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Kentucky
 Sep 30th, 2015
They ask for a resident by name and then went silent on other end. Hung Up.
Arizona
 Feb 06th, 2015
it is headache to receive unwanted calls on cell phone or DO NOT CALL registered phone and FCC complaints must be filed.
Illinois
 Apr 09th, 2014
They asked to speak to me on message machine, since I never answer these callers
Mississippi
 Mar 04th, 2014
calls every couple of days..no caller id...never leaves voice mail...
Minnesota
 Feb 21st, 2014
No message
North Carolina
 Jan 17th, 2014
Do not, repeat, DO NOT answer any phone call that your caller I.D. shows as a number that you do not recognize. (Especially if it is from an area code other than your own.) If it is a legitimate caller to you and/or your business, they will leave a message and you can get back to them. Block the repeat offender caller numbers if you can, but otherwise, DO NOT answer the call. It's either a scam or a quick hang-up by somebody simply verifying your phone number so they can sell it to another bottom-feeding, scum-sucking pig of a company so that they can call harass you as well. (And don't even think for a minute that the 'Do Not Call' Registry will protect you in any way shape or form.) Protect yourself and DO NOT ANSWER ANY NUMBER THAT YOU DO NOT RECOGNIZE!
Nebraska
 Jan 03rd, 2014
no one there, entered in my phone as spam call, I will not answer this number!
New York
 Dec 13th, 2013
they call Cell once a week they never leave a message.... on my cell, I use the app Mr Number.... they seam to block numbers from Telemarketers before i know they have called my cell.
Arizona
 Nov 27th, 2013
A-wipes called my cell at 8 in the morning. Left no messgae as I didn't answer.
Maryland
 Nov 12th, 2013
Answered the phone with my business's name and they still mispronounced it - I told them no one was here by that name.
Minnesota
 Oct 09th, 2013
Multiple calls
Utah
 Oct 04th, 2013
they call often, wanting too talk to my husband!! when I say he is avaliable... they hang up ... what a bunch of jerks!!!
Tennessee
 Oct 03rd, 2013
We are on the do not call list. We have asked politely many, many times to be taken off their calling list. Too many ties to count. They continue to call several times a day. We've pressed 9 to be removed, we've talked to a person directly who usually just hangs up on us. I wish I had their home phone number so I could call them 3-4 times a day and disturb them.
Idaho
 Aug 12th, 2013
Hey Brittany
It's funny how these company's alway use the term marketing. It's sad they don't do anything to add to the world, they just take. In Life you have to give at some point or It will come back on you with rectal cancer or worst. I hope you have taken up a J O B as the Masked Avenger advised you.
Best Regards to you
Revolver
Texas
 Jul 25th, 2013
People from this number keep calling asking for a person that does not live here. I have told them no one by the name lives here. This is a business phone.
Oklahoma
 Jul 20th, 2013
A call a day now.
California
 May 23rd, 2013
Well Brittany.... Like all morons you are wrong! Survey companies are not exempt. Political non-profits are but general information companies are not. If you worked for this bottom feeder then you are part of the problem and not the cure. You would be more of a benefit to the world if you picked out a corner. Put on a thong. And... well..... you know how to suck don't you?
California
 May 21st, 2013
I just want to clarify a few things about L & J Holdings. I worked there for several months so I know how it works there.
First, they do not need to follow the Do Not Call list because they are NOT selling anything. It's just a survey to provide you with free information that interests you. Go to www.donotcall.gov, click on More Information, click on Information for Consumers, and read number 28 if you are still unsure.
Secondly, however, if you do not wish to be called again, I stress, POLITELY ask to be put on the company's Do Not Call list, and you will not be contacted again.

Honestly, just take a second to think about it and realize that they probably don't want to be calling you as much as you don't want to be called. Simply say, "Hey, no thanks, please put me on the do not call list," and it's over with. No stress for anyone.

Thank you for reading.
Florida
 May 01st, 2013
If you want to stop these idiots, get a call blocking phone. I have seen them at Best Buy and at Radio Shack. I have one and every time
a Telemarketer calls initially I place their number in the call block list. If they try to call back after they are blocked, the phone will
ring once to allow caller id to come through and then hang up. My calls have decreased from about 30 per month to around 1 or 2 per month.
The Do Not Call registry is ineffective, and when they do act, it takes to long. Plus with Obama-nomics probably don't get funded like they
should.
Texas
 Mar 26th, 2013
I never answer unidentifiable numbers. No message was left.
Alabama
 Mar 01st, 2013
Sigh... here they are, calling again. I had told them previously to stop calling me, but it appears that they have forgotten that request........... AGAIN! Telemarketers, reported again to the BBB and to the National DO NOT CALL registry for a complaint. Fricking ratbastards!
Texas
 Feb 19th, 2013
Too funny. The phone number for Edward Dements really is 813-985-3783. I just called him and said I was returning his phone call. He told me he had not made any calls today. I then asked if he was part of L & J Bay Area, which he confirmed. He then said "But this is a private residence you are calling." This is where the Karma kicks in. I told him that I was also called at my private residence, and that he should expect to get several phone calls from me per day so he knows how it feels. i also informed him that his phone number was posted on the internet for anyone else to call him. Happy dialing.
New York
 Feb 13th, 2013
Appeared to be a Robo-Call
Colorado
 Jan 29th, 2013
Do you get magazines? Do you HATE the blow-in cards that they all include? I know I do. SO,what I do is to get the information on scumbag organizations like this, and I send them all manner of publications (nothing vile, I have standards)
These mags, and other pubs will honor the information (at least they have in the past) and send the pubs, and bill the "unwilling receipient" causing them to have to go through the hassle of cancelling. Now, if they got oh, say 10,000 of these, could be really time consuming, and a royal pain in the a..!
I used this tactic with that wacko Westboro Babtist Church, you know, the ones who desecrate soldiers' funerals. It apparently had some effect, I saw on a blog somewhere that they were "distressed" by the action.
Ahhhhh, too bad! I know, maybe just as bad as what the MLM a..holes do, but turnabout is fair play.
This guy Dement's address is Edward L.Dement, 1822 Albright Drive, Clearwater, FL, 33765, if anyone is interested. They called me twice this week, the campaign starts today.
BTW, black out the bar code on the cards that have it. THe mags will still honor it, they want the circulation.
New Jersey
 Jan 08th, 2013
Called and asked for someone by name, obviously does not aquire or follow the DNC list. Just another sleazey profiteer gathering marketing information to sell to others for money. Don't answer any questions and stop telling them they have the right person when they call. You are feeding them. Simnply say, "We are on the Do Not Call list, will be filing another complaint, do not call us again.", then hang up. If you really do work for them, or are just a forum troll pretending to know this company, I hope a dog named Karma bites your sorry ass real soon.
 Jan 05th, 2013
Edward Dements phone number 721-797-3343
California
 Jan 04th, 2013
813-985-3783 is the private number of the company owner, Edward Dements. Call him anytime.
California
 Jan 04th, 2013
Just a bunch of crooks! Don't rely on the DNC list. It is set up to keep you quiet and not bother the FCC or FTC (your tax dollars at work). You might try a Panasonic wireless phone system. It can block 30 numbers. After the memory is full you can delete the oldest calls. Work pretty well.
Washington
 Dec 17th, 2012
I called Mr Edward Dements personal number, 813-985-3783, in the early evening, and get this, he was upset I called his personal number! I mentioned now he knows how I feel every day getting calls from investment companies I am not nor was ever remotely interested in, which he sold my # to.
He did give me a number to call to get my name removed, 813-987-2490, half afraid to call, as one post says that just verifies an active number.
It was good to hear him get irritated anyway. Call him anytime!
West Virginia
 Dec 11th, 2012
phone rang, then stopped before answering machine could pick up, 1st time they called.
Massachusetts
 Nov 28th, 2012
The CPA firm I work for currently is registered with 250 lines. All of these lines filter into my desk. It would greatly be appreciated if these people could stop calling. They dont even say a word just I answer and they hang up.
Oregon
 Nov 20th, 2012
For the love of all that is good and decent. STOP CALLING ME
Utah
 Nov 02nd, 2012
Who Are these PEOPLE??????
Nebraska
 Nov 01st, 2012
i wish l & j would stop calling
never message.
STOP NOW!!!!!
 Oct 22nd, 2012
I do not know who this is or why the call. Never a message
Mexico
 Oct 18th, 2012
can anybody say class action lawsuit.
Georgia
 Oct 05th, 2012
Been receiving calls @ least twice a week from this number. All of my numbers are on the National do-not-call list. Thanks to the responses on this site, I found the home number of the person responsible.

Edward L Dement 727-797-3343
1822 Albright Dr Clearwater,
FL 33765-1401

When I called to speak with Mr. Dement, he was extremely rude and told me that I didn't know the laws and that he could call whomever he wanted.

We should ALL call him and harass him BACK!!!
California
 Sep 28th, 2012
Riemar, no one else reading this page can ''please block'' anything for you. Again, revoking permission to call you is *your job* when the caller is otherwise DNC-exempt.

FCC notes on various ways to combat nuisance calls (at least from legitimate sources)
http://www.fcc.gov/guides/unwanted-telephone-marketing-calls
Rhode Island
 Sep 24th, 2012
I get a call from this number every morning. Please block.
Arizona
 Sep 24th, 2012
Cary, a survey caller is not ''reneging'' on your DNC registration unless the call is a cover for a sales pitch. If you find the caller deaf to your verbal demands, turn up your volume by Certified Mail. This has all been discussed before in prior comments. The terms YOU AGREED TO when you registered with DNC were not a secret. Here they are again. See items 28 through 32.

Q&A: The National Do Not Call Registry
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/alerts/alt107.shtm
Rhode Island
 Sep 20th, 2012
This is the second call I've received from this company in a week and I reminded them both times that I'm on the no call list and asked that they not call me again. Just one of many companies who lately have been reneging on the No Call List restrictions.
Colorado
 Sep 20th, 2012
I am laughing at all the dialogue about this company. We found the best way to eliminate these type of spammers is to call the listed telephone service provider and talk with their security people. They do not want the bad PR or potential state action(s) to keep one multi-line customer. So far we have successfully secured 4 removals from Verizon, 2 from AT&T, and 5 from various local small providers in the past 13 months. Simply google the name shown above (Verizon) and contact their security division. It does work and quite effectively. And....... The "termination for cause" follows the spammer forcing them to change names and or methods costing them more money. Just a suggestion............
California
 Sep 14th, 2012
Next time I get a call from L&J Holdings, I think I'll try to continue these poor college students' education. The ones who have posted here don't seem to know the difference between words like you're (a contraction of "you are"), your (of or relating to you or yourself or yourselves especially as possessor or possessors) and they're (a contraction of "they are"), their (a form of the possessive case of they used as an attributive adjective, before a noun: their home; their rights as citizens; their departure for Rome)and there (At or in that place). Although I learned the meaning of these words in middle school, you must not have hit that class yet, so I beg you to stay in college for another few years.

And, just for the record, life can be hard. I commend you for making a somewhat decent living, but there are other jobs. Everyone has obstacles. When we get these calls, even if they only last a few minutes, they're (they are) interfering with our valuable time, time we won't get back and time we waste being angry over something beyond our control.
District of Columbia
 Sep 13th, 2012
Called my cell phone number and asked for my husband. How did they get my cell phone number and his name?
Georgia
 Sep 07th, 2012
Spam Caller.....do not answer
Georgia
 Sep 06th, 2012
L&J Bay Area Ho tried to call me again today. The name seems appropriate.
Minnesota
 Sep 04th, 2012
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Illinois
 Sep 03rd, 2012
Hung up, left no message.
North Carolina
 Aug 23rd, 2012
Got a call from this number. Didn't answer, and they hung up before reaching my voice mail
Minnesota
 Aug 21st, 2012
J, your ''lame duck congress'' is not your personal nuisance call strike force, and you were given laws to help you many congressional terms ago. At least twice in this thread someone kindly provided mailing addresses for the call center. Confirm and use them. Send a ''cease communication'' notice via USPS Certified with return card. This will set a legal landmine, as such a notice is ignored at their peril.


I don't believe this surveyor is connected to the Jamaican scammers. Yet again, government regulators are ahead of you in helping control them.

A JOLT from the Blue: Jamaican Fraudsters Using Telemarketing to Target U.S. Consumers
http://ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/alerts/alt148.shtm
Rhode Island
 Jul 25th, 2012
No message was left. This was the 2nd call I did not pick up. I want to thank all of you who informed me of this number.
My problem is the Cell Phone JM from Jamaica. I cannot get rid of this guy.
So, to see all the people who have received this number from L & J Bay Area.
You would think our lame duck congress would stop this abuse.
New York
 Jul 24th, 2012
No answer. No messages. Who are these people?
California
 May 31st, 2012
Received call from 813-899-1569 @ 8:05am fitst call from this number, I do not answer calls If I do not know the Number. I am on the do not call list both state & federal, these type of people don't have a clue of what they are doing. They are scam artist and serve no purpose in life, I now have a hand held air if I care to to do some harm.
Massachusetts
 May 07th, 2012
Quit calling...........I am not interested
Alabama
 May 02nd, 2012
Look i dont care about a college student losing a scamming scum bag job. Go out and find real work with your knowledge. Im seriously about to take legal action. Those automatic dialers are illegal anyway, what is a college using them for.... Its bull. So for all you so called college students working for a scam artist, no luck to you, i hope u do get fired for stooping so low and firing these people up. If you keep calling too, just a warning to you, i know your info, address, and name, and i will be serving you papers to appear in court, im not sure about these people but i do have the resources. Thanks for nothing but harrassment. (that was sarcasim not sure if they teach that in college)
New Jersey
 Apr 12th, 2012
Telemarketer!
(Source: Florida Secretary of State) Detail by Entity Name Florida Profit Corporation L & J BAY AREA HOLDINGS, INC. Filing Information Document Number P050-000-39967 FEI/EIN Number 542169743 Date Filed 03/08/2005 (this is the date the business filed to be incorporated) State FL Status ACTIVE Last Event AMENDMENT Event Date Filed 05/12/2008 Event Effective Date NONE Principal Address (Current Business Address) 9640 N 56TH ST SUITE 200B TEMPLE TERRACE FL 33617 Changed 04/27/2009 Mailing Address (Current) 9640 N 56TH ST SUITE 200B TEMPLE TERRACE FL 33617 Changed 04/27/2009 Registered Agent Name & Address DEMENT, EDWARD L. SR. 8735 DORAL OAKS DR APT 1617 TEMPLE TERRACE FL 33617 US (The above address was Mr. Edward Denent's apartment address when he filed back in 2005. This is NOT his current address!) Officer/Director Detail Name & Address Title PT (President & Treasurer) DEMENT, EDWARD L 1822 ALBRIGHT DR CLEARWATER FL 33765 (*** THIS IS MR. EDWARD DEMENT'S CURRENT RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS***)
Washington
 Mar 26th, 2012
Several calls now from this number. Immediate hang up when answered.
 Mar 13th, 2012
No message, but have called several times
Michigan
 Feb 24th, 2012
They called at 8:55am. A woman's voice asked for me by name. I replied "This is he." Another female voice said "thank you" (as if speaking to the first woman) and then hung up. I get a fast busy when attempting to call the number shown on caller ID.
California
 Jan 10th, 2012
This number called EARLY in the morning, and when told my husband was not available, they hung up! Very rude.
Michigan
 Dec 08th, 2011
Don't fill out the survey. I think they sell the information to other people who will bug you more. Most of the college kids working there don't know that though, so don't be too mean to them.
Florida
 Nov 29th, 2011
They called and hung after I answered the phone. They are calling a business line and should be penalized for harrassment and for being a public menace. When I called them back, the lady who answered was impatient and rude right at the get-go so I told her I had the wrong number instead of wasting my effort and energy on such a sorry case of a human being. If she doesn't like her job, just quit...there's other jobs out there. L & J Holdings may be part of L & D Marketing; both in Tampa, FL. The owner of this place who allows this to happen should have his license taken away.
Illinois
 Nov 17th, 2011
Thanks so much for the info. I have set my ringer to silent for this number as I do for other callers that ignore the DNC list. My phone lights up but doesn't ring or disturb anyone, me especially. And they do not leave a message.
California
 Nov 07th, 2011
Most of these "sleazeballs" are college students trying to make a living. All you need to do is fill out the survey that's it. 3 minutes of your time. They aren't trying to sell you anything. Lie if you want to, Just try to think of the person who is calling trying to make a living.
Florida
 Nov 02nd, 2011
Why did they call!? I hate when people don't leave a message and just hang up!
Illinois
 Oct 25th, 2011
Have you been getting unwanted and harrassing calls from 813-899-1569? Be aware that there system is set up to verify your phone number. When you call back you are prompted to leave a message to be removed from their call list. This verifies your number as active! They then sell your number to other companies or telemarkers who hope to gain your business. Consider that Network Marketing (MLM), and work from home businesses are big these days. Everyone is trying to sell time shares, candles, coins, gold, silver, health supplements, etc. Be aware that these MLM are set up to on personal interactions... cold calling. Now there are many businesses like this that profile you and sell your info to people and business in an attempt to funnel customers to them and one that are interested in those products or serivces.

Let me help you all out as I work for a state agency. The company that has called me and is also harrassing you is...

(Source: Florida Secretary of State)
Detail by Entity Name
Florida Profit Corporation
L & J BAY AREA HOLDINGS, INC.
Filing Information
Document Number P050-000-39967
FEI/EIN Number 542169743
Date Filed 03/08/2005 (this is the date the business filed to be incorporated)
State FL
Status ACTIVE
Last Event AMENDMENT
Event Date Filed 05/12/2008
Event Effective Date NONE

Principal Address (Current Business Address)
9640 N 56TH ST
SUITE 200B
TEMPLE TERRACE FL 33617
Changed 04/27/2009

Mailing Address (Current)
9640 N 56TH ST
SUITE 200B
TEMPLE TERRACE FL 33617
Changed 04/27/2009

Registered Agent Name & Address
DEMENT, EDWARD L. SR.
8735 DORAL OAKS DR APT 1617
TEMPLE TERRACE FL 33617 US
(The above address was Mr. Edward Denent's apartment address when he filed back in 2005. This is NOT his current address!)

Officer/Director Detail
Name & Address
Title PT (President & Treasurer)
DEMENT, EDWARD L
1822 ALBRIGHT DR
CLEARWATER FL 33765
(*** THIS IS MR. EDWARD DEMENT'S CURRENT RESIDENTIAL ADDRESS***)

Annual Reports
Report Year Filed Date
2009 04/27/2009
2010 04/22/2010
2011 04/22/2011

Now how do you go about finding out about a company? Well it is easy today with computers and the internet! Simply Google the number or if you have any info on the company then that's all you need! Next you need to Google or look up this company and find out what state they are in... if you don't already know. Once you have that, then search that state's Secretary of State (S.O.S.) website. Next you will find a place where you can search for business names, incorporation filings and such. Then click on it and there you go! Be aware that each state's site and info shown maybe different.

Okay so now you have all of this info at your finger tips and IT IS PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE... so what do you do with it? Good question! You have many options. You can write the company or principle agent a Cease and Desist letter and send it Certified Mail! This is imporant as you want a record! You can also file complaints with the BBB, the Federal Trade Commission, Federal Communication Commission, as well as the Attorney General's office for each state they operate in as well as your home state. You can also contact you local public Prosecutor and have them write a letter to the person(s) or company. Or you can take the info and have a your attorney write them a Cease and Desist letter. If they fail to comply, then sue them!

Don't be sue happy people! When people go over board with legal suits like in the medical field for example, then courts put "caps" or limits on what you are able to obtain. That really hurts those who have a real claim.

Okay, so there you go people! Don't just leave a complaint here that blah blah blah company is calling and harrassing you! TAKE THE NEXT STEP... file complaints on them. When I file a complaint against a company, I flood them. I post their info here as I have doen here and them I file complaints with Angies List, the BBB, FTC, FCC, Attorney General, Chamber of Commerce. When you have lots of people do this, you get action real quick!

I hope this helps everyone!
Ohio
 Oct 21st, 2011
No real person ever answers the phone. The voice mail offers three options: Dial 301 to speak with Bob or dial 300 for accounts receivable or dial 303 to remove your name from the list. All three extensions only allow you to leave a voice message.
Virginia
 Oct 17th, 2011
It's ILLEGAL to make all calls and I called back but nobody picks up the phone. It's SCAM and I do NOT care if any information is worth to be sharing. The ISSUE is that it's illegal to bother us all day without being any message to be left which includes the purpose of callings.

Again, I do not care of what is up with that company, but it's bad news!
Texas
 Sep 28th, 2011
I hate to think that the







I hate to think that FORMER EMPLOYEE who wrote in is actually a college student and if so, how?
Virginia
 Aug 10th, 2011
I got a call and found this board...I called the number of Ed Dement (listed below, about 50 posts earlier) and he admitted that it was his company. He asked for my number (which I didn't give). Call him late at night and early in the morning. He is at:

Edward L Dement
Personal phone number 813-985-3783
email deme8805@aol.com

Personal Address:
Edward L Dement
8735 Doral Oaks Dr #1617
Tampa, FL 33617

813-989-8871 fax


813-899-0717 (unpublished number company does answer)
800-899-1569
Massachusetts
 Aug 09th, 2011
Amethyst, RTFM:

The following URL links to the FTC FAQ page which the DNC site *twice* coaxed you to read before you registered your numbers. See items 28 through 32.
http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/edu/pubs/consumer/alerts/alt107.shtm

A pure survey call is not breaking any laws, no matter how much you personally are irritated by one. Now if you want to prove that the caller has an unspoken sales purpose, then you can start crabbing about DNC coverage. It may be more constructive to direct your ire at the call center managers and not its reps, who typically have no control over what the autodialer does, as has been already explained.
Rhode Island
 Jul 28th, 2011
Current Employee, Former Employee----we really don't CARE if this is such a terrific 'part-time job for ONLY college students" --- what we CARE about is it is ILLEGAL to call anyone on the DO NOT CALL LIST.
I don't care what you profess to be 'surveying', just stop trying to make US, the VICTIMS of your abusive phone calls, the bad guys.
NO, YOU ARE BREAKING THE LAW every time you dial a phone number.

Enough with your bleeding heart stories.
Colorado
 Jul 27th, 2011
who & what do they want. call at least once a week
California
 Jul 18th, 2011
According to some reports, these sleaze balls are conducting surveys, which allows them to legally ignore the DNC list. It's still an invasion of privacy and they should respect the DNC list. Obviously folks that do not want calls from telemarketers also do not want calls from survey conductors. Further, since they have your name, they also get a record of your personal information based on your answers if you are a fool enough to participate in the survey. If no one participated, these sleazy businesses would disappear. These types of calls forced me to buy a call blocker which prevents my phones from ringing when the offending number is programmed into the calls blocker. Also it wastes their time by providing ring-back 7 times before disconnecting. It's a shame these types of sleazy business force victims to buy call blockers or get a similar service to stop the annoyances.
Illinois
 Jul 12th, 2011
WAAAAH WAAAAH I LIKE TO COMPLAIN WAAAAAH WAAAAH I LIKE TO COMPLAIN
 Jul 12th, 2011
File an complaint with the FCC at: FCC.GOV
Everyone needs to file with the FCC to get these idiots and others to stop the fraud.
Arizona
 Jun 23rd, 2011
It's just disingenuous to think being rude means you'll get even more calls. That's just not a legitimate statement coming from any employee of a legitimate company. It's also just a ridiculous statement to think because they don't see anything they aren't breaking some law. DNC applies to any home phone unless the company has previously had contact that OK's it. Any cold call to any home phone of any type for any reason while on DNC is a violation of the law. They want you to feel sorry because they claim to be college kids, and yet it's part of the scheme to exploit them and make you believe it's all OK.

No excuses.
New Jersey
 May 24th, 2011
I apologize that everyone is so upset with how the company calls you very frequently. We are doing something pretty innocent, which is asking for a survey. It doesn't cost anything to you, and it helps US, the college students who work there. The more rude people who cuss us out, hang up on us, and blow things in our ear, the more of us that get fired, and it is already hard enough for a college student to find work during and sometimes after graduation. We didn't realize we're calling so often. And for that I apologize. But the surveys help keep a student employed. The survey is not invasive, nor do you have to give out ANY personal information that you don't want.

And if in the end, you don't wanna take it, please be courteous because we are only doing our job. People who are rude to students will continue to get hounded because they'll push the redial button because you were spiteful. But if kind to us as we are to you, And we will do our best to delete your number and put it on the do not call.
Florida
 May 19th, 2011
It is time to start some legal action here. calls every night but only fax. every hour on the hour.
Nebraska
 May 19th, 2011
This number just keeps caling. They want to sell drugs. I have told them to stop over and over.
My number is a business number, so I can not block this call. What can I do?
Washington
 May 16th, 2011
I recieved this call from L and J Bay Area again this morning,I answered and it is a personal survey ,Which means they want personal info. BEWARE
 May 04th, 2011
wow, they really aren't brainwashing these kids, their just not telling them WHERE they get all their numbers and what they are REALLY doing with the info they collect. Can't blame the kids for not realizing they're really workin' for criminals, they're obviously on a need-2-know basis:) HOPKINS, for goodness sake, is this a business phone they're callin? If not, there's lots 'o things you can do to reduce all these criminal calls, look around the 'net people. your family/friends might not like it too much, but if it works....
Alabama
 Apr 25th, 2011
Received another call from the dialer: 000-000-0000, or at least I presume it is still from the L&J dialer. I called and spoke to "Ella" and she said their dialer hasn't called me today, although she's going to check on it. She also is going to be sure my name is removed from the "Supervisor's Database" of numbers which are referred out to investor companies, etc, as I'm still receiving calls from them. Ella is supposed to call me back.

And Yes, it's possible, all of the calls and referrals are originating from another company, although I'm not sure at this point. I'm documenting all of this both for everyone else and myself.
 Apr 25th, 2011
For anyone referring back to this string, apparently my number was put back on the call list or never taken off. Once again, I've been receiving calls from people wanting me to invest. So I tried all previously listed numbers to L&J and none worked. I did a search and found one today that did work and spoke with Marvette, who supposedly put my number on their Do Not Call list. Of course I was nice and polite and she was too.

It appears that a current working number is: 813.987.2490

C. Hopkins
 Apr 19th, 2011
Another idiot that keeps calling once a week. I don't answer them. you would think they would give up after a while.
Texas
 Apr 13th, 2011
Just what I need, yet another pest calling here....813-899-1569
Alabama
 Apr 13th, 2011
I'll second all that, Linda. I know from years of aliasing my email addresses that the best defense against list compilers and junk hurlers is to become invisble to them. It's much harder to alias a phone number, so I keep a few decoys for untrusted recipients. One of them is a payphone in a shopping plaza some 35 miles from here. Another is a barely active fax number in a mostly neglected facility of a former employer, which would get mostly dumb junk faxes anyway.

At retailer or grocery self-checkouts I always look for a "Whoopsie, I forgot my rewards card" command. Lacking that, I put a decoy number and the store's own address in the application. I've never once missed out on any "special promotions" or "valuable discounts" despite teases to the contrary. Anyway, my privacy is worth far more than a dollar off a carton of soymilk.
Rhode Island
 Apr 11th, 2011
RE: How your telephone number gets ‘out there’ and what you can do about it

The best way not to have your telephone number get ‘out there’ is not to give it out.

-- Never do business with an organization that contacts you by telephone. If you do, they’ll add your number to their ‘sucker list’ which they’ll sell to others who canvas by telephone. If you want to do business with an organization that contacts you, do so from their website or contact them directly by phone (you make the call). Even then, avoid giving out your telephone number, especially your cellphone number. (IMHO, the cellphone will become an electronic credit card sooner rather than later so it’s not a number you want to have floating around. I have never given my cell number out and I have never had a spam call on it.)

--Never sign up for raffles or giveaways. In addition to making you inadvertently subscribe to something in the fine print, you can rest assured that they WILL sell your telephone number to other soliciters.

--Never participate in surveys that come to you by phone.

--When you are contacted by a telemarketer or canvasser of any kind ALWAYS ask to be taken off their list.

--Always think twice before providing ANYONE with your contact information. In most cases, they don’t need it; they simply WANT it as a commodity. Just say NO.

--These days, a lot of stores ask for your telephone number so that they can track people who return merchandise. You have the right to say NO. I have yet to have a store refuse to sell me merchandise because I would not give them my telephone number.

--If you find yourself having to provide telephone numbers (some internet forms require one to let you continue), give out a number that you don’t use (like your fax number) or buy a disposable cellphone and consider it to be your ‘electronic trash can.’
Michigan
 Apr 11th, 2011
No none of us know how these telemarketers get ournumbers,but when you are told not to call again and to take your number out of the system you are suppose to do so.The law says they are not suppose to call you again,but they continue to call. I have reported several to the federal government for them to stop the call and the ones I reported have not called anymore.
 Apr 11th, 2011
This party called me on a number that is and has been listed in the Nationwide Do Not Call list for over 3 years.

Some type of investment survey was the reason for their call and they could not tell me where they got my number.
Texas
 Apr 07th, 2011
Henderson, now try sending your demands directly to the call source. These forums are strictly for call recipients to share their findings. They are NOT direct open channels to the phone bank boiler rooms we comment upon. The magic phrase you want is "Put me _on_ your Do Not Call list".
 Apr 07th, 2011
Someone from your Company called and just asked for Donald, no last name or anything and when I asked which one, the lady indicated Sr. and when I said he is not here the lady that called just hung up the phone not saying anything else. Now I want everyone concerned that was just very rude of her just to hung up the phone without saying anything. I want you to know that the phone and home that wer this call was made to does not belong to the person that you were calling he is a family member and I felt that the person that called was very rude for just hanging up without saying anything. I'm very upset right now and please DO NOT CALL MY HOME OR PHONE EVER AGAIN.
Ohio
 Apr 07th, 2011
Someone from this pathetic outfit just called asking for my deceased father. This type of bs is beneath contempt.
Florida
 Mar 18th, 2011
Not a bad place. Yes if your rude most people who work here will redile button you. Just be kind and tell them no your not a invester and not interested. All it is is there trying to collect a survay and the more survays they get there pay goes up. it starts at 10.25 a hour which is really good. But when you have people cusing you out it's not really worth it. But the survay only takes about 5 min and they send you information about the investing catagroys you say yes to. Not a bad place to work but rude people you call.
Florida
 Mar 07th, 2011
Thank God Florida will be under water in fifty years. long live madeoff!
Massachusetts
 Mar 02nd, 2011
To CurrentEmployee: Please let me say that I appreciate you making the effort to explain the unwanted calls from L&J. I still don't like the unsolicited calls but I understand and can appreciate your financial need to be associated with such a company. Hangs in there...success is down the road.
 Feb 26th, 2011
The person who call ask for me personnally on my business partners cell phone 2/22/2011
Texas
 Feb 22nd, 2011
I just let it go into voicemail but they left no message.
 Feb 18th, 2011
Why did they hang up when i answered?
Colorado
 Feb 16th, 2011

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