Indian fello that was trying to tell me I would go two years Directv service for $62.50 per month. All the pay channels and Sunday ticket. They gave me a promo code and a “Directv” number to call. The Directv was 888-391-7547
. When you call this number the recording is quite convincing. It sounds like you are calling ATT/Directv. The gentleman told me to get this promo I need to pre-pay with $250 amazon gift card. If I did it today I would get a $100 visa gift card in the mail. All in all good scam. Very convincing. Just seemed a little too good to be true. I called att and they warned me this is a scam and not their promotion.
This guy with a heavy accent called to "Verify" my Direct TV order. I just placed this order yesterday so I thought it would be weird that they were calling to verify the order when I just spoke to them yesterday. I knew something was wrong when he wanted my date of birth which I refused to give him. Then he tried getting my debit/credit card number and when I told him no because this could just be a fraudulent call, he told me that if I didn't give it to him that my new direct TV order would be cancelled within 20min. After I hung up on him, he called me back 6 times in a row which I did not answer of course.
I have been an AT&T customer for years and have never had this happen but it seems this guy is getting the info from someone on the inside or AT&T's security sucks! He did know the acct holders name and he also knew I just ordered service with direct TV yesterday and the date/time of my scheduled installation.
I called AT&T to let them know what happened and gave the number which they said they would give to their fraud department to look into. I hope they actually do something about this guy. What an asshole. Why doesn't he get a real job and EARN money like the rest of us instead of spending his days trying to scam everyone else.
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Caller said they were DirecTV but didn't know squat.
After allowing the caller to tell me the "offered promotion" I finally said I wasn't interested and caller said for me to go &#^$ my self.
Something told me the caller wasn't very reputable with respect to customers.
Really a shame. I enjoyed talking broken English with caller.
I wonder what gave caller away?
Apparently customer info is being leaked somehow and scammers are getting it for their scam calls.
Sure is a shame customer info isn't more secure. Makes me want to cancel all services from everyone and go off grid and just read day old newspapers for the liberal democrat entertainment value. ;-)
Caller: Caller said DirecTV
Call type: Scam suspicion
3 calls in 2 hours. didn't answer and they left not message. read posting on this website and blocked the number
Please share info a put this number.
Claim he is from Direct TV and was very difficult to understand. He is trying get you to pay in advance your Direct TV in order to get lower effective monthly rate. He seems to know where your address is. Just tell him your switching to Comcast.
I signed up for DirectTV over the phone with AT&T and the next day I got a call from this number saying they are calling to confirm my appt. He had my address and the last four of my credit card number and the exp. date as well. Then he proceeded to ask me to give him the whole credit card number which I said hell no to. He said he had all my info. anyway so I told him to email me if they need confirmation. I hung up on the jerk and he called me back several times until I blocked him. He had a heavy Indian accent. I'm really concerned because someone from inside is either taking client info. or they need a more secure system. This is unacceptable. Please don't fall for this scam.
California Jun 27th, 2018
Dubai United Arab Emirates Jun 12th, 2018
Called claiming to be from DirecTV with a special offer. When I said I don't have it. They said ATT does both. When I asked them to send in the mail they said no because it applied to only 200 people. I could tell this was a scam and promptly told them I was not interested and hung up.
1800-531-5000 called me in behalf of AT&T DIRECT TV AND THEN UNDER SPECTRUM. THESE PEOPLE ARE CROOKS
WISH I HAD CUSSED THEM OUT. DON'T FALL FOR IT.
Scam! Phony offer they wanted me to buy and send them an Amazon gift card for $360 (2 months billing), then next 22 months I would get bundle billing (for both cell phone & TV service) of $179/mo. plus a $100 Visa card. Called AT&T and they confirmed it's a scam. Do not send them $$$
Four calls from this number within the last 40 minutes. No messages left. Did not bother to answer as I do not answer 1(800) numbers. After reading this, they are now blocked.
These scammers, who spoof DirecTV's customer service number in order to make themselves look legit, have called me several times over the past 2 years with the same scam: 1) go by Amazon gift cards; 2) call them back at their special number and give them the gift card number; and then 3) you will get a super-sweet deal on DirecTV service. But of course these folks have nothing whatsoever to do with DirecTV, and once you figure this out your Amazon gift cards are long spent. DON'T FALL FOR THIS SCAM!!!
This is SCAM! If you received call from this number, tell them to go FUCK them self!!!
Friend of mine Just received a call from 800-531-5000 who said they were from DirecTv and would offer me my cell phone bill AND tv for $62.99/month. I currently pay $235.00 for this service. When I told him no and that I thought it sounded too good to be true, he told me “I hope you die you stupid c*nt. I will find out where you live and kill you and your family.” Man with a very heavy Indian Accent. Beware people, scammers are all over the place!!!
California May 13th, 2018
Somebody was calling me today from direct TV (05/10/2018 at 1:37 pm) and told me "fuck off"
These Indians (With a heavy accent called me yesterday & today to tell me I could save 50% off my bill but I have to pay for the year ahead of time. I told them why would I do that. I could drop dead today so why would I do that. He then said to me I hope you drop dead. These Indian scammers should be caught & locked up for a long time.
Directv scam. The lady told me she is going to save me 50% on my Directv. I have been getting blown-up by this number (even complained to Directv) and finally decided to answer. When I told her Directv informed me they weren't calling me from this number with offers, she immediately hung up the phone.
New Jersey Apr 30th, 2018
Got a call from an Indian babbling about AT&T, $300 gift card, etc....telemarketer.
Continuous calls from DirectTV which was purchased by AT&T 7/24/2015. Although AT&T is aware of the "bot" calls the company obviously refuses to address the annoying calls experienced by AT&T consumers and those of us who don't have the service. AT&T has curiously developed an "app" for any Smartphone that supposedly detects the calls, and of course blocks. But I suspect this is AT&T's round about way of soliciting sales. Bottom line: it's AT&T...
Got my second call from these scammers today. I know the scam they are running so I said "let me guess, you want me to pay $200+ with an Amazon gift card so you can scam me out of my money? " The man replied "yes, mam that is correct". I hung up. Got to give him credit for admitting it!
I had the exact same experience as the person from Texas below. I am in Georgia
Just had a call from this number. Same as other callers have experienced, this caller with Indian accent was advertising very low AT&T/Direct TV rates. Said if you prepay with a Amazon gift card for $360.00 you will have the service Internet/Phone/TV for $89.99 a month for 2 years and get a rebate of $150.00 with a VISA prepay card if you sign up by 9:00 pm. If it is to good to be true, it probably is...a scam.
Claimed to be from Direct TV calling me because I'm a Direct TV customer (I'm not) and they wanted feedback. As others have said, Indian accent. I tried to ask if he had my account number and what services did he think I have, etc. He kept saying he was from Direct TV. I hung up.
New Jersey Apr 19th, 2018
some one called an laughed and hanged up
Caller said from Direct TV thick accent sounded Indian. I said do you know what a do not call list is.
He hung up
Massachusetts Apr 14th, 2018
Get this call all the time "Direct TV" wanting to offer deals and reduce my bill. Someone needs to put a stop to this Constantly calling me 3-4 times a month. Tried to get me to pay my bill 3 months in advance with an Amazon credit card. So sick of this! About to change my number and drop ATT/Direct TV because of this. Oh look...another call from them as I am typing this!
People, just don't answer numbers u don't recognise! If Direct TV wants to contact u, they can send u a letter or email. It's not worth raising your blood pressure.
Called me this morning, trying to talk about my DirectTV account which I do not have. Definitely an Indian accent. I simply told him I'm not interested and to remove my number from his list. Just reported it to Nomorobo.
Massachusetts Apr 10th, 2018
I got a call the other day from someone with a heavy Indian accent claiming to be from Direct TV wanting to talk to me about my account. I was driving so told them to call back later. Well today (4/10/18) I've had 5 calls from this number that shows up on my phone as unavailable but is the DirecTV customer service number. I logged onto my DirecTV account. I then did a text chat to find out if they were trying to call me. DirecTV ATT&T Family is how the text name was listed from "Yenny" and their records shown that no one was or called me and to block the number. Then thanked me for letting them know about the issues. Hope this helps
District of Columbia Apr 10th, 2018
The scammers are faking a legit number. AT&T/Direct TV should address. Just got a call from the number with a thick Indian accent. I knew their modus operandi of offering a discount of your existing rates but you have to get some gift cards and just dropped them.
North Carolina Apr 05th, 2018
Got a call from this number late morning, but I've been sick so was still in bed. Because I have arthritis of the spine and a vertebral injury with spinal stenosis, I took a while getting to the phone so the answering machine picked up before I reached the phone in another room. Caller didn't leave a message and isn't identified on CID. It's the Customer Service number for Direct TV, but I've never had Direct TV and don't even have a TV.
I was also delayed getting to the phone because my cane fell. If I fell, my insurance carrier (I have Medicaid) would investigate until they learn who the caller really is (the gov doesn't like to pay the medical bills if another party is liable) and the caller would be paying all of my medical bills. If I would be paralyzed due to the injury (a very real possibility), the caller would be liable for the cost of my medical care the rest of his/her life. The scammer needs to ask himself/herself if that is worth the little money they are getting from the few people who fall for their scam.
I answered, they hang up. Didn't say a word
New Mexico Mar 29th, 2018
I told the guy to go f*** himself and he said I was rude
Scam. It was direct tv scam. Told him he needs to stop fu*king calling me and said I don’t need to talk to him like that. And I told him take me off his stupid a*s scam list I don’t fall for sh*t like this and told him this is Trumps America and told me fu*k you. And then He wants to fu*k my p***y and I laughed and it went on for about a good moment. I laughed and asked him is likes c**k* and and he replied yes. It was fun. C’mon guys let’s have fun with this.
Someone with a heavy Indian accent claiming to be from Direct TV wanting to talk to me about my account. Obviously a scam since I have never had Direct TV. I told them they called the wrong number and wanted to argue with me that is wasn't and they must speak to me about my "account." Hung up and will never answer their calls again.
Massachusetts Mar 27th, 2018
INDIAN SCAMMERS KEEP CALLING FROM 1-800-531-5000 AND HAVE CALLED FROM A DIFFERENT NUMBER BEFORE! THEY HAVE INFORMATION ABOUT ME, MY ADDRESS, THE SERVICES I HAVE WITH AT&T AND DIRECT TV, ETC. THESE CALLS BEGAN THREE WEEKS AFTER I BEGAN MY SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH AT&T FOR INTERNET AND DIRECT TV FOR CABLE. THEY HAVE DESCRIBED THEIR SCAM IN DETAIL INVOLVING GIFT CARDS CODES THAT THEY WILL REDEEM OVER THE PHONE. ONCE YOU DECLINE THEY WILL SCREAM AND CUSS AT YOU. THESE GUYS ARE THE WORST HUMANS ON EARTH. AND THE WORST PART IS THAT AT&T AND DIRECT TV WILL ACCEPT ZERO RESPONSIBILITY AND ARE AT FAULT. THEY HAVE EITHER BEEN HACKED/COMPROMISED OR HAVE SOLD OUR PERSONAL INFORMATION TO THESE UNSCRUPULOUS INDIVIDUALS.
There is a person that keeps calling my husband several times allday today. My husband told him to stop calling his number 214-244-9379
.that guy is still calling him that's harassment. You need to do something about this. Thanks.
Received this call right after I got off the phone with DirecTV. Called 2 times in less than a minute but hung up immediately.
Has called me 13 times in the last 24 hours. I answered the first time, declined any interest and hung up. I answered the second time, asked they remove my number. My husband then got on the phone and asked the same. Man with Indian accent told him to shut up, then proceeded to tell him he was fucking his mother, daughter and wife and threatened he knew where we lived. Has called 11 times since and I’ve blocked the number. When I call it back Direct TV hotline answers. I’ve complained to them and not only do they offer no resolution they didn’t seem to take the harassment and threats seriously even if it is a scam.
I hung up after two calls and then answered after the 3rd call. Thick Indian accent talking to me about cutting my bill by almost $100 bucks and keeping the same service. After saying NO, he got aggressive and reiterated that I didn’t have to give any information or a payment of any kind.
After saying NO 3 times more, I hung up and blocked the number.
Indian accent man who said he was from DirecTV offering $69.95 rate. He's a con man running a SCAM.
Called today, said he was from Direct TV and then asked if I have Direct TV. I said "If you're really from Direct TV, wouldn't you know if I have Direct TV?" No answer, just silence. Caller ID said 800-531-5000 but probably spoofed, phishing.
New Jersey Mar 14th, 2018
Got call from 800-531-5000. Man with Indian accent said I was qualified for direct tv rate of $69.95. I asked him if his mother knew he was a thief? He was taken aback by my statement and so I stated it again. I then explained that I knew he was a con man and running a scam. He hung up after muttering something about turning off my service. Service is still on.
North Carolina Mar 12th, 2018
Woke me up this morning at 0550. Same moron w thick Indian accent. Avoid answering 800-531-5000. Spoofed number
Called me at 6am! Thanks to the rest of you for sharing your experiences-I'll block the number.
California Mar 01st, 2018
I got a call today 2 times in NC, it is a scam, I blocked the number on my Phone.
Person from Texas saying he wishes they had "public hangings for people like that" really? How does that comment make you better than them?
If it's 1800 531 5000 than its DTV if it's just 800 them maybe
Im glad I hung up on this thick accented guy! dam thieves. wish they had public hanging for these types of scammers!
Do not fall into SCAM. They said Direct TV and Amazon are working together and asked me to purchase a pre-paid Amazon card. Then, to call another number where Direct TV would cut my bill in half. I verified with Amazon and Direct TV and they don't have the promotion they are offering. SCAM
It’s the number for DirecTV from their bill. But unknown why that number would be MAKING calls.
I just got a call from this number and a man with a thick Middle Eastern accent mumbled a couple of words and then said "I want to F**K YOU"
Pennsylvania Feb 10th, 2018
This number called me several times this morning. When A message wasn't left i figured it was spam but they continued to call me relentlessly. I looked it up and saw it was a direct tv scam. When they called yet again in the same day it was a very fuzzy call, someone with a thick accent, saying direct tv had a really big discount offer for me. I told them I wasn't interested and hung up... 2 hours later they kept calling! BEWARE (Aside from all of those things i experienced being red flags I found several articles warning customers of his scam going around.
North Carolina Feb 09th, 2018
, said with Directv wanted to know if I had any problems with the service. This was at 8 am today, hung up on him.
I had this call and came here to check it out. The Funniest thing I found here is there is a Positive comment below which is from the guy from Punjab Pakistan, Why would DTV Call Someone in Pakistan?
"Alright I'm Calling From DTV we're gonna connect your TV directly to Bollywood"
the Guy from South Carolina is Probably Wrong xD
New Jersey Feb 03rd, 2018
I asked him to take me off his call list, he said he would take me off his list if I paid $50.
New Hampshire Jan 29th, 2018
This is DTV’s phone number BUT IT IS SPOOFED and not really them!! My faith in the intelligence of the human race dwindles daily. Reading posts from some people here about the calls they received leads me to understand why these scams work.
A legit company NEVER asks for so many months up front payment, asks for credit card #, or any other personal information. That’s only done when it is YOU initiating the call to order. Why do people continue to give that info out?!?
I got multiple calls from the guy with the thick Indian accent (like I could tell Indian from Pakistani) who said he was from AT&T DirecTV. Caller ID said ATT. He wanted to know many TVs I had. I told him that if were from DirecTV he would know how many TVs I had. The guy is remarkably persistent. I think this is the same fellow that called from 800-531-5000
also. It's not the real AT&T because they check the Do Not Call registry.
South Carolina Jan 27th, 2018
Like others, I got the guy with the thick Indian accent who said he was with AT&T DirecTV. When I asked specifically if he was an AT&T employee, he said yes. I said "hold on while I get my TV bill" and he stayed on the line a long time. I finally hung up. I contacted AT&T and while they do telemarketing, they assured me that they do not call anyone on the National Do Not Call registry. So it's a fake. They blocked the number for me.
South Carolina Jan 27th, 2018
Just got called from 800-531-5000 by a so called direct tv affiliate with a thick Indian accent and said I qualified for all this promotion, and wanted 6 months upfront $$, and when I said no he hung up. I’ve just recently ordered direct tv bundle but I’ve had nothing but problems.....
called my 13 year old friend 7 times
They claim to work for direct TV ask for provider and ask how much you pay for the bill offer to half the bill.
Just got this call today, although I'm not a direct TV customer. I assumed correctly it is a fake call, but I played along.
Gave them a fake customer number, and they verified that I have a balance on the account ( that doesn't exists ) for $912 that needs to be cleared. Asked me for credit card number, and I respond to use the one on the account. But I verified the number and they said it match the number on the account ( of course, I made up the number ). But for their surprise the credit card number wasn't valid, and I blamed my wife for canceling this fake card. So, the guy continued and told me I can get a gift card and used it to pay the balance. I told him that I'll also buy him a gift at the same time... after 30 minutes, I told him I'm on to him... and I don't know why he got upset.
Massachusetts Jan 16th, 2018
This is a scam. This number has called me before but I never answer numbers I don’t recognize and won’t call back unless they leave a voicemail, which this number never does. My husband was next to my phone when it called and answered. An Indian man who said his name was Bryan Anderson, claimed to be apart of the promotions department for AT&T & DirecTv. He told him about a promotion and my husband said he wasn’t interested and hung up. This number called 3 more times back to back but we weren’t around to answer. I found it odd so I googled this number and found this website with the exact same story. The man called again and my husband picked up. He went into the same speech about promotions and my husband told him he’s already called and he’s not interested. The man didn’t listen and proceeded to ask how much our monthly bill is, and he can cut it in half. We wanted to mess with him to see if we could push his buttons so we said $20. The man hung up. 30 minutes later, same number. This makes the 6th time today. We answer and he calls out my first name. When my husband answered he immediately hung up. This scammer is very persistent!
This number has called me before. I usually don’t answer numbers I don’t recognize. If it’s important, they’ll leave a voicemail. This number never did. However today, my husband had my phone when this number called. He answered and an Indian man who said his name was Bryan Anderson claimed to be from AT&T & DirecTV and they were offering a promotional deal. My husband said he wasn’t interested and hung up. After this, the number called back to back 3 more times but we weren’t around to answer. I found it weird so I googled the number and found this site with the exact same story. The number called again and my husband once again answered. He told the man he had already called and he’s not interested. He wouldn’t listen and kept talking about their promotions. He asked how much our monthly bill is and said we could get it cut in half. We wanted to mess with him so we said $20. The man hung up. He called again, making this the 6th time today. We answered and he called out my first name. When my husband answered to it he immediately hung up. This is obviously a scam and this number is very very persistent!
They're completely blocked on my phone....real easy way to avoid their calls
I received a call from this number and they said they were AT&T. They wanted me to confirm my account #. Hung up and blocked.
It is beyond me why anyone would answer a call from a number they don't recognize. Stop answering. End of problem.
Just received a call from this number. I didn’t answer and no voicemail left. I jumped on my phone real quick and found this website and was scrambling to read the comments left here as they were repeatedly calling me over and over. I finally answered.
I stated “International Fraud Division, you’re screwed dude”. The male voice on the other end said “F*^k you” and hung up. 😂
I doubt they will be calling back any time soon.
Scam. Person with foreign accent claiming to be with DirecTV (which is actually this number) and they then say you are eligible for a special promotion and just need to pay the first 6 months upfront. Want to "get you signed up" which means asking for all your personal info, and then want you to call their "billing department" at another random number to give your payment info. Obviously I told them no and hung up, but then another number sends me a text asking me to call back at that billing number. And then they called again from the original number. They are persistent that is for sure. I'm actually curious how many people fall for this since because as far as phone scams go this was pretty well organized to be honest. I've reported the number as a scam. If you get this same call or something similar do the same, tell them you are reporting them and hang up.
Just received a call from the DirecTV number 800-531-5000.
The guy stated he was calling from the promotions dept, I stopped him and told him we weren’t interested. I told him I’m waiting on a cal back from the fraud department due to texts coming through with my account number but clearly not from DirecTV. He then stated he was only in the promotions department asked then if he could f**k me. Obviously flabbergasted I said WHAT!?! And he repeated himself, adding “you know, remove your brazier”.
So I said hold on, you can ask my husband and the guy hung up.
I immediately (after somewhat calming myself down) located the number for ATT Corporate, called and spoke with the DirecTV division who essentially said “it wasn’t us, we don’t know how they got your cell number, account number OR why the call came from our customer service telephone number. Guess I’m just out of luck!?!
North Carolina Jan 05th, 2018
This is DirectTV calling but this foreign moron called me at 7:15 in the morning. To make matters worse, they called a second time about a minute later. I’ve had their service and it stinks. Do they really believe calling at 7:15 will help their cause?
Just received a call in NC, answered it, but no one came on the line in first 20 seconds. I knew it was the DirecTV scam nbr (got calls before) and was all set to tell them "No, I'm not really satisfied with my TV service. Being legally blind, I was promised I'd have all my programming presented in Braille, but all I have (so they tell me) are subtitles on a regular screen."
Total waste of an adequately prepared comic routine. Sadly, I have that kind of time.
North Carolina Jan 05th, 2018
I get calls from this number all the time. The people who call on this number are rude assholes . . usually foreigners. If I find out who they are I will arrange to "dispose" of them.
North Carolina Dec 31st, 2017
Received the same call asking about my Direct TV service. Problem is, I do not use Direct TV. Obviously a scammer spoofing Direct TV's phone number.
Connecticut Dec 15th, 2017
I just received a call from an Indian man asking if I was happy with my TV service and asked me how much I was paying monthly, that there was a promotion of paying one lump sum for the year. He then transferred me to a surpervisor who was berating me when I said I wasn’t interested. He wanted me to verify the credit card I have on file and I said, “you should already have that information and that you haven’t said anything to verify my account information”. He proceeded to tell me it was confidential and he couldn’t give it out. I wasn’t interested in making the payment and a woman in the background yelled “make a payment!” I kept saying no and he got more angry. Finally had to hang up on him. Total scam!!! And to make matters worse this was 7am on a Saturday morning.
California Dec 09th, 2017
This number called me 8 times in one afternoon. I finally answered the phone and a man asked me how I was doing. I didn't give him anymore time to speak before I asked him to stop calling me every 20 minutes, I'm not interested and take me off the calling list!
DirecTV Scam / Illegal Telemarketing Call
To make matters even worse, received at 7:30AM!
Do not answer / Block if you can.
Connecticut Dec 07th, 2017
North Carolina Nov 30th, 2017
Got a call from this number. Guy from India telling me if I called 888-410-8939
and paid 4 months in advance I could get my Directv/ATT bills joined together and lowered by about $50/mo and get a $100 visa gift card. I told him I wasn't going to pay anything up front and so I wasn't interested. He just hung up.
California Nov 27th, 2017
This is a spam service using Direct TV's number. Do not press any numbers if it asks you to and do not state a "yes" or "no". It is spam. Call Direct TV or AT&T directly (do not call back this number) if you have any questions.
its not a scam because i tried what they said to me and the promotion is working .its really a great promotion.//
Punjab Pakistan Nov 18th, 2017
I AM SO TIRED OF MEN SPEAKING LIKE PERSONS FROM INDIA SAYING THIS IS BROKE: OR YOU ARE DELINQUENT ON YOUR ACCOUNT.
South Carolina Nov 15th, 2017
Please do not answer this number it's a scam and a guy who's claiming to be with direct TV he said some very sexal things to me so please again do not answer this phone number
Man called about Directv prices being lowered 2 days in a row. Knows names and address. Asked how much I was paying I said “I do not have that information” he responded “ FU” hung up.
I received a call from this guy on my cell phone. Said he was from DIRECTV and had to offer a promo, giving me a cheaper monthly rate if I prepaid $120.00 for two months and then I would receive a $50.00 Visa card. He told me to call 888-693-3754
which I did not, as it is a scam. Beware of these numbers. South Carolina
North Carolina Oct 26th, 2017
SCAM ALERT: MAN PRETENDS TO CALL FROM DIRECT TV TO OFFER A BETTER DEAL HE ASKED HOW MUCH I PAID I TOLD HIM IF THIS WAS LEGIT HE SHOULD BE ABLE TO SEE HOW MUCH MY BILL IS... HE THEN RUSHED TO EXPLAIN THE PRODUCT/PRICES AND SAID IT WOULD REQUIRE ME PAYING 5 MONTHS UP FRONT WHEN I SAID THERE WAS NO WAY I WAS DOING THAT HE TOLD ME TO GO*****MYSELF AND HUNG UP..
North Carolina Oct 24th, 2017
SCAM ALERT: THIS IS A DIRECT TV NUMBER BUT IT IS NOT DIRECT TV CALLING ITS CALLED SPOOFING AND THESE PEOPLE ARE IN INDIA AND TRYING TO GET YOU TO GIVE THEM INFORMATION: DO NOT GIVE THEM ANY INFORMATION DO NOT BUY ANY CARD THAT THEY WANT YOU TO PAY THE 4 MONTHS IN ADVANCE. THIS IS A SCAM PERIOD.
I got a call today where he said it was Direct TV. I said we were fine with our service. He said "Do you speak Hindi". I said no and he said "You're a "xxxxxxx" Indian. It was really disturbing, so I was glad to find this website to see that it's a scam.
Pennsylvania Oct 13th, 2017
They claim to be DirecTv to get information from you. The number does belong to the company, but a spammer took the number to call people. The company will not actually call you unless they scheduled a call with you.
Pick up the phone angry and the little scammer babies hang up. Problem solved.
A woman called me from Direct TV offering us a better deal than we had currently through direct TV. She then asked me for my address. I told her that I am not giving my address over the phone because it could be a scam and she laughed and hung up.
Same as someone below, said their from Direct TV and had a great deal form and and asked me how much I was paying per month, I said if your from Direct TV then you know how much I pay and told them I don't my bill because I'm at work, then he just hung up.
Just called, and when I pick up, no-one was there, so this number went into my listing of Block numbers. New York
I got a call from this number and it was spooking me. I picked up and said "Hello", the female on the other side of the line replied "Goodbye" in the spookiest way one can talk on phone. OMG WTF.
California Aug 18th, 2017
Spam don't answer
South Carolina Aug 15th, 2017
So this is a legit Direct TV phone #, but I got a scammer using it, promising me a VERY sweet deal on my existing Direct TV account. Something seemed off so I asked for a call back # which he gave (1-888-282-0986
) and told me to immediately press 1 for the promo dept and give them the code he gave me. When I asked if I could just go to the direct TV store and ask, he said all I had to do was just call that number as soon as I hung up with him. Nope, went to the store, no such promo and the AT+T guy called the callback number and they didn't like that they didn't recognize his number. I never got the point where they wanted me to give them money...