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



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samenumber calls from 37 phone numbers:

201-373-8356 206-397-1127 212-777-3456 213-702-9791 214-416-2069 280-449-8331 305-890-1654 307-215-1002 404-276-6914 408-808-1302 410-991-0927 425-256-3952 425-320-5132 458-201-0386 480-535-5714 501-228-2070 570-244-4981 609-318-6029 614-410-1516 620-664-6192 647-955-2110 702-520-1111 727-541-0001 800-424-5004 802-681-4148 813-541-0001 818-450-5600 818-900-0900 823-416-4126 855-246-5095 858-412-0172 866-463-3020 888-685-0042 904-954-9500 941-254-2142 973-437-2105 973-443-2421


(404) 276-6914

1 week ago   VA

I called the number back but it said the voicemail box for (I think the male voice that recorded it) said "Pits" or "Fits" was full and to try again later. Apparently who ever is calling has gotten many complaints on his voicemail.

(858) 412-0172

1 week 5 days ago   IL

hangs on when machine answers

(404) 276-6914

2 weeks 1 day ago TX TX

When I answered the phone a mechanical voice said Congratulations......then I hung up. When I tried to call the number back later all got was a hatchuuuuuu

so I'll block them

2 weeks 2 days ago   MO

left no message

(212) 777-3456

3 weeks 4 days ago Samantha FL

This number calls my house several times a day from early in morn to late at night. When I pick up there is no one on the other end. If I could reach through the phone I'd punch Lee Judy!

March 14th, 2014 True Jack NC

My Caller ID says Matt Angeles. Leaves no message.

(570) 244-4981

February 24th, 2014 mpo AL

Calls and asks for my boss by name. Wil not leave a message or voicemail. After reading posts on another site, I think this may be a telemarketer for publications, possibly Progressive Business Publications.

(201) 373-8356

February 17th, 2014 Lezanne South Africa

I just saw my phone ringing with this number and it identified the number as coming from New Jersey. I live in South Africa so immediately I knew it's trouble. I heard about it via a BBM chain message that was going around luckily! What I'm wanting to know is where on earth these scammers got my number!!!

(404) 276-6914

February 8th, 2014 Jake SC

Nomorobo caught this call. Nomorobo works! Highly recommended.

February 7th, 2014 David Schmidt NY

They called and hung up when answering machine went

February 7th, 2014 DCS MD

Been receiving a lot of calls from the Atlanta area this year, all credit card scams.

(212) 777-3456

January 20th, 2014 anonymous ME

When I answer they say nothing. Then a few seconds later a recording says goodbye!! Someone is trying to drive me crazy as they call almost every day for the last two weeks. Three times today already. When I learn not to be as stupid as them and answer?!!!!!!!!!

January 17th, 2014 L IN

Heavy Indian Accent, alot of background noise, claimed to be Microsoft, said my computer was infected with viruses and Malware/

Definitely a scam

January 16th, 2014 CH KY

File a complaint here:

January 16th, 2014 CH KY

Same as everyone else...caller had an Indian accent, etc. I am on the do not call list & it infuriates me that these people continue to call! (as I'm sure it does most of you) I filed a complaint a few weeks ago... and will file another one. Not sure it does any good, but maybe if enough of us file a complaint... they will stop.

(858) 412-0172

January 14th, 2014 BwS FL

Unable to call back after I missed a call

(212) 777-3456

January 14th, 2014 Carolyn D. MN

Caller had an Indian accent, stated my computer was going to crash and that my computer sent messages to them. They called three times. I hung up after the first time, but they called again two more right after that. I did not answer the other two times. Thankful for caller ID! Number came up as 212-777-3456 with unknown name.

(858) 412-0172

January 6th, 2014 Jo MI

Called but no one there when answered phone.

(212) 777-3456

January 5th, 2014 J and N L IL

A man sounding like he was from India and speaking very poor pidgin English stated Microsoft had received malware reports from our computer and he wanted to remote-access it. We told him to email us with details and gave him our name. He never asked for an email address. Very obvious phishing attempt!

(941) 254-2142

December 29th, 2013 Dan FL

Called twice in same day - once in am once in pm. Didn't answer and they left no message.

December 29th, 2013 D Franklin FL

calls every day at same time. Rings 3 times and then hangs up. Never leaves a message.

(201) 373-8356

December 4th, 2013 Lenny 00 Malta

I received a call from this number. She was so kind to offer me an exclusive investment deal. It's seems like a scam. Don't bother taking the call - unless you want to waste their time!!

November 29th, 2013 REC 04 Lebanon

Just experienced the same thing in Beirut, Lebanon. Didn't pick up, googled the number (a reflex), and landed here. Thanks guys!

(212) 777-3456

November 28th, 2013 Bobi WA

They called my son's cell phone and said they were from Microsoft, the callers name was "Michael", didn't want to give me a number to call him, but finally did. He said that I had malware on my computer and that my computer called the customer service. He got very upset with me when I wouldn't go to the computer right away, but I informed him it was Thanksgiving and I was in the middle of cooking.

November 28th, 2013 Jackie MI

Heavily accented (Indian-sounding) idiot tried telling me that I have a serious problem in my computer and I need to give him access right away. I asked him how he knew and he claimed he was a tech with Microsoft. I laughed at him and told him that was really funny because I have an Apple computer! *click*

November 28th, 2013 Mobybuddy CA

He spoke with an Indian accent and said his name was John, which seems unlikely. He insisted that my computer had malware, but when I asked him how HE knew what was on MY computer, he glossed over it. He wanted to know if I was sitting in front of my computer, so he could show me where the malware was located. He said he represented Microsoft. He seemed panicked, I suppose to try to make me that way too and get me too do something imprudent, without thinking it through. I wonder if Microsoft knows about these guys(I assume there are multiple perps involved in this attempted fraud).

(570) 244-4981

November 28th, 2013 Bill G CA

Do not get involved in a conversation with anyone from Progressive Business Publications. This is a scam aimed at businesses. You will be billed a minimum of $290.00 for a one page article that is virtually worthless just by talking to them. It took many threats by phone and mail to stop them from contacting our employees the first time and it appears that they are at it again.

(212) 777-3456

November 25th, 2013 Colby OH

They have called SEVEN TIMES today alone--when my mom first answered they said they were calling from Microsoft about some malware on my computer. When I answered a few hours later they said nothing then called right back and said nothing again! I know it's a scam and will be blocking this number.

November 23rd, 2013 mendonsy NY

These clowns will apparently try every scam in the book!!
This week the are using the "Food Bank NYC" caller ID.

(570) 244-4981

November 21st, 2013 Katy CA

Keeps calling, and when I answer no one speaks. I have tried to call back to be removed from calling list but no one answers and mailbox is full. The numerous phone calls are annoying and frustrating.

(212) 777-3456

November 18th, 2013 thebunch TX


November 14th, 2013 Harold OH

4 Calls 4 different people (2 Indian and 2 Australian sounding accents ) all from 212-777-3456.3 claim to be a Microsoft Tech and there is a problem with my computer and want me to let them connect to my computer to fix it.I called Microsoft Corp and they said they will never call you..........It's a SCAM....Don't let them hook to your computer

(425) 320-5132

November 7th, 2013 Jacy WA

Scam/telemarketer - "Hi. My name is Diane..." recorded message for carpet cleaning. No option given to be removed from call list.

(212) 777-3456

November 6th, 2013 Sarakate OR

This was a super weird guy, heavy accent. Said he was "Tech Department" and I asked how I could help him he made frog noises in a deep voice and hung up. Very strange. I googled the number and found that these calls are sourced from Moviefone which I believe to be an AOL service to a scammer trying to sell an anti-virus software to some offshore dude wanting access to personal information. This has SCAM written all over it, hang up on the guy!!

October 26th, 2013 PopZ AZ

Caller claimed to be from the Technical Department and was asking about my Windows PC, I asked where he is from and he claimed to be from the SIerra Vista Technical department. THe Area Code for Sierra Vista is 520, 212 shows to be New York City (Primarily Manhatten)

(570) 244-4981

October 24th, 2013 Unavailable

Very aggressive when asking for me. Now that I know it's a telemarketer, I'm glad I didn't take the call.

(212) 777-3456

October 10th, 2013 ItsMe IL

Today they called twice, telling me I have a problem with my window operating system. They wanted me to get on the computer; fat chance. Clearly from India, clearly calling from a busy call center based on the background noise.

October 10th, 2013 Ralph CT

Stated they were from Microsoft, computer had a virus, directed to a website so that they could take control of computer and get rid of virus.

October 3rd, 2013 cwb IL

Another one of those "computer virus" calls

(201) 373-8356

October 2nd, 2013 JK NE

Just received a call from CTPL 201-373-8356. Asian sounding female asked for accounts receivable. Put her on hold and she hung up. Bullshit call, no doubt.

(212) 777-3456

September 30th, 2013 TLH FL

Stated from Microsoft, computer had a virus, directed to a website so that they could take control of computer and get rid of virus.

September 27th, 2013 Mary RI

Get calls from this number almost twice daily....when I answer, there is dead air, then a beep and a female voice says "goodbye." I've called it right back and hear "Hello and welcome to movie phone ..........if you know the name of the movie you'd like to see ......"

(858) 412-0172

September 24th, 2013 Vickie

I do not know anyone in san diego. And i am no the do not call list.

(212) 777-3456

September 19th, 2013 Karen Murray TX

Caller said they were representing Microsoft and that my computer had a virus. They said they were receiving 'codes' about a virus that virus protection didn't stop. I hung up on them.

September 18th, 2013 yo TX

movie phone

(425) 320-5132

August 30th, 2013 JC MA

I called this number back. It rings several times then it asks if you want to be removed from the list. I had done this in the past too but the calls keep coming. I wish these douche bags would adhere to the law as I am on the DO NOT CALL registry.

(823) 416-4126

August 28th, 2013 John ME

Have reported this several times. They just keep getting new numbers. I am on DoNot Call Registry too. Does not help. Sick of getting 2-3 calls a day. Just do not answer...

(305) 890-1654

August 26th, 2013 Charlie

The caller hung up before the answering machine came on. Called the number back and heard the message that the number is out of service. Oviously, a scam call!

(425) 320-5132

August 26th, 2013 Anne NY

They are now carpet cleaners.

(823) 416-4126

August 22nd, 2013 jack CT

The old "Call now" scam

(305) 890-1654

August 22nd, 2013 Glenda Lindy NM

I answered, they asked if this was Mrs. Lindenberger, I said yes and they hung up. Is there anything connected to this phone number that I should be concerned about?

(570) 244-4981

August 8th, 2013 Sue WA

Rude and annoying. Has been calling every week for the last month asking for the owner by first name and hanging up each time she is informed the owner is not available.

(212) 777-3456

August 3rd, 2013 Sue MS

You'd think for once the gov. would do something right! Don't know why they wont start going after people that refuse to honor the DNC list. :( What good did it do to come up with the list but they wont enforce it- so we get harressed daily by this scammers and there seems to be nothing we can do to stop them.

(206) 397-1127

July 29th, 2013 pam FL

this number called me today and left a message stating that my card was inactive and i need to call in 24 hrs to get it reactivated. called my bank, my card is ok.

(212) 777-3456

July 25th, 2013 Deb MI

Caller ID said food bank NYC, message was someone trying to sell security system, or rather, no cost to me security system. Yeah right!

(425) 320-5132

July 23rd, 2013 Luis CA

None left.

(212) 777-3456

July 23rd, 2013 Barney MI

"if you will let us put a security sign on your lawn you get a free security system." Yea right.

July 23rd, 2013 Not Buying It IN

Got an automated call from "Food Bank NYC". Yeah, right. It's another scammer using a fake name trying to get my personal info.

July 22nd, 2013 off da grid IL

Same "if you will let us put a security sign on your lawn."

July 22nd, 2013 dcturtle DC

Just got the call. Message left was for a free home security system if they can put a sign in your yard. Lol, sign would prob read, "Sucker Lives Here." Scammers!!

(570) 244-4981

July 19th, 2013 EB CO

Calls almost every morning at 6am, if I answer they hang up. I am trying to invent a technology that you can reach through your phone and slap the person on the other end.

(425) 320-5132

July 18th, 2013 SteveK CA

Just called me - no answer. Dead air.

(570) 244-4981

July 18th, 2013 Danita Matthews

I received several calls from this # and when I answer they hang up. It is very very annoying when that happends. Please remove my # from your list 912-262-6992. Thanks Manager of Express Lube and Car wash.

July 1st, 2013 OpB SC

Progressive Business Publications. They call relentlessly. Their billing practices are an abomination. There is no way to cancel subscriptions and avoid their nasty collectors. Look up "Progressive Business Publications Scam" and you'll see nearly 100,000 entries. The complaints list is a mile long. Steer clear!

(425) 320-5132

June 14th, 2013 j CA

same as others, airduct cleaning. autodialer message, so I pressed 1 to get a live operator. She asked if I wanted the service, I said I need some info first. "First, tell me the full name of your company." She immediately hung up onb me.

(212) 777-3456

June 8th, 2013 scammed OR

This is scam!! The caller claim that they are form the Windows system Service and said my computer got infection which is true. They ask me to follow their instruction and buy another year's warranty. I realized that I am fooled when the caller said "If you do not buy it, you computer will corrupt tonight!". Do not believe them!

June 6th, 2013 mags59 TX

Phone call this afternoon - man with an Indian accent said he was from Tech Support and my computer was downloading viruses to their server. Wanted me to turn on my computer - told him I wasn't born yesterday and I have reported this to the FTC.


(425) 320-5132

May 31st, 2013 Geo CA

Duct cleaning from Washington . I am in California.

May 24th, 2013 sandyRED CA

they called today - again!!!

(201) 373-8356

May 24th, 2013 Angela 12 Ireland

Received a call from +16165971111 but didnt answer it.Received 2 calls from +12013738356 but didnt answer it either .Dont no anyone ay these numbers. I googled the numbers to see who it was and came onto this page. Thank u for putting this up and warning people about these phone numbers.

(609) 318-6029

May 21st, 2013 bugsbunnyfan PA

this is spam....if you have cable, internet, and phone all thru the same company - and this number calls you - DON'T answer it....it allows them to send a virus to you....

May 21st, 2013 Friend of Jesus

Don't answer calls like that where you do not know the number because a lot of the time they want to see someone answer so they can spam call you. I always write the number down and look the number up online to see a site like this so I know what to expect. This way they don't know for sure if the number belongs to anyone and i don't receive anymore calls from that number.

May 21st, 2013 Andrea

Received a voice mail from this number. It said they were warning time share owners about scammers claiming to have buyers or renters for your propery and if paid money to these scam artists, to call 877-702-2732. I do not own, rent, or ever had any dealings with time shares and I am on the DNR list, so I have no clue how they got my number.

May 21st, 2013 Clementine PA

Message was marketing call for home security system

(206) 397-1127

May 16th, 2013 female MO

she said because I had good credit, she wanted to lower my interest rate. Deleted the message right there and then

May 16th, 2013 Sally MI

I received a call from this number and it said my debit card was inactivated and if I wanted it reactivated I had to enter my 16-digit account number. I hung up and called my bank and there was no problem with my card. SCAM!!!!!

(212) 777-3456

May 15th, 2013 Tica KY

Reported as a DNC list vioation. Demanded they stop calling me. The caller with a heavy accent answered "I'll think about it."

(425) 320-5132

May 14th, 2013 concertnancer CA

"Hi. My name is Amanda, and I'm with the Air Duct Cleaning Company. We are currently in your area offering air duct cleaning for only $29. By making your appointment today, we will throw in vent deodorizing absolutely free. To make your appointment today, please press 1, or 8 to be removed from the list. Again, please press 1 to make an appointment, or 8 to be removed from the list. Thank you."

(201) 373-8356

May 14th, 2013 Conor Ireland

Pure scam. Indian sounding male asking for an email address and talking about stock markets

(858) 412-0172

May 11th, 2013 smith CA

I get more calls since I signed up for the DNC list.The DNC list is one big farse.They do nothing the phone co. does nothing and we have to put up with this crap!!

(206) 397-1127

May 11th, 2013 IG CA

Thanks for having this scammer listed. I know someone that believed these people,lost money to them. And I thought they were smart people!

(212) 777-3456

May 9th, 2013 phone crimes CA

Call from (212) 777-3456 which seems to be a service named Movie Phone.

I do not answer unknown callers.

This call is a Do Not Call list violation. I have reported them.

I added this number to my blocked callers list.

May 2nd, 2013 yf VA

They said they are cash advance loaner. They needed just 225 dollars to deposit a large amount of money to my account....don't get con people they are fake fake fake

(206) 397-1127

May 1st, 2013 Donald Murray OR

Microsoft Windows Virus Scam.

(609) 318-6029

April 30th, 2013 bothered AZ

caller ID says R2J2, sounds like star wars, doesn't it.

April 22nd, 2013 Shipper KS

Called me twice at 9 am and left no message. When I return the call, it's an automated voice saying: 'Please press any digit to be added to the Do Not Call List'. When I do not press anything, it says: 'We did not receive any response and hangs up' Called them back and this time pressed a digit, and it still hung up. Weird!

April 22nd, 2013 Laurie NY

My phone has the YouMail.com answering service, which identified this as "Company R2J2", whatever that means.

April 22nd, 2013 Laurie Spiegel NY

My phone has the YouMail.com answering service

April 22nd, 2013 Todd IL

Received a call on my cell phone about drug lawsuit related to Yaz. Scumbag attorneys.

April 22nd, 2013 Matt MN

no message.

(212) 777-3456

April 11th, 2013 granny WA

Karen flemming AOL 703 265 8978

April 11th, 2013 granny WA

Call Karen flemming at AOL and tell her miviefone is harassing u. Then download the form for NY county ag office and file a complaint against AOL.

April 2nd, 2013 Central Calif CA

Did not answer...they left a message and all they said was "Can you hear me?" Had a lot of noise in the background. Called back said it was Moviefone sponsored by Western Mobile (never heard of it). Called at 2 minutes till 9 P.M.

(855) 246-5095

March 26th, 2013 sunset CA

I do not enact fees to avoid or put off such callers. They are liable not me.

March 26th, 2013 sunset CA

regular calls; daily and multiple per day; no message left; hangs up if message machine answers; doesn't react like automated system; todays hang up was very abrupt. I am Do Not Call registered so have legal recourse if this continues especially without message as to who is calling.....

(212) 777-3456

March 19th, 2013 Washington WA

The person had a middle east accent and claimed to be calling from Microsoft because our computer is infested with a virus. They called every hour on the hour for multiple days until we finally answered.

(206) 397-1127

March 18th, 2013 James GA

The guy said he was from microsoft. Said that my computer had viruses and he wanted to help clean them out wanted to know if i done online banking

March 18th, 2013 Amanda WA

Male, from India, in a loud call center.
Hello, May I speak to XXXXXX (they used my maiden name which is not listed). They said they needed to take control of my pc because it was infected with a virus and was going to crash at any minute. When I laughed he got a bit more aggressive and told me that this was serious.
I just told him what he was doing was against the law, he was lying and that I was not stupid. And laughed again. He got upset and told he that he was legit. I just hung up on him.

(858) 412-0172

March 9th, 2013 Diana KY

Didn't answer; no message left.

(855) 246-5095

March 8th, 2013 nh MD

Call came in but they only said Hello? Hello? then hung up. I called them back and got a recording from American Diabetes Associates. This has happened before.

(818) 900-0900

March 7th, 2013 BOB ID


March 7th, 2013 BOB ID

Credit card debt reduction buttheads!

(858) 412-0172

February 28th, 2013 Kay LA

someone calling on behalf of Heifer International

(206) 397-1127

February 21st, 2013 Blue Rose Thorn FL

I just got a call from this number. Sounded like a scam right off the bat - Indian guy claiming to work for Dell calling about a problem on all Windows computers. First I told him I don't own a Dell and he said that does not matter (OBVIOUS scam!) because there was a problem involving what he called the "startup product key" for all new computers. Said there were people who called that said that their product keys were not working. Asked what he meant and he gave me a real kindergarten-level answer that did not tell me anything that I did not already know. Anyway, he went on to say that this problem causes things like pop-ups and viruses to infect a computer. Did not believe one word of it as to me, everything just screamed FAKE. Definitely tell all of your friends and relatives about this, so that none of them fall prey to this particular scam

(858) 412-0172

February 12th, 2013 Tom Philips NC

MDS Communications Corporation, they claim to raise money for charities.

(206) 397-1127

January 17th, 2013 smith CA

They called my cell phone, which I never give out the number, so who knows how they got it...steaming piles of dungheap!

(201) 373-8356

January 13th, 2013 PS FINLAND Finland

Great investment opportunities. Yeah right...

(858) 412-0172

December 26th, 2012 Gilforeth TX

did not answer

(212) 777-3456

December 26th, 2012 g MD

people dont get scam this people trying to get your info i just received another call and ask to please stop calling me for the
20th time that i will report it to the FBI they hung up then another arabian dude called again told them stop calling me he said ok ok

December 21st, 2012 Elaine Gaudet ME

The caller said he was calling about Tech Service. He wanted to return my money that I had paid for a warrenty that I had bought which I did. I got scamed. He wanted me to turn on my computer. I told him I wasn't turning on anything. I hung up. I have gotten 3 phone calls from him this week.

(206) 397-1127

December 20th, 2012 big bubba NC

caller wanted to "fix" my computer. I recognized a scam call and sounded a portable air horn at 141db into my phone's mouth piece. Caller hung up. Hopefully the blast damaged his ear.

(212) 777-3456

December 19th, 2012 Josh CO

They call and say my computer is messing up there Windows server. They try to get access to your computer. Fun to act like you can't understand them and keep asking them,"v as in bictor? N as in Mancy?" About the 34th try they will hang up on you.

(858) 412-0172

December 19th, 2012 evelyn CA

they got better doing it, saying that certain charity organization that I have donated before is launching out a building project for New York Hurricane Sandy victims... I told them I don't do donations on the phone... I am going to contact the agency to alert them

(212) 777-3456

December 18th, 2012 Barry NY

The caller said he was calling from Expert Tech Services. He wanted me to turn on my computer.

December 17th, 2012 FG MN

I received first and one call today. They identified themselves as GBM Technet and an affiliate to microsoft. They claimed my computer was downloading viruses and needed me to log onto their server / website. I wouldn't do that because if it was a valid call, it would have come from my ISP or internet provider. If one were to do as they say, they could gain access to information on your computer... i.e. identification theft!! It's a scam!

December 15th, 2012 Larry CO

Not a whole lot of English. Asked to speak to "the owner of this phone number." That was enough for me, so I hung-up.

December 14th, 2012 silverfox DC

Just received a call from the phone number listed as Judy Lee. they wanted me to log into my computer as they had some download for me! Really, I asked for their name and phone number so my company tech support could call them as they own my computer.

December 14th, 2012 g MD

i just received a call twice same person name shawn smith saying that my computer has a virus is a scam

December 10th, 2012 andrew kasper OH

Claims to be from microsoft. He said my computer was reporting virus information to Microsoft. THis is not true. This the third call I have received in the last year. First one with a caller id info.

(206) 397-1127

December 8th, 2012 B.W. CA

Woman calls @ 6 am waking me out of a sound sleep claiming her name is Jasmine snd she is from the computer department and she is calling about my computer...I respond;"Yeah Right!" and she hangs up. This is some scam to steal information. I wish there was a way I could fuck her with a meat cleaver!

December 4th, 2012 Lee CA

Just took a call. Asian female advising everytime I go on the web and use my email it's sending her computer a virus. When I told her she would have to speak with my IT department, she hung up.

(570) 244-4981

November 29th, 2012 Barbara B IL

They've called 2 days in a row, no message. Argh!

(818) 900-0900

October 31st, 2012 pc CA


(212) 777-3456

October 30th, 2012 Earle Todd TX

Trying to hack into the computers

(818) 900-0900

October 25th, 2012 James TX

Eat shit and DIE,,Ass Hole.

October 25th, 2012 James TX

Eat shit and DIE,,Ass Hole

October 24th, 2012 Diana KY

Didn't answer; left no message. Just need to give it up!!!!!!!!!!!!!

October 22nd, 2012 Miguel OH

Final notice from " card member services".

(206) 397-1127

October 19th, 2012 Vigil99 CA

They called my elderly mom and started asking her questions that confused her. Thank goodness I'm staying with her and told her not to give them any personal info. She's on the "do not call list," but that doesn't do anything to stop the predators!

(201) 373-8356

October 16th, 2012 Christos 35 Greece

I didn't answer...probably a scam..

(206) 397-1127

October 10th, 2012 CONCERNED GA


(212) 777-3456

October 3rd, 2012 Blaine WA

Claimed to be from 'the Windows' tech support group. Didn't even seem to know that Microsoft produces the product. Wanted to speak with the 'owner of this phone number'. I gave no information. She wanted me to look at my computer, etc. Claimed they were getting errors from my machine. I hung up.

(206) 397-1127

September 27th, 2012 Resident47 RI

You and I lowly citizens can't sue these foreign criminals, Roy, which is part of what shields those phony operations. File complaints with the FTC and your attorney general. I think the FBI and Secret Service could use a few hundred more reports, too.

FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3):

Secret Service (mandated to investigate all sorts of financial and electronic fraud)

One other attack vector is suggested in that PacTel blog I've cited. Find who controls the phone carriers and the relevant state regulators and give them all a talking-to. This is very similar to a well established method of fighting email spam, the goal of which is to deny the spammer its upstream provider.

September 26th, 2012 Roy CA

They have called me several times. I looked up the phone number on the internet 206-397-1127 and found out its a scam. Can something be done legally to stop these scammers? The whole thing caught me off guard. I almost did what he was asking. Thank God I did not.

September 25th, 2012 Resident47 RI

Correct, Mo ... the South Asian scammers, and really any ''phony'' caller, can and do routinely spoof any number they please. Otherwise it's a ''spam harbor'' style arrangement with a US carrier like the infamous Pacific Telecomm.

Here's a whole blog devoted to the PacTel problem.

(201) 373-8356

September 25th, 2012 Liz South Africa

Hi, just had a call from someone purporting to be Liza van Westhuizen with a strong accent that I would have thought was Russian or Eastern European, rather than Dutch.. Anyhow, said I couldn't hear her and she said she'd call again. I was wondering who on earth it could have been ad googled the number and wow - landed on your site! So now I know it is just a scam of sorts. Thanks google and all of you!!

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September 25th, 2012 Mo WA

Guy with an accent saying he is from Windows ... Wanted me to turn on my computer after I told him it wasn't on. I told him NO, and he asked me why not. I said I don't talk to people when the call is unsolicited, GOODBYE! His parting words to me were that my computer was being destroyed by a virus as we speak. There was lots of noise in the background ... I would imagine it was a lot of people in a sweat shop trying to get this scam out to un-informed people. BEWARE!

Also the Seattle based phone number showed twice on my phone. I am thinking they somehow are able to call that number from another country, then use it to call locals. Just a thought ...

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September 11th, 2012 buddy Ireland

Today hes name was "Sean" and he knew everything about me but email address..? Weirdo
Ringed from +12013738356 blocked them. Then they rang from +16165971111 Blocked nr. again.
Heavy indian or something like that accent. "business" related call but could not understand his mumbeling..

September 9th, 2012 Steve 01 Israel

I saw that I had a missed call from this number at 13:00 (i.e. 06:00 US time). Don't know anyone in New Jersey (201 is a New Jersey area code) so "Googled" it and reached your web-site. Having read the comments, don't think I'll bother returning the call!

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August 29th, 2012 Michael CA

Man with Indian accent calls, says he is Kevin from Microsoft and that there is a problem with a virus on my computer. When I said I would have to call him back, he gave me the phone number 413-830-3699, which is a completely different number from the one he called from. SCAM!

August 29th, 2012 Resident47 RI

This is the fake PC tech confidence game.

Essentially some fiend in a boiler room, usually in South Asia, wants to coax you into dropping your firewall and security measures and play havoc with your system, possibly with the goal of then selling you the ''solution'' to the problem they caused. Worse yet they might plunder your hard drives for whatever can be sold or used against you. If your credit account data are volunteered or captured, there is no end to the trouble which may follow from all their criminal friends.

The scammers count on most computer owners being ''appliance users'' who don't understand what's under the hood and being easily misled. They may claim to have a pile of complaints because your system is spewing spam, or else instruct the user to open a shell and look at perfectly innocuous system feedback and claim there is something dangerous happening. This is the PC equivalent of the crooked auto mechanic who squirts oil on your axle and wants $1600 to ''repair'' the non-damage.

The dumber ones claim to be from ''the Windows Corporation'' or the ''Microsoft legal department'' or something as implausible. Their actual knowledge of personal computers is always pitifully low, as reported many times when real PC techs are called. (Sometimes their command of English is little better.) Often the reps become hostile and curse you out if you indicate any sort of informed resistance.

While the NSA may be logging our every keystroke and mouse gesture from San Francisco, Microsoft is not running any constant emergency alert system and is surely not going to run a reverse tech support call center devoted to writing each of us a trouble ticket. DO NOT follow any instructions from these goons and don't give them any satisfaction of making you upset.

For further reading, 800Notes has a few threads on this scam.

August 29th, 2012 ALAN CA

This man calls over and over from many different numbers. When I get a call outside my state I always let it default to the answering machine and they never leave a message. This is the second time this "Indian sounding" man has called this evening. He wanted to fix my computer but that is the scam. I feel so sorry for all the people he is able to scare into letting him guide them to a bad site after turning off their security protection. Just hang up and don't answer again.

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August 22nd, 2012 ken 08 Australia

claimed to be mcrosoft

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August 14th, 2012 JR NY

Call from an Indian-accented man claiming to be from microsoft. Knew my name and said he could fix my computer. Microsoft had detected a problem. Total scam.

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August 11th, 2012 James Burke OR

Claim to be US Pharmacy and want to refill my drug order- just need to verify my CC#- Yeah, right. Call back is movie phone scam.
Good news- I was able to waste at least an hour of their time acting like the idiot they think I am and repeatedly asking stupid questions and finally got to talk to Mark, the manager (sounded exactly like the bozo who called.)
Please- waste their time. They even hung on while I went in the bathroom for a very loud and rude session before asking them if they sold anything for gas.

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August 6th, 2012 Che NV

The call came in on my home line at 4:30 a.m. and when I answered no one talked!!!

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July 23rd, 2012 Jim A. MA

Received call from man with Indian accent saying he wanted to give us work. Started asking questions regarding machines we have and what consumables we use. I asked him where the 201 area code was from, and he said Texas. I realized that it was a scam, and ended the call mid sentence.

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May 15th, 2012 Billi Smith CA

This number calls my phone about 3 times a week stating that it is the DEA from Penn. and that they are gonna send agents out to my house to arrest me for buying illegal drugs over the phone. Big deal, I didn't buy any drugs over the phone! No agents ever show up either. I've called the police on this, and they said it was all a BIG hoax.....be careful of calls coming in from area code 212!

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April 11th, 2012 Heidi J9 United Kingdom

Foreign sounding guy asking for business information, which no doubt is sold on to marketing firms who bombard you with sales calls.

April 10th, 2012 George 35 Greece

I am from Greece and I received a call from this number and I didn't answer it.

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March 30th, 2012 RGD TX

I have been getting numerous calls from all sorts of unknown to me numbers on my cell phone in the last few months which is listed at Do Not Call. No VM, but some are txts.

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March 19th, 2012 Derek A2 France

I'm in France.... dont know anyone from NJ.... so who is this??

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February 21st, 2012 Maryu

sent them to voice mail and they just hung up

February 21st, 2012 Beth IL

Just sent them straight to voice mail. I am also on the do not call list but, political calls are not included on the numbers effected by the do not call list so...as long as it is a political call, we're going to be stuck with it. :(

February 21st, 2012 glenn

As others have stated, this is an offer of a two-day cruise to Bermuda offered by a generous benefactor IF I would answer a 30 second political survey. Wow! How can anyone hold back on a generous offer, which as reported below, requires a deposit using a credit card. So, please give a robocaller your credit card because you have a trip. The only trip for this caller entity is to be escorted directly to jail, and do not pass go.

February 20th, 2012 Tanya

Unknown, no message left

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February 15th, 2012 JeofAstoftosy Moldova, Republic of

Bought a web camera the other day. Anyone knows a free site where I can talk to people?
Thanks in advance, please answer me in this thread or PM me.

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January 19th, 2012 Deb AZ

I usually don't answer calls when I don't know the number. Getting tired of these idiots calling, even though I am REGISTERED on the DO NOT CALL list. I got a call from the EFA survey group offering free 2 day/2 night cruise for doing the short survey. As I heard this information, I immediately thought SCAM. Who gives away 2 day/2 night cruise for answering 30 second survey? At the end of the survey, they needed me to pay for the "port fees" to secure my free cruise, $118 per person. I have since blocked their number from calling. Glad to see the DO NOT CALL list is enforced to keep these idiots from wasting our cell phone minutes and time.

January 19th, 2012 Mister M. CA

Received on cell phone. Did not answer. Will do the most effective thing to make it stop: REPORT THIS NUMBER
TO FTC. Instead of griping, report scam calls with an FTC complaint. (See the bottom of this page for directions.
If enough complaints are reported directly to FTC, then an investation can be speeded up.
It may be great to "vent" here, but you must do more: complaint to FTC.

January 18th, 2012 bobby MA

So, based on the below, it looks like this is a "spoofed" number that the companies use to get to you, even if you're on the Do Not Call list? I got a call from this number on my cell, but I did not pick up. It's amazing how ineffective the "Do Not Call" list has been when I still get junk calls like this. Well, now you know this number is garbage!

January 17th, 2012 P Oed CO

I'm so over all of this.....why can't something be done about all the bogus calls and hangups from these companies?

January 17th, 2012 Ticked CA

Got a phone call from a number that I don't

January 17th, 2012 Ron ID

480-535-5714 is a "spoofed" number, which means that whoever called you "tricked" your caller ID to display an incorrect phone number. Telemarketers do this so you cannot complain

January 17th, 2012 FYI ID

Don't know if this is true of not, I copied this from CallerComplaints.com:

Spoofed Numbers: Caution, 480-535-5714 is a

January 17th, 2012 Dave UT

I did not answer since caller ID told me that this was another spammer.

January 13th, 2012 Dan CA

Tired of them calling after I ask to be removed. So... took the bogus survey, listened to the spiel, gave a fake name and CC#. The guy told me not to give them phony CC numbers and waste their time. Imagine that!

January 13th, 2012 stop calling me ON Canada


January 13th, 2012 Steph CA

Called this morning...registered on the Do Not Call Registry...worthless!

January 13th, 2012 Art GA

Like Stephen, my wife's cell phone (Verizon) got a call from this number. She did not recognize number so she didn't answer. No message was left.

January 13th, 2012 Stephen TX

Got this on my wife's cell phone. All our phones are registered on the national do-not-call list (worthless). Calls are automated (illegal). The FCC needs something to do, why don't they stop this?

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December 14th, 2011 reportyourcall FL

just *67nd the call says its movie phone wich means tellemarketer trying to scam!! dont answer it or give info!!!!www.moviephone.com?

December 14th, 2011 guess FL

it is i think a bill collecter calling from Srint corpporation? they did same to me and soon as i said i wasnt giving my info they hung up!later another unavailable number calls and said they are with csc wich is a collection agency!! just dont answer if its important they will leave a message.

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December 14th, 2011 Tasos 04 Cyprus

I am from Cyprus and i have meny call from them and i fund something???this number is from Bahamas......!!!!

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November 27th, 2011 jkansas

unknown name on caller id thay didnot leave a message on it i search the internet and found the owner of the number wich is stephanie perez pobox 20260 new york ,newyork 10011 land line from what i read this is a scam
i get three calls a week thay will not talk to a answer machine so every body gets a call send stephanie
a regersted letter that way the police can fine them and fill her box

November 23rd, 2011 Dan McG LA

I did not answer so I have no idea who it was or what they wanted. They did not leave a message. From the reports here I will block the number.

November 2nd, 2011 SneakySis

No message, they just hang up when you answer

August 19th, 2011 Linda CA

I have my home number called forwarded to my cell, so I don't know which number they are calling. They have called daily for weeks, I registered both cell and landline with the DNC registery. Very annoying.

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June 30th, 2011 kaynar Turkey

i m from Turkey do not trust that number , i give her one sheet one phone ..!! but sure she will try again with some others.

May 17th, 2011 Theo Greece

I received a call from number 12013738356 today and they wanted to speak to the General Magager or Financial Manager. They made no sense and after a while they hang up. Very strange and definitely looks like a scam. Pay attention!

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April 8th, 2011 Michelle KS

I called this number back, and it was a recording about movie ads. I don't think it's really from the foodbank.

March 30th, 2011 gene MN

No message, just calls. Reported to National Do Not Call Registry and referred to this site for more information. One more reason I won't ever use Verizon...

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March 29th, 2011 GREECE Greece


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February 11th, 2011 C PA

Q: How do I get the Moviefone phone service to stop calling my phone number?
A: First, we want you to know that this is not the actual Moviefone phone service calling your house or mobile phone. Unfortunately, this is an instance of phone spamming: someone else illegally using our phone service to spam your line with calls. The spammer calls from his or her phone line, but enters our number (777-3456) into your caller ID so it appears that the call is coming from us. In fact, the Moviefone phone service cannot even make outbound calls. Moviefone is unable to stop this from happening, and we are extremely frustrated about the situation. To track down the person or persons initiating the calls, you must report the issue to your phone company. Your phone company will trace the call back to the phone company of the person who is originating these calls. From there, the spammer’s phone company can trace the individual phone number that is making the calls and, hopefully, trace that to an actual person.


February 11th, 2011 B A PA

They called me and just sighed a heavy sigh on my answering machine and there was a whole lot of back ground noise; you could tell he was calling from a public place. It is a New York number and I am from PA. I called the number back and it was a number to MovieFone. This certainly sounds like a spammer! If it was a reputable business of sorts they would leave a professional message I would think.

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January 8th, 2011 Stebrn CA

Been calling me two weeks 4-10 times a day. In the evening every 30 minutes. Always no messages on vm and ben I answer I hear a heavy breathing and then they hang up. I am reporting this to local police and trying to call mercury news in san jose. This is idiotic at best- if you hire someone to sell newspaper subscription why do you keep silent? Why do you keep hiring these morons?

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December 30th, 2010 beth NY

missed call was on cell phone

December 29th, 2010 Sue OR

Got same call from two numbers two days apart. 704-231-1000 and 702-520-1111 but its the same exact message. The recording claims there is a problem with our credit card and we need to call them back immediately. Funny thing is we have no credit cards and haven't in over ten years.

December 29th, 2010 Frank MA

Got recorded message about credit cards. Added this number to my AT&T smart limits block calls list. This has been great for stopping repeated calls from the same scumbags' numbers. If your phone company offers a similar service get it and block these calls from even coming in.

December 28th, 2010 William

This number is blocked and stated their name.

December 21st, 2010 Tony ID

I tried to call this # back..... no pick-up. There are big time scammers coming from Vegas... buyer beware!!

December 20th, 2010 Dej NY

Complete phishing scam, I led the guy on as long as i could til he got fed up with me and finally terminated the call. I figured long as i can keep him on the line thas 1 more minute he cant hurt an unsuspecting person who is unaware of this scam!

December 18th, 2010 Resident47 RI

If these scammers would only curb the foul-mouthed tendencies of the criminals and parolees they hire, they would be harder to prosecute.

December 18th, 2010 ken OH

The person on the other line told me to EAT SHIT when I asked to get my number removed and when I asked for a supervisor he told me that that would never happen and to FUCK OFF. This is a repeat call that they been requested to remove my number each time.

December 18th, 2010 b WI

Did not pick up this call today because did not recognize area code. Now after being on here I am MORE aware of this continual problem of devious people preying on others. Makes me soooo.... mad.

December 18th, 2010 Didnt Answer PA

I received a call from this number today, but I didn't answer it since I didn't recognize the number or even the area code. Apparently I didn't miss out on anything important.

December 17th, 2010 Mr. B. WA

“Cardholder Services” (one of several names they use) This is a debt-consolidation scam. They use random robo-dialers to get phone numbers and couldn’t care less if you even have any credit cards or are on the DNC Registry. These scum are after money, personal info or anything else they can get to make bad use of and take great delight in being rude as hell. Whoever is running this zoo of social misfits must have gotten into it after some court banned them from the Debt Collections business for life.

December 17th, 2010 a KS


December 16th, 2010 Resident47 RI

Essentially a sales call, automated, placed to a mobile phone. TCPA violation check, please!

See discussions for these numbers: 7142445025, 4029820479

December 16th, 2010 Jon S WA

Robo-caller message says something like 'this is card services, there is no problem with your account but if you'd like to lower your rate to 6.9% press 9'. This time I pressed 9. A guy comes on the line & says 'I understand you're interested in lowering your interest rate'. I said, 'No, I'm interested in knowing who this is'. He immediately hung up. Obviously a scam. Next time I'll have to try keep them on the line longer & see where it goes. This was a call to my cell phone.

December 16th, 2010 Thanks

Thank you to those who took the time to comment on this. I'm glad I didn't pick up. **Sucks getting calls like this when I'm trying to save minutes on my phone and waiting to get responses from companies hiring. I've learned my lesson not to pick up if it's from out-of-state. They're usually no good.