PICKED UP. (Or hung up)
is a call from a "machine"..
hit the # button 7 to 8 times
in quick sucession and this will
confuse the "machine to not record
your "data" (answer time, person, etc.)
The phone calls I keep getting are from the National Rifle Association. The caller ID says NRA 703-656-9940. I know this is true because my father and brothers belong to the NRA and this is the customer service number they have. I called and complained about all of the phone calls and hangups. They said they would take me off their list. I have never recieved any phone calls from them before so I'm not sure why they started about 2 weeks ago. I support the NRA but the phone calls are annoying!
But *nice* try to get people to fuhget about it.
Bill is H.R.45, Blair Holt's Firearm Licensing and Record of Sale Act of 2009. If you research it online, you will find several websites offering opportunity for comment.
Calls various times..is some kind of collection agency asking for
someone not here.. rude and nasty.. I just block their calls.
I've been seeing calls from NRA, 703-656-9940, but have not been here to answer until today so I thought I would see who or what this was about. They asked for "Mr. Smith" and although I'm not currently married, I said this was "Mrs. Smith". They said they would call back later which makes me think this really is the NRA. Has anyone actually talked to them?
when i answered the phone they did not said anything and then they hung up
calling the number and pressing 1 and then 3 seemed to work. they did however state that they had 30 days by federal law to remove my number from their calling list. we will see if this will get it stopped!
I've received calls for several days in a row and after seeing on here who it was(the NRA), I called and had my number removed from their list. Ridiculous!
I answered the phone at 2 rings. Unknown caller showed up on ID along with number. There was an immediate hang up on the other end.
This is the National Rifle Assocation. It is my belief that since they are considered a politcal organization the "Do Not Call" list does not apply. I did call back (they identify themselves as the National Rifle Association), pressed "1" and then "3". All calls stopped. Not sure where the "debt collector" story comes from...calling the number back does provide identification of the organization making the call. I hate ALL unsolicited phone calls, but it is not hard to stop this one.
Followed directions for earlier commentor..call number back press 1 then 3 the NRA will remove you from caller list.
Thanks to Piccoli for the helpful information without name calling.
Maybe the phone company can stop this as harrassing phone calls.
NRA is a collection agency
who is this and why do they never leave a message?
Yes this is the National Rifle Association conducting political "lobbying" of sorts. Yes it is annoying and the do not call list will not prevent this... All you people whining about being on the DO NOT CALL list are idiots!!! Unfortunately the list does not apply to everyone you do not want calling you. Straight from the donotcall.gov web site:
"Placing your number on the National Do Not Call Registry will stop most telemarketing calls, but not all. Because of limitations in the jurisdiction of the FTC and FCC, calls from or on behalf of political organizations, charities, and telephone surveyors would still be permitted, as would calls from companies with which you have an existing business relationship, or those to whom you’ve provided express agreement in writing to receive their calls. "
Educate yourselves you dumb a**es before you start ranting and raving about the do not call list.
DEBT COLLECTORS calling for my Ex Catherine DeLeon Fort Worth, Texas think she lives in Irving, Texas
This number has been showing up EVERY DAY as the NRA. I usually wasn't home, but finally answered once or twice, figuring if I told them I wasn't interested in whatever they were calling about, they would quit. They asked for my husband and when I said he wasn't there, the caller just said he would call back. I would say "don't bother" but they continue to call. I called the number today. You will get a msg saying it is the National Rifle Association and "for more information" press 1. I did that, then press 3 to enter your phone number to get off their list. Hopefully it will work. Why doesn't the Do Not Call List protect us from junk like this???
The call is listed as NRA on caller ID, but it is those ***wipes from NCO...the scourge of the earth. I don't answer, and generally, they'll either hang up or leave an automated message telling you they are collecting a debt and give you a 1-800 # to call. My FAVORITE is when they have a real live man sounds like a psychotic drill sargent...you can almost hear the spit frothing at his mouth as he talks to you (or the answering machine) as if you are a little kid in trouble....You WILL call me back I WILL be forwarding MY decision to my client today about what actions will need to be taken (he almost sounds like he means he's gonna have to hire Tony Soprano to take you out if you don't call him back)..Let me assure you, YOU WILL CALL ME BACK! BTW, I didn't call him back - so much for his assurance. A88H()lE! I did keep the message...I play it back when I need a good laugh at this pathetic little mans expense. As someone else here said, the worst thing you can do to these people is not answer them and don't call them back...but a ringing phone left unanswered doesn't bother me...I know some people hate it as much as spiders. GOOD LUCK WITH THESE LOSERS...it's much better when you think of it as a game.
I am really getting tired of these people calling.This is not the National Recovery Agency. I have no bills that are not paid. The number does not match any phone numbers from the national recovery agency. I sent a complaint to the national do not call registery I have sent so many complaints to this place from a whole lot of different numbers. some have stopped others have not. The national Rifle Association would have no reason to call. If they want a donation they can send mail.I am really getting fed up with all these fraudulent calls.
I say that people start calling this number, and harrass them instead !
I say that people start calling this number, and harrassing them instead !
No message just hung up. Surely there is something that can be done about this harrassment.
When you actually answer and speak to the person calling, they identify themselves as members of the NRA. When I said we weren't interested, the man on the phone got really nasty and started yelling at me for giving up my rights under the second ammendment. I politely asked to be taken off their calling list. This happened on May 19, 2009. They just called again today, May 20, 2009.
Yes it is them.
I called the National Rifle Association and spoke with the membership center. The 703 area code is in VA and Ricky at the NRA recognized 703-656-9940 as their number. He said they are doing what they can to stop the hang-ups and they fire anyone who is rude. The NRA is not concerned about how unprofessional they are or how their organization is being talked about online or on local radio stations. "Flip off", KRLD, Dallas, TX. Oh well. I just answer calls and put them on mute or sometimes let them listen to the radio or TV with me. They hang up as usual.
Don’t believe me Ricky said anyone with complaints can visit the NRA website or call them directly.
NRA Member Programs
I called the National Rifle Association and spoke with the membership center. The 703 area code is in VA and Ricky at the NRA recognized 703-656-9940 as their number. He said they are doing what they can to stop the hang-ups and they fire anyone who is rude. The NRA is not concerned about how unprofessional they are or how their organization is being talked about online or on local radio stations. "Flip off", KRLD, Dallas, TX. Oh well. I just answer calls and put them on mute or sometimes let them listen to the radio or TV with me. They hang up as usual.
QUIT BASHING THE National Rifle Association -- YOU LOSE YOUR GUNS & YOU WILL LOSE YOUR FREEDOM!
THE CALLER IS NOT FROM THE NATIONAL RIFLE ASSOCIATION!
The people calling you are a debt collector. Here is their information:
NRA GROUP, LLC. dba National Recovery Agency
2491 Paxton Street
Harrisburg, PA 17111
P.O. Box 67015
Harrisburg, PA 17106-7015
Phone: 1-800-360-4319 or 717-540-5605
Fax: (717) 540-4810 or (800) 360-9954
UPDATE: It's been almost a week since I called the number back (703-656-9940) and at the recorded message entered 1, then 3, and then my phone number to remove it from their lists. NOT A SINGLE CALL SINCE... Yay! These people have been calling almost every day more than once. Now, peaceful silence.
This IS the National Rifle Association or some scum telemarketing group they have hired. They want you to listen to a message from the President of the NRA about fighting Obama and Congress because they are going to take your guns away. What a bunch of paranoid wingnut a$$holes!
Called the number back and it was the National Rifle Association.
They have called my house twice (yesterday and today). I have a 10 month old and they have called during his nap, so I answer to keep him from waking up. They ask for my husband, when I tell them he is at work and can I take a message, they say "no message, we'll call back".
No one there when I answered
They are constantly calling 3-4 times a day asking for my spouse. He is never here when they call and when we tell them this they hang up on us and call again repeatedly. Took the advice of others and called back and entered '1' and then '3' and then entered our 10-digit number to remove from their list. Hopefully it will work...
Did not answer, and they do not leave a message. I'm on Do Not Call registry, dont understand why they are calling. Will not answer any of their calls.
I get several calls a day sometimes. The few times I answered, no one is on the line or they don't say anything...maybe because I sound angry? I'm on the DNC registry and I have issued a complaint with them. It's easy to say, 'don't answer' but it get's irritating when you stop what your doing to check the caller ID or answer a ringing phone only to see it's that same #%&@* number!
I have gotten several calls, once I answered but no one said anything.
Calls have been coming in a couple times a day.
I didn't answer the phone, but called back, as I don't owe any money I didn't think it was a collection agency. Got a messase stating sorry they missed me, but press 1 for info and 3 to be removed. I pressed three and filed a complaint with the National Do Not Call registry, as I'm listed as do not call on both National and State level. ( Wisconsin). I work from home, so it's a pain in the ass to get these kind of phone calls.
what is wrong with everyone.there is caller id.the joke is on them.dont answer i look at the caller id and go about my business.if they leave a nasty message.i get an attorney.i am broke.you can sue for harrassment.talk to an attorney.be smarter than those hungry asshole.you annoy them by not answering.hahahahahah
Just got this same call. Thought it was legit until I refused an over the phone transaction and asked for a mail in packet. Operator agreed and hung up, but seemed to forget my address. Then I found this topic here, and have written the nra.org as a courtesy.
This number has called several times and they use another number as well for renewal of warrany of car. This is Mother's Day and they call. They also have called to fix interest rate. I have pressed the 2 for not to call now for over two years and they still call. I have turned another over to CIA, FBI and FCC. FCC comes back and says it is not a problem for them, so who do you turn to and what do we do?
Bunch of fracken cock roaches.
Caller ID shows NRA and woman on the phone said she was calling for the National Riffle Assn.
Talking about a slutty lie. Next time they call it goes to the fax machine. I'm on the DNC list and they ignored it.
Requesting donations to fight some bill in Congress regarding gun ownership and license to own any firearm. Bill is fictitious. Scam!! Beware!!
I read Patsy's instructions after posting. Tried it, appears to have worked. We'll see.
I've received 4 calls in the past week. Caller ID says "NRA". Never anyone on the other end. I called it back & get only an automaton that will provide info on the NRA. I'm on the Do Not Call List. I see from other feedback that it's a collection agency. Not my debt, I have an excellent credit rating; however, I have received a couple of calls looking for my ex (divorced 15 years, haven't seen her in 7); my phone# was never hers. I would happily pass along the whereabouts of my ex also - however she seems to have disappeared. Still looking.
called it back and it said on the voice mail that it was the National Rifle Association. Calling CA from VA? WHY????
Caller identified himself as representing the National Rifle Association. He asked for my husband who was not home. I told him not to bother callling back. This is second call I received from this number in the past month. We are on the DO NOT CALL list and have never done business with this company.
I called the number and the message state that they were National Rifle Assoc. and would call again in a few days. I could leave a message to tell them to take me off their list so I am sure they will call again. What a pain!!!
I answered the phone after one ring and there was just silence. I waited a bit figuring that telemarketers take a while to answer the phone but it hung up rapidly. I am up-to-date on all my bills and have lived in my house 10 years so nothing should be from the past. Why would a bill-collection agency call me?
I get a call everyday but they say nothing why?
Of course, they are not the Nation Rifle Association. They are a debt collector. Here is their information:
NRA GROUP, LLC. dba National Recovery Agency
2491 Paxton Street
Harrisburg, PA 17111
P.O. Box 67015
Harrisburg, PA 17106-7015
Phone: 1-800-360-4319 or 717-540-5605
Fax: (717) 540-4810 or (800) 360-9954
Thanks for the donotcall.gov. I will try this the next time I get any of these annoying calls.
Hang up when answered
There is no connection with me to this number. Some have tracked it, I see on this page, with a NRA collection agent. Why can't we make this illegal.
NRA....National recovery Agency. NOT Nationl Riffle Association
They call three times a day, from three different numbers. (703) 291-9022, (703) 656-9940, and (703) 656-9968. Even if I answer they never say anything, they just hang up.
The National Do Not Call list became a joke under the Bush Administration. As did everything under that administration.
I have an answering machine on the line now, and I never answer it. Problem solved, telemarketers knock yourselves out. Literally, know yourselves out, your all scum who deserve to be pushed off the planet.
Answered the phone and there was no answer, but I could hear the sound of an office in the background. No one was talking though.
I called back. "Please enjoy the music while your party is reached." Country Music instead of a ring tone. I hung up.
we didn't answer. They call twice a week
do not ever call them back they are fraud
We had 2 missed calls from NRA according to caller ID. The next time they called, I asked the caller if he was from the NRA. He hung up on me.
The phone number 703-656-9940 is NOT the National Riffle Assoc. It is a COLLECTIONS AGENCY called NRA!! It has NOTHING to due with The National Riffle Assoc.
This is a payphone.
This number showed up on caller ID on my cell phone. No message left. No idea who this number belongs to.
As we get a lot of calls from collection agents for my husbands ex wife, when we started to get calls from this number I was suprised to find they were from the National Rifle Association. On further investigation I found they are in fact from National Recovery Agency....Yes a collection agency. They dont have to lie to me to get info I will happily pass on what I know about the whereabouts of the ex wife.
I called this number back and the recording said it was the National Rifle Association. I seen this post on here and did what it said, and it said my number would be removed, hope it works.
just call back, during the introduction to the NRA press 1, then again during the announcement, press 3 and enter your number, confirm with pressing 1 and it will be removed from the list.
Don't confuse these callers with a legitimate business to business accounting firm in Seattle. This errant company calls from Jacksonville, Florida.
NRA is a collection agency. They call MY house knowing that the person they are asking for does not live here. They try to threaten you into giving them information which I don't believe you are required to do. Just let them know that whoever they're looking for does not live at your home and hang up. I had one threaten to send the sheriff out to question me if I didn't tell him how he could get in touch with a daughter who was having a financial problem. I went to the Fairness In Credit Act website and downloaded the law that states they cannot call or harass a third party over someone elses bad debts and after reminding them they were breaking the law, they stopped.........for a while. Now it's starting again. I don't believe this NRA has anything to do with the gun group.
This is a very annoying caller; we do not answer because we have no idea who it is but would like for them to stop calling. Any ideas on how to get this stopped? email@example.com
Somebody called from this number, but I didn't hear my phone ring so I didn't pick it up.
thanks Patsy for detailed instructions on how to stop further calls from this #
I answered and told them to take me off their call list. They agreed cheerfully enough. We shall see if they do it.
They have been calling for my late father (same tel number) for several years now. I have told them to stop calling. No avail. I have told them my father is dead. No avail. The last time they called I snapped, "I told you my father is dead. Hell, you're the Rifle Association. What part of freakin' "dead" don't you understand?" No answer from them, so I hung up. Believe me it is not a "libral ploy", as "Ray" thinks. I listened to their rap once and they practically begged for money to "stop Obama" etc. It is just another boiler room calling service the NRA has hired.
I am an NRA Life Member. Have been since around 1959. Have never known the NRA to use a call service such as this to irritate people. I called the 703-656-9940 back and sure enough it was answered with a message sounding as if the call came from the National Rife Association (NRA). Yet the recording was not the same one you get if you call known NRA phone numbers. I suspect this could be some new liberal ploy to discredited the NRA and make enemies for them. I have been called by the NRA from their calling programs in the past and when one answers they always respond, and have always been very polite and considerate and the NRA has always taken the high road toward ethics and professionalism. So these irritating type of calls are way out of character for them, suggesting even more strongly these calls are not coming from the NRA.
Caller ID says NRA. They do not respond when we answer the phone.
nra 703-656-9940 called us on 3/24/2009 at 10:48a.m. 3/23/2009 at 3:54 p.m. 3/20/2009 at 3:24p.m. 3/26/4:30 p.m. and will hang us on me because they want to talk to my husband. He is working and i have told them to take our # off of their list. we are on the do not call registry. what is the address of the company that is calling so i can write them a letter. any help will be appreciated. i have reported to other sites also even the do not call registry.
Did as recommended, called back, during the introduction to the NRA press 1, then again during the announcement, press 3 and enter your number, confirm with pressing 1. We will see if that works.
Calling mutiple times per week asking for my husband and refusing to leave a message - thanks for the tip Paul worked like a charm
I've asked repeatedly to be put on the NRA's do not call list and they are VERY rude and hang up. I am on the FCC's DNC list and we do not have a business relationship with the NRA, how come they won't quit calling?
Take my phone number off the list. I am registered with the do not call list
This number was on my called ID. We also are registered with the do not call list. They did not leave a message.
Please take my name off your calling list
Called today 3/18/09 & asked for "owner". I said owner wasn't in & they hung up.
Please take our name off this calling list
Did not answer
Do as Patsy posted, very easy, just call back, during the introduction to the NRA press 1, then again during the announcement, press 3 and enter your number, confirm with pressing 1 and it will be removed from the list. Very frustrating people to deal with, do not leave it to them to remove your phone number after speaking to them, if someone is on the other end of the line when you answer, just do as I just did. Hope this helps.
These people have been calling at LEAST once a day seven days a week. I have caller ID so haven't been picking it up. They called during dinner last night and I had to get up and look at the caller because we've had a family emergency this week. I picked it up then and gave them what-for for calling continually and told the person not to call again. LOW AND BEHOLD, I got another call a few minutes ago. As soon as I heard it pick up I told the person that I had caller ID and I knew how it was and the whole story again. The woman on the line repeated my number and said she was putting it on the do not call list. I told her if I got another call I'd report them to the FCC.
don't answer no message when you do answer no one says anything
I don't own nor do I want to own a gun!
Calls in the middle of the night
they've called every day for the last week, multiple times a day. I work mids and sleep during the day. Pisses me off that nobody ever says anything after they have the nerve to wake me up. shouldn't have to unplug my phone to get sleep. wish somebody was on the other end. i'd call them at 2-3-4 am every night. anywho. i reported them on the National Do Not Call Registry.
THEY CALL 50 Times a day and won't answer when asked who they are
When I got a call from NRA for my husband, I said he wasn't there, could I take a message. They said they would call back later. I said I was his wife and could handle matters for him. They still said they would call back later. So, I told them that my husband had passed away. They offered me condolences and then said they would remove our number. We shall see.
www.donotcall.gov Everyone needs to register complaints to maybe get some attention.
I called the number and it is the NRA
asked for Mr. Our last name, I asked which one and they gave me an inital and I said noone here with that. Appears name was sold to marketing firm. Said would take number from list
Called & asked for me - I hung up when no one asnwered me.
when i answered the phone a lady wanted to speack to my husband and i told her he was working, could i take a message. She said i will call back at a later time. i asked her what was this concerning and she told me that is was a political call and hung up. we have also recieved the same number from with the id call reading NRA. my husband has told them repeatly that he was not interested. i have also told them the same thing and to take this number off of their calling list. i see that they haven't. i have also reported this number to the do not call center. it don't seem to be doing any good. time 8:39a.m. 2/18/2009
They call over and over 1-3x a day. from 7am to 9pm.
i have asked repeatedly for them to stop calling, but they keep calling.
They call 2 to 3 times a day at all hours. I've had it.
why would someone need a long distance calling card when they have unlimited calling with Metro PCS?
also, can these cards be used with cell phones? or are they exclusively for pay phones? home phones?
I am quite suspicious about this calling card and where he was calling from while using it?
so it allows someone to place a call from an unspecified location and shows this number...
Basically u will never know where they are.... I got the idea, I think he is cheating! but will keep searching,,,
also when i called the number it said I could not reach it from my calling area....
my bf would never use a payphone, i am very suspicious of this....
My boyfriend's cell phone was turned off, he forgot to pay his metro.
We were in a huge fight and suddenly I received 3 calls from this number and it was him. He lives in San Jose,CA.
When asked who's phone it was he said he used pay phones, but when he called he was in a vehicle.
What's up with this?
i called the # back when the dude started ta yammerin i mushed #1 din when he went ta yammerin again i mushed #3 din he sayed put in yer 10 digets so i did din he sayed in 30 days we be off the hit list but tryin to do it in 2 days reckin ill be hearin from them soon
they called and i have told them do not call again, this has been going on for months, so they started in again, and i turned them into the do not call registry. then i emailed them and told them i did that. Haven't had such a quiet phone for two nights now.
Called again twice and on the second time I picked it up and these freaks hung up.......get a life !!!!!
These yutzes called my home three times within 10 minutes yesterday. So much for the "do not call" list. Like most everything else the government does, it's totally worthless.
Keeps calling at least three times a day and I am getting sick of it.......
We answered and no one spoke, and then hung up. We are on the do not call registery. Do not know why they would be calling us.
I don't care who it is. Whay are they calling me at 10:51pm???
A couple weeks ago I had been getting calls from the NRA on my home phone (which is also my business line). I called the number left on my caller ID, of course it was a recording. They want to get in touch with you to give you information about recent law changes regarding whatever. But if you just listen to their 30 second info session... they will ask you if you want to be removed from their list. Just hit "3" and enter your number with the area code and there you go. They haven't called since I did this and I did this about a week and a half ago. Hope this helps everyone out there getting calls from this number!!
They have no reason to call me. Hung up when I answered
Asked for someone - but said no message, hung up.
They hung up when I answered
NRA...told them to take their f*cking guns and shove them up their f*cking asses...
where is this number located ive gotten 7 calls from it
As for theory - you have to find it yourself. As for practice - maybe I could give some help. I found an interesting program on one of the thematic forum recently. It searches for combination automatically. Nice one, though poor in interface.
Program is based on Martingale system with the corrected algorithm. It`s based on searching and waiting a series of results («red or black» usually). But this one I got is for «head or tail».
There were discussions «pro and against» this soft, but I downloaded it and explored for about half an hour and left it in automatic mode till morning. What I found in the morning was 250WM.
But use this soft wisely, admins in casinos do not welcome these things.
pass for the arch: 123
customized for headortail.com
So is there anyway to stop these calls? get tired of them, can u report them to some one?
We don't answer the calls just let it ring , usually rings 4 or 5 times
They keep calling 3 to 4 times a day, 7 days a week. I am filing a complaint with the US GOV as soon as I post this message. I am on the National DNC list. They (NRA) are breaking the LAW! File a complaint if you are already on the DNC list at www.donotcall.gov It is the ONLY way to STOP IDIOTS like these!
Call from "Account Services", accountservices.com , from Jacksonville, FL. , wanting to help me reduce my interest rate.. It's the 5th time these losers have tried to scam me. I'm on the do not call list, too. I'm reporting them to my state's AG & the federal list. www.callferret.com
Account Services, Inc.
PO Box 832
Redmond, WA 98073-0832
Account Services, Inc.
5400 Carillon Point
Kirkland, WA 98033
Phone / Fax : 206.264.5435*
This is completely ridculous. Need to find out who owns this number
They've called several times a week since the election. Not sure why. Wouldn't have a beef with them specifically as I have owned and am proficient with various firearms, but 1) I didn't initiate contact and 2) they refuse to leave a message of any kind. Professionals know how an answering machine works - get with the program please!
This has been a continuous thing for the past 6 months. No one answers. I have Googled the NRA site and found this number. This type of conduct is unecceptable no matter what bussiness or organization!
Concerned where the USA is going!!!!
Frustrated US Citizen!
Calls every day, sometimes multiple times each day... FOR MONTHS... I actually looked here because I could not believe that it was the actual NRA. I never pick up & they never leave a message. 1st thought maybe it was about the election, BUT that is LONG over... I will try & get on thier "Do not call" list..
12/11/08 Received call from 800-360-4319 and the person on the other end said please hold on for next person (no name given) I hung up ,If they can not give company name and who is speaking I hang up.
Did some back tacking found out it is a debt collection co. Funny thing I don't owe anyone anything.
Wounder what their game is????????????????????????????
this number is from century financial services (not a collection agency) but part of lawrence memorial hospital, new london, connecticut.
I've had several calls from this number, I never pick them up because I don't know who it is. I looked them up on another site that claims it's a land-line phone.
Currently getting 3 calls daily...occassionally all 3 within an hour...all blocked by my niffty new panasonic phone. I have often wondered why asses like this keep making these calls...I figured most folks would be angry about the harrassment. After reading these posts, it's clear why: I can't believe how many actually answer these calls and even more puzzling are those who fall for the "30 day off the list crap." Do you seriously not understand you have just confirmed your number for them for future use and sale to others organizations as a confirmed "good" number? OMG! Can you not understand that if no one answered, they would be out of business? BTW, say a prayer for that poor unfortunate Cory (posted above)...he is either mentally handicapped or choose to leave school prior to the eighth grade. Of course, he maybe an NRA plant...in that case, don't forget to piss on his lunch box the next time you see him at the annual telemarketing convention.
"T" (see message below) obviously entered 904-398-4657 in the box where his own (registered) phone number should have been entered on the Do Not Call complaint form. That is why the complaint was rejected - not because the FTC has changed its rules.
Note to "T": You register your own phone number, not the number that is harassing you.
Note to "I Dig Deep": DNC stands for Do Not Call, not Democratic National Committee.
This company is phishing for credit card numbers.
Complain to the FTC and your state attorney general every time they call - and do not give them any information!
no caller on the line
Have been called by this number on each of the past three days. Wife answers, they seem to know her name, then they ask for me by name. Wife said I wasn't there, then they hang up with no reply.
i work for this company... and yes we call you alot.
we are NOT covered by the federal DO NOT CALL law since this law is only for the TeleMarketing firms (those sales calls you usually get) and since WE at WesternWats are doing surveys and not making calls that asks money or donation... all your efforts of filing a complain would be worthless. So better take the surveys, and look at its bright side... You help companies make and do good products and services for you (demanding consumers) and even help the government figure out issues and create agenda to serve the nation well... YES!!! even the government pay us to call you!!!
This number calls on average, every other day. I have picked it up and its dead air, and they NEVER leave a message.
They call me weekly, automated message says "not to be alarmed" and pitches request to speak to an operator about credit. I have my # on the Do Not Call list but they do it anyway.
Got the "Don't be alarmed..." message. The answer to why the number announces it is disconnected could be several reasons. The first could be that it isn't a real number. The company that is calling you clearly do not want you to know who they are. When you own your own phone system, you can send out any number you want to. They obviously programmed it to send the number listed. The second reason you may get that message is that when you call it, their phone picks it up, saves your phone number (from caller id), and then gives you the message stating it has been disconnected. Did their system really answer it? You never know. They are clearly scamming people.
I pushed "1" to tell them to take me off their list and that I am on the "Do Not Call" list. The rude man of the other line said,"Damn, you don't even want to know what this is, before you want off the list". He stated that the do not call list has no relevence and that they have the right to call me because I fell in their qualifications based on the credit bureau report they receive. I again informed him to remove me from the list. He again was rude and said I see how it is you just want to be independent! What a freak.
Solicitation even with Do Not Call Registry
Been calling. left no msgs. They're phishing CC # for id theft.
I got a call today although I'm on the do not call list.
I subscribe to two rifle magazines but don't like the NRA for other reasons.
I ran to the phone - but they hung up just as I picked up. Called back, number disconnected - spoof number. Same jokers called me poor old mum in TN last week. She didn't pick it up, left no message. Same info on caller ID. Hope they all get hit by a bus. Or a train. Or better yet, hit by a bus into the path of an oncoming train, and dragged for 2 miles. Yeah, that would be fitting.
These guys have me infuriated. Both my phone and my 89 year old mother's are on the do not call list. My mother is hard of hearing also & the calls scare her if I am not there to help her. Yet, there is no way to stop them. I have pushed the number to talk to someone there & told them to stop -- they just were incredilby rude and then hung up on me. And, they keep calling.
Democrat party sells small donor (less than $100) names to operators of this number ....
If this is a computer generated call if you start pressing lots of numbers it whacks out their computer and it will kick your number out of the computer so it is not called again. I usually just keep press # and * and throw in a couple of 911's just for the heck of it...
i am getting calls left and right from this number on sundays and late at night also.
This number harasses the hell out of me. Every day. Time after time. No one is ever there. I am SO sick of it I could scream. I'm on the don't call list...Where are our lawmakers? Oh, I forgot. They are out spending the money they "grafted" from us citizens.
Called at 9:00PM Halloween night. Nobody there when I answered.
One web site claims this is the company that is calling:
Dynamic Financial USA, Inc.
4370 La Jolla Village Drive, Suite 400
San Diego, CA 92122
They use the following spoofed numbers 904-398-4657, 506-222-44423, 506-228-14310, 506-227-53860, 506-222-90344, and 506-224-00908.
Recorded message, something to the effect of "Don't be alarmed but this is your last notice to get lower interest rates on your account. This is the last notice you will get. Push one to talk to your account representative, push two if you do not want any further notifications." Dialed back, number said disconnected. When called again, I spoke to a representative that offered a service to reduce interest rates and consolidate debt. After asking for some basic information, I was then asked to give them a CC number. When I asked who they were and where they were I was told 'Credit Services' out of Atlanta GA. When I asked another question and their phone number, they hung up. Folks, this is a SCAM of some sort. After speaking with my phone company, my local Police dept AND the FBI, I was told there was nothing they could do until a crime was committed. The phone company wouldn't trace the call without a subpeana, and the police wouldn't/couldn't issue a subpeana unless a crime was committed. The FBI can't do anything unless the total aggregate loss among people is greater than $100,000. SO WHO THE HELL IS PROTECTING US FROM THESE PARASITES. With the overwhelming information on this site and others, its obvious they are up to no good.
Thank you Rick up above for your info. I wondered how come when I called this number back I got an "out of service" message. I am going to use your link to file a complaint. I get these same people calling me from 850-916-3033 and 506-228-6874 and "out of area" and "private caller" too. I am ANNOYED at these continual phone calls. I cannot get them to stop calling.
Auto dialer and message which started before the voicemail recorder started and ended half said (got: "... this offer is only good for a limited...". I am on the DNC and I am reporting them.
It would appear as though this is an Identity Theft Ring that calls random numbers using a dummy line so that they cannot get traced. The moment you show any hesitation, they'll hang up on you as you are wasting their time. But if you actually give any info out, forget it!
You answer and get an automated message stating that "today is the last day to lower the interest rate on your card if you press 1". My wife hit the "1" button a month ago and spoke to one of their agents. After stating that we were on the Do Not Call list and that we wished for them to not call us anymore, the agent said "sorry, but I recommend that you simply don't answer your phone if you don't want to receive these calls." DON'T ANSWER YOUR PHONE!?! Needless to say, my wife exploded and they hung up on her.
I got the call today. Knowing my wife's previous experience, I calmly pressed "1" and asked them which card company they represented. The guy wouldn't tell me. "All of them" he said. I then told him that I would like to speak to a supervisor. "Bye bye" he responded. "NO! Don't hang up on me... I need to speak to a supervisor!" "Gooood bye..." he says. "Can I PLEASE speak to a supervisor!?" "Byyyeeee..." he says in the most condescending voice imaginable and hangs up on me.
Call them and speak to a live representative, they will remove your number (at least they did with mine). Leaving a voice message or emailing them does not work.
Never give your number out to Kinkos! I don't know where else pays this company to issue this type of "surveying", but obviously they do not respect anyone's privacy.
After seeing the unknown name appear on my caller ID, I called back right away and also got the message that the number is disconnected. I've registered with donotcall, and this year I have been bombarded with telemarketers! I don't remember if these scam artists left a message on my answering machine or not, because everyday, I have to keep erasing their annoying messages that are filling up my caller ID and answering machine. What happened to the law that was passed a few years back that did stop telemarketers from calling to those who wished to be on the donotcall list? All was quiet for awhile, now it's worse than before they even passed that law. I've never received as many scamming telemarketing calls as I do now?!
I did not give them my number and they keep calling all hours of the day and night, so much for the " DO NOT CALL LIST " that does not even work whats the use of going to the trouble to sign up for the DO NOT CALL LIST when everybody under the sun can call! Yea, it pisses me off!
Caller ID shows up as Private Name Private Number when they call, but it is the same recording as the others "...last chance to lower your interest rates...push 1 to talk to...blah, blah, blah"
They call me almost on a daily basis; if I do not pick up, their computer system disconnects when my machine beeps and part of their automated message gets recorded.
Today, I pushed 1 and after a couple of seconds, a woman answered from "Credit Services" and asked if I'd like to lower my interest rates? I told her I'd like for them to take me off their call list. She then hung up on me.
Maybe people can start a campaign to our soon-to-be president asking for some regulations regarding these types of harassing calls. I am sick of them.
I never answered it but they left no message and when I called the number back it said it had been disconnected!? How did they call me????
This appears to be a "phishing" expedition to obtain people's credit card numbers.
Like others before me, I get a call from this number frequently saying "this is the last chance to reduce my credit card interest". IF I hit "1" the person who answers the phone (after the automated message) says they can lower my credit card interest. I did not contact any company for this. They say I contacted them, but I did not. I ask them each time to take me off their phone list - they ignore doing that. They are also rude and hang up on m, and they continue to call me.
When I call this number back, I get a message that the number has been disconnected. This is probably THEIR OWN RECORDING. It is also a PHISHING SCAM to get my credit card information. I am going to file a complaint with the Do Not Call Federal program, the FCC (http://www.fcc.gov/cgb/consumerfacts/1088C-R.pdf) and with the state Attorney Generals office next.
THIS IS CREDIT CARD SERVICES WE WANT TO LOWER YOUR INTEREST RATE............. THIS IS ANNOYING PLEASE HELP ME
Was home at the time the message came in (Same message as everyone else) and pressed "1" to speak to a person. They have called several times and each time I spoke to a person and started asking questions, they hung up on me. This time I at least got the phone number and name of the company and I filed a complaint with the FCC about this company. Here's the web site: esupport.fcc.gov
Called at 7:00pm CST. Found number by *69. No sound from other end of line.
I have received calls from this number everyday for over a week. They leave no message and when I did answer they hung up.
Let the machine pick it up. Dead air then it disconnected.
They ask you for your credit card number and claim they can save you finance charges. Don't give them your credit card number! Don't give ANYONE your credit card number.
received a call from this number but I do not answer calls I do not recognize that is why i have answering machine but the caller left no message caller id said was from Jacksonville Fl
Got an automated call this morning from this number. Woman's voice said something about lowering interest rates, so I hung up.
I thought the do not call list worked to block this type of unwanted soliciting, but nothing is perfect.
keep getting calls with no message
So filed a complaint, but the scammers seem to be one step ahead; since when has the ftc changed their rules???
We Are Unable to Accept Your Complaint
The phone number 904-398-4657 was registered on September 30, 2008. Companies may call you for up to 31 days after that date. You may file a complaint if a company calls you after October 31, 2008.
Note: If your area code has recently been changed and you receive the message "Grace period has not expired" when you attempt to file a complaint, submit your complaint under your old area code.
Please print this page for your records.
Got a call today from this number. I was told I could lower interest on credit cards.I decide to turn the conversation since caller id said Jacksonville Florida. Started asking about the weather down there and told him I used to go there when I was in the Navy. You get the idea anyway they got pissed and hung up.
This is the worst form of spam for a business to receive. it takes away from actual business calls and wastes time STOP CALLING
Like many of you, we have seen far too many calls from these guys.
The solution is very simple...westernwats.com is displaying the www.truste.org logo.
Since it obvious that westernwats.com is a scam company that does not respect do not call lists, or any one's right to privacy, or the fact that calling cell phones and toll free numbers costs the people that DO NOT want to hear from them. They are clearly in violation of the membership in the truste.org privacy based program.
That said, if all you folks do as we have done and file complaints with truste.org and the FTC and FCC, then soon, this company will be out of the game, and all of us will be able to enjoy the peace we deserve and stop paying to receive their unlawful calls.
Called 10j/07/2008 Out of area, 904-398-4657 at 4 PM. No message left on machine.
THIS NUMBER HAS BEEN COMING INTO MY HOME PHONE FOR THE PAST YEAR ON A DAILY BASIS, THIS PAST SAT. IS WAS CALLING ME 11 TIMES FROM AM-PM! THEY WILL NOT STOP. I DID ONLY ONCE SPEAK TO SOMEONE THAT WAS NASTY, WHEN I ASKED WHO THEY
ARE & I TOLD HER TO TAKE ME OFF THE LIST! SHE HUNG UP IN MY FACE & THE CALLS ONLY BECAME MORE & MORE, NONSTOP! I
AM PAYING BIG BUCKS FOR PHONE SERVICE TO BE HARASSED BY THESE PEOPLE IN JACKSONVILLE THAT HAS A LINE THAT IS
DISCONNECTED, WHEN YOU CALL IT BACK. IT IS A COMPUTER & YOU ARE IN CYPERSPACE FOR THE REST OF YOUR PHONE LINE TO
YOUR HOUSE. IF YOU CHANGE YOUR PHONE NUMBER, YOU WILL GET SOMEONE THAT IS BEING HARASSED AS WORSE THEN YOU ARE.
IT IS A LOSING BATTLE, FOR THE PHONE COMPAINES, WILL NOT HELP THEIR CUSTOMERS WITH THIS ON GOING PROBLEM. WHAT
CAN WE DO, WE PAY OUR PHONE BILL FOR THESE PEOPLE TO CALL & CALL US. THIS IS A CRIME!!
This numbber called my home and when I pick up there is no one online. I looked the number up and got this information.
For more information about our company, or to speak with a Client Services Representative to see how Western Wats can help you save time and money, please contact us at our main office:
701 East Timpanogos Parkway
Orem, UT 84097
Click here for directions.
Have received numerous NUISANCE phone calls from 904-398-4657 apparently located in Jacksonville, FL. Effective immediately, I want this caller to cease and desist from any further attempts to contact me. The recorded call always begins: "Do not be alarmed..... etc." If I can get a specific identity for this caller, I will take legal action with serious financial consequences for the offending party. This is my first and final warning.
Same as everyone else. I pushed #1 and when the guy came on the line, I asked him what co. he was from. He said Credit Services and wanted to know why I pushed the #1. I said that the recording told me I would get my account rep. I asked him which account he was calling about. He was really rude and I told him I was going to report him to the Gov. The callers know that you will get a disconnected number when you call back so they don't care. I am going to contact the DNC list and file a complaint.
I receive the same call ("Don't be alarmed...") on my machine on an irregular basis. Finally was home, picked up, and tried unsuccessfully to convince the person on the other end to give me a number to call them, using the rationale that I didn't want to give out personal information to a person who called me, but I'd be more willing to talk to them if I was able to call them. As mentioned, my efforts were futile. No caller ID on the home phone line or I'd write them up with the Feds for violating the no call list.
SCAM - probably associated with a company called Clear Breeze Solutions .. claims to be able to reduce credit card interest rates then charges astronomical rates (close to $1000) for their service(s) / In one known case the "client" had only one account reduced 1% and was charged $997. Credit card company associated with the charge refused to disallow charge as they believed that a "service had been performed." This experience prompted a letter to the State Attorney General who is in the process of investigating both the policy at the bank and the Clear Breeze organization. BTW, the client was a 92 year old woman who although able to carry on a normal conversation can not follow detailed conversations invloving facts, figures and/or what sounds like legal jargon.
Same as the first comment: "Recorded message, something to the effect of "Don't be alarmed but this is your last notice to get lower interest rates on your account. This is the last notice you will get. Push one to talk to your account representative, push two if you do not want any further notifications."
I pressed 2, and it immediately disconnected. I doubt it'll do any good, of course.
Western Wats called my mother. She said they called her and asked her who won the VP Debate. She told them Biden. And then they asked her if she knew that "Mark Udall voted against the 850 Billion dollar bailout?" Mark Udall is a Democratic Congressman who is running for Senate here. Westernwats is a data company contracted by the RNC. I can't really say for sure that this was a "push poll" or just information for the RNC. I found this info from another phone number blog www . whocallsus. com
recd called from this ph# today 10-4-08 @ 11:51 am pacific time. After pressing 1, id'd themselves as something called "Account Services" and were offering lower interest rates on my "accounts" when I asked what accounts, the man said Visa & Mastercard. I then asked well, which one, Visa or MasterCard, and he both. He added that since I had made all my payments on time for the last 6 months, I was eligble to have a lower interest rate, and he wanted to know if I carried a balance on my cards, or paid them off. I again asked, well which account? If you know I've paid on time for 6 months, you should also know if I pay them off or not. He backed up & started saying he wsa just a qualifier etc. and was just trying to determine if I was qualified. I told him you're not a qualifier, you a low-life loser scam artist, and that I am a fraud investigator (which I am) and that he called the wrong phone number. I told him to get a real job, & to lose my number. After I verbally berated for about 3 minutes, the idiot hung up. I'm also on our states no call list, so will be reporting this (and the other 2-3 calls we've received) to the Attorney General's office for our state.
These guys are bogus, probably on skype from russia obtaining credit card numbers, there is no such number in florida available, caveat emptor,
I get calls from this number everyday and it says everyday: "This is your last chance to lower your interest rate" I am tired of getting stupid calls from this number. I tried calling it back a couple of minutes after they called and a recording said the number is disconnected and no longer in service. How can that be if they just called.
Will not leave recorded message if you say nothing. Voice-activated.
Why cant I find out who is calling on these Free phone number searches
Why can"t I find who this unknown caller is or how do you find a unknown saller for free
What part of SCAM dont you people get ??
Duh. GIVE THEM YOUR CREDIT CARD # AND LIKE MAGIC, THEY WILL MAX IT OUT !
The moment I picked up the phone they hung up. Caller ID NRA
10/1... received call 3:43pm CST. Called the # back around 4:25 pm CST. Got the 'disconnected' message.
Calling AT&T to register a complaint.
Today I received a phone call from 904-398-4657. I could hear lots of people talking, as if she was in a call center somewhere. She proceeded to tell me that because of the government being in such a bad state of affairs, they were offering people a chance to have lower credit cards bills. She made out like she was from a special government agency, etc. trying to really help people. She started off asking me if I had quite a bit of credit card debt. I said no, only some small amounts on two or three cards and what the APR rate was on most cards. I told her not more than 12%. She asked for card number so she could call to see whether she could get me a better APR rate. It was at this point, I knew something was not legitimate with this woman. I asked her again, what the name of her company was, and was she connected with a government agency? She replied, Please hold. Soon she came back on and again asked me to please hold. This time I heard a click. We were disconnected! I retrieved the phone number from caller ID, and called the number back, only to get a message stating, were sorry the number you are calling has been disconnected. I tried it several times, only to get the same thing. I called the local police department. They sent a man out to talk with me. He basically said there was no crime committed, since I had not given them a credit card for them to make charges on. He did advise me however, to keep a close watch on my checking account for a while. Everyone needs to really beware of the SCAM. I wish I knew a better way of letting people know about these people.
no message left on machine; I think they've called before. Am on the DNC list.
I let the answering machine take it. Recorded female voice saying not to be alarmed, but this is your last notice to lower interest rates, etc. I know this call was bogus because we don't have any credit cards.
Received a call around 9 am from these people,I picked up and then hung up.Then about 2 that afternoon I received the came call but this time a recording came on from Credit Care Services to let me know my interest rate on my credit card is going up.Press 1 to speak with an operator to lower it.I pressed 1 because I was going to tell her/him to remove me from their calling list and inform them I am on the DNC list.The lady who answered said "Hello,please give me your credit card number,exp date and the 3 numbers on the back of your card so we can reduce your rate" I informed her that I do not have any credit cards and she got rude with me and said "Then don't press 1 this is for people with credit cards only" and she hung up.SCAM SCAM SCAM do NOT give any information to these idiots.
they called me at 12:34 today and i didn't answer and they did not leave a message i called back at around 2:00 and got them same disconnect message as the other people
As others did, I received a recorded message, saying "Don't be alarmed but this is your last notice to get lower interest rates on your account. This is the last notice you will get. Push one to talk to your account representative, push two if you do not want any further notifications."
I didn't push any numbers because, if this was my last chance, pressing two would not do anything for me. Also, since I don't owe anybody anything, it would be impossible for them to lower my rates. This is a marketing scam at best and an illegal scam at worst. Since they are calling from a non-existent number, I think the odds are heavily in favor of the latter.
The police should be looking into this scam before people get hurt.
I contacted my local telephone company about this and another number. The "number disconnected" message indicates an automated dialing machine that is blocked to all incoming calls. The only assistance they offered was a referral to their "Annoyance Call Bureau".
I am on the phone with them right now. I gave them fake information. I told them I was from Communion Bank. I gave them a bogus 16 digit number and a random 800 number. I was on with them for close to 9 minutes.
Caller ID showed this call coming in about 10:35 this morning; by 3:15 pm, the number was disconnected, if it ever existed in the first place.
These calls are all telemarketers and they somehow use VOIP to put up a phoney number for Caller ID. There is really nothing you can do except go to www.fcc.gov and file a complaint and to www.donotcall.gov and bombard them with complaints. They promised that the Do Not Call list would stop these calls but it hasn't. Everytime you get one of these call, file a complaint with both of these organizations.
I received a call from this number only showing up on the caller ID as FLORIDA 904-398-4657. I said hello repeatidly and no one spoke. I hung up & dialed the number only to get a recording that the number has been disconnected.
this must be a number used by the feds
I had the same problem as described by the person from Boston. Several times the call has come through, pitching the same service. When I did not recognize the caller this last time and just saw a phone number and after reverse dialing it, the same message comes through. The number you have reached 904-398-4657 has been disconnected. For directory assistance information you may dial 411 or your directory assistance provider.
That is really amazing that a phone service would carry this message when they keep using this exact number to dial out from. How did they(the company, marketing firm get my phone number in the first place). I am glad that it was not some long-lost cousin (I have so many of them I have not been in touch with), who was by chance trying to reach me. I was much relieved that it was not what I perhaps thought it could have been. However it is quite annoying to find out that this was a marketing agency and they have been calling me now atleast some 10 times in the past few months.
Really annoying. How can I stop these calls from coming.
I picked up the phone and got beeps. I'll try some of the opt-out listings in this section.
*Since I did not feel comfortable going ahead with any business on such short notice, I asked if she could call me back on Monday, because I wanted some time to get my paperwork and recent bills together.
*She seemed very interested in calling me back on Monday. I told her anytime after 3:30pm. She told me she can call but did mention that she leaves work at 4:00pm. Then I remembered my husband will be home all next week, so I told her to call anytime after noon.
*I asked the name of the company, and she told me a couple times that it was CREDIT SERVICES out of ATLANTA, GEORGIA and that her name was SARAH.
*OK, so now it
*We received a call from 904-398-4657 on 9/19/2008 at 3:49pm Eastern time zone.
*The caller ID on our portable phone showed the name as UNKNOWN NAME. Our land line showed UNAVAILABLE.
*Usually I don
Apparently this phone number calls for EVERYONE under the sun. MY caller ID said, "THE POL PROTECT."
I said "take me off the list."
He said, "We're not telemarketers"
I said, "I know who you are, I called earlier and emailed and they said they would take me off the list."
He said, "We are only calling you because you helped us out last year."
I said, "This spring I called the VA Fraternal Order of Police who I helped last year and told them I am no longer helping because this is what you do. Call every day, several times a day, during my work and everything else. So, NO!"
And I hung up. I still have the email from FOP saying they would take me off the list, too. So now my motto is: DON'T DONATE TO ANYONE.
If you feel you want to or have to (most of the money seems to go to administrating these stupid calls, anyway) then tell them to send their junk mail only. I've changed to a PO Box now so I can dump the junk mail in the PO's trash when I get it instead of taking on the unpaid job of recycling for the post office.
Got the call - they left no message
they called twice today. when i spoke to someone they said i was wasting THEIR time if I did not want to lower my rates. they called me so they wasted my time
credit services how can they keep calling?
I tried calling it back.. it says the # has been disconnected. Has to be telemarketers or something.
Another call from that criminal organization with their credit card scam.
I did not answered the call. I will block the phone number, and report the company to the FCC. Go to www.fcc.gov/cgb and file a complaint!
Don't be alarmedis all I heard.When I tried to redial this number to see who was calling it goes to a recording that states that this number has been disconnected.
Got a call from this # on 09/18/2008. They did not leave a message and when I called the # back I got a message that it was disconnected.
A repeat call from a number that did not answer when I called back to check identity.
No message left - they just hung up. Caller ID just said Jacksonville FL
We received this same message that is transcribed below this evening, 9/17/08. This was on our home phone in area code 607 in upstate New York. When calling it back we also got the disconnect message.
When trying to call this number to see who was calling it goes to a recording that states that this number is disconnected. Yeah, right!!! How did they call me??? Did some research and found some additional infomration so tried to call again. Then next time enter numeric number. I do think these people are just phishing for
numbers for some illegal purpose. DO NOT LEAVE ANY INFORMATION FOR THEM!!!!!
Recorded message, something to the effect of "Don't be alarmed but this is your last notice to get lower interest rates on your account. This is the last notice you will get. Push one to talk to your account representative, push two if you do not want any further notifications." I had picked up on a rotary phone (yeah, I know, but it's a nice retro touch for the basement), so I could not put a number in and after some silence was disconnected. I immediately went to digital phone with caller ID and called the number back, but got a recording that the number (and it even read back the number on the recording) was disconnected!!! Huh? How did they just call me if it was DISCONNECTED??? Yes, I know I dialed the number correctly because I dialed directly from my caller ID log. Googled it and got to this website, am going to research through the phone company and elsewhere. Sounds like a scam to get account numbers to me, so DO NOT GIVE ANY INFO to this number.
for the third time I have received a call after 9:30....9:47 to be precise. I thought this was against the law......I answered the phone, for the third time, and as with the other two calls on other dates, they said absolutely nothing. If someone is paying this firm to do research, they are getting a con job. How do I get them to stop calling, especially at this time of night?????????????????
whis I could track down where it came from since the guy stole my truck
Answered and they said nothing
Its a low life from las vegas
These are very bad people. Contrary to the comment from Cory, they are not concerned with our privacy rights by disregarding the many requests to STOP THE HARRASSMENT.
Call 801-691-5910 and leave your phone number along with a request to be placed on the Do Not Call list. You will be removed within 72 hours.
Who the heck are these people and why do they call constantly. When I answer they hang up!!! Which is very irratating at best, especially when they calland wake me up. I am on the do not call list. Feeling harrassed here!!!!
I get calls from them almost daily for while while the caller ID said it was NRA. Now they use a number that doesn't say who they are, only caller ID says Manassas VA and they never leave a message.
Most of the time they do not answer when I pick up. When they do it is a computer recording about vehicle warranty. Didn't know the NRA serviced automobiles!!!
Well, after a long layoff (3 months), they've started up again. If I really owed them anything, wouldn't they just sue?
Receiving call from NRA 703-656-9940. I let the answering machine get it and they didn't leave a message. I am on the do not call list.
Put a whistle by your phone - they will stop calling!
"Please help me figure out who is calling and what they want"
I always laugh when I read or hear this. Why not just answer the phone and find out? People who hide behind Caller ID (or their answering machines) are either deadbeats afraid of talking to their creditors or else timid people who are afraid of confrontations such as saying "no" to telemarketers.
They call constantly!!! At least three times a day, every day at various hours. I found out that I was billed a copay for the Chester County Hospital (a whopping $30), paid it a few days after it was due- this was over a month ago! Apparently Chester County Hospital, in great need of my $30, turned my info over to these pigs, as they do to many others (search online) the day 30 days was up. I have a cashed check by Chester County Hospital and have called them to tell them these debt jerks to go away and one Chester County Hospital billing debt will/can help. One idiot said it's not his problem, another had no idea what I was talking about, another said she did not know how to inform these people that my $30 debt was paid, most just say they don't know what to say... and we wonder how that CCH billing dept employee was able to rob thousands of CCH patients by using their credit card info to pay bills to the hospital- the freaking place has no clue! Chester County Hospital is one of the worse hospitals I have ever been in and I guess they really need every dime they can get right away to support their crappy staff! And typical of the medical community, they could give two craps about what they have done and the inconveniences they have caused.
This number calls two to three times a day. I don't pick up because I know it's an unwelcome call. Our numbers are listed on DNC which, to us, means we don't want to be solicited for surveys or money from anyone. Following that, 877-795-2279 calls. That's "police" or "fireman" with their hands out.
caller hung up
calls now and then
They called me at 5:05 and 6:20pm. I am on every do not call list. I will report them to the Attorney Generals Office. I heard from an attorney that is the best best. FLORIDA!!!!!!
NRA on caller ID. No message left
Do what I do when the NRA calls. Just tell them this when you answer. After saying hello, and they introduce themself (be sure to get thier name, this comes handy later in the prank) and ask where the resident is say "I don't know if(insert name)is a part of the NRA, but if he wasn't, he should have been, because I am actually robbing his house right now." During your conversation with the telemarketer, pretend to be carrying out a conversation with an accompliss. Tell them to do things like "Spray all the blood with amonia so they cant trace it" and "Remember only the big ticket items like electronics, guns, powertools, artwork, and don't forget to look for the keys to the Shelby cobra and Harley in the garage." Then continue your converstion with the NRA guy. Telling him "I had to shoot him in the face when he caught me. Maybe if he was a member of the NRA, he wouldn't have got his face shot off. Well, I hear sirens so I gotta go before the cops get here. By the way, Don't even think about telling anybody you talked to me either or I'll come kill your ass (Insert their name. Told you it would come in handy). I'll google your name and find your address and I'll come kill your ass with a rifle." Wait for a response. "Do you F--king under stand? DO YOU? Huh, You piece of S--t?" They'll probably hang up soon after that.
received marketing call in NH, identified themselves as Target Consulting. *69 revealed this phone number. I called it back to complain as I am on the Do Not Call List, but that # just leads to machine msg of Western Wats research/marketing company -- you cannot reach a person. To get more information re: Target Consulting, or to complain, call 703-565-8505 (Target Consulting). The employee there (Trevor) told me they have hired Western Wats to do phone surveys, and received the phone list from the Republican National Committee, and must, if asked, let the person called know they have received support for the survey from the Republican Natl Cte. I was told since they received the registered voter phone list from the Republican Natl Committee they do not have to abide by the Do Not Call List. They have instructions how to opt out of their calls on the website westernwats.com
Report any push pulling or violations of the Do Not Call list. Let's keep this election clean!
Received call in NH today, they identified themselves as Target Consulting. I hung up as clearly a marketer, but *69 revealed the 801-623-4621 number.
I asked them not to call, but their persistent. Then someone else calls you.
Something about Obama's erection! I hung up.
got a call at about 10:45am on the 4th of July 7-4-08 I looked at the caller ID and it said
I didn't pick up and they left no message at all.
Same as above, left message with automated call back number.
We did not answer
they leave a message saying it is in regards to a letter they have sent no mention of the subject of the letter or who they are it is a woman's voice on my answering machine she leaves an 800 call back number don't think i'm going to call back they have called several times
No one is on the line when I pick up. 6 calls in 3 days.
This number has called my house about 4 times today and it's just 3pm on a Saturday no less! I haven't answered when they call, it goes to my answering machine and they never leave a message.
Disregard above message - wrong number. :)
A recorded message from Virgin Mobile reminding me to use the auto top-up option before my phone number expired. Would have been a nice reminder, however I had been in contact with them for weeks by phone and email trying to explain the auto top-up feature wasn't working. Customer service at its finest.
Western Watts Research Center. They conduct surveys for various businesses to "ensure customer needs are being met." Problem is, they wanted me to provide feedback about a company I've never done business with.
Female caller spoke with heavy foreign accent. Wanted to talk to a female in the house, and ask a few questions. Identified her company as "Public Strategies" or "Public Strategy." Was not forthcoming about the purpose of the call beyond asking a "few questions." I said "no thank you" and hung up.
They keep callilng My cell phone and I've had them leave a message - some "credit card rewards" program or something stupid like that. I called them and told them to remove My number but they keep calling! They need to be reported and have their license or whatever pulled...!
Dear SOMEONE AMUSED: I have been asking "politely" for over TWO YEARS to be taken off the list. TWO YEARS of calls from these people 3 and 4 times a day....they call as I'm walking in the door and I drop everything in case it's my kids. They wake me up as early as 6:30 a.m. They call on Sunday. I have tried EVERYTHING. THEY are the ones who need to be nice!
Harris Interactive to do a survey. She wouldn't tell me what the survey was about so I hung up. They have called several times over the past few days, so I will block them.
Received same call from Jennifer. She leaves an 800 number and a reference # to use when you return the call. Never identfies the company, only the number shows up on the caller ID.
The call came from a data collection company called Western Wats. www.westernwats.com. Under their "contact Us" tab is the following number: 801.373.7735 I called it and got the voice mail of a pleasant-sounding woman who instructed me to leave my number if I wished to be removed from their "internal" call list. I only left my number and requested I be removed.
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got a call from this number tonight.. It was my boyfriend who said he was using a phone card to call me so I gather he was calling from a pay phone and either this number is the number of the payphone (which I doubt because he lives in Spokane WA and this is a Nevada area code) or it is the number of the phone card provider which makes more sense as calls from this number have been noted all over the US. World Wide Telec is probably that provider and that would explain why the calls appear to come from them instead of the person doing the actual calling.
SOME STUPID SURVEY
First time I've gotten a call from them. Caller ID showed "Provo, UT". Since I don't know anybody there, I didn't pick up. They left no message.
They just called me from 703-656-9939. I didnt answer. Will block the call if they call again.
i thought my bf was calling ex...then i called him from payhone in our town...on his id was the 702-444-4939"why do you keep calling me from this #??"we all gotta calm down.if our loves are fucking other people..we should move on.better not to resort to snooping.i've learned my lesson now.trust or leave.
this is a payphone. Received a call from my husband.
Just got a call from this number and all that showed was the number.
No answer just a click and hangup. I'm on the no call list too.
no name, but this is really annoying
The guy these people keep tryign to reach has not had this phone number for nearly 10 months!
says they are TNS a survey company out of TN. Asking questions about if I own a computer, digital camera, or color copier. Scammers?
I don't think this is the national rifle association they want you think it is.
I actually was dumb enough to take the survey. It is a REALLY long survey. I thought this was Comcast and I was hoping to get something for taking this dumb survery -- it's full of questions like "on a scale of 1-10 how was your Comcast install" and crap. On a scale of 1-10 these people get a shutup!
It is a survey company called Westernwats.com (yes, that's ONE t, not two).
They do surveys and apparently 'push pols' as they have a 'tagged on defensive statement' about push pols. They must have made the news back in November 07. They just sloppily tagged their denial of the practice right on their page.
I have no idea why they are calling me. Especially on a cell phone where I have to pay for the minutes.
Note: I did call the number back (it was a hang up because their computer apparently dialed me before they were ready to talk to me. So it just hung up when I answered too soon. Sorry to inconvenience you Western Wats!!!). After calling a couple times I did get a recorded message with the company name and an explanation of how convenient it was for me to talk back to companies through this survey and let them know what I think.
I'm not sure what company is calling, but here's my message. It's rule, if not illegal, to call my number and then have your computer terminate the call if you're not ready for me. You shouldn't call anyway, but if you do, you might keep in mind it is YOUR EMPLOYEE who should wait for me to answer teh phone.
Someday we'll get a public with the brains to kill some political fortuntes if the politicians don't get off their dead arses and put some laws in place to stop the machines from calling us.
They hung up when I said "hello"
They have called everyday for a year and still they leave no message on the answering machine. It says NRA on the caller ID.
The number just called. Phone rang until voice mail kicked in... Number is on my phone block list...
we are on dnc list. why & how do these *&%# get thru?
They keep calling and when I answer there is no one there.
Three Little Words That Work !!
(1)The three little words are: 'Hold On, Please...'
Saying this, while putting down your phone and walking off (instead of hanging-up immediately) would make each telemarketing call so much more time-consuming that boiler room sales would grind to a halt.
Then when you eventually hear the phone company's 'beep
beep' tone, you know it's time to go back a nd hang up your handset, which has efficiently completed its task.
These three little words will help eliminate telephone soliciting.
Do you ever get those annoying phone calls with no one on the other end?
This is a telemarketing technique where a machine makes phone calls and records the time of day when a person answers the phone.
This technique is used to determine the best time of day for a 'real' sales person to call back and get someone at home.
What you can do after answering, if you notice there is no one there, is to immediately start hitting your # button on the phone, 6 or 7 times, as quickly a
i ble This confuses the ma chine that dialed the call and it kicks your number out of their system. Gosh, what a shame not to have your name in their system any longer !!!
Rec'd ph call from Gretchen Davis, purportedly with Telephony Magazine. I said "hold it, this sounds like a junk marketing phone call, not interested, remove us off your junk call list, got it, goodbye!" on 3/28/08, at 8:45 am, 31 secs.
They don;t even provide proof that I supposedly owe them anything. Perhaps I'll send them a bill and see if they pay me.
HAS CALLED EVERY EVENING AT 7:25 FOR THE LAST 3 WEEKS
Left a threatening message
I just got 2 calls from this number and when I called it back it just rang and rang. i live in calif. whats up with this number
3/22/08 10:38A When I answered the phone they hung up. Did not want the NRA calling.
i got a call on this number tonite here in nashville while i was out with friends.. he said he was in the same city as i was.. but the number showed up as a vegas number.. he wanted some info from me.. lol.. i called back but was busy. wierd.
i got this same call this moring i tryed to call it back but was busy is it a prank call or what???
The person asked for Mr. ****. When I told him that there is no husband, he apologized and said he had the wrong number. This number has been showing up on my caller ID every night for weeks.
I did like Michelle said in an above post. I called them back, pressed 1, then in the middle of the "schpiel", I pressed 3. I should be removed from the list within 30 days. NRA is exempt from the National Do-Not-Call register. Don't make yourself crazy by continuing to get these calls from the same number! Be polite and in MOST instances the organizations will remove you from their list. Since I registered on the Do-Not-Call register, I'm amazed at how much quieter it is around the house during the day, and we get very few annoying, dinnertime calls.
I get this call a lot and no one says anything and it is getting really old
Just a note for everyone who keeps complaining about being on the "do not call list" - you can complain all you want, but they are not breaking the law. The do not call list applies specifically to telemarketers who are SELLING something. These market research companies (Western Wats, BRG, etc.) do not fall into that category and so are not stopped. If you want them to stop calling you, just not answering won't be very effective. They'll just call back. If you want the calls to stop, I suggest politely answering the phone and asking to have your number added to their company's no-call list. Done and done. No more calls. And please, don't be rude. I once took a job at one of those places when I was desperate and couldn't get another job. Rude people suck. Just imagine being on the other end of the line.
This number has called several times and never leaves a message. Once I picked up on the call and was greeted with a series of electronic beeps and chirps. Now I just ignore the calls.
I got a call from this number it is so weird
I am all about messing with telemarketers and sales pitches on the phone, so this 702.444.4939 rings my cell around 2044 hours on 14 March with background noise and no verbal or pre-recorded message. I berate the call with some choice blue language on my part, it self terminated.
This site is very usefull, will consider use of more frequently.
I'm on the do not call list and shouldn't be getting any unknown calls political or otherwise.
CID showed "NRA" and 703-656-9940. I did not answer and they hung up. Since I am on the no call list, I reported this on the 'do not call.gov' website.
Have been getting calls from this number for months. I answer and they want to speak to my husband and when he is not here they say they will call back when I ask what they want they just hang up. One time I actually talked to some guy and he said it was about a new law that congress is trying to pass about gun law and they wanted my husbands support. I said to him, no you want our money and you can bet you won't get any. Stop calling and take our name off your list. The calls stopped for a week and now they have started again. I hope they get caught. I am reporting them to donotcall.gov and see what happens.
They say they are NRA,the caller ID reads NRA, but NRA's website does not list this number. I did talk to them and they played a recorded message supposedly from the President of NRA, Wayne LaPierre, Then asked for money. I don't know how they got my number as it is not listed. If this is a hoax or scam it's a very ellaborate one. I genrally agree with most of the organization's views but don't like my number being given out or sold. Does anyone?
This number has been calling me 4-6 times a day for the last week. I believe it is most likely a political fundraiser of some sort. I called the number back and got a recorded message stating it is the "Share Group" and they are calling me on behalf of a non profit I have supported in the past.
The next time they call, I think I will blow whistle in their ear!!! (Is that legal?) It'll make me feel better, anyway!
I, too, tried Intelius and was given Worldwide Telec as owner of the 702-444-4939 number; I'd like to know if this is a cell phone or land line. It's in Nevada and using a couple other on line sites I pinned it to Las Vegas Blvd. and Stewart Ave. Any other info?
What can one do?
The Share Group (telemarketing firm for 'non-profit' type organizations) keeps calling repeatedly, sometimes several times a day. The insidious nature of it is that an automated machine makes the call, not a person! And if you don't answer, they leave a lengthy message on your phone. How strange that when you call it, the first thing they quite eagerly say is that they'll take you off their calling list by leaving your full name and 10 digit phone number. That sounds suspicious to me, more like a verification of your number. If they were really legitimate, they would offer up front the name of the agency they're calling on behalf of.
I am going to first try what someone else suggested--sending an e-mail to them about removing my number. If that doesn't work, then I'll have to resort to calling them and trying to find out who they are calling on behalf of. And once I figure that out, the instigator is going to get a mouthful of angst.
It's this kind of intrusion that serves no purpose but to create aggravation. I doubt that many people actually make a contribution or renew a membership (and if anyone does, I'll bet their number goes onto Share Group's "live one" list, so you'll get called "on behalf of" many more organizations). The same thing goes for spam. It's so damned cheap to do, that an actual sale easily covers the cost of several thousand bursts of sending spam. Something has to be done about this horrible problem.
I will never answer your call...stop calling you idiots.
son called from a payphone in Kent WA from 702-444-4939
I Believe I know what is going on. I have a cousin in NC who I don't want to talk to, so he tries to con me into picking up the phone by using these cheap calling cards and I believe the number you see on the ID (Nevada) is the state where the calling card company (possibly Worldwide Teletec) is based. My cousin calls from NC but sometimes it says "Florida". Aint that a B%@&*. Problem solved......... I think...........
I say "you get wrong number" then Hung up.
It is Share Group - if you call them back you can be put on their do not call list. Hope it works; I left them a message today to stop calling. They have been calling at least once a day every day.
Repeated calls and a message left in a Philipino or East Indian accent that I must call back and left an 866 number. This is not the NRA, when they say that it is to sound legitimate. They are phishing for info, probably to rip you off!
When these people call, ask them what organization they are calling for, as they are usually working for some fundraising campaign. Then let them know that you will never again contribute money to that particular organization. If enough people do this, it will get back to the people that hire these monsters in the first place.
Where is this phone located? Is it a pay phone?
my mom called me from this number she is in Dall Texas , I called it back and it stays busy.. This just tells me it is a pay phone number.. Don't freak out nothing to worry about.
Any time I get more than three calls like this,with no verbal reply to my answering, I simply put my main phone on speaker and bring a remote phone close to the speaker and turn it on. I can usually make out some expletives in there among the wailings of the system.
Sometimes it takes two or more treatments to alleviate the issue.
Heh. They keep calling, I keep not answering. It's moot to complain to the DNC list as I have numerous times but they keep calling.
The lady left a message on my machine saying that she was with Western Watts and wanted to speak to the head of household. Then she said, "Hello?" once again and hung up. Did not leave any information on how to get back in touch.
multiple calls every day
I just hit my manual answer on my fax machine when numbers show up that are not from my friends or family... :)
I say blast with fax!!!
I seriously doubt that these calls are coming from the NRA (National Rifle Association). I would not doubt that it is a anti-gun organization who is behind this who wants to piss thousands of people off to promote the anti-gun cause. I am very pro gun ownership, and don't think you should assume that these calls are actually coming from the NRA.
Glad to know this is a calling card! That makes more sense then getting a call from NV. Thanks to all who posted previous!!!
My best guess is that this was from a payphone in Marin County, probably Bolinas.
An automated response answered, told me that they were calling reguarding a letter they just sent me... I get lots of letters, sorry, next time they will have to be a bit more specific if they actually want me to wait on the line or call back
They keep calling. I keep complaining. They call more. I thought being on the don;t call list was supposed to stop these people from calling again?
I just received a call from this number and didn't answer it, thought maybe it was a solicitor (as usual.) I then saw that there was a voice mail. It was my teenage son calling from a pay phone because he didn't have reception on his cell phone (near Mt. Rainier, in WA state.) I see that others say it's a pay phone in other areas, I think it probably comes up as this phone number because it is a number for all of their pay phones? It is weird though. (What if you needed to get back to that specific pay phone?!!)
Stop callin my phone or u will be repoted thanks
Don't know who this is and when I answer they hang up.
this is a company national recovery they call 3 -4 times a day and leave no message. but the thing they do not know is that they r not allowed to do that..read this www.ftc.gov is the law on debt collections. You are only allowed to make 2 calls a day twice a week..and this is if u answer or not....the way to stop these people from keeping this up is to contact the FTC...
Can you stop a debt collector from contacting you?
You can stop a debt collector from contacting you by writing a certified letter to the collector telling them to stop. Keep a copy for your records. Once the collector receives your letter, they may not contact you again except to say there will be no further contact or to notify you that the debt collector or the creditor intends to take some specific action. Please note, however, that sending such a letter to a collector does not make the debt go away if you actually owe it. You could still be sued by the debt collector or your original creditor.
Debt collectors may not harass, oppress, or abuse you or any third parties they contact. For example, debt collectors may not:
use threats of violence or harm
publish a list of consumers who refuse to pay their debts (except to a credit bureau)
use obscene or profane language
repeatedly use the telephone to annoy someone
to stop these people from harrassing us we have to contact the FTC www.ftc.gov this is the only way to stop this
I just filed a complaint at www.donotcall.gov/complaint/complaintcheck.aspx
the more complaints registered, the more likley action will be taken.
I have received calls from this number several times (+7)
over the past week. Never a message, sometimes a hang up
on my voicemail service.
unknown name.........callnumber was preceded by 44 date 2008-01-25
When I answered, there were several beeps, then silence. Then a dead line.
Number shows up on Caller ID, but no name. Didn't answer it and they didn't leave a message.
never leave message
I didn't recognize the number so I let the machine pick up... of course... they left no message. I love this site.
NRA never leaves message and never stops calling
They do not actually hang up on you. It's on an auto-dialer that tracks what time you answer your phone during the day so that they know what time to call you. That was explained to me by the phone company. I was also told that no call lists do not help because they are calling from private numbers and cell phones. I received a call from NRA today as well, neither my husband or I are members.
On of over a dozen callers over the last week - gee do you think the primaries have any thing to do with it????
Didn't leave a message.
no message - just called
I get 2-3 calls a day from these folks. Tonight, I got a computer generated message that said, "Someone wants to speak to you. Please hold." Then I was put on hold for a sec, but when they answered the line, no one would speak to me even though I could hear people talking in the background.
No message left just hung up
HOW DO I GET THESE FOLKS TO STOP CALLING ME? THEY RING AND HANG UP
I GOT A CALL FROM THIS NUMBER AND i BELIEVE THIS COULD BE TERRORIST RELATED
I got a call on my cell phone on dec. 7 from my ex this number showed on my caller i d I knew where he was as I was on my way to meet him.I had this number checked out on intelus and it came up telec world wide but with 14 different people and locations. Now what is wierd the first listing I checked had 5 different history addresses also age came up as being 33 years old.This is real wierd the age threw me way off.Most payphones have there own number an you can call them back.He said he called from a payphone.Why is the listing got an age 33.Too wierd .
caller ID said "Toll Free Call". Did not answer; voice mail picked up. There was a pause and then a recorded message saying that "all operators were busy ...wait and someone will be with you shortly". A woman soon came on the line and asked for my wife's given first name (which she never uses). Receiving no reply the woman hung up.
Oh I did send an email to the company to have them remove me from thier list...it was mentioned in a couple of the posts about this number.
Received a call from this number 801-623-4621 at 7:34 (PST) and no message was left. I have a couple friends in UT but the number didnt look familiar. Only ONE person has my phone number!!! So I went online to look it up and of course you have to pay to get the info about the number. Well, I did....like an idiot and paid $14.95 to get the info...then I found this site the next day...what a waste of money...should have checked here first....A $14.95 learning lesson....sigh
Was getting numerous call every day for the past month or so. I finally called the number back today and got a recorded message saying that they are a share group for not-profit organizations, followed by an opportunity to have your number placed on their DO NOT CALL list... or to make a complaint. Hope it works and hope this note is helpful.
I've called my cell phone provider after one of the additional lines on my cell phone account received a call from this number and have found out that this number is from Western Watts which is a surveying company for T-Mobile. I had recently added 3 new lines to my account and they were calling these lines possibly to see how the number's owner's experience was within the store, however they were not the ones who went to the store and got the line. I recommend that if you have recently changed your cell phone plan and they are calling you directly after, that you try calling your provider to see if perhaps this company is contracted by your provider.
didn't leave message
A telemarketer representing Share Group and purportedly calling on behalf of ACLU.
When I get more than one call from the same number and I do not recognize the number. . .I answer my phone
"____(insert name here)____ Police Department, how can I assist you?" They will either hang up or they will ask for someone. That is when I start asking a lot of quick question, Who is Calling, what is the company name, what is the address, what is the phone number, name of the person I am talking to, etc. I then state that this line has been tapped due to an investigation for telephone harrassment and the information will be used for prosecution. It is amazing how quickly the calls stop.
Just a warning. . .I am not sure doing this is legal, but then again I figure: 1. These asshole companies do not have to follow the law, so why should I and 2. It is my phone, I pay for it and I can answer it anyway that I want!!
Hope this helps!!
Have had the same cell number for 8 years. Switched to T-Mobile 3 days ago, and now I am getting the calls. I reported them to the Do Not Call list, which I am on, as well as sent them an email regarding contacting me via my cell phone number,a s cell phones are NOT public info.
I am a former NRA member. Since I quit they bug the hell out of me. All they really want is money.
They have been calling every night for weeks. I don't answer the phone because I know who it is.
These assholes call every day, numerous times a day. They're drumming up money for Planned Parenthood. Told them never to call back. Guess what - they called back! Over and over again they call - EVERY DAY!
Finally they picked up when I answered and started telling me how they were a marketing company. They had called earlier today and not picked up when I answered the phone. When they called, it woke my daughter. Anyway, I told them to never call here again and she was all "we're not selling you anything" and I told her not to call back. We'll see if she does.
This number has appeared on my caller id three times, and frankly I'm getting a little sick of seeing it. I have even called them back, and then there is an operator that sayd 007t.
What is the deal with this recurring phone call?!
Getting really sick of this SH*T!! What a pain in the ass. They have called 2 times with in a half hour. Nobody there when answered. Have told them before not to call here, but they cannot understand what that means.....DUMBASSES!!
I had a call on my cell phone from this number. I am a do not call list. So I should
nor get unsolicited calls. Can we stop this?
Said she wasn't selling anything, the "Do Not Call" restrictions don't apply.
This number has been calling since about July.They never say who they are,This time they actually left a message.
Didn't answer; it's getting old.
Our daughter called from supposedly AL last night around 10:00. The number came up as 702-444-4939 which when we looked up on Google we found this website. She has been missing for several days so we were concerned if she was actually in AL or NV. Comments on this site has made us feel a little more comfortable that she is actually in AL as she stated. Thanks.
this is the SECOND TIME this number has come up on caller ID! The FIRST time was yesterday evening, we were no home, there was NO answer left on the answering machine! This SAME NUMBER called back again Today! We DID NOT answer the phone! AGAIN.......NO answer on the machine! We are on the DO NOT CALL LIST! I am NOT HAPPY! Because this is a long distance number, I used my cell phone to call it and I got a recording menu, when I didnt touch any number(s) on my telephone keypad,the recording HUNG UP! THIS IS frustrating!!! I DO NOT LIKE IT!!!!!!!!!!!
Called and asked for my grandpa, but he can't talk on the phone... Anyone know who they are?
I received 4 calls in a row on my cell last night from this number starting at 4:13 am until 4:20 am. They did not leave any messages.
I agree with Dave! They are watching our every move! Stop calling me!!
My daughter missing 3 days and calls from what she says is payphone in Pismo Beach CA and all it says on ID is worldwide telec
If the caller spoke better English she would have had my attention past the third question. I hung up.
After I said 'Hello', the caller hung-up. I hate it when that happens
We are on the Do Not Call registry. What good is the registry???
This showed up on my caller ID when somebody called me from a payphone.
"Hello, I am calling from the Loyaltly Research Center and we're doing a survey for your local grocery store, are you willing to participate?" This was from call #3. Call #1 was a hang-up. Calls #2 and 4 asked specifically for my husband by name. And call #5 was an odd sounding beep. They will continue to get my answering machine, so give up.
I did the same thing you all did. I can confirm it is a pay-phone !!!!! It was my x-wife calling from the upper peninsula and I used to live in Las Vegas so I found it odd as well. But it is a switchboard for a pay-phone company so answer it and no your people are more than likely where they say they are. So please do not be fooled and just answer the phone because it may be important.
I said "hello" twice. No sound at all from the other end of the line.
Left a message looking for someone else. Calls 5-6x a day
You tax dollars at work.Watch where you go on the internet,they are watching you!
This number calls me every day and hangs up.....annoying as hell.
death threat from this # male voice. within a few minutes they called back again 2 more times said nothing backround noise people talking,laughing woman said is that the bitch on the phone tell her i said hi...
These people keep calling- have reported them via to the DNC - as well as called them direct for them to stop...
received call today for the first time from this number (10-25-07) This is my cell phone and business line...
Got a call from this number, thought the person was in Vegas, until I read other comments.
My kids got the same call from their dad and he said he was at a pay phone here in Michigan.
Really thought the looser was out gambling again. Can't remember the last time I even saw a pay phone
ACLU AND QUEEN HILARY
A poll about politics done by a foreign individual who could not even say the names of the individuals he was asking about -
3 times today--didn't answer because multiple calls while out of town. Didn't leave message
If they call again during supper prep or eating they will not have to worry about the FCC. They will face an irate woman on their doorstep with police in tow with a charge of harassment!
They called me at 11:15 PM EST on my cell. Lovely.
I just started getting survey calls two days ago. This is annoying. This number called twice the last two days.
3rd time calling
get calls from this number all the time.they hang up when I pick up.Im on do not call list too
these people are nuts. calls 5 days a week...never leaves messages. going on since july!!
This is another number of CCI Communications. They are a survey company, and survey companies are EXEMPT from the 'Do Not Call' listings.
Tried to call back, no answer.
There was no Caller ID, and they left a voicemail but didn't say anything on it.
Kind of left a message,
'operater recording message about "hanging up if", then someone picked up and said 'Hello, I am calling because you have supported us in the past", then a noisey background, then dead line. I don't support anyone thru my WORK number so the are either phishing or bought a bad phone list.
Please help me...My boyfriend and I have been having issues and he has told me before that he would leave if we continue to have problems. He stated he would go to california or back to el salvador. we had a huge argument last night and he supposedly is working. We live in Maryland. He called me from 702-444-4939 and the number looks strange to me. He states he is in baltimore working but im scared he has left. WHere do you think he is? he tells me not to worry that he is in baltimore and will be home tonight. PLEASE HELP!!!
This is a pay phone it is hard telling where they are making the calls from i typed in the number and it brought me up to los Vegas numbers but my husband called me from this number and he was in Kentucky its the pay phones they have the same number all over the world probably. hopefully this will help some of you out there
Surprisingly, a human left a brief and unclear message on our answering machine (I think our machine confused the auto-dialer into thinking that someone had picked up). Message said something about a survey of unknown topic. She used my name but in a very old manner, one which I haven't used for many years, even on official documents. *69 retrieved the number.
Someone at this stupid number just called at 8:15pm on a Sunday night!!! I hate these people.
I got a call from this number to and it better not be a telemarketer cause i put my cell on a do not call list. Just so you know cell phone numbers are now available to telemarketers. However there is a do not call list that is speacially for cell phones. You may want to list your cell number to it.
Has been calling and hanging up over the last two weeks. Today they hit a button on the phone before hanging up.
This is "Share Group", and they work on contract for non-profit groups. They will stop calling if asked, then call a few weeks later for another group. I find out who they're working for, then email that group and tell them I will never support them again. maybe it'll work after a while...
my kid called back and this is the correct deal.
but i did find out with court order that the co can and will provide call loc.
ANY CALL GENERATED FROM THIS NUMBER IS FROM A CALLER USING A PRE-PAID CALLING CARD. If this number shows up on your caller ID, no matter where you live or where the call originated from, it was placed using a pre-paid calling card. The company that manuactures and distributes the pre-paid cards are from Nevada. The cards are sold all over the country and anyone who places a call using any card from this company will show on caller ID with this number, no matter who they are calling, where they are calling to, or where the caller is calling from, a pay phone in Rhode Island will still show a with this Nevada caller ID, a husband calling wife from a pay phone 1 block away in Atlanta - shows up as a this Nevada number.
I get these calls daily and they don't just stop at calling one time. They hang up and call 6 or more times, one after the other.
I was going to see about blocking them, but I like this whole BBB thing better.
People it will not help to complain - they are exempt from the DO NOT CALL list. They are not telemarketers but do surveys and the law says surveyers are exempt. But they are still ass holes for calling so many times to mine and your phones. And something needs to be done about people doing surveys.
They have called nearly every day for the last month including Sundays. I have reported all calls to the Do Not Call registry. Caller ID shows as NRA.
roflmao omg KAS im so sorry but that lady was probably me=( and yes i did use a calling card to contact you.What id like to know is if the 702 # is the number you saw on caller ID?I really do apologize for calling you,im quite the opposite of physco!!
Stop calling!!! It's rediculous. anymore I just pick up and then hang up- just so phone will stop ringing!
I get calls from this number about 2x a day.For atleast 2 weeks
This company does fundraising for nonprofit organizations and political groups.
I called their number, and got a message saying they only contact people who have donated money to one or more of their clients. The message said to leave a full name and phone number, and they'll take your number off of their call list once they ascertain on whose behalf they called.
call all hours, never leaves a message
just got a call from this #... it sounded like a black guy's voice and he blew in the phone and said "you sayin' somethin?"
called i answered... long pause then a beep. A lady came on saying how she was part of t-mobile research group and wanted to talk to my mom (cause she set up the cellphones). hope this is useful to people.
Wanted my opinion on some political issues. I told him my number is on the do-not-call list and to remove my number from all future calling list. Then I hung up. I'm tired of my evenings at home being disrupted by these calls about politics and surveys.
My boyfriend called my cell phone from a phone booth in Sierra City Ca. 9/26/07 The number shown on my cell was 7024444939. The area code for Sierra City is 530.
Says he's with SHARE, calling for John Edwards campaign, says they have LOCKED UP both Iowas and New Hampshire, wanted me to sign up to make monthly donations by bank draft. He babbled for 3+ minutes without letting me get in a word edgewise, so I took my dog for a walk. When I returned, the caller was gone.
I got a call from a woman in Putney VT that is stalking me from this number. She called from 5 other numbers shortly after. I think this must be generated by the owner of the payphone or she bought calling cards to try and trick me into answering.
...this is Part 3 of a larger message. The full message is at:
...By mail, use the address of the business office in Provo listed above:
290 West Center St.
Provo, UT 84601
By phone, call them at:
I hope that helps to clear up the mystery of who is cluttering up your phone's caller log. Yes it is very annoying that they block their outgoing caller-ID, but that's not the fault of the poor young people working as phonejockeys. Don't take your frustration out on the people who call, because they're already frustrated themselves. If they had any career prospects right now, then they wouldn't be slaving away on the phones for a pittance over minimum-wage. Most are students who couldn't give a darn about what survey they are carrying out, and this type of work makes them develop a pretty thick skin, pretty quickly. They develop what I call "personality callouses" so any foul language you might hurl at them just washes right off (and your rant will likely be recorded anyway, so don't be a jerk!)
On a sidenote to Western Wats: why don't you change your outgoing caller-ID to say "survey" instead of "unavailable"? If I see "unavailable" on an unknown incoming call, there's just Zero Chance that I'm going to pick up. But if I see "survey" then I get the option to decide whether I'm not too busy to answer a few questions. I'm betting that you only get a few "hits" per 1,000 placed calls. If your caller-ID said "survey" then I'd bet that you'll double or triple your number of "hits".
This # is from a calling card for long distance calls.
They call 2 times a day and there is no living person on the other end. I have call the 800 number and have hit a dead end.
Dial tone when I answered. I think they hung up because I let it ring so long before I picked up to answer. I only answered because I thought it was my Utah customer calling me.
This number has called me twice today - I pick up and no answer. ANNOYING. It's wasting my cell phone minutes.
This number keeps calling--doesn't speak when I answer!! Who is this jerk?
How long have you worked at a call center, Rich Johnson? I have been receiving calls from this number forever, am looking at legal options.
I looked up the number on switchboard.com with a reverse look up. Below is the info that I received. I'll be blocking my number tomorrow morning at 5:30 am EST. when I get up so I can hang up on them.
Phone Number Exchange Lookup Results
City, State PROVO, UT
Provider Leap Wireless Intl, Inc. Dba Cricket Comm, Inc.
Line Type Wireless
Estimated County Population 369,000
is this a pay phone in orlando florida?
They call repeatedly, and NEVER leave a message. If I wanted to speak to them I would call them, can't they get the hint????
Call Today at 7:48pm.
Did not leave a message
What a bunch of invalids!How many people do they have to piss off before they get it.Sent complaint to attourney general.May the fleas of 1000 camels infest your crotch! Go back to Pakistan or wherever you are from!
just got a threatening call from that number. some one is doing some crazy shit
now they're hitting calls in colorado
They called several times but I was busy melting down my old rifles and hand guns. When I did finally answer, I told them I was voting for Hillary.
Called and didn't leave message.
How to stop this stupid number keeps calling my cellphone every day?
stop calling me! I dont want bullshit anymore. leave me alone. =]
This is a pay phone - number is national and not fixed to just one phone or location.
Make that two calls today (Sunday). I requested to be taken off their list on their Web site. (72 hours.) We'll see.
I've received two calls on a Saturday and one on a Sunday. An organization that calls unsolicited (especially at night or on weekends) has no credibility.
Several 'Dropped' calls thus I haven't had the opportunity to tell them where to store their guns.
First call tonight, but I don't pick up when the caller doesn't show, but very annoying having to get to the phone in the first place when we have trouble getting around.
they want 100.00 for a membership.. if you say no how about 25.00 or 75.00 donation. i do not give personal info over the phone i stated mail it to me. we will see.
I answered and a guy just said "Hey, if I paid you $200 would you have sex with me?" So I'm pretty sure it's not a telemarketer... I just hung up and when I called back I got a busy signal.
They keep calling and not leaving a message on my WORK line. Let's see how they like it...
ANY CALL GENERATED FROM THIS NUMBER IS FROM A CALLER USING A PRE-PAID CALLING CARD. If this number shows up on your caller ID, no matter where you live or where the call originated from, it was placed using a pre-paid calling card. The company that manuactures and distributes the pre-paid cards are from Nevada. The cards are sold all over the country and anyone who places a call using any card from this company will show on caller ID with this number, no matter who they are calling, where they are calling to, or where the caller is calling from, a pay phone in Rhode Island will still show a with this Nevada caller ID, a husband calling wife from a pay phone 1 block away in Atlanta - shows up as a this Nevada number.
I figured out that this number is probably just a switch number from payphones around the US. I got a call from a payphone in Orlando at this number, and I think the phones all route to this generic number.
It is a payphone. I got two calls today and they were from my exhusband in PA. I knew they were a payphone because he was the only two voice mails on my phone.
It's a calling card #!!! What do people use at pay phones? CALLING CARDS!
You can't track this # to a specific location because thousands of people are probably using the same calling card company that owns this 'switch #'.
Get a fucking clue people..
Collection agency with automated messages puts the burden on those they call. The callee needs to get off their calling list and I found the company reps rude when asked to be removed. Then when I asked for a name, I was hung up on.
ITS NOT BRAIN SURGERY... ITS A BASIC NUMBER THAT SHOWS UP FOR MANY DIFFERENT PAYPHONE LOCATIONS... NOTICE THAT EVERYONE IS GETTING CALLS FROM ALL AROUND THE US... ITS JUST A PAY PHONE MAIN NUMBER NOT A SPECIFIC NUMBER
Prepare for a REALLY long survey.
They call but leave no message. Have done it numerous times.
Western Watts Center
I got a call from my mom from this number, a pay phone at a casino in Burns, Oregon...
My daughter is a runaway. Missing for 4 days. Please if anyone can give me info on how to track this number email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
I received the same message. Called, answered, no one there.
These types of calls should be illegal. They call me at least five times a day and I am on the Do Not Call list.
Has called several times. When I answer, they just hang up. It's BRG Research and their website states they are not telemarketers, and so can call those on the DNC list.
This number showed up on my wife's phone for 1 call that I know of for 19 minutes. Is this a calling card??????? Or a long distance phone carrier
They've been calling 24/7 for about a year, clogging up my answering machine & there's not enough space left for real callers. Often, it's Sunday mornings every 15 minutes. How can I stop them?
This is a payphone. It may be a Nevada phone number but the call I got was made in southern california.
To Alicia Gehringer. Did you see the message from ScottFree? I'm not sure if this is legit, but the link brinks you to a page from BRG Research where you can fill out a form to remove your name from their calling list.
3 calls in two days. Do not leave a message.
Ladies and gentlemen, as has been pointed out a couple of times here, Share Group is hired by an organization you belong to, who has hired them to renew your membership, or get you to make a donation.
The actual calling is done automatically by Share Group's computer, and then plugged into whichever of their operators are free. available, and that's why you're getting numerous calls.
I suggest you answer the call the next time, find out on what organization's behalf their calling, and then call that organization and tell them that if this is how they expect to get money from you, they're sadly mistaken.
Tell them that email solicitations are fine, but that future calls from Group Share will only cause cancellation of your membership to their organization, and severance of future donations.
Called the company and wrote a letter demanding they remove from their entire database.
Any body want to start a class action lawsuit against them.
They called 12 times in two weeks, no one there. Finally someone was there so I yelled at them and told them never to call again. They called again two hours later.
calls daily, hangs up when machine answers.
All of you need to know that calls related to "surveys" do not fall under the Do not call list law.
The phone rings and when I answer no one responds. Its so annoying and it has has been happening for some time now. I tried to call the number back and it rings and rings...
Called every day(including Sunday!) multiple times a day- never answer, though =) If it is the NRA I do appreciate their work, though.
THEY CALL ATLEAST TWICE A DAY AND EVEN EARLY SAT. MORNING. I WISH THEY WOULD STOP
They call more than 10 times a day. They never leave a message. Even though they said they would put us on their "do not call list" they continue to call for months now. Now if I decide to answer the phone, they hang up.
Caller was difficult to understand. She had a thick accent.Sh didn't know our name, but asked for the 'male head of household'. Told her that he wasn't available so she asked when she could reach him. Told her we would not be taking a call from a cell number we don't recognize. We are on the Do Not Call list too.
I get a call from these people at least once a week. I answered once, months ago, and was told I owed $400 to some company I'd never heard of. I told them to send me something via mail, but nothing ever arrived.
This is a pay phone. My husband called me from it in route from TN to AL yesterday. I will find out its location when I speak to him. Thanks
Call constantly, no messages left on machine, they hang up when we answer. Comes up NRA on caller id.
This borders on harrassment. They have called several times a day for weeks. I've begged them to stop calling my number. What can we do???
From their web site:
To opt-out of participation in research, please contact us by e-mail or telephone at the contact information listed below:
They called my house at 9:30 on a Sunday morning!
They have been calling for weeks. Sometimes there is someone on the line - othertimes there is not.
They call all the time, everyday, and nobody is ever there. Called back and listened to all the prompts and had our number removed, hopefully it works.
This number had nobody on other end when I answered. I give them a few moments to say something, but no voice or sound on their end. I'm on DNC list.
Amanda from Target Point Consulting. 66 Canal Center Plaza No. 555, Alexandria, VA 22314. (703) 535-8505, fax: (703) 535-8517. www.targetpointconsulting.com
they hung up when we picked the phone up so of course we called them back and they threatened to have us arrested. as my son in law said your the ones who called us.
They call daily and ask for Don. Won't give me their name; hang up when I ask, and now they are hanging up when I answer. Don't want them calling and they won't quit.
I am in the military and my bf is stationed overseas. When someone overseas calls you they use phone card carriers and this is just a carrier. I get this number all the time on my phone as a transfer for overseas calls. If you pick up and dont hear anyone, the connection is just bad. That is why u cant call it back.
Who are they and why are they calling me, I have no money...
my boyfriend called me from this number although we live in illinois.....weird
This is a pay phone, close to Lexington
They are a conservative polling operation out of Utah. Very annoying. They called me three times last night in the middle of dinner, on my cell phone.
Been calling for weeks at different times of day and I'm sick of it!
They call every day and don't leave a message. I called the number back [800-956-0076] and they claim to be the "Share Group" calling on behalf of a non-profit agency and not subject to the do not call list. They have ignored my requests to stop calling.
got a call from this number at 12:30 am on a verizon phone in western mass. im expecting a call from my friend in indiana whose cell phone died, so they could be using a pay phone. but when i answered it just made a weird springy noise and then ended the call. i called back but nobody answered...
Call constantly and hang up every time. Caller ID is NRI.Have reported to do not call.
Got a call in Boston from this number. Supposed to meet with guy who called from that number in about an hour, and I'm pretty sure he's not flying in or anything (i.e. he's prob in Boston). Like someone above, I, too, Verizon.
But here's a question for everyone: Why not PICK UP the phone?! If it's actually a telemarketer, ask them to take u off their list; if not, might it be an important phone call?? Picking up your phone is a courtesy and u waste your own time and nerves (let alone the caller's) when u do not answer your phone! It's always in the back of your mind that the caller will call again. It doesn't have to be if u deal with the call when it comes in the first place.
About six calls in the past several days; only rings once.
It was kinda random. I didn't even know who it was.
They have been calling daily for months, sometimes more than once a day any time from 8 a.m. to almost 10 p.m. No one is ever there and if I stay on the line long enough the line disconnects. Day of the week doesn't matter to them either!
I have been getting calls from this number several times a week for months. Sometimes more than one a day. I don't answer. They never leave a message. Sometimes I pick up the phone and set it back down quickly so it will stop ringing. They never stop calling. It started months ago!
Random call and i missed it! Noooooo
my phone rang just when I was going to pick up they hung up, who is this???
Past 2 days phone has rang at 8:45, which is early at our house. Didn't answer, but did *69 and this number came up. I am on do not call list and never gave them my number.
I called the 617 number and requested 1: the removal of my number from the call list and 2: their source for my number.
I then called the source and explained that to which we have all been subjected, (noting that not all calls were on their behalf.) That organization's representative was most helpful and assured me she would investigate the problem with Share Group. You folks might find the same satisfaction, should you choose to pursue the matter. Good Luck!
i got a call on this this morning but no message.. i don't answer numbers I dont recognize
When I answered they hung up. If it was the NRA they missed a customer. Good organization!!
rings twice, max and hangs up - no message
calls number min of 2X daily
have called and left message - DO NOT CALL - yet the calls persist
WHO IS THIS??? (I know - Share Group, etc., etc., but what is the point???? No message, just hang ups???) VERY FRUSTRATING!!! I will pursue this w/state attorneys general office if it does not stop!
Thank goodness for caller id. Unknown calls don't get answered in my household.
What use is the do-no-call list if these people don't pay attention to it? I mean, honestly....
OK. It is the NRA. CRAZY telefrauding. Anyway, to get off the list, call the number back, press 1 to hear more about "the civil rights and sportsmen group" - HA!. At the end of the short recording, it gives you the option to not receive "calls like these" again. Enter your phone number and it'll supposedly be removed within 30 days.
From thier website,
BRG Research Services –Provo
50 East 500 North
Provo, UT 84601
Human Resources Manager (801) 705-5298
Project Director (801) 705-5303
Project Director (801) 705-5296
Project Director (801) 705-5309
Programming Dept (801) 705-5307
Day Phone Room Manager (801) 705-5222
Night Phone Room Manager (801) 705-5311
Information Technology Manager (801) 705-5301
President/Partner (801) 705-5295
Board of Directors
Finally answered the "Toll Free" call, after MANY calls lately. The Humane Society. I contribute occasionally and it has been almost a year since my last contribution!!
This number is call me too.I hope it gets take care of soon.
HOW DO I GET THEM TO STOP CALLING ME!
Got a few calls from this number and they also text me a call back number 335-9255? Left 2 voice mails, sounds weird?
Called 3 times tonight - told the lady twice not to call back, but they did anyway.
ans. then hangup
Got a call from this number. Didn't say where from, so I did not answer and they did not leave a message. Then searched here and found they are calling alot of people so I still won't be answering if they call back.
this number has called for days now, sometimes several times a day. When I pick up the line, no one is there and when I don't pick up no message is left. I finally left a nasty message with the assholes today since my own phone co is unable to assist.
Here is something different. These people (National Recovery) keep banging away at my
10 y/o daughters Cell Phone with no message left.
After getting a few of these calls my wife decided to answer the next one that came in. In short, the conversation went like this.
NR - "can I speak with so and so?"
wife- "You have a wrong number. Ther is no one here by that name"
NR- "Is this so and so"
wife- " no it isn't and I don't know anyone by that name"
NR- "well, This is the number we have on file and we are trying to collect a debt."
wife- "That person is not at this number. The number belongs to my 10 y/o"
NR-"Well, why does your 10 y/o have a cell phone?"
wife-" well, that is none of your buisness. all you have to know is that person is not here and don't call back."
NR- "We think we have a right number"
AS you can imagine this is where the wife goes Crazy...LOL
Wife asked for a manager. Got put on hold and eventually got disconnected.
BOTTOMFEEDERS is too nice a term for these Idiots.
Unfortunatly they are still calling. We are gonna take this up with the Phone company and see what can be done. Hope you all have better luck.
got a call 6/18/07 from a woman accusing me of inappropriate text messages with a married man???? yeah.. psycho
This number has called me at least 5 times over the past week. I've never picked up but it has always been around 8pm central time. I looked it up in the white pages and it is reported as a landline under Cricket Communications.
My boyfriend is in Detroit today and called my from this number. It's a payphone, but it showed up Nevada on my caller id.
i have had several calls from this number, but they never leave a message on my machine. since i don't know who it is (in reality), i don't pick up
why do you keep calling me
I blocked their call and their dialer called back immediately with "no name" and "no number" in the CID box.
Called back. "The Share Group".
has called many times. Leaves no message on machine
Receiving calls from this number daily for past week or so. No messages left.
A MISSING CHILD USED THIS # NEED INFO FROM WHERE THE CALL WAS PLACED STARPRICE138@YAHOO.COM
They call here all the time. I never gave them my number. They call at least twice a day and they never leave a message!
This lady called. Wants to do a survey of the business. I ask her to send a letter with the details. She says she cant. She says she wants to just know how we communicate in our business and she gets into too many perdsonal details about business and I say "sorry you are a stranger to me bye". For me looks like some company gathering details to sell to credit card or similar companies.
Next time they call JUST HANGUP AND ASK THEM TO GET LOST.
These SOBs keep calling and hanging up!!!
Look at ScottFree on the list of comments - we added our phone number to their "removal" list - no message left on our answering machine
By the way; You have your address as Washington, D.C., yet the 703 area code is from Virginia, so is this too a spam? I will report to the FBI & ABUSE@ADDRESS.COM
I will continue to check this site to see if there is an expedient response to this and my last message, also, an explanation why and what these calls are being made & in reference to what?
Have call block, yet this number mangaes to call into my number asking for unknown person this evening, and another time, not answering when I picked up. To my knowledge these calls appeared twice when I pressed call return & traced. Tonight a woman stating her name had been "Sharon," and the name of the party she requested, stating she had information about the National Rifle Association for their members, of which, I am not.
Your expedient response and attention in this matter will be greatly appreciated.
this 'NRA' has called 8 times a day for at months!! what's the deal?
Have received at least 2 calls from this number in 2 days When answered the first time there was no response. The second time I let the answering machine pick up and no message was left.
They seem to hang up as soon as I pick up. If you call them they do not answer. I am on the do not call list They have called at least 3 times in the past two days.
No message left on answering machine. I'm on a "do not call" list and don't appreciate these calls. Another annoying telemarketer???
This number keeps trying 6to send a fax to my house.
They have been calling for months, I say hello, hear a noise and it disconnects.
they called to catch me up on the activities of an organization i support. they were very nice and i think you should give these folks a break since they have a difficult job dealing with many rude people. it's not their fault you don't answer your fucking phone!
They have been calling for several weeks now. I don't believe it is the actual National Rifle Association, though. I have my loud whistle ready for their next call! Take that!*@%!
got a msg today with a guy with a non-US accent laughing, and a lot of background noise like a bar...
They've been calling daily for weeks, but we haven't answered. I finally answered to ask to be removed from call list - woman wanted to speak with my husband and refused to leave a message after I asked several times. I finally got her to tell me why she called: "I wanted to inform him of a new law in effect" - when I asked about it after informing her I am also a member, she refused and hung up.
I've had the same cell # for 3+ years w/ two carriers. Switched to T-Mobile, started getting these calls less than a week later. Coincidence?
Calls every morning around 9:15 to 9:30 and doesn't leave a message. Quite annoying!!!!
I have been getting calls from this Share Group all day and all night for months now. It wakes up my baby and its driving me crazy. Does anyone have any idea how to stop them from doing this since they are not subject to the do not call list?
They keep calling every day and i am fed up with it..even sundays,,i am on the do not call list however they must think they're not included,,just got another one and the fellow hung up on ME!
My girlfriend,JoJo's sis,called from this no.She is in trouble & needs her meds! If you have any info contact brian @ 602-882-1821.
My mom got a call from this number at 3 A.M. on July 6th it was my sister said she was in weaverville shes been missing ever since. does anyone have any information?
Today, July 5th, I received 3 calls from this number at 6:31 PM, 7:21 PM, and 8:41 PM. I did not pick up; no message left. If, in fact, this is an organization that fundraises or something for non-profits, i must wonder why the non-profits are allowing this to happen.. or if they are even aware of the tactics used.
my daughter calld me from this number today she is suspose to b at a christian camp in tx???? this is really weird....do I need to call the cops...startin to think that I should???
Phone rings and stops after the third ring..just before my voice mail would pick up. This is the fourth call today (and it's only 1PM).. 3 from 877 696 2722 and one, so far, from 800 956 0076.
I think it is true that when you call back to tell them to stop, they mark your phone number as a Live One.
I made a mistake & contributed to my local public radio station and now I get calls from these folks all the time
No message. Let the hone ring only three times and then disconnected.
Call constantly and hang up every time
I called the number back pressed 1 and then 3 and was prompted to enter my phone # which they reply will be removed within 30 days
This number is a routing number for pay phone calls made to my Verizon mobile phone. Not a telemarketer.
this sit definetly saved my relationship...lol..hes in ny im in cali...so when he called from that number and it showed vegas i was livid..lol..too funny...thanks.
800-956-0076 called me 3 times today in it is 12:24PM Monday July 2, 2007. Last week I was called a total of 8 times. Each time I have not been home, God help the person on the other end when they call and I am home to pick up the phone.
I am a registered Republican and they still keep calling me. One person stated I had to give to Clinton or I would be sent to fight in the war.
These come is as cellular calls. I get them from numerous numbers, all from the same company. Thsi is Western Watts from what I understand. Here is the email address from their website to opt out of their list...
Hopefully it works!
I returned the call and the message was that they represent nonprofits. I asked them to stop calling - they have been calling several times a day. We'll see!
reported them online to FCC website. Calls stopped.
They call 4 times a day
caller id says "toll free call".phone rang once and they hung up?
Called last night, tonight, no one on the other end.
Next time I'm letting them listen to iTunes ;p.
This number showed up on caller id as calling at 8:03 p.m., but left no message.
this is a call from someone uno, usually minute phones, the number sumhow gets put in Nevada
If anyone has received these calls on a wireless device, report them to the FCC. It is illegal for telemarketers to call wireless devices. You can file an FCC complaint online at esupport.fcc.gov
If enough people report them, they will be fined and shut down.
I missed the call. No message. I called back several times because i thought it was a telemarketer and i like to give them grief.
Busy all the time, then i got a call back while i was typing this and i answered, but no one said anything, so i called them back a few more times but it was busy. I would like them to be arrested. Is that possible?
Toll Free Call.didn't say anything?
Hung up when I picked up. They call at least 3 times a day.
Called 2 times in 5 min. window 6-25-06
The Share Group drove me to drink.
I'm with NeverMind. These filthy rogues only comply if you threaten them with legal or physical harm.
I told the motherf**ker if he called again I'd sure the f***ing Share Group. That was 3 days ago & I have received no calls since. You have to be tough with these cocksuckers & show you mean business. Do not ask them politely - DEMAND THAT THEY TAKE YOU OFF THEIR F***ING LIST....NOW!!!!
Called today, from Lambda Legal, asking for donations
Let no message and called twice on Sunday from slightly different numbers.
crappy these people have to call 100's of times... over and over and over.
One ring, then stopped
Have called so many times... very frustrating. Has anyone figured out how to get off their call list?
Share Group - Telemarketer
Get multiple calls per week (never answer) for a while, then they stop for several months. Then they start up again. Crazy business!
I am getting calls from this number repeatedly throughout the day. Today 8 calls came in as last as 10 PM. The ID I get is just the phone number and when I dialed back to see who was calling, the phone just rang.
Definitely a payphone call from AZ on 6/22 that showed a Las Vegas landline number.
received seven calls in the last couple weeks. never leaves messages. Now they've started calling twice a day
from Share Group, didn't leave message
They keep calling and calling. It's the Share Group. I called them two weeks ago and asked to be taken off their list, the receptionist said she would. Uh, they're calling again. This all stems from a phone number given when I'd made donations to various groups in the past. I'll donate in the future, but NEVER give my real number. Ever.
I sent them the following e-mail. Hopefully this will stop them:
Please add (213) 268-2258, my mobile phone number, to your do-not-call list immediately. I refuse to answer solicitation phone calls and am sick of getting dozens of them with no message left.
Please note that this request will be saved and future violations will be reported to the appropriate authorities.
Please also see www.whocalled.us to find out how badly many other people are annoyed by your tactics.
Would not leave company name, Just phone number and extension to call back.
My number is also on the "do not call list" I have recieved 2 calls from this number.
They call, I pick up and nobody is there... this needs to stop!!!!! If we are on a do not call list... this should be part of it too!!!! I am tired of these irritating phone calls.
My boyfriend called me from a payphone in Miami and I noticed that the area code was (702) and I looked it up and it was a Las Vegas,Nevada #. I don't know much about pay phones and tele-connections, but this just seemed a little strange/odd?!
These assholes call several times a week & never leave a message. I finally called back & left a voicemail to demand that they cease & desist.
They've been calling for weeks. Hangs up when I say "hello". Great marketing.
I have been getting phone calls and text messages from this 800 number for the past 2 weeks. At least 2 or 3 times a day. They hang up after 3 rings then leave a text message that costs me money. They claim to be exempt from caller harassment laws by virtue of their political affiliation? Who do we complain to to stop these idiots?