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I am getting all kinds of calls from 202-870-5013, 201-257-4829, 410-774-8401, and unknown.

No messages are left and I refuse to answer the calls. Whoever you are "STOP CALLING ME" or I will report you to the Attorney General's office in your area as well as your carrier companies.

I am in the process of tracing these numbers down with the phone company and AG's office.
j
 Jul 30th, 2009
the men aks for somebody and said he call lather
jhon
 Jul 24th, 2009
I don't think it's related to "Facebook" at all....but you gotta realize, with the way Facebook is now, with Groups, and then these cute little "Apps" and "Surveys" - if you input any details from one of these apps/surveys, it could be related....

But yea, schools have been calling my home lately, my ex-roommate apparantly requested some information about "career changes" and so we've had everything from Ashford Univertsity, to some "Gunsmithing School" calling here....fuckin mess....
Informed
 Jul 18th, 2009
Wow..I reported another number and now I am getting calls from this one. I also suspect Facebook app since I just created a new acct with them.. or a job/career site I recently logged onto. I checked all the inqiries as "NO" that I DID NOT want any info about returning to school, so I don't know what the deal is there. I really think that it goes back to the "old school" mailing lists that are made up of your info plugged into certain sites. Even though they say that your info is safe-guarded, unfortunately, there are people out there that can get these lists and attempt to get you to buy something...anything to make a buck. The people who are making the calls are probably told that we have given permission to be called and are probably just trying to do their job. I used to work in telecommunications where I had to cold-call people and it was hard when people were mad about me calling. I was just trying to do my job and wasn't aware..I left that job and never went back! I will just report the calls that I keep getting randomly and pray they stop. God Bless!
AR72921
 Jul 09th, 2009
Re: 443-390-1400: Have had sudden spike in unwanted calls that result in hang-ups. These originate from various numbers/nodes, but according to reports online for reverse look-up information, they are from the same source. I picked up the phone tonight and played along. I finally asked politely to be removed from their calling list because my number is registered as a "do not call" number. The line went dead in mid-sentence. Voice sounded like a bad connection. Indian or Pakistani would be my guess as to ethnicity of caller. Have seen numerous reports from other people that confirm this information. I will post the various other numbers here, and separately: REMEMBER: Do your part and report these vermin at:

https://complaints.donotcall.gov/complaint/complaintcheck.aspx?panel=2

Other offending numbers:
303-974-1805 ID: CI
202-747-7385 ID: CI
443-390-1500 ID: UNKNOWN NAME
201-257-4829 ID: CI
410-774-8401 ID: CI
Spam Fighter
 Jul 02nd, 2009
Called number back and waited for representative; asked to be put on do-not-call list; rep verified my number and then said there would be no further calls. We'll see...
Bibi
 May 29th, 2009
Same as 201-257-4829 dont' answer and never will, I suspect applications on facebook
Jane
 May 13th, 2009
Just started getting these calls. Don't answer I have a message that says if i don't know your caller ID I don't answer, PERIOD. They keep calling, we (whole family) don't answer. Does this have to do anything with applications on Facebook? Cuz, I never got these until I signed up with FB
Jane
 May 13th, 2009
I also started getting multiple calls per day from this number. As stated below, I called in and they agreed to remove me from their call list. They were very polite and no questions asked other than phone number confirmation.
Tanya
 May 06th, 2009
I did not answer this call, but they called me.
JJ
 May 04th, 2009
I got a call from 401-774-8401 talking to me about starting my own business. He tried to tell me I filled out an application and sent to them. Wants to verify to make sure it is all correct. Told him I did not and don't call again. An hour later the 201 number calls. He said he was returning my call for online schools, I filled out an application. Told him that was not true and he then asked if I was interested. Told him NO and hung up. The calls are a pain!
Lisa
 Apr 16th, 2009
i got 3 calls yesterday fr401-774-8401 and 2 today from the 201 number. What a pain...
dave
 Mar 10th, 2009
Annoying. Leave message on answering maching "its a very improtant business matter."
ML
 Mar 07th, 2009
They called three times today. Twice from the number above and again from another number 201-257-4829. I didn't answer no one left a message. And when i tried to call either number the line was busy. I have no idea why they are calling but at least i'm not the only one with this proble. O and Caller ID says CI Institute
Jennifer
 Mar 06th, 2009
Nathan from Career Institute. Asked for my girlfriend. Then thought he hung up on me however, the line was open and I could hear him making other calls. He was telling people that he was calling because they filled out "that online form about taking college classes" and that they are a free service that connects people with schools that best suit them".
Scott
 Feb 26th, 2009
These are only a few of the unknown caller numbers: 1-866-626-4351,1-866-674-3338, 1-866-856-6712,1-281-520-3775,1-917-210-4615,1-303-974-1805, 1-323-330-1435, 1-443-390-1500,1-734-647-0000, 1-269-768-2492,
1-727-344-6293, 1-410-744-8401,1-202-747-7385, 1-201-257-4829.
There is a buzzing sound left on the recorder every day,even though I Block-Out many of the calls. Sometimes,the Operator ask them to try their call again. They just leave a buzzing sound,no message.
I got the Reven Media name on the web, No Name is ever shown.
This kind of calling needs to Stop. The telephone company knows about the calls,the police need to call them.
Ernie
 Jan 30th, 2009
Started calling 3 or more times per day. They are a leads generation/verification service. They get leads from internet ads that you would sign up to show interest in school/college. However, the "interest", like so many other adverts is very loose so that you will get calls even if don't remember specifically responding to a college advert. They first couple of days the calls are literally dialed by hand from more than one location so that more than one number shows on callerid. If after about 3 days, the hand dialing in unsuccessful, your number is transferred to the automated call center where their robodialer calls you daily. Basically, they just verify that you are indeed interested, then sell the sales lead on to more companies who then call you more. To get off their call list, call back any one of their numbers, and press option one to speak with someone. Just request to be taken off their call list, and they will do so.
jm
 Jan 19th, 2009
Same Here...they've called me from SEVERAL different numbers. SEVERAL times everyday! They never leave a message, so I finally started calling some of the numbers back and all I get is a message saying "Thank you for calling the Career Institute" and no one ever connects me to a "real" person. Then it just hangs up on me.
Crystal
 Jan 17th, 2009
VERY ANNOYING. I got 3 calls in 15 mins. 2 from 201-257-4829 and 1 from 401-774-8401. I am on the do not call registry. Never left a message.
Jenny
 Jan 16th, 2009
NO clue. too good to leave a message
Joseph
 Jan 07th, 2009

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