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    scam! phone calls

    if you get a call from 268-762-0014 --> DO NOT CALL !!!!
    They also use other numbers from the same exchange. So if you get a call from area code 268 and exchange 762, it's 99.999999% sure to be a scam.

    It's from overseas in Antigua. They charge stupid "fees" when you call them to find out why they called you.

    If you can, blacklist the number.
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    809 Area Code Scam - Urban Legends

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    I won't even answer most calls that I don't recognize, even being in business. Good tip to check who is calling and from where it originated. Google is a great tool for this if you just input the number, both with the usual dashes and without.
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    I never answer out of area code calls unless I recognize the number and I will not answer a toll free number and if they leave a message to call back and I don't know who they are, well I don't bother with calling.
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    I never answer calls from numbers I don't recognize, either. If it's important, they will leave a message and then I might call back.

    Another good resource is whocalled.us. It shows if other folks are getting calls from that number, and they leave comments.


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    If it's not programmed in my phone I don't answer it.
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    If I do not know the number I let the answering machine take the call.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TXEric View Post
    I never answer calls from numbers I don't recognize, either. If it's important, they will leave a message and then I might call back.

    Another good resource is whocalled.us. It shows if other folks are getting calls from that number, and they leave comments.
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    I wish my phone had a "blow up caller" button.
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    800notes.com for any toll free number that calls.
    I used it to find out the "Toll Free Call" on the caller ID was really Sallie Mae.
    Then they started calling me with their REAL caller ID.
    I have reported them twice to the FTC do not call complaint.
    I even called them back one time and told them not to call.
    Still getting calls.
    May sue them next.
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    Thanks for the info. I rarely answer the phone, even sometimes when I recognize the number.
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