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Message left is asking for donations for FL State Troopers Association. In the past 6-8 months, we have received calls for donations to this Association from 18 different phone numbers (3 of which were spoofed). Sounds very phishy. We do not pick up and we delete all messages. The other phone numbers used: 561-203-9983; 813-413-4999; 813-444-5672; 407-505-6426 (spoofed); 941-462-1008; 239-324-9740; 305-602-3079; 941-205-0061; 239-243-9481; 239-243-9482; 239-220-5920; 239-220-5918; 813-444-5677 (spoofed); 813-337-6414; 407-792-0369; 941-205-0245; 727-914-1753 (spoofed).
anonymous
 Oct 17th, 2014
This is likely a SCAM caller. The number, 239-243-9482, belongs to a florist in Naples, Florida. A florist in Naples has no reason to be randomly calling people.

In May, 2014, the same thing occurred. The phone number of Matlacha Isle Flowers in Cape Coral, Florida was also showing up in caller ID's. However, the phone number, 239-243-9481 had been hi-jacked by scammers. People picking up their phone were being asked to donate to Fl State Troopers, etc. The caller used the phone number of the florist in the Caller ID to trick the householder into picking up the phone.

The BBB warned of this SCAM some time ago.....the use of regular phone numbers in the caller ID to fool people into thinking the call is "normal" and to pick up the phone. Don't fall for it. I feel badly for the businesses and people who are having their phone numbers hi-jacked for scammers.
anonymous
 Sep 13th, 2014
Caller is soliciting donations for Fl State Troopers. This is the 15th phone number used for this purpose. Other phone numbers used: 561-203-9983; 813-413-4999; 813-444-5672; 407-505-6426 (spoofed); 941-462-1008; 239-324-9740; 305-602-3079; 941-205-0061; 239-243-9481;239-220-5920; 239-220-5918; 813-337-6414; 813-444-5677 (spoofed); 407-792-0369.
anonymous
 Sep 05th, 2014
These "state trooper" calls are very strange. If the caller is genuinely calling for donations on behalf of state troopers in florida, why do they have to use so many phone numbers? In the past 6 months, we have gotten calls asking for solicitation for the state troopers from the following phone numbers: 561-203-9983 813-413-4999 813-444-5672 407-505-6426 (spoofed) 941-462-1008 239-324-9740 305-602-3079 941-205-0061 239-243-9481 239-220-5920 239-220-5918 813-444-5677 (spoofed)
anonymous
 Aug 11th, 2014
The owner of this phone number is Matlacha Isle Flowers By
Florist Concierge on SWPine Island Road in Cape Coral, FL
33993. I have no idea why a florist in cape coral is calling
numbers randomly and not leaving messages. Could be that
someone is using a spoofed number?
Florida
 May 23rd, 2014

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