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I am registered on the DO NOT CALL list…. this makes me mad that the “govt agency” does not honor this request !!!! The call was to my cell phone The caller kept talking even though I said not interested,,,,UNTIL I said I am on the DO NOT CALL list,,,,then he immediately hung up.
Heavy Indian accent made his speaking impossible to understand.
Kentucky
 Sep 12th, 2014
caller had accent that was difficult to understand. Said his name was Michael and he was calling from US government. I told them not to call this number again and hung up. The call came in non my cell phone.
Anon
 Sep 11th, 2014
did not answer, no voice mail left...these types need to rot in hell
 Aug 04th, 2014
VERY difficult to understand the woman who called but when she said something about getting $9000 I knew it was a scam and hung up.
Terri
 Feb 19th, 2014
I had won a government grant
S
 Feb 12th, 2014
US Army (just in case it's a pattern of behavior targeting military). I did not answer. They did not leave a message.
t
 Feb 12th, 2014
I took a call from 202-210-0054. She said she was calling from the Federal Government, Grants Department and I am eligible for $9,000 grant. She explained all about it, then said she needed my account information. I replied, first, I don't fall for these scams and 2nd I am on the do not call list. That was followed by about 2 minutes of obscene words from her in a very thick accent....mostly F this and F U because I'm a piece of !@##$%&&. Well, you get the idea. I finally hung up on her.
Red
 Feb 10th, 2014
Caller hung up instantly.
Parker
 Feb 07th, 2014
Yup. Same as everyone else. $9000 grant, foreign accent, either a computer or reading listlessly from a script. Wouldn't respond when I asked for their information/ website. Hung up as soon as they asked for my account number.
Erin
 Feb 03rd, 2014
Same as everyone else, someone trying to get credit card information saying I qualify for a government loan and all they need is my personal information. Filed a compliant on the Do Not Call Registry
Carla
 Jan 29th, 2014
Didn't leave a message
BR
 Jan 23rd, 2014
They are trying to get your acct number saying you got money from US Govt
Inna B Brown
 Dec 11th, 2013
Same drill - offered 9000 grant. I asked him to tell me what my name was, and he said Fandango....made me laugh. I told him he didn't say it right (wrestling joke) and wished him good luck on the next guy.
Dave
 Dec 10th, 2013
I do not know any one in Washington D C that they would be calling my cell phone
If any one is in Washington D C they would not want to hear my opinion nor would
they want to follow my instructions.
George
 Nov 15th, 2013
i should update. i just searched a cell phone directory which says this phone belongs to josheph choo. says he's in Atlanta though this is a DC number.
Jeremy
 Nov 08th, 2013
Well as for the accent, it sounded fake, he sounded as if he was attempting to restrain laughter also. still, the individual identified himself as "Matthew" before giving me his spiel about a nine grand grant, and asking questions about me that were untrue saying it's why i qualified. i played along til i was annoyed, though, i think i should call back and mess with them.
Jeremy
 Nov 08th, 2013
Man with a thick accent said I had received a $9000.00 grant from the government that I didn't have to pay back. He wanted my credit card or bank account information so he could charge me $97.00 before I could get the grant. I said, "Forget it, bye bye" and hung up.
Paula
 Oct 30th, 2013
This person called me and when I answered, I guess he couldn't hear me and I heard him yell "mother F*****s! When I tried to call the number back, I got a recording that it wasn't in service. The same number just tried to call my husband's cell numerous times in a row.
Michelle Byrne
 Oct 16th, 2013
Called me 15 times in a row..i ended up turning my phone off.
bridger
 Sep 26th, 2013
Same here. $9000. Called on my Cell Phone! I told him to take my number off his list and he asked "Why?" We went back and forth for about a minute until HE hung up. I Win!!

How do they make caller ID show a Washington DC phone number? I doubt this call originated in the United States.
alw
 Sep 13th, 2013
The guy sounded foreign like those outsourced support people. Lots of background noises in the line. Refused to tell me the purpose of his call, wanted to know if I was alone, what was my address, both of which I did not indicate. Then he repeatedly wouldn't tell me the purpose of his call, it was weird, I said I'm hanging up now, and I did. The whole thing lasted maybe a minute. If this number calls again I will NOT answer at all. :(
Donna
 Sep 11th, 2013
Called on cell phone. Couldn't even speak English. Something about a government payout of $1000.
Has to be a SCAM!!!!
Jim
 Sep 09th, 2013
I just received a call on my cell from the same number 202-210-0054 at 6:52pm eastern. Had a brief pause then a computerized female voice said goodbye and the call disconnected.
Terry
 Sep 06th, 2013
I was called at 6:52 pm est I was told that I had a $9,000.00 grant from the U S government for not filing bankruptcy and I had to go to a lawyer to receive it. then I ask who was the lawyer they hung-up. So I call the number back and got a non working number.I believe this to be a scam. HERE IS THE WAY TO HANDLE THIS TYPE OF CALL IS TO TELL THEM YOU GOT SOMETHING COOKING AND IT'S BURNING CAN I CALL YOU BACK? THEN WHEN THEY HANG-UP CALL THE NUMBER WRIGHT BACK DON'T WAIT AS SOON AS THE PERSON HANGS-UP REDIAL THE NUMBER A.S.A.P. THEN IF A NON WORKING NUMBER THEN WE SAVE YOU MONEY but if they answer hang-up and don't say anything wait for a day or two then call back then get you phone recorder on while you are talking to this person and ask their name their full name and address don't give any banking info if you can go to your bank and asked them for a separated account then give that number then after that close the account the draw any moneys out the re depot into your own account but it must be with draw out and cash in hand so you can count it then depot into you account this if the money is real. If not then your safe
James H
 Aug 07th, 2013
More of the same as below....pure scam. Hang up and flag the number for future calls.
JD and Co.
 Aug 01st, 2013
Obviously these people have poop for brains. Sounds like a Nigerian man saying his name was Michael Brown and told my husband the government had a $9000 "grant" to give him. Hummmmm, if the government had a grant to give, wouldn't you know HIS NAME? Hubby listened to his "spiel" then hung up. When he called back, I told him we are not interested in his scam and never to call this number again. REPORT this number!!!
Michele Evans
 Jun 10th, 2013
Do Not Answer your phone..If it was important they would leave their name company and direct phone number.. Caller ID is unavailable..
lololo
 Jun 05th, 2013
Did not recognize the number. Caller showed up as Albert Holley in Washington, DC. Blocked the number. From previous remarks, seems to be a scammer.
c
 May 25th, 2013
Caller stated she had a US government grant for $9000 she wanted to deposit into my bank account or credit card and wanted account information, which I refused to give. Caller had an East Indian accent and was difficult to understand. When I told her I wanted to confirm who was calling and that the grant was real, she told me I was missing out on the funds and hung up on me.
Deb
 May 21st, 2013
Scammer- said they were from DC and the Department of Treasury saying they could transfer money to me, when I asked where they got my phone number they hung up on me
Jess
 May 06th, 2013
male with very bad broken english, claded I won $9,000, and wanted bank information to deposit. Told him it wasn't going to happen, and he hung up.
Denny
 Apr 18th, 2013
female with very bad broken English, claiming I had won $9000.00 and was sending me a check. Told her to never call again.
Bob
 Mar 26th, 2013
They said that the Federal Government wanted to give me $9,000.00 and I didn't have to pay it back. Told them not to call again..
Rick
 Mar 08th, 2013
They said that the Federal Government wanted to give me $9,000.00 and I didn't have to pay it back. Told them not to call again..
BARBARA
 Mar 07th, 2013

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