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This is a spam call, I just got it, telling me to "pick up important deliver" bla bla.
Don't fall for it.
California
 May 10th, 2018
Scam-spammer! Part of the alleged "Chinese Consulate", but this is a criminal-web with multiple phishing-branches. This number (and many more) are harassment-for-hire schemes with many targets.
New York
 May 04th, 2018
Yet another spammer. This number is part of the so-called Chinese Consulate scam. 213-807-8006 & a host of other fake tel#s) Many of their calls are random, but I believe some are targeted-harassment calls.
New York
 Apr 04th, 2018
Is a phishing call. got too many times from work to home to cell.
California
 Apr 02nd, 2018
Just got a call to my cell phone at work in Chinese under the disguise of Chinese Consulate General in Los Angeles. Just hang up.
California
 Mar 15th, 2018
Must be a scammer. All the information about me was wrong.
California
 Mar 15th, 2018
Scam
California
 Feb 08th, 2018
my mom msaid she will suck my cack
Illinois
 Feb 06th, 2018
Scammers called me this morning. Left a voicemail in chinese. Although I'm not asian and have never been to China.
California
 Feb 02nd, 2018
Phone Scam Alert
2018/01/31

Please be noticed that the phone number of 213 807 8006 is not in use by the Chinese Consulate General in Los Angeles.
All calls from this number have been proved to be scam calls.
Stay alert! Please do not follow up the call or transfer money to any bank account.
http://losangeles.china-consulate.org/eng/visa/
California
 Jan 31st, 2018
Received a call from them, missed it, then got a voicemail saying they have important messages about my visa legality information in the US. Note that this is calling on behalf of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of China, and I am a Taiwanese citizen. So tell them to eat their own scamming shits
Massachusetts
 Jan 25th, 2018
Got a call yesterday from this number. The person on the phone claimed he was calling on behalf of the consulate saying my credit card has been discovered in a credit card fraud case and I would be deported if I don't cooperate. I got so scared,so I stayed on the line to be connected to the Shanghai Police Station where the crime was discovered to give an one-hour long recorded deposition. The policeman on the phone then asked me to download an app and said I can follow up on this case by chatting with him directly and asked me to keep our conversation confidential. ALL THESE RED FLAGS, yet I still did everything he said. Finally I cleared my head and called the consulate today and the bank, and both told me it was a scam. I feel incredibly stupid and beyond furious.
California
 Jan 25th, 2018
Please be noticed that, currently, this phone number is not the number of Chinese Consulate in LA. It's a scam call. Please do not pick up and follow their instructions.
California
 Jan 25th, 2018
Please be noticed that, currently, this phone number is not the number of Chinese Consulate in LA. It's a cam call. Please do not pick up and follow their instructions.
California
 Jan 25th, 2018
Received call from this number on my home phone which is unlisted at 7:12am this morning. Then same call on my cell phone this afternoon. Both went to vm.
Very strange. Checked and found this number is to the Chinese Consulate in LA. Very strange !!!
California
 Jan 24th, 2018
I received the same phone call. Have told the the consulate. The lady speaks bad Chinese.
California
 Jan 23rd, 2018
I got the same message! the important document are waiting me pick up. It said that someone used my name to open the bank account in the Beijing. I told her that I did not know about that person. And she asked me to call the police.
Pennsylvania
 Jan 23rd, 2018
Scam!
California
 Jan 23rd, 2018
Chinese language phishing scam
California
 Jan 23rd, 2018
A call came in Chinese from this number. I don’t speak Chinese. I hung up. Yesterday from another phone number in Spanish. Must be some scams going on.
California
 Jan 23rd, 2018
Received a call from this number, picked up the call, and it is a Chinese(Mandarin) automated message that I cannot understand. Sounds like a scam from what I've read online.
California
 Jan 23rd, 2018
I got a call too. After pressing 1 a guy said there was a document C0921 sent to me a week ago but did not hear from me and asked me to go to the consulate to pick it up. Additionally, he said it is urgent because the Chinese customs had caught a lady with a fake bank card opened in Beijing bearing my name, suspecting I was involved in criminal activities. Just a lot of bullshit. Scolded the guy and hung up.
 Jan 23rd, 2018
Got a voice message in Chinese saying that I need to pick up an important document. Press 1 for this and press 2 for that.

It’s a scam.
California
 Jan 23rd, 2018
This is a scam. I double checked with my friend who knows Chinese. The caller ID is from the consulate office
213-807-8006 (which makes it look real), but I guess some hackers somehow used that caller ID to scam people.

The warning notice on consulate website says many people lost over $10,000 because the number called eventually ask for bank info.

Everyday they receive more than 20 cases of complaints.

The article on the consulate says the scammers were able to use technology to generate consulate phone number to call people.
California
 Jan 23rd, 2018
借中領館之名行詐騙之實?
California
 Jan 23rd, 2018
Voice mail left in what sounds like Chinese. I don’t speak it. No one in my house speaks it.
California
 Jan 22nd, 2018

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