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About (210) 280-**** Phone Numbers
Numbers with this prefix were first introduced in 1998.While 2102808487 was originally issued by the company above in the location mentioned, the owner of the phone number (210) 280-8487 may have transferred it through a process called porting.
User Complaints for 210-280-8487
ever since i downloaded family fued for my iphone i have gotten these calls. I am reporting it to phonebusters/RCMP tomorrow. they are good at stopping unwanted calls in Canada. The more complaints filed on a number, the more serious they get.
These calls are two things. First of all, your caller ID is of no use. They 'Spoof' the caller ID, what that means is they put in a bogus number that they stole from someone (you could be next if you answer your phone!) This way you can not call them back. You can read more at the link below.
Second, if you answer and get no one at the other end, it's a sequential dialer searching for active numbers. What it does is dial ALL the number in an area code or prefix. The line rings, you pick up and it has voice activated equipment that can detect when it hears a voice, be it actually you or your answering machine, it now 'knows' it has a active line. It adds it to its list, hangs up on you and progress to the next number. You phone number is worth alot of money! The computer doesn't give a hoot where you are from, they are spoofing the phone company and dialing for free!
So, what can you do about this?...NOTHING!!!! Call the local phone company or your wireless provider, ask them...some will tell you they know nothing about it, others will tell you there is nothing they can do. Pretty sad when the phone companies can't even control their own networks!!!!
Caller name: ?
This number keeps calling and I don't answer but it is some kind of telemarketing scam. It's pissing me off because if I hit a certain button by accident the phone call will be received.. I really would like it to stop
Caller name: no answer
It is time to SHUT THIS DOWN as it is very annoying when they call two or three time a day and continue ringing for 2 or 3 minutes. I am concerned. My cell phone provider tells me the only way for me to stop them is to change my phone number and I refuse to be harrassed into doing that. DO SOMETHING ABOUT THIS NOW!!!!
someone called me from 000 000 0000 yesturday and ianswered and it went like this:
them: "who is this"
me; "umm you called me id like to know who you are before i tell you anyhting."
them: "WHO IS THIS tell me NOW"
ME; no who are you you cant just call me and ask me who i am:
them: i need to know who you are
me: bummer im not telling you cuz i dont even know who this is
them: you need to stop calling my boyfriend
them: i seen yopur number on my boyfriends calls alot of times! you better stop calling my boyfriend!
i do not call anyones boyfriend. i only call my mother, my own boyfriend, my grandparents, my sister, and my friends who are all girls. i have gotten prank calls saying dumb stuff like that befoere but it always says it is from restricted. this is weird. id like to know why i got this call.
Caller name: scammer
Thanks for the heads up! Benn getting calls from this phone number but I never pick up! Thought maybe this is my ex stalking me. Guess I know now he's not. I'll have him blocked!
This number has called my cell phone every day. I didn't answer it because it would have been long distance when they called so I googled the number to see who it was and saw all the complaints. I blocked the number so it doesn't ring anymore, but my phone still shows when the number calls. It's every day since Nov 17th, and I have never downloaded even so much as a ringtone to my phone let alone anything else. I never use internet with my phone either so I don't think it has anything to do with downloading stuff to your phone.
when I picked up I heard a pre-recorded message (good sounds quality though) there was a ship horn blaring loudly and then a female voice came on the line instructing me to answer 10 questions and I could be one of those lucky few to win a free cruise ship vacation.
I don't like cruise ship vacations, so leave me the h**l alone!