Numbers with this prefix were first introduced in 2001.While 8572541298 was originally issued with the info above, the owner of the phone number (857) 254-1298 may have transferred it through a process called porting.
Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster
They called every 2-3 hours to find out such information as mySSN, my mother's maiden name, my 401(k) plan and other investment information, banking information, employer's number, and the like. They also told me that they are directly affiliated with IRS so that they are legally entitled to obtain those information. I never gave the answers and hang up the phone.