Numbers with this prefix were first introduced in 1999.While 2016215695 was originally issued with the info above, the owner of the phone number (201) 621-5695 may have transferred it through a process called porting.
Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster
The Better Business Bureau of Northern Indiana warns consumers to beware of calls from two numbers: (201) 621-5694 and (201) 621-5695, from which an area resident reported receiving calls every day, numerous times, on her cell phoner, despite her being listed on the Do Not Call Registry.
The customer said the numbers appeared to be unlisted or not available via whitepages.com. Whenever she tried to reach them, the numbers were busy, so she was unable to determine who the caller was, the bureau said, adding it appears both of the numbers are part of a scam.
"Both come from the same area (Hackensack, N.J.). The 5694 number is a company called 'Allegiance Telecom,' '' the agency reported, adding Allegiance has had class action lawsuits filed against it and it appears the company was recently bought out by a "XO Communications.''
"Xo communications seems to be a large, nationally known communications company. However, Allegiance has not changed and is just attempting to find information and money,'' the bureau stated.