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Got a call from "0301", claimed to be from a computer solutions company on behalf of microsoft. Claimed I had a problem with my computer, I hung up on them.
Wayne
 Aug 08th, 2011
Phone Numbers/Addresses/Aliases
Steven Sands, President of CCS, Inc. direct number is 617-965-2000 x2105
Voice Numbers
877-897-7103, 877-289-0302, 877-897-7103, 617-965-2000, 877-289-0302, 603-436-2000, 301-223-0036,
Fax Numbers
617-332-7311, 617-964-5988, 603-559-2302
Credit Control Services Inc
2 Wells Ave., Newton, MA 02459-3208
Credit Collection Services
2 Wells Ave., Newton, MA 02459
PO Box 9133, Needham Heights, MA 02494
PO Box 9137, Needham Heights, MA 02494
mejo
 Mar 02nd, 2009
KNOWN NUMBERS USED BY THIS OUTFIT: 877-289-0302, 877-897-7103, 080-133-91484 (YES), 877-289-0281, 800-708-5984, 800-326-6400, 301-223-0035, 877-289-0301, 866-945-4977, 866-945-4969.
Verizon has a call forwarding service that will forward calls to another number (you pick it). Maybe
your phone company has this service, too. You can have calls from any number of this collection agency forwarded to another of their numbers--let them talk to themselves. Or you can pick your favorite telemarketer to
receive the calls from the collection agency, or vice-versa. Sounds like fun.
MEJO
 Feb 28th, 2009
KNOWN NUMBERS USED BY THIS OUTFIT: 877-289-0302, 877-897-7103, 080-133-91484 (YES), 877-289-0281, 800-708-5984, 800-326-6400, 301-223-0035, 877-289-0301, 866-945-4977, 866-945-4969.
Verizon has a call forwarding service that will forward calls to another number (you pick it). Maybe
your phone company has this service, too. You can have calls from any number of this collection agency forwarded to another of their numbers--let them talk to themselves. Or you can pick your favorite telemarketer to
receive the calls from the collection agency, or vice-versa. Sounds like fun.
MEJO
 Feb 28th, 2009
KNOWN NUMBERS USED BY THIS OUTFIT: 877-289-0302, 877-897-7103, 080-133-91484 (YES), 877-289-0281, 800-708-5984, 800-326-6400, 301-223-0035, 877-289-0301, 866-945-4977, 866-945-4969.
Verizon has a call forwarding service that will forward calls to another number (you pick it). Maybe
your phone company has this service, too. You can have calls from any number of this collection agency forwarded to another of their numbers--let them talk to themselves. Or you can pick your favorite telemarketer to
receive the calls from the collection agency, or vice-versa. Sounds like fun.
MEJO
 Feb 28th, 2009
KNOWN NUMBERS USED BY THIS OUTFIT: 877-289-0302, 877-897-7103, 080-133-91484 (YES), 877-289-0281, 800-708-5984, 800-326-6400, 301-223-0035, 877-289-0301, 866-945-4977, 866-945-4969.
Verizon has a call forwarding service that will forward calls to another number (you pick it). Maybe
your phone company has this service, too. You can have calls from any number of this collection agency forwarded to another of their numbers--let them talk to themselves. Or you can pick your favorite telemarketer to
receive the calls from the collection agency, or vice-versa. Sounds like fun.
MEJO
 Feb 28th, 2009
KNOWN NUMBERS USED BY THIS OUTFIT: 877-289-0302, 877-897-7103, 080-133-91484 (YES), 877-289-0281, 800-708-5984, 800-326-6400, 301-223-0035, 877-289-0301, 866-945-4977, 866-945-4969.
Verizon has a call forwarding service that will forward calls to another number (you pick it). Maybe
your phone company has this service, too. You can have calls from any number of this collection agency forwarded to another of their numbers--let them talk to themselves. Or you can pick your favorite telemarketer to
receive the calls from the collection agency, or vice-versa. Sounds like fun.
MEJO
 Feb 28th, 2009
KNOWN NUMBERS USED BY THIS OUTFIT: 877-289-0302, 877-897-7103, 080-133-91484 (YES), 877-289-0281, 800-708-5984, 800-326-6400, 301-223-0035, 877-289-0301, 866-945-4977, 866-945-4969.
Verizon has a call forwarding service that will forward calls to another number (you pick it). Maybe
your phone company has this service, too. You can have calls from any number of this collection agency forwarded to another of their numbers--let them talk to themselves. Or you can pick your favorite telemarketer to
receive the calls from the collection agency, or vice-versa. Sounds like fun.
MEJO
 Feb 28th, 2009
KNOWN NUMBERS USED BY THIS OUTFIT: 877-289-0302, 877-897-7103, 080-133-91484 (YES), 877-289-0281, 800-708-5984, 800-326-6400, 301-223-0035, 877-289-0301, 866-945-4977, 866-945-4969.
Verizon has a call forwarding service that will forward calls to another number (you pick it). Maybe
your phone company has this service, too. You can have calls from any number of this collection agency forwarded to another of their numbers--let them talk to themselves. Or you can pick your favorite telemarketer to
receive the calls from the collection agency, or vice-versa. Sounds like fun.
MEJO
 Feb 28th, 2009
KNOWN NUMBERS USED BY THIS OUTFIT: 877-289-0302, 877-897-7103, 080-133-91484 (YES), 877-289-0281, 800-708-5984, 800-326-6400, 301-223-0035, 877-289-0301, 866-945-4977, 866-945-4969.
Verizon has a call forwarding service that will forward calls to another number (you pick it). Maybe
your phone company has this service, too. You can have calls from any number of this collection agency forwarded to another of their numbers--let them talk to themselves. Or you can pick your favorite telemarketer to
receive the calls from the collection agency, or vice-versa. Sounds like fun.
GOLDSTEIN
 Feb 28th, 2009
KNOWN NUMBERS USED BY THIS OUTFIT: 877-289-0302, 877-897-7103, 080-133-91484 (YES), 877-289-0281, 800-708-5984, 800-326-6400, 301-223-0035, 877-289-0301, 866-945-4977, 866-945-4969.
Verizon has a call forwarding service that will forward calls to another number (you pick it). Maybe
your phone company has this service, too. You can have calls from any number of this collection agency forwarded to another of their numbers--let them talk to themselves. Or you can pick your favorite telemarketer to
receive the calls from the collection agency, or vice-versa. Sounds like fun.
GOLDSTEIN
 Feb 28th, 2009
KNOWN NUMBERS USED BY THIS OUTFIT: 877-289-0302, 877-897-7103, 080-133-91484 (YES), 877-289-0281, 800-708-5984, 800-326-6400, 301-223-0035, 877-289-0301, 866-945-4977, 866-945-4969.
Verizon has a call forwarding service that will forward calls to another number (you pick it). Maybe
your phone company has this service, too. You can have calls from any number of this collection agency forwarded to another of their numbers--let them talk to themselves. Or you can pick your favorite telemarketer to
receive the calls from the collection agency, or vice-versa. Sounds like fun.
GOLDSTEIN
 Feb 28th, 2009
Verizon has a call forwarding service that will forward calls to another number (you pick it). Maybe
your phone company has this service, too. You can have calls from any/all this collection agency forwarded
to another of their numbers--let them talk to themselves. Or you can pick your favorite telemarketer to
receive the calls from the collection agency, or vice-versa. Sounds like fun.
GOLDSTEIN
 Feb 28th, 2009
credit collection services www.warning notice and left a # 050-533-518640
david bonner
 Feb 21st, 2009
Are you being harassed? Take a couple of minutes to go to some of the many good sites on the web and spread the word about these unscrupulous companies. ( You can copy and paste a nice review )You may also find bits of information that you can add to your reviews and thus spread the details about these bast**** !

Here's a good one for finding location details. Don't forget to register ( easy ) and leave a review!http://www.magicyellow.com/reviews/19111475.html

Some other review sites are: http://www.800notes.com or http://whocalled.us/lookup/8772890301 and http://www.whocallsme.com and http://www.numberzoom.com also http://www.callferret.com

Give em a dose of their own medicine, it's the only thing they understand. File a complaint with the FCC. Get a lawyer and file a class action suit for violations of HEPA ( medical record confidentiality ) and The Privacy Act of 1974 ( Personal information data kept confidential. ) Here's a good site for info if your thinking of taking that road. http://www.litigiousconsumer.com/telemarketers-wont-stop-calling/

This next site is useless. They try to SELL you software that will give you phone numbers in their database. Here's the problem. If it isn't in their database, it won't help you and if it IS in their database it's probably found elsewhere on the net for free! http://www.timezonesforpcs.com/phonelookup17.html

Bottom Line: DON'T GIVE UP !
FED-UP
 Oct 04th, 2008
Credit Collection Services USA Located at 2 Wells Ave, Newton, MA 02459 617-965-2000

Feed them a full serving of their own Shi* Call them back and ask for whatever name they called YOU looking for. When they say she/he isn't here tell them well she/he isn't HERE either! and tell them you will call back and keep calling back until they stop harassing you! Then call them a thousand times if necessary until you drive THEM crazy with calls. When it finally seems to get on their nerves ( It won't take long ) then give them the number you want them to stop calling.

Wanna play dirty? My favorite is to keep their local number handy, then when a harassing call comes in from a different company I give this companies number as a "good contact number" for whomever they are looking for. Once it's in that companies database it won't come out! The telemarketers can then harass each other! Or you can give out their number as a fax line to whomever you wish, (again, other telemarketers or collectors are great for this )let THEM receive fax calls all day and night. But remember, when YOU call a toll free number they will see your number on their bill as they are paying for the call and they are entitled to your number even if you block it. Here's their website, very secretive, they tell you nothing about themselves. http://www.ccsusa.com/pages/ccslocations.html
FED-UP
 Oct 04th, 2008
got a call this morning at 9:25 for iris from CPS. the recorded message says this is not a collection call. it gave a number to call to remove the number if this was not iris chavez. but i did not have aything to write it down, i called the main number and told them no one live here by that name. they said they would remove the number from their list. a short while later 9:42 i got a call from the them ( the same lady) again and asked if i had called them a moment ago. i said yes and she asked if iris lived here. i said no and she asked if this was 706-###-####) i said yes and she said their records must be wrong since she was looking for a woman and she would remove our number. she then asked what number this was i told her the same number u just called and said out loud to me. she told me again the number would be removed. I asked how could she remove it if she could not find the number, she told me that she could not find it cause she was looking for a woman and since i was a man it did not find anything. ??? I told her that 3 months ago we got this number and we received lots of collection calls for iris. she told me this was for gas service.
edwin
 Sep 12th, 2008
got a call this morning at 9:25 for iris. the recorded message says this is not a collection call. it gave a number to call to remove the number if this was not iris chavez. but i did not have aything to write it down, i called the main number and told them no one live here by that name. they said they would remove the number from their list. a short while later 9:42 i got a call from the them ( the same lady) again and asked if i had called them a moment ago. i said yes and she asked if iris lived here. i said no and she asked if this was 706-###-####) i said yes and she said their records must be wrong since she was looking for a woman and she would remove our number. she then asked what number this was i told her the same number u just called and said out loud to me. she told me again the number would be removed. I asked how could she remove it if she could not find the number, she told me that she could not find it cause she was looking for a woman and since i was a man it did not find anything. ??? any way i hope this worked.
edwin
 Sep 12th, 2008
6-12-08 I called this number. It is a company named "Credit Management Services". They are a collection agency.
MC
 Jun 12th, 2008
Caller either says "Please hold for an important message" or leaves no message.
Eric
 May 27th, 2008
THEY KEEP ASKING FOR CHESTER TOOWAN I KEEP TELLING THEM I HAVE NO IDEA WHO IF THERE IS SUCH A NAME AND THEY KEEP TELLING ME THEY "NOTED THEIR SYSTEM AND IT WILL BE REMOVED IN 24-48 HOURS...." THEY STILL CALL EVERY WEEK. SOMETIMES A COUPLE OF TIMES A WEEK.
ANNE
 May 21st, 2008
I wouldn't give them a reply or $...

If this company says I owe them $ they had better provide me in WRITING the where, when, and my signature on paper that say I have a contract with them..

Can a collection agency collect on a debt you didn't enter into a contract with???

I reserve my right!
Q
 Apr 14th, 2008
Received a call on my cell phone (in Massachusetts). No message.
Mo
 Mar 06th, 2008
They call 6 times a day and don't usually leave a message
Karen
 Mar 04th, 2008
My particular instance is a credit collection service for Hollywood Video. I did, in fact, return a movie rather late, but it was returned regardless. Therefore these people have no business calling me, as you cannot collect on an issue that does not exist.
Lori
 Feb 22nd, 2008
I never did give them the number but they must have done some serious investigating because the calls have stopped today. It was really fun to hear the desperation in thier voices when someone was all of a sudden feeding them a big plate of thier own sh*t. I swear I dialed that number 1000 times or more in one day. Im sure I seriously disrupted "business" and I use that term very loosely...assh*les.
I WOULD HAVE TO SUGGEST THIS TO OTHERS..IT'S QUITE GOOD THERAPY. :o)
LG
 Jan 30th, 2008
I fixed their f*cking wagon-I called them a thousand times the other day. I kept asking for the same person that they kept asking me for "Darlene Houston". When they would tell me, "Darlene Houston is not here" my response was "Darlene Houston's not here either but you keep calling me for her...so I'll just call back." I would hang up and IMMEDIATELY call back and ask for Darlene Houston. After 9 hours of constant calls they took me off thier lists. I said things like, "Sorry Mr. Lewis Once your on this list you can't EVER get off of it!"...and "Whats wrong? You mean your tired of playing your own little game?"...I was OVER IT!. They kept asking me for the phone number that I was receiving the calls on and frantically trying to find out my number so i would stop calling THEM. And I would say, "I've already given you that number 15 times and you haven't taken me off the list! Convince me that you will help me and then I'll give you the number.
LG
 Jan 30th, 2008
GO to the website for the Federal Trade Commission and file a complaint against this harrassment. It is the only way to stop this company's corrupt business practices.
Lgoff
 Jan 27th, 2008
I called the number back. I told them the person doesn't live here. They said "you have a wrong number" then hung-up on me! I called back again, got someone else, gave them my phone number, then they said they would remove the name from their list. CCS says the call is NOT a telemarketer call! but it is! This is a credit & debt counseling company!
Denise
 Nov 16th, 2007
"This is a personal and private message for (non-computerized voice), if you are not this party please stop and do not listen any further. Please call us back today, tol-free, 877-289-0301 regarding a very important business matter. This is not a telemarketing call. Your file number is . Thank you."
George
 Nov 16th, 2007
This is a credit collection agency with a horrid staff. They will attempt to get your social security number -- DO NOT GIVE IT TO THEM. When you say no and ask who they are, the representative will tell you he is under no obligation to reveal the information. When I did this, the man informed me he knew all about me and even gave me the name of a former physician. The firm did not have the correct date of service or physicians group. I am on a crusade to find out exactly what additional information they carry in their data bank. When you dial their number now, they identify themselves as Credit Collection Services (CSS). The caller id only shows the number when they call. DO NOT, I repeat, DO NOT speak with these people. They are evil. By the way, I paid my lousy $20 co-pay in cash on the actual day of service. I value my privacy, so should you.
Kate
 Oct 05th, 2007
Good luck in your lawsuit. Its the phone companies recycling numbers too fast that is your real enemy. :P
Mr Collector
 Jul 09th, 2007
Follow up:
When submitting on Better Business Bureau, you are asked to search for the company. Do not use the phone number. Use the company name: "CCS" for "Credit Collections Services" and the location of "Newton, MA" or "Boston, MA". When you get to the page that has questions with "Yes/No" answers, choose "No" for all. When explaining the issue, don't use vulgar words or be accusing. Just write a professional, to the point, statement.
Joseph
 Jul 06th, 2007
Changed my mind. I complained to Better Business Bureau today(http://complaint.bbb.org/). You need to know that CCS is in Newton, MA. There are options on the forms to have them stop calling. It took me about 15 minutes to get through the submittal process. If you are receiving harrassing calls from this company for someone you don't know, submit a complaint to the Better Business Bureau now and let's work together to stop it.
Joseph
 Jul 06th, 2007
They have called three times asking for someone I never heard of. Each time I have asked to remove my number. The second time I asked to speak to a supervisor and they talked me out of it by promising they will take care of it. If they call again, I am going to contact the Better Business Bureau. Is there anyone else I can complain to?
Joseph
 Jul 06th, 2007
its not harrassment, the rep probably told you to wait 48 hours for your number to be removed and you didn't listen. And as far as not telling spouses, its medical information, very private, after all, would you want someone to tell your wife that you had a test for aids that you're in debt for?

Pay your bills. And if you got hung up on, its just calls drop, unintentionally.

And as far as you people getting bills/calls for your kids... Legally its the parents responsiblity to pay it. Unless of course you want to wait until your kid is 18 and screw them over already.
Mr Collector
 Jun 29th, 2007
These people call here all the time. They say we owe money for a doctor's visit that we did not go to. It is a doctor two states away from us that we have never heard of. Somehow, they got our name and phone number and just continue to call, no matter how many times we say we did not visit this doctor's office. They are extremely rude and we no longer answer the phone when they call. They have been reported, since we are on the Do Not Call list, but I don't know if collections agencies are exempt or what, they keep calling.
John
 Jun 25th, 2007
A message similiar to others that have recieved these phone calls. For someone named Richard, and could not understand the last name. I had called once before, and told them to take my number off the list. I just called back AGAIN to tell them the same. who are these people? it's harrassing
Jody
 Jun 14th, 2007
I don't have any outstanding debts with any company. However, I do remember a doctor's office who charged me for a visit that never happened. Maybe they are dirty enough to sell the account to a collection agency. However, the recording says that it is a business matter, but I don't have any business relations. The message they left went something like this: "This is a private and personal call for John Doe. If you are not this person, do not listen to this message. This call is regarding an important business matter.
Please call us back on 877.289.0301. Your file number is 000000000."
INNOCENT
 Jun 12th, 2007
Getting these calls also for a while now. I'd stopped answering, and now the same message comes up but its from "Unknown Number."

There's never a person on the line, so what I've started doing is answering and hanging up, to keep them from taking up voice mail space.

If they can't put a person on the line, then forget 'em.

hth
George
 May 29th, 2007
Received a call on 4/28.

I didn't answer, they just hung up.
millie
 May 03rd, 2007
They won't say who they are calling for.

When I called them, they want to know who I am and where I'm calling from.
Unprofessional
 Apr 30th, 2007
They keep calling and hanging up. I called back and they said unless I told them who I was they can't help me.

I already have a freeze on my credit report due to possible ID information compromised. I don't give out information to strangers!
Anyone
 Apr 30th, 2007
WHO CALLED US, ALL THE WEEKEND THIS NUMBER CALLED ME ALL THE TIME
YLM
 Apr 29th, 2007
I have been receiving these calls every couple of days since I moved here a few months ago. Same message as everyone else is getting. We have called twice to tell them that the person they are searching for is NOT at this number. They have told us both times they would take us off the list.

Very annoying. Very harassing. Sometimes the calls are early in the morning, even on weekends. If it's such an important call, then why can't they have a person call?
Michelle
 Apr 28th, 2007
Recieved a message left on my voicemail at 10:30 am CST that said...

"This is a personal and private message for (my name, poorly pronounced in a different voice), if you are not this party please stop and do not listen any further. Please call us back today, tol-free, 877-289-0301 regarding a very important business matter. This is not a telemarketing call. Your file number is (eleven digit number). Thank you."
This is about the 20th time they have left the message.
Rosco
 Apr 25th, 2007
payment collection agency with phone agents that have a bad attitude.they called my number over 10 times in a row on a sunday before 9 am. their website is www.ccspayment.com good luck
sandie
 Apr 22nd, 2007
These calls are coming from a collecion agency. They keep calling my cell for my Three year old daughter. It turns out that it has something to do with the medical lab and the blood work they performed.
Dawn
 Apr 14th, 2007
its a collection agency
Gabbie
 Apr 04th, 2007
Keep getting calls from this number. The first time was on a Sunday. I got calls from them a few more times that week then didn't hear anything for a while. Today, Sunday again, I have gotten a call at 9AM, 10AM, 11AM and haven't answered. I'm waiting for them to call back on the next hour so I can answer but am expecting a recording as I tried to call them back and it said to call during business hours. They can call and harass you on the weekends but aren't even in there to respond to you??? This company is insanely rude and a bit out of control. I can't wait to talk to them. There is no way I'm giving them any information over the phone so they can send a bill to my house if they are for real. No message has been left yet.
Erin
 Apr 01st, 2007
This number showed on my cell phone this morning. I didn't answer because I didn't recognize it. No message was left. I did call the number back anyway just to see who it was. I got a recording saying, "Thank you for calling CCS. Please hold and someone will be with you shortly." I hung up since I didn't know who CCS was and then googled it. Now I'm here! :)
BH
 Mar 20th, 2007
"This is a personal and private message for (my name, poorly pronounced in a different voice), if you are not this party please stop and do not listen any further. Please call us back today, tol-free, 877-289-0301 regarding a very important business matter. This is not a telemarketing call. Your file number is (eleven digit number). Thank you."

I tried calling them back and remained on hold forever. I gave up then found this site on the web. CCS, I assume, is trying to collect on a bill that my Son owes to his Doctor. They have made multiple attempts to contact us this way. They need to have a person call and I'd just pay my Son's darn bill.
Bill
 Mar 19th, 2007
Got this number calling me twice. No answer! Very annoying
Jason
 Mar 17th, 2007
Same thing, they're asking for someone that's hasn't had this number for at least 12 years.

I tell them this, and they say that it's also for my name, and that I owe one dollar. ONE dollar! They won't even tell me what for.

Then they ask if I'm sending them their dollar, I say not unless they tell me what for, and they hang up on me. I call back, exact same conversation and result.

For a dollar, it must not be a scam. They are just profoundly stupid.
sm
 Mar 17th, 2007
for over 2 weeks we get a recorded message, saying they aren't tella marketers, but to call 1-866-706-5681 and reference our number. they call every day to every other day, always same message. When I call the number ref. I give up on someone answering the phone after the first recorded message. They do not say this is toll free, so wasn't sure if it was a scam.
Lydia
 Mar 15th, 2007
I have gotten calls if not every day every other day for over 2 weeks. From 1-800-291-5932 & 877-289-0301. It is a recorded message saying that they aren't tella marketers, call 866-706-5681 and ref my phone number. If I call the 800 number after a lot of ringing I get a spanish recorded message and then hang up. I am on the do not call list.
Lydia D
 Mar 15th, 2007
This company is annoying. They have been calling for a few weeks now even though I told them that the person they were calling for is an infant.
Rick
 Mar 11th, 2007
Got the same annoying call and I have called them 3 times but I also finally made a complaint to the FTC and the state of Florida and also to the phone company. Let see if it finally stops.

The phone message:
"This is a personal and private message for (someone I never heard of), if you are not this party please stop and do not listen any further. Please call us back today, toll-free, 877-289-0301 regarding a very important business matter. This is not a telemarketing call. Your file number is (eleven digit number). Thank you."
Florida
 Mar 09th, 2007
rcvd a call from this number at 8:20 pm -- same description as Ian's
lc
 Mar 08th, 2007
a recording that asks to press 1 if you are the person they called
tc
 Mar 01st, 2007
It is a collection agency. I was on hold forever. Same thing, rude people who barely spoke English! Unpaid (that I was unaware of) medical bill for $24.05! Ridiculous! I would not pay over the phone so I fully expect more phone calls.
Heather
 Feb 27th, 2007
call and leave mess. 5 mins long for a person we never heard of. called them and were treated like criminals and liars and something needs to be done about this company.
wrong person
 Feb 26th, 2007
It's a collection agency, call them back and check if you have any unpaid medical bills that can affect your credit report.
Ana
 Feb 23rd, 2007
Leaves a voicemail that says "This is a personal and private message for: Aaron ____" - who is my deceased father. Besides being rude, it just doesn't make sense because I never had this phone number while he was alive, and it's my personal cell.
Amanda
 Feb 09th, 2007
Left voicemail on my boyfriend's phone. When I tried to call back it said "cannot be completed as dialed". I am registered with the Do Not Call List, so I filed a complaint.
Rachel
 Feb 05th, 2007
"This is a personal and private message for XXXXX if you are not this party please stop and do not listen any further. Please call us back today, tol-free, 877-289-0301 regarding a very important business matter. This is not a telemarketing call. Your file number is (eleven digit number). Thank you."
Farley
 Jan 30th, 2007
This is a collection agency,they often handle medical bills that are individual third party charges from a doctor's checkup,visit etc.
Fred
 Jan 27th, 2007
Same voicemail as the others. Received at 1/24/07 9:18 am PST.

This is a personal and private message for (my name, poorly pronounced in a different voice), if you are not this party please stop and do not listen any further. Please call us back today, tol-free, 877-289-0301 regarding a very important business matter. This is not a telemarketing call. Your file number is (eleven digit number). Thank you."
angie
 Jan 24th, 2007
I was very suspicious of the message that was left (just like the message y'all have described, using my name); considering I just got my purse stolen four days ago.

I called and asked who they were and the young man on the other line was very rude so I hung up.

I called back 5 minutes later and the same guy answered. I gave the reference number and he told me a name that didn't match mine. He asked me for my phone number and I didn't feel comfortable giving it so he said that he couldn't help me any further.

Now that I looked up the # and see it's a legitimate business (even if the way they conduct themselves seems thoroughly gimmicky and unprofessional) I've called them a third time.

This time I was on hold for 10 minutes, the number I had still didn't lead to my name, but my phone number worked, and they told me about a bill I didn't know about.
Sandra
 Jan 24th, 2007
The company is CCS.
http://www.ccsusa.com/index.ihtml
Steve
 Jan 12th, 2007
Received multiple calls. Latest was 1/12/07 at 12:37 pm EST.
Same recording asking for Nina Wright (not me). I, too, have called CCS to let them know they have the wrong number, to no avail. And yes, they are rude and behave as if I've done something wrong. Would be good to inform their clients regarding how rude they are to clients/potential clients.
Steve
 Jan 12th, 2007
This number calls ALL the time, at least 6 times a day approx 4 days a week and after the recording it ALWAYS hangs up, I am about to go batty!
brenda
 Jan 12th, 2007
They left the same message to me and have called me about 5 times now, asking for someone other than me. I called them back and told them that I was not Stacey Smith (I for sure thought it was a telemarketer considering that name) and they said they would take me off the call list. Ten minutes later I recieve the same call with the recorded message so I got the file number and called again telling them to take me off the system, and the lady got extremely rude with me.
Hillary
 Jan 11th, 2007
Its a collection agency called CCS. got the same message everyone else got, called them back with the ref number they gave me, they had the number and my name mixed up. If someone gets a call from them, its worth calling just to verify you dont have some small, unknown collection.
Jake
 Jan 11th, 2007
none they do not leave any call twice
j s
 Jan 10th, 2007
www.BBB.org has a listing for CCS with this phone number, reportedly located in San Antonio, Texas
TB76
 Jan 10th, 2007
They have been calling me for the last 2 months asking for someone who is not me, I tried to call back but was on hold for an extremely long time. I just want to tell them they have the wrong person and to stop calling me!
Shannon
 Jan 09th, 2007
"This is a personal and private message for (my name, poorly pronounced in a different voice), if you are not this party please stop and do not listen any further. Please call us back today, tol-free, 877-289-0301 regarding a very important business matter. This is not a telemarketing call. Your file number is (eleven digit number). Thank you."
Heather
 Jan 08th, 2007
They have called a few times and left the same type of message that other people have reported.
JG
 Jan 05th, 2007
They keep calling me all the time asking for a Brian Spraggens I have told them this isnt his Number, They still call even when I cursed at them,and told them to stop calling me,
Luke Holden
 Jan 02nd, 2007
Recieved a message left on my voicemail at 7:27 AM PST that said...

"This is a personal and private message for (my name, poorly pronounced in a different voice), if you are not this party please stop and do not listen any further. Please call us back today, tol-free, 877-289-0301 regarding a very important business matter. This is not a telemarketing call. Your file number is (eleven digit number). Thank you."

JP
 Dec 30th, 2006
This sounded like a telemarketer, but it was a collection agency. Called back, person was very professional and the matter was resolved. I told them they sounded like a telemarketer, however.
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DR
 Dec 29th, 2006
Same message as people above stated. The name was some weird name I could not understand. We just got our number 3 days ago so I called back to make sure it wasn't for us. Gave them the file number and said I didn't understand who they wanted. Then they repeated the name the same way the computer generated name sounded. After I had them repeat three times, I told them we just got the phone 3 days ago and that I have no idea who that person is. Then they got incredibly rude with me when I told them I'd like to be removed from their calling list, the woman I was speaking with went off on me. If they call back, I'll just have to go through it again.
Kristin
 Dec 28th, 2006
This is a important message for(my name pronounced wrong), please call us during business hours regarding an important matter, this is not a telemarketing call.
Marcie
 Dec 17th, 2006
Received 11/30/2006 @ 9:20

"This is a personal and private message for (my name, poorly pronounced in a different voice), if you are not this party please stop and do not listen any further. Please call us back today, tol-free, 877-289-0301 regarding a very important business matter. This is not a telemarketing call. Your file number is (eleven digit number). Thank you."
Steph
 Nov 30th, 2006
It seems to be a collection agency. 15 bucks we owe to a doctor that we never even knew about. We are requesting the information as to what the charge is. It seems to be worth calling although the first two times it just hung up.
Diana
 Nov 27th, 2006
if this is David Crane please press 1. If you would like us to hold for up to one minute while that person comes to the telephone press 2. To take down our telephone number and a short message press 3. To repeat these options press the star key.

I'm not David Crane
Mike
 Nov 16th, 2006
Received several calls from this number with message identical to these - asking for someone who I don't know who obviously doesn't live at my house. I have spoken to them and told them that they have the wrong number, but they don't believe me and call back later. I've told them to stop calling me and the continue to call. Then they insist that they've never called me before, when I have record they have. I file a complaint with Verizon a while back and now they've started calling again.
EH
 Nov 11th, 2006
I receive the same message as many of you and was very confused. It was a collection agency for some small medical bill $11.00 that I never received in the mail. I was on hold for a very long time and was very suspicious--you should call them back b/c it may be some small bill that may affect your credit later on that you never even knew about.

Shawn
 Nov 10th, 2006
sorry! wrong number of 877-289-0301 **NEW PHONE NUMBER IS 636-947-2321 CLIENT SERVICES.
Bobby
 Nov 09th, 2006
caller id unavailable: 877-289-0301 *collection agency. CLIENT SERVICES Same co as telephone number 886-415-1992
Bobby
 Nov 09th, 2006
A recording saying that this was a very important call, but not a telemarketing call if it was me, press 1 of to have us wait 1 minute to get the person press 2
Will
 Nov 08th, 2006
Received a recorded messages with a weird pronunciation of my name.

Turns out to be a collection agency calls CCS or Credit Collection Service.
RR
 Oct 29th, 2006
Called me at 8am on the dot.
Lauren
 Oct 27th, 2006
"This is a personal and private message for (someone who doesn't live here), if you are not this party please stop and do not listen any further. Please call us back today, tol-free, 877-289-0301 regarding a very important business matter. This is not a telemarketing call. Your file number is (eleven digit number). Thank you."
JB
 Oct 17th, 2006
Yea, I think this is a collection agency based in Needham, Massachusetts. Called twice and never left a message. Pay up your bill folks.
uzo
 Oct 12th, 2006
called me at 3 in the afternoon and did not leave a message.
steph
 Oct 11th, 2006
"This is a personal and private message for (my name, poorly pronounced in a different voice), if you are not this party please stop and do not listen any further. Please call us back today, tol-free, 877-289-0301 regarding a very important business matter. This is not a telemarketing call. Your file number is (eleven digit number). Thank you."
San
 Oct 10th, 2006
Received 10/07/06 8:42 am

"This is a personal and private message for (my name, poorly pronounced in a different voice), if you are not this party please stop and do not listen any further. Please call us back today, tol-free, 877-289-0301 regarding a very important business matter. This is not a telemarketing call. Your file number is (eleven digit number). Thank you."
Maria
 Oct 08th, 2006
It turns out they're a collection agency, in my case a medical lab had a typo in my address and hadn't billed insurance so it was easy to clear up. They were very secretive, and wouldn't tell my husband anything other than the company name "CCS" and claim that it was personal and private and I would know what it's about (which of course I did not since I'd never heard of them). I almost didn't call them back since it sounded like a scam, but it wasn't.
Carolyn
 Oct 04th, 2006

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