412-235-6111

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Caller ID for (412) 235-6111:

Portfoliorecove

(412) 235-**** Phone Numbers

Landline
Near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Issued by Global Crossing Local Services, Inc.-pa

Numbers with this prefix were first introduced in 1999.

While 4122356111 was originally issued with the info above, the owner of the phone number (412) 235-6111 may have transferred it through a process called porting.

User Complaints for (412) 235-6111

In response to: FATHE IBRAHEM ALI ALASHAB

00218917719744

Caller name: Portfolio Recovery

Caller type: Debt Collector

I just reported them to the BBB and they have over 2000 complaints with them over the past 3 years most of the are bill/collections - I have also googled many reports on these people and keep finding the same that they are scamming people what ever you do don't pay them if you or your mother in law don't know what they are talking about as far as a bill and if the bill is accurate going directly through the account it is with. we need to stop these companies I am so worried that they are just taking so many people for their hard earned money it's not fair we need to take a stand

- Mary P.
Connecticut

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[Reply]   April 13, 2013

Caller name: Portfolio Recovery

Caller type: Debt Collector

They have been calling me for several years. Portfolio Recovery. I love it, I am way beyond the statue of limitations. I could send them a letter and then they would have to stop but I like the idea that they have to pay people to keep calling.

My suggested way to deal with them when they call, this is what I do and some of them get really aggravated.

I ask who the debt is with, when they say it is sears or verizon (who I tried to settle with originally) I ask why I would pay a company other than sears or verizon, they say they are in charge of the debt. I let them know I never shopped with portfolio so why would I ever pay them. They will keep insisting that they are now the owner of the debt and I tell them they should then contact verizon or sears to collect the debt. They will continue to call but some of them really loose there cool.

Sometimes I will say to them that I am a little distracted because I am in the middle of watching a p**n move so they have to excuse me if I ask them to repeat themselves. This gets them mad. I actually had a supervisor get on the phone telling me how rude I was, a few words into his talking to me I told him I had to go because I was about to you know what (he started screaming at me and I hung up). LOL

I will also sometimes just say OKAY to everything they say as if I am a recording that is stuck on the work OKAY.

I moved and got a new phone number, they were on it within 24 hours and started calling. Thing is I didn't want the phone number, it was required with my cable plan. I hooked it up to my fax machine and set it to auto pickup.

I am so busy at work otherwise I would love to start talking with them, my wife and my friends would laugh so hard when they would hear me talking to them.


If you answer the phone, play with them let them get nasty, if you keep your cool they get more and more aggravated.

Good luck and keep your cool.

- Tony
Florida

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[Reply]   April 1, 2013

Caller type: Debt Collector

I have no idea what they are looking for - someone who had my number in the past? I had sent a complaint to donotcall.gov registry but they keep calling from new phone numbers. I ignore.

- Anonymous
Florida

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[Reply]   April 8, 2013

Caller name: Donna Heinze

Caller type: Debt Collector

My phone showed Portfolio Recovery! I looked her up on the White pages!

- ANGRY
Pennsylvania

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[Reply]   September 24, 2013

Caller name: portfolio recovery

Caller type: Debt Collector

These people are calling for an account that my husband never had and when I tell them that they say how do you know he doesn't they wont leave a message the house number isn't even associated with my husband and I have gotten information out of them and last I knew you could disclose information to people due to confidentiality

- mary p
Connecticut

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[Reply]   April 11, 2013

Caller name: Ms Wiggins

Caller type: Debt Collector

I am the daughter-in-law of the woman they called for, I called back when I saw the caller ID; being that the areacode was 412 as is ours, I thought it may be regarding a different matter, when i called back, she identified by phone number, asked for my mother in law (whos number and home it is) when i asked her if I could take a message, she would not let me, became VERY stern, and said "Have her call Ms. Wiggins at this number " I asked her where she was calling from and she refused over and over to tell me...this is the first call from them, so i searched Google and PAGES like this came up. Well, i assume this is the beginning of many calls from this place...i will report back! wish me luck!

- Anonymous
Pennsylvania

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[Reply]   April 13, 2013

Caller type: Unknown

just re-installed a land line phone and let the fun begin with these telemarketing calls. we are not in debt nor do we have an outstanding loan anywhere. they did not leave a message....

- Anonymous
New Hampshire

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[Reply]   August 24, 2013

Caller name: PortfolioRecovery

Caller type: Unknown

I don't answer number I do not recognize...PERIOD...whether they include their name or not...I suppose this is one of those SCUMBAG COLLECTION agencies that is trying to collect on a charged off account..>UGH!

- Anonymous
Texas

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[Reply]   April 3, 2013

Caller type: Unknown

They have been calling me for quite some time now. No voicemail, nothing. They just call over and over. I don't answer the phone when I don't know the number. Maybe they should, I don't know, leave a message if it's actually something of importance.

- Anonymous
Texas

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[Reply]   April 3, 2013

Caller name: Portfolio Recovery

Caller type: Debt Collector

Portfolio Recovery has been calling me for over a year for an account that I never even had. They call 2-3 times a day and never leave messages. When I told them I never had an account with so and so they send me paperwork to report identity theft asking for incident case number and person responsible. If I knew that I would have already filed charges. Still they continue to call all day, everyday, even throughout the weekend.

- A Frost
Oregon

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[Reply]   April 7, 2013

Caller name: Portfolio recovery

Caller type: Unknown

started receiving these calls a few months ago and never answer. It is on my phone every day I come home. This morning I picked up to ask that my number be removed. Immediately got a hang up signal. So with the amount of calls to the public is there anyway to have the Attorney General in Pa. take the company to court?

- Anonymous
Virginia

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[Reply]   September 21, 2013
In response to:

British accent - called, asked whether my name was correct and hung up..

Caller type: Debt Collector

They keep calling my work number I see the number pick it up and hang up. They are really stupid calling on Saturday and even Sunday. I won't be acknowledging this call. Just let the statue of limitations expire. If you don't talk to them the clock eventually runs out.


Stupid peole

- Annonymous
Maryland

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[Reply]   April 23, 2014

Caller name: portfolior collection

Caller type: Prank Caller

this number 412 235 6111 asked for "name" I asked what did they want they said they wanted to talk to "name" well I told them he is not here and to s***w someone else! they call and keep hanging up or just don't answer! I am going to continue to harass them back!

- LMAO
Iowa

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[Reply]   September 24, 2013

Caller name: Portfolio recover

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

Wanted money for an account I never had!

- Anonymous
Ohio

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[Reply]   October 1, 2013

Caller name: notsure

Caller type: Debt Collector

I keep getting calls to my cell phone and I am only 13!

- Minor
Florida

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[Reply]   April 16, 2013

Caller name: PH ID gives this number as caller.

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

I choose to identify the caller as "Scammer/Fraudster" to flag what I suspect. I would propose possibly "posing as a collection agency". I base this on my experience, plus what is described by other commenters here.

Caller ID gives this number plus "Portfolio ..." along with number. Never a voice. Always a hang-up when my auto-answer message begins.

I've not borrowed any money or used a credit card for over 30 years and have never had an overdue debt payment - ever.

I've been getting calls from "Portfolio..." for years, but have also had other collection agency calls. These started when I first got my phone number over 5 years ago.

Originally, for a few years, theses were from other agencies also. I've not kept track of names of agencies that have called, "Portfolio ..." has been an active nuisance for at least some months, feels like several years!

When I've been able to catch a real person leaving a message re collection issues, I've picked up the call and explained they've got a wrong number. Except for "Portfolio .." calls, I've cleared up most "collection" calls.

Last several days "Portfolio ..." @ 412-235-6111 has tried to call late into evening and early mornings as well as a few X during the day.

Extremely annoying - totally obnoxious.

- Anonymous
Colorado

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[Reply]   October 15, 2013

Caller name: Portfolio Revovery

Caller type: Debt Collector

This number keeps calling me at work, no one is there when I pick it up, sometimes it transfers to a person. Today I talked to the person, they said they are a debt collector. I asked them to take my number off their list, since I don't have any uncollected debt. They said my number is not their system, they also acted like I called them and not visa versa. She couldn't remove my number since it wasn't in there. They've been calling me for months.

- Mark Mark
United States

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[Reply]   May 10, 2014

Caller name: Portfolio Recovery

Caller type: Debt Collector

Same comments as above, except they used to come up on my caller ID as Portfolio Recovery. They constantly use new numbers, but never leave messages. And as of today I just received a call from 412-235-1109...new number, but I'm sure it's the same morons.

- S-Gal
California

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[Reply]   April 18, 2013

Caller name: Portfolio Recovery

Caller type: Unknown

I see from all the comments this a collection agency. I do not owe anyone money period. I have had a couple of calls prior to this from other different agencies looking for someone who just happens to have the same name as me. I tell them it's not me and they take me off the list and don't call back. I did not answer when this caller ID came up, and now that I know who it is, I won't bother. They don't leave a message so it's not important to me.

- Anonymous
Arizona

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[Reply]   October 30, 2013

Caller type: Debt Collector

I dont answer them at all. I have this neat little function on my phone called blacklist. whenever a number calls repeatedly I add them to it.

- Anonymous
Texas

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[Reply]   November 19, 2013

Caller name: Portfolio Recovery

Caller type: Debt Collector

They call, but refuse to provide details about the debt they are seeking to collect on; they won't provide statements proving you made the charges to the company they are collecting on behalf of, and they won't give you any evidence that you owe them anything, except a piece of paper that states how much they want in payment, and where the debt originates. Apparently they are not required to prove the charges or actual amount, they just ask for a random (inflated) amount of money without any proof..These days if you have a debt, there is no statute of limitations really, they say there is, but companies can keep trying to collect for seven or so years, and then in the last days of the statute of limitations, sell it to another company to start the clock on another 7 years again. These people are the scum of collection agencies; they aren't just trying to collect a debt, they are trying to dishonestly collect as much money from you as they possibly can (beyond what you might owe), and they will go to great lengths to dishonestly pursue people's money.

- Anonymous
Ohio

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[Reply]   May 23, 2014

Caller type: Unknown

Get them to leave me be!!!!!

- faolanz
United States

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[Reply]   May 23, 2014

Caller type: Debt Collector

Never had an account with this firm.

- Anonymous
United States

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[Reply]   December 4, 2013

Caller name: PortFolioRecovery

Caller type: Debt Collector

They claim to have filed a law suit but yet when said something about paper work and has to go through courts they say what paper work we don't do that. A lawsuit has to go through the courts and you be served with papers. Just a bully tactic they do so many things that are illegal!!
Harrassment from them never stops!! Today calls were back to back 4 times and at work at that and you can be sure they will call again! at home!

- William Beck
Alabama

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[Reply]   May 7, 2013

Caller name: Portfolio Recovery

Caller type: Debt Collector

What I do is disguise my voice and act like a business. And sometimes I just ask for a supervisor and then tell him to take out his debt card or go to the companies petty cash and pay it.. I love messing with them..

- Sue
Alabama

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[Reply]   December 6, 2013

Caller name: portfolio recovery et al

Caller type: Debt Collector

i have no idea who these people are, but hey. I use a totally free service called mr number
like I said it's free
works great!!
It hangs up on them automatically

- mr number user
Florida

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[Reply]   December 11, 2013

Caller type: Debt Collector

Within 24 hours of having a new cell #, I received an onslaught of Portfolio Recovery calls.
What they are trying to recover has been paid off for years - but I am somehow stuck in a circle of Hades with them.

- Anonymous
Texas

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[Reply]   June 4, 2014

Caller type: Debt Collector

Just add the number to a fictitious contact i use the name Bill add their number and then under your cell phone options you can send all calls to voice mail. they will stop calling you because on their end the phone never rings and goes straight to VM and you never hear it ring. if you get multiple calls from different numbers you can add them to the same contact. if we all do it they will not make money and go out of business.

- bob p
Arizona

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[Reply]   June 6, 2014

Caller type: Unknown

They call me sporadically from different numbers. I used to answer about a year ago, but they would hang up.

I Google every number I don't know before answering and it always seems to be this company. Now, I just ignore the calls.

I read some of the comments where people were stating they've never done business with them, which is correct.

Working in collections for an auto finance company I'm well aware of FDCPA and the laws of Third Party Collections. When a debt is not paid, after a period of time, the debt is sold to another company. It becomes their debt to collect. I'm guessing this is from a dispute I had with Verizon. Someone signed up for Verizon using my information without my authorization in 2008. The bill is about $1400. I couldn't imagine they collect very much with the way they operate, but apparently it's enough to keep their buiness running.

I've received calls from CA, TX, GA, and OH from this company by mulitple numbers.

- Anonymous
Pennsylvania

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[Reply]   June 6, 2014

Caller name: Portfolio Recovery

Caller type: Debt Collector

Repeated calls, at least 3 times a day. Sometimes caller hangs up and sometimes caller leaves a vague message, phishing for information.

- Anonymous
United States

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[Reply]   December 17, 2013

Caller type: Unknown

I get calls from this number, no message. I don't answer the phone because it's not someone I know. I looked up the number and found this site. We have no debt - other than mortgage and car - both are paid ON TIME. They can go away...

- Anonymous
New Hampshire

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[Reply]   December 18, 2013

Caller type: Unknown

They never leave a message but call all the time

- rto
New Jersey

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[Reply]   June 11, 2014

Caller name: Portfolio Recovery

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

Calls being received daily, several times. I refuse to answer and call blocked them. I expect more calls at any time. Early morning and late at night. They better stop it and quick. Or, harassment charges will be filed.

- Anonymous
Pennsylvania

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[Reply]   December 28, 2013

Caller name: Portfolio Recovery

Caller type: Debt Collector

These stalkers called for me on MY BOSS' LINE at WORK!!! Thankfully, I answered and gave them a piece of my mind! I warned the caller that they better not ever call me here again or I would have someone's a**! My debt is over 7 years old and is past the statute of limitations. Pricks!

- Megan
Texas

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[Reply]   January 8, 2014

Caller type: Unknown

Calls all the time with no caller id.

- Cindy Rodriguez
Germany

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[Reply]   June 25, 2014

Caller type: Unknown

what is wrong with this company or what ever they are stop calling!!!!

- Anonymous
New Mexico

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[Reply]   June 4, 2013

Caller name: Portfolio recovery

Caller type: Debt Collector

They keep calling me at work. Isn't that illegal?

- anonymous
United States

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[Reply]   July 2, 2014

Caller name: Porfolio Recovery

Caller type: Unknown

I keep receiving phone calls from this number, which I do not answer. If they can't show who they are then I will not answer. I added my number to the "Do Not Call" list several months ago, but keep receiving call from this number.

I do not plan on answering this number unless, they include who they are.

- Anonymous
United States

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[Reply]   June 10, 2013

Caller type: Unknown

Calls a few times everyday including weekends and does not leave a message

- Anonymous
Michigan

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[Reply]   July 11, 2014

Caller type: Debt Collector

412-235-6111
This # calls,my cell ph
I dont answer #s I do not know.
This # is added to my Blocked list.
They called me 5xs in 2 days.
They ve veen randomly xalling for awhile.
I do not enguage in conversation with them.
I read the comnents about this number
I do have a couple of xredit cards that I stopped paying on in 2008 & 2009. duw to an illness and lose of my job.
By now 2014, yes the small debt ia on my credit report. Too small to file a bankrupcy. Yet I did not or do not have $$ or a way to pay this very small debit back including the high interest and late fees that stacked up.
I use to work in accounting and these xompaniea WRITE THESE SMALL DEBTS OFF AS A LOSE !! And go after customers when the debt is a high amount! And debt companies like this try to collect the debt AFTER THE FACT - making a profit!!!! For themselves.
Meaning the debt is already WROTE OFF by the original larger conpany like Sears or Bank One or Whoever.
Yes its on our credit report. But it drops off after 7 years.
Is true. So why pay a second or third party debt collector?
Unless we are working with a credible company to clear up our credit report.
Because yes, it could be a SCAM !

- Eagle7
California

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[Reply]   July 12, 2014

Caller type: Unknown

I get several calls. I only hav a cell phone.
Yet if I turn off my cell phOne service .. Haaaa then WHAT !!!! Hallo

- Anonymous
California

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[Reply]   July 12, 2014

Caller name: Portfolio Recovery

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

8:37am. Just received a call from this company. I wasn't going to answer but thought, what the heck. I answered, said hello, put them on speaker phone - and they hung up.

I'll just add their number to my CALLER REJECT LIST. Easy peasy.

Knuckleheads - QUITE bothering people!

- Anonymous
Virginia

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[Reply]   July 16, 2014

Caller name: Portfolio Recovery

Caller type: Debt Collector

Calls asking for "Samantha". Have repeatedly informed them there is no one here by this name.

- BluntGirl
California

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[Reply]   July 16, 2014

Caller type: Unknown

This number called me early in the morning..and then hung up...I do not have any outstanding bills..I have read the previous comments...I would imagine that these people are doing something unlawful. I have a lawyer..I am going to give this number to my lawyer..a former Supreme Court judge of the state I live in...maybe that will fix them. I imagine that they are going to try to ask people for their socials...if that is the case, law enforcement should be involved!

- Kathryn
Texas

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[Reply]   June 24, 2013

Caller type: Debt Collector

Portfolio Recovery called last night.I was not home at the time but they asked for me. I do not owe any bills that arent WAY past the statute of limitations. You can bet they will hear from a lawyer.

- Misty Walkup
Virginia

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[Reply]   February 6, 2014

Caller type: Unknown

These people have been pounding my phone for a week now, every couple of hours including on weekends. Never leave VM. I assume this is a collection call on my unpaid $180 Verizon Wireless bill which is like 2 years old.

- Bingo Bongo
New Hampshire

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[Reply]   February 12, 2014

Caller name: Portfolio recovery

Caller type: Debt Collector

Unbelievably persistent ! Have received numerous calls from all the following numbers - they are from portfolio recovery - a collection agency
817-509-4360
620-263-3537
412-235-6111
All the same place - never leave messages. Calls are not for me. I tell them to remove the number. This has been going on for years. Considering changing my number!! How can we get them to stop - I no longer answer any caller whose number I do not recognize or is not identified on caller ID

- Annoyed
Oregon

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[Reply]   February 15, 2014
In response to:

British accent - called, asked whether my name was correct and hung up..

Caller name: Portfolio Recovery

Caller type: Debt Collector

Just tell them, you are recording the conversation. They will hang up immediately.

- Anon
Ohio

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[Reply]   February 22, 2014

Caller name: Portfolio Recovery

Caller type: Debt Collector

New number from the Scum of the collection business.

- Anonymous
France

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[Reply]   March 27, 2013

Caller type: Unknown

Caller ID does not reveal a name and the person calls repeatedly without leaving a message.

- Anonymous
North Carolina

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[Reply]   April 1, 2013

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