Numbers with this prefix were first introduced in 1999.While 6173060517 was originally issued with the info above, the owner of the phone number (617) 306-0517 may have transferred it through a process called porting.
Caller type: Text/SMS
Received the following text message:
Your entry in our drawing WON you a FREE $1,000 BestBuy Giftcard! Enter "817" at www.bestbuy.com.bhtz.biz to claim it and we can ship it to you immediately!
First thing I did was check to see if others had received same. Found same message - different number. Beware!