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The phone is ringing, and I don't recognize the number,
All Caller ID says is, "NAME UNAVAILABLE".
Please help me figure out who is calling and what they want

Dallas, TX
243 calls reported from this number.
Who CalledCaller IDDate
wouldn't sayfirst am pmt2009-01-27
Wouldn't sayFirst AM PMT2008-11-06
Wouldn't say972-425-5266 TX2008-11-06
Wouldn't SayBlocked Name2008-10-24
Wouldn't SayNo Name2008-09-25
Wouldn't SayFirst AM PMT.2008-09-24
Wouldn't say972-428-52662007-10-16
Wouldn't say972-428-5266 TX2007-07-20
Wouldn't Give Name of CompanyFirst AM PMT.2007-07-12
Would not say2008-11-13
Would notFirst AM PMT2007-07-20
who knows972-428-52662007-08-21
Visa salesFirst am pmt2010-02-02
Visa Pusherunkown2008-11-06
unknown name2009-02-12
unknownUNKNOWN NAME2009-01-16
UnknownUnknown name2008-10-21
unknownOut of Area2008-10-16
unknownOut of Area2008-10-07
unknownunknown caller2008-10-03
UnknownFirst AM PMT2007-09-26
unknownfirst am pmt2007-09-26
unknownFirst AM PMT2007-07-23
UnknownFIRST AM PMT2007-05-22
UnknownFIRST AM PMT2007-04-12
UnknownFirst AM PMT2007-03-19
Transtech Merchant Group97242852002009-12-15
transtech merchant groupnot available2007-06-15
TranstechFirsr AM PMT2007-11-19
TranstecFIRST AM PMT2007-10-23
Trans TechFirst Am Pmt2007-09-17
Tony AkbarFirst American2010-12-07
The Medalist2007-06-19
sassy womanFIRST AM PMT2007-06-01
phillips shoes2008-07-24
Not shown972-428-52662009-05-27
not givenFirst Am Pmt2007-08-09
No name givenFirst AM Pmt2008-07-29
No NameNone2008-10-29
no name2008-10-02
no msgout of area2009-01-13
no messageFIRST AM PMT2009-03-11
Name wa stated so quickly, I did not catch it.2006-12-13
Name Unknown2006-08-15
Mike from TranstechCarrollton TX2010-11-08
i didn't answerfirst am pmt2007-04-06
Hangs upjust the number2009-01-20
hang upunkown2008-11-05
Hang Up972-428-52662008-09-26
Hang up2008-09-17
Firt Am Pmt972-428-52662008-07-17
First American PaymentsNo Words Shown2008-09-24
First American Payment SystemsFirst AM PMT2007-08-03
First American Payment SystemsFirst AM Pmt2007-02-16
First American Payment SvcsFirst Am Pmt2006-12-15
first american mortgage2008-07-10
FIRST AM PMT076042009-06-26
First AM PmtFirst AM Pmt2009-03-24
First AM PmtFirst AM PMT2009-02-19
first am pmt2009-01-06
First AM PMTunavailable2008-08-21
First Am PmtFirst Am Pmt2008-07-31
First AM PmtFirst AM Pmt2008-07-16
First Am PmtFirst Am Pmt2007-11-27
First AM PMTFirst AM PMT2007-11-08
First Am PmtFirst Am Pmt2007-09-26
first am pmtfirst am pmt2007-08-29
first am pmtfirst am pmt2007-08-15
First Am PMT972-428-52662007-08-07
FIRST AM PMT972-428-52662007-06-15
First AM PMTFirst AM PMT2007-06-08
First Am PmtFirst Am Pmt2007-06-06
First Am PmtFirst Am Pmt2007-05-31
First Am PmtFirst Am Pmt2007-05-17
First Am PMT972-428-52662007-05-01
First AM PMTFirst AM PMT2007-04-13
First AM PMT972-428-52662007-04-06
First AM PMTFirst AM PMT2007-03-23
First Am Pmt2007-03-16
First Am PmtFirst Am Pmt2007-03-14
First AM PMT(972) 428-52662007-02-15
First AM PMTFirst AM PMT2007-02-06
First AM PMTFirst AM PMT2006-11-20
First Am PmtFirst Am Pmt2006-11-10
First AM PmtFirst Am Pmt2006-11-08
First AM PmtFirst AM Pmt2006-09-20
First AM pmtFirst AM pmt2006-08-31
First AM PmtFirst AM Pmt2006-08-29
First AM PMTFirst AM PMT2006-08-29
First AM PMTFirst AM PMT2006-08-25
First AM PMTFirst AM PMT2006-08-14
first am payment2008-09-19
First Am PaymentFirstAmPayment2007-06-12
first am payfirst am pmt2007-10-02
First AM PMTFIRST AM PMT2008-11-05
Dont Knowunknown name2009-06-23
Dont know972 428 52662007-10-25
Don't KnowUnknown2009-04-15
Don't knowUnknown2009-02-26
Didnt say2008-09-22
didn't say2008-09-19
didn't answerunknown name2009-02-06
didn't answer972-428-52662008-08-04
did not sayUNKNOWN NAME2009-02-16
Did not sayout o area2008-10-13
Did not sayOut of Area2007-08-13
credit card transaction service for businessesFIRST AM PMT2007-09-17
American Welding802102008-08-04
AM PaymentAM Payment2008-06-25
a payment processor for Visa/MCUnavailable2008-07-02
??Unknown Name2008-07-25
??just the number2007-06-12
?FIRST AM PMT2007-11-20
?FIRST AM PMNT2007-10-22
972-428-5266Blocked Name2009-06-08
1st AM PMT1st Am Pmt2006-11-28
1-972-428-5266FIRST AM PMT2007-03-13
(972 )428-52662006-08-30
unknown name2010-07-29
Allied Data2009-08-08
Unknown Caller2009-06-16
Unknown Caller2009-05-27
Carrollton Tx2009-04-28
first am pmt2009-03-04
First AM PMT2009-02-18
out of area2009-02-03
Carrollton, TX2008-09-22
FIRST AM PMT2008-08-22
800 446-10222008-05-30
First Am Pmt2007-10-05
AM PMT2007-08-08
FIRST AM PMT2007-06-28
First Am Pmt0000-00-00
FIRST AM PMT2007-06-22
First Am Pmt2007-06-20
AM PMT2007-06-08
First Am Pmt2007-06-06
First AM PMT2007-05-24
1st am pmt2007-05-18
First AM PMT2007-05-17
first am pmt2007-05-01
First AM PMT2007-04-27
FIRST AM PMT2007-04-16
First AM PMT2007-03-15
FIRST AM PMT2007-03-09
first am pmt2007-03-01
First AM PMT2007-02-21
First Am Pmt2007-02-14
First AM Pmt2007-02-13
FIRST AM PMT2007-01-31
FIRST AM PMT2007-01-26
FIRST AM PMT2007-01-26
FIRST AM PMT2007-01-16
first am pmt2007-01-10
First AM Pmt2007-01-10
first am pmt2007-01-10
First Am Pmt2007-01-10
number only2007-01-09
First AM Pmt2007-01-09
first am pmt2007-01-09
first am pmt2007-01-08
FIRST AM PMT2007-01-03
phone# only2006-12-27
Name Unknown2006-12-22
FIRST AM PMT2006-12-21
No Caller ID2006-12-18
First AM PMT2006-12-06
FIRST AM PMT2006-12-06
First AM Pmt2006-12-01
First Am Pmt2006-11-21
First Am Pmt2006-11-21
first am pmt2006-11-09
FIRST AM PMT2006-11-01
FIRST AM PMT2006-10-24
First Am Pmt2006-10-20
FIRST AM PMT2006-10-18
First Am Pmt2006-10-16
First AM PMT2006-10-12
First Am Pmt2006-09-25
PHONE NUMBER2006-09-21
First AM pmt2006-09-13
First AM PMT2006-09-11
first AM pmt2006-09-08
FIRST AM PMT2006-08-29
First Am Pmt2006-08-24
Name unknown2006-08-17
FIRST AM PMT2006-08-16
phone number2006-08-15
Name Unknown2006-08-15
First Am Pmt2006-07-07

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November 8th, 2010 Tom CA

Someone named "Mike" wanted to have a rep come by and go over creative merchant purchasing ideas. I let him know that I am not interested and that it would be a waste of my time since everything is perfectly setup here. Never agreed to anything except that I am not interested to meet anyone. We'll see if someone comes by at Tuesday at 11am like he was trying to push.

July 29th, 2010 Bruce

This girl wanted my company address info and said she was from Trans Tech and represented Mastercard Visa overcharges on merchant accounting.

April 22nd, 2010 Pizza Pipeline MT

Have recieved multiple calls from this number. They ask for owner. As soon as we say he doesn't live here they hang up or as soon as we start to say put us on 'DO NOT CALL' list they hang up before we can finish saying that. No name came up, was called from 972 428 5200 and called back and was able to speak to a real person! They said we'll be put on do not call list. Guess saying the state attorney general's office will be notified as well as better business works for them and actually gets somewhere for harassing calls.

March 24th, 2010 TOMMY FL


March 24th, 2010 Irritated OR

I am on the DNC list as well. I finally answered because I wanted to tell them to stop calling. He said he was looking for the "owner" - I asked who was asking and what they wanted and he said he couldn't tell me if I wasn't the owner and started with an attitude. I got irritated and asked if this was a sales call because we are NOT supposed to get those and he said no it wasn't - he said he was from TransTech and wasn't supposed to talk to me so I said then we are done and hung up. What a pain in the rear! I will be making a formal complaint this afternoon.

January 4th, 2010 MT TX

this guys wanted my company address info and said he was from Trans Tech and represented Mastercard Visa overcharges on merchant accounting. I got his name: Arthur McDowell and his phone number: 1-800-701-2831. I told him i would be calling my merchant account service provider (which i did and they have no idea who these people are). This First Am PMT calls EVERY DAY...ALL DAY. I filed a complaint with the registry. I suggest everyone do this.

October 23rd, 2009 LULU VA

Allied Data Corporation
13111 Westheimer
Fourth Floor
Houston, Texas 77077
Local Phone: 281-558-7176
Ext 608
Toll Free 800-275-7176
Ext 608
Fax: 281-293-0417

October 6th, 2009 Harry

Use the script and you will not get any calls it has helped me after one business owner told me to use it.

Tell them this is sheriffs dept ,can we help you and tell them their cals are monitored and logged.If they continue call the FBI Or CIA and they will stop.Best of luck to everyone.

July 17th, 2009 Cornelius AZ

Got a call from this number when I picked up the person said is this Cornelius Lamb I said yes then she hung up. I called back immediately to see why she called and did not get an answer goes straight to there voice mail. Get this after that weird incident still get calls every day from same number.

May 4th, 2009 Larry

Calls every day ... won't give up. We have a device that lets us send selected numbers directly to voicemail ... and they never leave a message. So let them waste their time.

April 23rd, 2009 Francesca GA

Said they were "TransTech Merchant" looking for the company "DCP." They call at least twice a day; I have not answered it again.

March 17th, 2009 naomi WA

they are calling my cell and it wont let me call this number back.

February 26th, 2009 Gavan MA

I have the ability after 30 years in telecom to dial back with auto dial.
I built half of this nasty equipment myself.

It is based on disconnect and auto dial. Often two lines are needed to fuck them up.

The Sob calls And my machine calls back and continue to do so indefinatly

It looks for loop line disconnect and other Co variables based on battery and loop from the local Central office based on a land line copper.

I often take mesuraments with loop distances with a simpson meter and compare the results looking for half taps.

Now they want fios in your house? Harder to tap right now. Not really- but more expensive to do so.

Now we get to bug the whole town with fios.

The auto dialer can be configured to auto conference.

This machine works with two lines.

A drop in 48 volts stars the dial back to the telemarketer. Automatically.

February 20th, 2009 Fetrow VA

Woman called to TELL ME someone was going to stop by my (home based) business at 2:30 tomorrow. I had to ask at least 8 times to get the name of the company, and why they wanted to come by. She finally said to help me with my cash flow!

She kept LOUDLY coughing in my ear, and snorting, blowing her nose, and making all kinds of rude noises.

I was tempted to let the asshole salesperson come by so I could cough all over him or her.

What a way to make an AWFUL impression.

February 18th, 2009 Popper

Keeps calling my business cell phone several times daily....VERY annoying.
Have filed a complaint with the Do Not Call guys - don't know if it'll get me anywhere...

February 16th, 2009 Highly Annoyed NC

Something needs to be done about this. I have filed complaints and nothing. This number continuously calls my home on a daily basis. I don't understand how this type of practice can even be legal. I don't want what they're selling and a lot of the time they don't even speak if you do answer. I ignore the calls most of the time but it's growing tiresome seeing as how they call up to TEN times a day. The weekends aren't even excluded. These people have NO shame.

January 20th, 2009 BR AL

Hangs up without any communication at all.

December 23rd, 2008 worried CA

Got a call from First Am Pmt 972-428-5266, demanding to talk to the owner (me). Then she kept wanting to go over the business address. I kept asking her who she was and what business she was calling from. She said a person representing Visa and MasterCard is going to be here tomorrow afternoon to go through overcharges from Visa and MasterCard. I got very suspicious considering tomorrow afternoon is Christmas Eve (I don't think a normal business would be setting appointments for Christmas Eve). Am thinking maybe she wants to see if no one will be here so she can rob our place. I told her it sounds like a scam and hung up on her. I'm thinking to call the police.

December 1st, 2008 C Lynne

This may not be practical for most of you, but we have a bill collector call my home all the time, and they are looking for someone else. But this number calls us too. We can not block long distant telemarketer calls, and I am on the Do Not Call List.So my solution was to make a recording on my telephone answering machine. And it says my number is disconnected. It sounds like the real thing, and I will run it for about 2 weeks, and all my family know about it, so after about 5 or 6 tries, they stop calling. The bill collector has not called back in over a week. If you want one of these recordings go to the following link, put your answering machine next to your speakers for your computer and record one for yourself. It's free.

November 22nd, 2008 Carrie from FL FL

I must have 3-4 calls a week from this number - Caller ID shows Carrollton, TX. Calls are always during workdays between 8-5; suspect telemarketer - never leaves a message.

November 20th, 2008 Roeb.

Just enter a complaint with the Do NOt Call Registry...I just filed one on theis phone number today..they all my cell several times a day, for the past 2 months...IT's driving me crazy..i just don't answer the phone when I see it's a 972 exchange. hopefully the do not call registry will do something about it..If everyone filed a complaint maybe they would come down on this please file a complaint on line..just go to the Do not call web...

November 10th, 2008 Carla Mattox AL

This company keeps calling and asking for the owner, and hangs up.

November 5th, 2008 Ed Sheehy CA

This company has called my home number - which is on the "blocked" list - 6 times in 2 days (mostly at meal times). I answered the call today to complain to the caller and I was laughed at.

October 29th, 2008 Laura FL

file a complaint with the ftc. next time they call, let them know you have filed a complaint.

It worked for me

October 29th, 2008 Laura FL

Companies like this need to be reported to the ftc. ftc(.)gov
This same company has contacted me at least 5 times between yesterday and today, so I went to the ftc website, and filed a claim.

They will be out of business soon.
Next time they call you let them know you have filed a complaint with the ftc! I guarantee they will stop calling you

Good luck

October 29th, 2008 Laura FL

Companies like this need to be reported to the ftc.
This same company has contacted me at least 5 times between yesterday and today, so I went to the ftc website, and filed a claim.

They will be out of business soon.
Next time they call you let them know you have filed a complaint with the ftc! I guarantee they will stop calling you

Good luck

October 29th, 2008 Laura FL

Companies like this need to be reported to the ftc.
This same company has contacted me at least 5 times between yesterday and today, so I went to the ftc website, and filed a claim.

They will be out of business soon.
Next time they call you let them know you have filed a complaint with the ftc! I guarantee they will stop calling you

Good luck

October 27th, 2008 Digimark MD

Called several times today. Barely legible. Asked for owner of business, then hangs up.

October 21st, 2008 D. Hurlburt

They have the name of my company, asked to speak to owner. I use my cell phone for business, so it made me suspicious. Said a representative would be in my area tomorrow and wanted to take a look at my credit card/check processing equipment to see if everything is okay with it. I told them if anyone showed up, not only would I not allow them near my credit card machine, I'd call authorities. (I don't have a credit card processing machine.)

October 20th, 2008 VA guy VA

called twice today 10.20.08, left no message, i called back twice and got disconnected.

October 16th, 2008 lillian CA

They call repeatedly. Several times a day. I always screen them and they never leave a message. Just keeps on calling.

October 15th, 2008 LouAnne

Wanted to talk to owner/co-owner regarding interest rate on Visa Card. Just Hung up.

September 29th, 2008 jimw NJ

Called the 800 number listed below by 'shan' -thanks- (800-701-2831), pressed 0 a couple of times and reported that I was getting annoying calls from this company. Got connected to a "David" who took my number and said he would have it blocked. we'll see if that works or gets worse... more later...

September 29th, 2008 Mike VA

Called and insisted on speaking with the owner/operator. Said someone would be in the area next week making sure I was not paying too much for Visa/Mastercard transactions. I asked them to removed me from their call list. They gave me 888-415-0004 as their home office number. I asked for the marketing department and got Leo (ext 6442)and left him a detailed message.

September 29th, 2008 David Williams FL

They are a telemarketing company specializing in credit card acceptance.

September 26th, 2008 jvg TX

I got this call a lot in the last 2 days. So when I answered she said her name was Nicole.
I was very nice to her and got her to say that they provide merchant services for companies.
So I said, "Oh OK, if you want to talk to the owner then please call his direct number."
Then I gave her the 888 number for the FCC and directed her to talk to Robert McDowell (commissioner)
That was very satisfying!!!!

September 26th, 2008 Ron FL

This is First American Payment Systems..13612 Midway Rd..Dallas,TX 75244
972-726-0783..Jonathan A Hughes is VP him and let him know how discusted you are w/these calls.

September 24th, 2008 Shirley MA

These calls are from First American Payments and TransTech (affiliated). Call them at 800-701-2831, press 3 and when an agent answers, hang up. (This will make you feel much better.) Finally, when you tire of the fun, ask for a supervisor. They will tell you one will call in 24 hrs. One called me in about an hour. He was very anxious to get my numbers and promised me they would take us off the list within 72 hrs. I told him I would expedite getting my numbers off because now every time I get a call from them I call back and waste some of their time. I'm in a one-person office and when I put a customer on hold and pick up another line only to find a computer hang up tone, I'm irate. I look forward to a more peaceful existence without 3-6 calls a day from these idiots.

September 22nd, 2008 veronica CA

they keep calling me like 3x a day

1:08 pm PST

Riverside, CA

September 22nd, 2008 BARB


September 19th, 2008 Steve TX

they called three times in a row!

September 17th, 2008 Penny FL

This calls appears to come from a "TransTech", which appears to be part of some credit card company. They lady that called me asked to speak to the owner, I then I told her I wanted to speak the her manager. When the manager came on the phone I asked why do I keep getting calls from this number. He explained that it's an automatic dialer, and he would be happy to add my number to the DO NOT CALL LIST.

If you keep getting calls from this number, ask to speak to the Manager and request to be taken off. Also, write down the managers name.


September 15th, 2008 Robin IL

I received 2calls today and one last week. They always ask to speak to the business owner. Today when I recevied the first call from a woman, I asked them to take my number off their call list and was told it was being done right away and I got another call about an hour later from the same number but from a guy. So I did a phone number search on the 2 numbers that I got calls from 972-428-5200 and 972-428-5266, this company is located in Carrollton, TX and apparently scams people to sell credit card equipment to businesses and scams the businesses too. If I get one more call I'm going to report them to the BBB and the Illinois Attorney General's office.

September 11th, 2008 Bob again

RE: 972-428-5266 TX If you placed an order with recently they sold your contact information to these jerks who are now trying to sell you VISA/MC card services. Call Vistaprints at 1-800-961-2075 and let them know how much aggravation they caused you in exchange for the nickel they got for your information and let them know they have lost a customer as a result.

September 11th, 2008 Bob TX

re: 972-428-5266 TX If you bought something from VistaPrint recently, they sold your contact information to these jerks. Call them and tell them you object:

September 3rd, 2008 John

Selling Merchant services for Visa/Mastercard, salesman was extremely rude.

August 28th, 2008 Aurora Med CO

Guy asked for "the Owner or Co-Owner" and I told him they are unavailable but could I take a message. He said, "That's alright, I will try back later". I asked if there was a number he could be reached at and he told me "no". I told him that was funny, because his number came up on caller ID and so if I could please have an extension to which he stated he didn't have one. I asked for his name...he gave me "Arthur something something". I said, "Great! can I have the name of your company" and he said he was with Visa and Mastercard. I hung up.

Now mind you, I noticed this number as they call approximately 2 to 3 times per day.

They lack in having ANY customer service skills and half the time the reps have a thick accent which you can't barely understand a damn thing they are saying.

August 27th, 2008 Dan CA

Called back a couple of times and call was quickly hung-up. I am on DNC list.

August 22nd, 2008 Anonymous IL

Can someone contact the FBI and investigate this possible SCAM. If it's not a SCAM then I don't know what it is.

August 21st, 2008 Tom NC

Hung up after asking of owner was in

August 14th, 2008 THS CO

They've called twice today within an hour apart and hung up after I answered. They've called serveral times in the past, but this is the first time in a couple months. I've been on the no call list ever since it existed.

July 30th, 2008 bob SC

asked for "the owner", claimed to be from Visa/MC
something about "overcharges", would not talk to anyone but "the owner".
I made the mistake of asking them "are you calling for (name of my company"?

July 29th, 2008 Tomascco FL

I answered the call because I used to live in the 972 area code (North Dallas). I also order materials from (Carrollton, TX), so I thought the call was benign enough. But when she hung up without a fight I began to get suspicious, so I Googled the number and here I am. Annoying but not threatening at the moment.

July 17th, 2008 Mikky

they call me several times a day in the moring and then at 8pm, as soon as i answer they hang up when i try to dail the # back it does not ring thru just hangs up. what can be done this is harassment?

July 17th, 2008 Steve UT

Called every day for a week, They don't say who they are, they ask for a company that doesn't exist.

July 3rd, 2008 S.C. AZ

Every day they call and every day I ask them to take me off their list and they say they will....but they don't.

July 3rd, 2008 Call Hater CO

Hung up when voicemail answered

June 30th, 2008 MARK BROWN TX

hey they buy list from experion credit services, they contact people who have filed dba's thats how we all got on their list. i have a small one man biz at home and when i did my dba i put my home number on it. wont ever make hat mistake again. if you call them they will take you off list we will see. mark brown

June 27th, 2008 Michele AZ

So I found the website for First American Payment Systems, and called their number, 800-701-2831. I was transferred to a guy's voicemail to be put on the DO NOT CALL list. We'll see...

June 27th, 2008 JPM

I usually don't pick up calls from "Unknown Caller", or in this case "Unknown Name". The latest trick telemarketers are using seems to be a non-toll free number shows up on your caller ID with the name "Unknown Name" showing. The "Unknown Name" is common from individuals calling from out of state. I have several friends who call me that my caller ID says the same thing. In this case I thought it might me one of those friends and low and behold it was these low life bottom feeders from a VISA, Master Card company wanting me to get a credit card. I just said "Leave Me Alone", and hung up on them.

Radio show host Dave Ramsey suggests if people from credit card companies keep calling you, just warn them one time that if they call back you will blast one of those aerosol air horns in their ear...and when another one of those losers does call, say, "I warned you what would happen if you called me again," and blast away.

June 25th, 2008 Huong Le

Did not leave message when got voice mail. Call came through my cell phone. This is the second time I was contacted by this number.

May 6th, 2008 Heather

I work for the same type of business this woman supposedly does. She called trying to get information about one of our clients. I did not oblige her as she was phishing and trying to steal our client.

November 21st, 2007 shan

I researched the compnay. This company is a merchant account processor among other things. They've been hit with lawsuits and government proceedings a number of times (look it up on the internet). I traced this number to a call center located in Dallas owned by 1st American Payment Systems. I kept getting their solicitation calls and they do the same deal....try to get the owner to the phone and then hang up if you won't do it. They ignore any request to remove you from their calling lists. The number for their corporate headquarters in Fort Worth is 1-800-701-2831. I called and gave their receptionist an earful and she transferred me to a Susie Harris...the Executive Secretary for the Sales Department. She took down my companys three numbers and said she would email it to the VP of Sales. We'll see what happens.
By the way, you can't have a business put on a "do not call" registry.

November 21st, 2007 Mike LA

These people use pushy/illegal sales tactics to get to the manager/owner of any business and use the phrase "we are going to be in your area and want to take a minute of your time to discuss rates". I have 2 businesses and fell for it once where they would come by and discuss credit card processing rates. I would sign up with this "too good to be true" rates and they would take a setup fee check from us and run. I would not hear from them again. I reported them to the FCC and police but they didn't do anything. Well, they also called my other business and we tell them that we're not interested and asked that they never call back. Well, they call everyday and not just everyday but sometimes up to 3-5 times per day! They would hang up on us when they know who picks up, asked for the owner and we tell them he doesn't takes unknown callers and they hang up. Very rude people and they will make your business life miserable. I reported them to the FCC again and asked for help but their reply was that we can only stop calls to "residential" only and because I was a business, that they couldn't help me. I don't know if that is true, but I have exhausted much time on trying to stop these people.

November 16th, 2007 BPA AL

they called, asked for the owner, I told them I was the sales manager and that the owner was not at this location, they hung up.

October 30th, 2007 Jessica

For HARRASSING phone calls from this number CALL 1-888-415-0004 Ext 5606 Speak to Quincy Sterling he is the Vice President of this company named Trans Tech and Summit Located in Dallas Tx.

October 25th, 2007 Jacks IA

didn't answer

October 23rd, 2007 Debby

kept asking for owner. Said she was from Transtec(c)? No further information given when asked who are you and what do you want, they hung up.

October 2nd, 2007 l jarvis OH

calls all the time

September 26th, 2007 Glass Company

they want to talk to owner or co-owner when you tell owner isn't in can you take a message they say they will call back

September 25th, 2007 Finally Success CA

Called .888.415.0004 extension 5516 spoke to Gerald, and it has been taken care of. It helps to be overly polite to them. As tempting as it is to go off at them.

September 25th, 2007 King CA

Called .888.415.0004 extension 5516 spoke to Gerald, and it has been taken care of. It helps to be overly polite to them. As tempting as it is to go off at them.

September 17th, 2007 Julia TX

Called at 9:41 am 9-17-2007 and left no message. Caller ID says FIRST AM PMT.

I am on the do not call list.

September 17th, 2007 Phil MO

Said they're coming at 2pm.

The police will be waiting.

September 7th, 2007 Steve GA

Call (800) 701-2831 ;
dial extension 1212 (Sales), and hang up on them or say something rude.
Give 'em a dose of their own medicine.

August 31st, 2007 James TX

Transamerica Merchant services(prob telemarketer sub contracting deal) is the company according to the English-challenged girl. Apparently they hire ppl right out of the ghetto to work for them. Anyway i reported the call to th fcc and the do not call list for whatever good that will do.

August 27th, 2007 C Raye OH

I get calls from these guys multiple times every week...sometimes rude, sometimes just hang ups. I plan on calling every number suggested here and harassing them back until they stop. IF THERE IS A CLASS ACTION, COUNT ME IN!!! In the mean time, I will contact an attorney myself that specializes in class action suits.

August 24th, 2007 about2killem

these rectal itches won't stop. I just had another call 20 min ago and now I'm on a mission to pay them back big time.. anyone have success filing any charges or reports against them? how about a class action for harassment?

August 17th, 2007 Eric PA

They called and had my business name and old address. Wanted to send someone over to show us gift-cards. Definate scam to verify information...probably to rob you!

August 16th, 2007 VANESSA


August 9th, 2007 A TX

it's just dead air space.
they never leave a message

August 9th, 2007 bob TX

called and did not leave a message. Tried to do a *67 and return the call, but it only disconnects. Never rings. Tried call block, but that wont work either.

August 7th, 2007 Rami Aljamal TX

Called multiple times, with no one answered on other side.

August 4th, 2007 vic FL

this company was formely Certified merchant Services/also know Transaction Merchant services, they had class action lawsuit once in 2001. It has not reformed them a bit. They've been bought over by First AMerican. They also go by Trantech the reason I know them I worked for them couple of months. RUN from them at all cost!!!

August 1st, 2007 Rusty CA

They got low lifes calling that can barely speak english. I had to ask three times what she was asking me and finally got that she wanted to speak with the owner.

July 30th, 2007 paul ishihara FL

somebody call from this number 2 or 3 times a week and when you call the number it don't ring

July 27th, 2007 Mark - Ithaca

Ok.. I called and talked with someone at the tollfree (800) 701-2831... She gave me a different toll free and a contact and extension to complain to... (888) 415-0004 ext. 5547 Guy Holmes... EVERYONE should call and complain and maybe they can do something - make sure you reference the caller ID number of (972) 428-2831 because that might be the problem employee or "branch"...

July 27th, 2007 Mark - Ithaca

A woman called yesterday from there looking for the owner. They are credit card merchant processors (or so she said). They called my business number. Today they called back and the guy was an ass.. Same thing... can't call the number back because it just hangs there without anything on other side...

July 25th, 2007 Macie IN

At our business, I had a call. CID said First AM PMT. Caller asked for the owner. I asked who it was and he said Ron. I asked what company he was with or if he was our customer. He said, "Keep going, I might hear something I like." I hung up on the smart A--

July 25th, 2007 Mary Ann

Called for the owner. Asked what the call was in reference to and said they could only speak to owner or co-owner.

July 23rd, 2007 Kristina CO

They call almost every day and ask for the owner. When I tell them the owner is unavailable they immediately hang up.
I am the owner; I want to know what the call is regarding before I speak to them. They hang up too quickly.

July 23rd, 2007 got their numb CO

this is there toll free # do like I do and call them and tell em off.
Phone: (800) 701-2831

July 23rd, 2007 Hamilton Towing CO

Know I know who they are, I cant wait for them to come up on my caller id. I will sit there and let them talk themseves in circles for as long as possible. Answer all there questions half way and give them nothing but keep em thinkin they are going to sell something. then be rude to them. HAHAH!

July 19th, 2007 joon OH

The REAL phone number is
First American Payment Sys.
201 Main Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102

Check out the BBB report!

June 28th, 2007 Lionesse AZ

First call was before 7 in the morning - 4 calls since then. Some very young guy says he wants to come verify my business location and show us his "equipment." I don't think so!!!

June 26th, 2007 irritated

these idiots have called several times in the last month, and even send people to our business to discuss. they try to verify information and then say they'll be here at a certain time and hang up before we can even tell them not to.

June 25th, 2007 koos MN

saw this number called us on the caller id. wasn't awake to answer it. sales call obviously.

June 22nd, 2007 JPrice


June 19th, 2007 The Medalist MA

When this number called they asked for the owner and when we told her that he was not available she said "F*** YOU!" and hung up!!?? weird. Then called right back and asked for the co-owner?

June 19th, 2007 The Medalist MA

This person called and asked for the owner and when we told her he was not available she said F*** YOU! and hung up!?? weird?

June 16th, 2007 ted jones

these people wont quit , they sell credit card processing systems , have reported to do not call .gov , they wont quit

June 15th, 2007 bob OH

this number is transtech merchant group. They have repeatedly called my business with total disregard for the requests to remove our number from their lists. Why don't businesses have a do not call registry???? The number that shows up on the caller id does not allow incoming calls which is illegal from what I am told.

June 15th, 2007 Brad KS

These idiots call several times a year asking me to change my credit card processing to them. I have asked to be taken off the call list. They always ignore the request. I would not use this company, even if I WAS looking for another service provider. I get sick of their unsolicited calls.

June 12th, 2007 Aaron MN

They keep calling my phone and do not leave message, and hang up when i answer!! This is rediculous!

June 12th, 2007 hatesfools

these fools just called me. sh1t.

June 12th, 2007 Ralph

Never leaves message, never on the line when I answer - what a pain in the ass they are!

June 12th, 2007 jim WV

Never leave a message

June 12th, 2007 ccs

They are a pain in the but! I am a hairdresser and they are constantly interrupting me and my clients! It is rude and I am very sick of it! I can see there is not much you can do about it! I hope they don't cime here to visit especially if I have scissors in my hand!!!!

June 6th, 2007 Dee

Just got another call from them. The first question they asked (yelling) was, "What time will you open in the morning". When I asked who was calling, they yelled, "Is the owner there", I said no and they slammed down the phone. Can this be stopped?

June 6th, 2007 Waco Attorney TX

They call frequently, almost daily to me and my wife at her business. I never answer, they hang up on my machine every time - some times I can hear them yelling or slamming the phone down.

June 6th, 2007 Dee

Got this call, when I answered nobody was there. They immediately called back and I didn't answer. They have now called about 10 more times.

June 1st, 2007 hutt MN


May 24th, 2007 C. Fryar VA

Called at 2:36 am on 5/22/07

No answer when I picked up the phone.

May 3rd, 2007 Judy MO

Calls several times a week - does not leave message.

April 30th, 2007 WILVIS FL


April 27th, 2007 Dennis

We let the answering machine take the call and they don't leave a message.

April 25th, 2007 R. MI

Der callin da U.P., eh? Well, duh, ain't nobody got no moneys heres -----

April 24th, 2007 Leon

I have been harassed at work by these people for years now,Transtech or First AM PMT. They have even sent people here without anyone telling them to! What A Pain.Do not call will not work if your number is registered as a business.

April 19th, 2007 Gail

Called my cell phone and when I answered, they didn't say anything. I just listened and I could hear a distant voice and then they hung up.

April 18th, 2007 MM

I'm so glad I found this web site. I hopefully got phone numbers and addresses that I can use so I can finally give this company a piece of my mind. They call my house 3-4 times a DAY ask for someone who used to have my phone #, then become obnoxious & rude and hang up. I've also tried calling the # back with no luck. I like the idea of contacting investigating news reporters. I'll try that too.

April 16th, 2007 David

Hang up call, no message left.

April 12th, 2007 PD WV

Called and asked for owner of co-owner. Strange.

April 10th, 2007 Frankie TX

I like to answer the call but say nothing. they will hang up w/in a few seconds. it wastes their time and hopefully frustrates them, as well.
BTW, if you try to call the number back, the call is disconnected. tricky little bastards.

April 9th, 2007 Infinity MI

I reported a phone call from First American Payment Systems just this morning. Then after Googling the company, I called an 800 and reached the following person, who gave me a direct number.
I spoke with a Latiffa Sharp. Her direct number is 817-317-7302, but you can reach her through the 800 number. She said she would take my number off their automatic dialing system. This remains to be seen; however, she was very polite and appeared to be genuinely interested in solving the problem. We will hope for the best. You might like to give it a try, as well. Good luck.

March 31st, 2007 anonE IL

Neil Randel and James Walburg, can be thanked for these wonderful business practices. Here are THEIR phone numbers, respectively...

March 19th, 2007 anon TX

The name of the company is TransTech they are a credit card processor trying to get businesses to get them to switch over to them. I sat through one of their presentations and got the 1-800# so we can all call and harass the hell of of them 1-866-470-1099 and i got an extension # 5542 they are extremely unprofessional on the phone

March 19th, 2007 KL Miller TX

First American Pmt.
201 Main Street
Suite 1000
Fort Worth, Texas 76102
Phone: (800) 701-2831

March 19th, 2007 KL Miller TX

Even though I'm on the National "Do Not Call" list, they people persist. Like others here, same deal. Won't say who they are, just ask for the owner. In my case, I rent. They've been a real pain!!!

March 14th, 2007 Dan in StL MO

FIRST AM PMT -- Wanted to sell a check verification method

March 14th, 2007 Larry

Asked for owner. Said wasn't here. Was begining to ask to take a message when notice the phone was dead. Very rude. Will warn the owner that they are a scam.

March 13th, 2007 DS NH

Called me twice today, no message left.

March 9th, 2007 refresh CA

Tis is First American Payment Systems..13612 Midway Rd..Dallas,TX 75244
972-726-0783..Jonathan A Hughes is VP him and let him know how discusted you are w/these calls.

February 28th, 2007 luis

These monkeys hang up as soon as you answer. Why call in the first place if you are just going to hang up? They should be shot in the knees!

February 23rd, 2007 Tom WA

You call the number back and it automatically disconnects.

February 16th, 2007 Frank Bellevue ME

Tis is First American Payment Systems..13612 Midway Rd..Dallas,TX 75244
972-726-0783..Jonathan A Hughes is VP him and let him know how discusted you are w/these calls.

February 15th, 2007 Mark

No message, just called then hung up when answering machine picked up.

February 13th, 2007 lmc AL

many, many calls with no one
on the line

January 10th, 2007 Von FL

Called and left message on answeringmachine... filled with curse words.... final phrase said they would woop your ass...

January 10th, 2007 joe FL

Called and asked for a business. I said this wasn't a business and TRIED to say 'take me off your calling list' but they hung up first. Reported to FTC and FCC, for all the good it will do! Didn't say who they were or what they wanted but caller id said they are "FIRST AM PMT". Reverse lookup says that they're in Dallas. Somebody nuke these bastards! Our worthless government won't do anything.

January 10th, 2007 joe FL

Called and asked for a business. I said this wasn't a business and TRIED to say 'take me off your calling list' but they hung up first. Reported to FTC and FCC, for all the good it will do! Didn't say who they were or what they wanted but caller id said they are "FIRST AM PMT". Somebody nuke these bastards! Our worthless government won't do anythng.

January 9th, 2007 joe

on answering they hung up

December 29th, 2006 Rick

They tried to send me a fax.

December 27th, 2006 Andrea MI

They called 3 times today despite telling them to NOT CALL HERE AGAIN. We told them that last week also and they just call and call...up to 5 times a day. This is ridiculous!

December 22nd, 2006 CDJ

Called & hung up after an odd tone - I have put them on my caller reject list based on input here.

December 19th, 2006 av MI

they call and call. ID says FIRST AM PMT. they do not leave messages

December 19th, 2006 anita OH

recieved call and person talked so fast couldnt understand much of what he said, but stated he would be at my office tomorrow on the 20th of dec for presentation, and hung up before i could refuse.

December 15th, 2006 Howard

Received a call at 10:47a EST on December 15th, 2006. Was asked several times if I was the owner and after. I asked him what it was pertaining about and who this was. Once I told him this was my personal cell phone he hung up. I have no idea who this company is.

November 29th, 2006 T in Syracuse

A man called from this number and asked for a person by name. He proceeded to avoid questions about the nature of the call to state that he wanted to do a physical verification of a business regarding a credit card application. The business he asked about is no longer under my address and no credit card application was ever submitted. When asked again who he is, he hung up. Then he called immediately back and asked to speak to the owner, when again asked who he is, he hung up a second time. He actually called a third time and hung up almost immediately. I tried to call back to avoid future 'prank' calls, but the number gives a 'can not be completed as you have dialed' message by both landline and cell phone.
Before this, a woman called and stated the company is based in Texas, would be in my area and wanted to do an in-person visit. She was trying to sell me 100% guaranteed major credit card and check cashing equipment. A reverse search on the number the man called from placed the number in Carrollton, TX. I think they might be linked. Either way, it is very intrusive, rude and unprofessional behavior.

November 28th, 2006 Ginny

they call and do not answer or they call until caller id answers then hang up..they leave no this a ploy to get me to call back? well its not working !

November 21st, 2006 KM

going to be in my area and wanted to discuss credit card rates. Told Tracey I wasn't interested. She wouldn't take no. I told her I realized she was doing her job but I didn't... and she hung up on me.

November 20th, 2006 N.N.

They keep ringing, only want to speak to the owner or co-owner, sounds serious.

November 20th, 2006 Jane

These people are relentless. I am on the Do not call List also, but apparently this company does not care. They call at least 3 times a week!!!!!!!!!!!

November 17th, 2006 GREGORY

They call me everyday at the same time. I stopped answering it months ago. When I did answer no one would say anything.

November 9th, 2006 jan

They called and said they had someone in our area to discuss rates and they would be "right over." I said "what rates?" She said that these "rates" would be beneficial for our business. I hung up.

November 7th, 2006 BSIMON TX

Two calls today-

November 3rd, 2006 bugged IL

call all the time everyday, never leave a message. on my cell phone and I do not give the number out.

October 30th, 2006 Starmac CA

Got my first call today (10-30-06) from these people (FIRST AM PMT). I didn't pick up the phone and they didn't leave a message. I'm on the National Do Not Call List. Will pick up the phone next time and see if they solicit!

October 30th, 2006 Robin MO

I'm on the 'do not call list'. Seems like after I got on it, I get more and more of these stupid calls. I didn't answer. Idiots!!

October 24th, 2006 carolina

This number called me three times today, everytime I try to call back and it doesn't even ring.

October 17th, 2006 steve FL

first of all it on my cell phone and only my frend have it all others are blocked from getting it. when i call back i dont even get a ring it just hangs up on me

October 16th, 2006 Annoyed

Who are these people?

October 12th, 2006 i.s.

I am so tired of getting unsolicited calls even though I am on the "no call" list. I have call block but phone company says they can't block the First AM PMT because they are out of state. They just call and call and call. I never pick up but they don't stop!

October 12th, 2006 Kallie TX

If it needs to be noted, this caller disturbed [called] a wireless number (no caller ID) and, of course, left no message.

October 3rd, 2006 JW

These idiots call at least 3 times a week and there's never anyone on the line when I answer.

September 20th, 2006 AGGRIVATED FL


September 19th, 2006 Dan

they call and call but leave no message.

September 12th, 2006 Scam Booster CA

They call all the time and never leave messages, they call several times a week, We all should report to FCC. Many scams are going on around via Internet , email and phone. the Ready Limo and the 866 area code are similar. I reported this to the TV reporters and investigators but have no answer yet.

September 11th, 2006 T. H.

They call often and the machine picks up, no message is left. I finally decide to find where to report this. Thanks. TH

September 5th, 2006 CDS


August 29th, 2006 Greenhaven Apts

Who are these people!?!? They ask for "The Owner", when you tell them the owner doesn't take calls, they hang up on you. They also won't tell you who they are or what they want.

August 14th, 2006 norman Zalfa MD

going to be in my area and wanted to discuss rates