916-740-1723

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(916) 740-**** Phone Numbers

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Near Roseville, California
Issued by Surewest Televideo Dba Surewest Broadband - Ca

Numbers with this prefix were first introduced in 2009.

While 9167401723 was originally issued with the info above, the owner of the phone number (916) 740-1723 may have transferred it through a process called porting.

Around 46% of people reported it as "Scammer/Fraudster". You are the 69th person to search for it here. The number has a total of 91 complaints filed against it. The latest complaint reported the number as that of "Children's cancer research, Childrens Cancer".

User Complaints for (916) 740-1723

HOW TO THROTTLE BOGUS CALLS (updated 03/21/2012)

Ok, here's a solution if your phone has a contacts list--it works quite well on my iPhone, which allows unlimited phone numbers for any contact.

Step 1, create a contact named something like these names
IGNORE JUNK CALL
SCAMMING SCUMBAGS
FRAUDSTERS LIST
.....

Step 2, select a SILENT ring type for this contact. Or, select a distinctly unusual ring tone like
CRICKETS or
MOTORCYCLE or
RIFLE...

This lets you know if a repeat caller is on the line, but I prefer the silence myself. My iPhone lights up showing the caller ID, even though I have a silent ring.

Step 3. Enable CALLER ID to be displayed for incoming calls that are made to your phone. It's a pity these stealth calls UNKNOWN, or OUT OF AREA, or their ilk, can't be blocked by any phone I know about. My iPhone won't let me put these names where the phone number field is entered.

So, what you do is to put the phone numbers of all bogus and scam callers that contact you, or try to call you, in this special contact.

Also, unless you recognize a toll free number owner, let all calls of this type go unanswered, and if no
voicemail is left, add the Caller ID (their phone number) into the IGNORE JUNK CALL contact.

Also add any other bogus calls
you get or know about, well they go in this contact too.

This may mean also all callers that don't leave a voice mail, or are soliciting you for services or products who you don't have a business relation with. And slime bags you don't want to talk to, like that jerk at the bar, or your ex.

For new toll free and also out of area calls: run these numbers
through Google search to see if they have been reported as junk or have been identified by others as scams.

Don't call an unsolicited toll-free number back, it captures your own phone number, and you will get on other scam lists to call you.

Toll free numbers all have area codes from this list: codes 800, 888, 877, 866, and codes reserved for future expansion include 844, 833, 822, 880 through 887, and 889.

FURTHER: Don't take the default voice mail prompt that came with your phone, because it usually
speaks your phone number and indicates you aren't around to pick up the call and maybe even speaks your name as well.

Record a new one
like "Sorry I missed you, your message will be appreciated".
Friends will know your voice. Scammers, not so often.

My list is long now, my silent ring saves me from tons of spam and scam, and yes, the do not call list is worthless, and toothless as well.

Please feel free to copy this post anywhere, and to any forum.

Consider writing a letter or email to your phone supplier, or your congressman to fix this awful state of affairs, and to put some teeth into the DO NOT CALL law. Ask them to shut down the services that allow fake telephone numbers to be used as well.

Crafted by xyzzyuG

- xyzzy
California

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[Reply] April 25, 2013

Caller name: Children's Cancer

I am a cancer survivor and am extremely disappointed and dismayed that this call is not for real. I hope the government does something to end this pr

- Oakland, CA
California

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[Reply] February 11, 2014

Caller name: children's canc

I answered asked if I could take a message she said No message & hung up

- Anonymous
California

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[Reply] September 27, 2014

Caller name: Childrens Cancer

Received repeated calls for several weeks. I don't answer and no message is left on voice mail.

- Anonymous
California

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[Reply] October 17, 2013

Did not leave message

- Grace
California

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[Reply] March 1, 2013

Caller name: Children's Cancer Center

Called me at 8:01 AM - this is harassment. I keep telling them I don't have any money, and to take me off of their list, but they continue to call. Sometimes they give me the HARD sell, "You don't want to give money to children with cancer?." Childrens Cancer Center in California reeks of organized crime.

- J Wisotzkey
California

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[Reply] July 20, 2013

Caller name: Children's Cancer

Showed up as 'Children's Cancer' left no message.

- Mike
California

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[Reply] March 20, 2013

Caller name: Vanessa

Told me that they were representing the children's cancer center. They asked for my address. They told me the wrong address that made me suspicious. So, I told them that it was the correct address. Then they wanted my debt card or visa number. Then, she proceeds to say it is easier if you just give me your information over the phone. I told her that I don't give my personal information over the phone. They are very courtesy and complimentary. This would throw off ALOT of people as trusting. BIG red flag was asking for my debt and credit card information over the phone.

My question is: If I would have given them my REAL address, could they use this with other scams?

- Molly
California

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[Reply] November 21, 2013

Caller name: Unknown Caller

Caller asked for my husband b y his first name. I said he wasn't available and asked if I could give him a message. Caller hung up on me. I called the number (I have caller id block) and heard a message from Children's Cancer Recovery.
Scam.

- Anonymous
California

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[Reply] March 22, 2014

grr

- Anonymous
California

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[Reply] July 19, 2014

I have been receiving calls night and day from the number which is shown on my phone to call itself "Children's Cancer "group. It is never ending.

- Lonesome Dove
California

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[Reply] February 5, 2016

Caller name: Childrens Cancer Recovery

Called on Sunday - they call often and I have asked them not to call many times. Even if this was a legit charity, this is a boiler room op taking a percentage of what they raise. Please report all calls to www.donotcall.gov

- Fred
California

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[Reply] April 20, 2015

Caller name: Children's Cancer Center

This number 1-916-740-1723..I have Do Not Registry, does no good. They have called my house nine times..I have now blocked their number.

- Anonymous
California

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[Reply] February 13, 2016

These people are complete scam artists! They called saying they were going to mail out something and then transferred me to another department to "verify" so they wouldn't make a repeat call and then that person proceed to ask me for my credit card number over the phone for my convenience. Yeah right. It's really sad their using the guise of a children's cancer foundation.

- Anonymous
California

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[Reply] February 12, 2014

Caller name: childrens cancer

I now have a list of 48 numbers calling me from scammers and phony telemarketers. This one called today; I didn't answer and no message was left. I ck'd here and see it is a scam. Why isn't our phone number our personal business. Who publishes our numbers? This has got to stop. I get 4 or 5 a day!!! Why doesn't DO NOT CALL.GOV do something or why even have a website and use up our time trying to report these crooks.

- jen
California

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[Reply] July 19, 2013

Caller name: Childrens Cancer

RUDE

- Anonymous
California

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[Reply] October 26, 2013

Caller name: Children's Cancer Center

"Debbie" tried flattery at first, saying she was going to ask if my mother was home as I sounded so young on the phone, and that it was a quite a compliment to me.
Then she launched in to her spiel. I told her I was sorry I could not help her as I was recently unemployed.
She then asked for a $15 donation. I repeated myself. She began reciting from her script, *talking over me* and when I interjected she raised her voice at me to say, "I'm just trying to do my job!"

- Erin
California

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[Reply] May 23, 2013

Caller name: Children's cancer (claim)

Hung up without allowing request to remove number.

- Oakland CA
California

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[Reply] August 7, 2013

Caller name: cancer ca.

I'm on the do not call list... Nothing is done to these people who call anyway...

- ed
United States

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[Reply] March 27, 2013

Caller name: childrens cancer foundation

rude a*s black lady calls and ask for a person then goes on a ramble about cancer fund and sending me a pledge card, b will not shut her trap long enough to hear that I am not interested so she can f**k off along with her "foundation". scammers

- f**k cancer
California

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[Reply] March 27, 2013

Caller name: Children's Chance

They want money. I hung up.

- Vince
California

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[Reply] June 11, 2013

Caller name: childrens cancer

caller ID / Children's Cancer.a lady asked for my husband by name and then I told her he was not here.( he was standing right next to me). Can I take a message? No message! I just hung up on her. How Rude! My number is unlisted also and on the NO CALL LIST.. Bummer I have to answer all these annoying phone calls..........Good thing I have caller ID. I have even picked up and put the phone down but the telemarketers keep on calling. Finely had to tell one guy they have already called and I don't want to be called again. He apologized and told me he would note that down..I told him I had an unlisted number. He told me it was random calling. UGHHHHHHHHHH

- Anonymous
California

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[Reply] April 2, 2013

his name is luka

- steve
Canada

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[Reply] August 13, 2013

Caller name: children's Cancer

Asked for me - when I asked who's calling she said"whew you're harder to get a hold of then the last pickle in a pickle jar!"I then hung up. Unprofessional yet i still felt guilty when i saw the name childrens cancer so looked up this number and then saw other comments- too bad if it is a real agency. i'll find somewhere else to donate to.

- Anonymous
United States

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[Reply] July 15, 2014

Caller name: Children's Cancer

When I asked how much was given to the charity I was told 15%. The rest goes to the telemarketer.

- Rex M
California

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[Reply] July 21, 2014

Claims calling for Children's Cancer. Refused to say how they got my cell phone number and when I informed them that I was on Do Not Call list and desired to be removed from their list, the woman hung up as I was still talking.

- Anonymous
California

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[Reply] July 24, 2014

Caller name: Childrens Cancer

Received a call early afternoon on my unlisted personal home phone. My answering machine picked up and the voice on the other end said "hey Mark...pick up". I wondered who this was, why they were calling and why did they try to sound so friend-like?

- Mark
United States

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[Reply] January 15, 2015

Caller name: Children's Cancer Recovery

These people called 3 nights in a row at 8:45pm when my husband and I were asleep. The first 2 nights I said "Hello? Hello?" Nothing...just a hang up. But last night......
This woman caller said in the most annoyingly cheery voice I have ever heard..."is this Christian? Oh my, your are harder to get ahold of than the last pickle at the bottom of a pickle jar! Hahaha...nah I'm just kidding!"
The she proceeded to tell me ALL ABOUT her foundation and how my small donation could really help a child with cancer.
I told he we already give to St. Jude Hospital, she said "Oh and that's wonderful. We don't want to take anything away from those children, but if I sent you an envelope, a small donation would really help!"
Even though I told her that I called their phone # and asked to stop receiving calls, she talked over me. I finally said loudly "PUT ME ON YOUR DO NOT CALL LIST!!!!!!!" and hung up.

- Ventura
California

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[Reply] June 30, 2016

Caller name: Childrens Cancer Research

Claimed to be taking care of children's needs that have cancer. Oops. Little did they know I am well informed about this. Tried the "some poor child will die because you are so heartless" bit on me. Foreign accent. I blocked them. Idiots..

- Annoyed
California

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[Reply] February 3, 2016

Caller name: Children's Cancer

Called at dinner time - caller ID on TV (UVerse), ignored.

- Brutus
California

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[Reply] April 25, 2013

Caller name: vanessa

Vanessa called asking for my husband when I asked who was calling she said well I was looking for either of you then she proceeds to ask for a small donation for the childrens cancer charity then she giggled and said I dont know what a small donation is to you but would $40 be ok REALLY!!! I agreed then she Transfered me to someone else who asked for my credit card number THAT WAS A BIG NO NO I told her vanessa said you would mail something to me she said we can do that as well but it would be faster if you would give me your visa or master card information now since these kids need help now and save us money on postage ummmm sorry but I dont think so sounds like fraud to me

- mommy of four
California

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[Reply] January 22, 2014

Caller name: Childrens Cancer

I get a call from this number every single night at 8:30. Nobody ever speaks when I answer. They did speak once when my daughter in law but would not leave a message. It's annoying so I finally blocked them from calling again.

- Anonymous
California

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[Reply] February 5, 2016

Caller name: Children's Cancer

Call at about 9:00 P.M. every evening. We use NOMOROBO.com to block these calls but it will still ring twice before disconnecting. Great service but I'm already off the couch at a later evening hour as we get few calls this time of evening. These crooks know human nature and try every angle including 9:00PM calls! Who expects a low life at 9:00P?

- mark
California

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[Reply] February 6, 2016

Caller name: Children's Cancer Research

Scam.. requesting donations

- Robert
California

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[Reply] September 16, 2013

Caller name: Childrens Cancer

Asked for my debit/credit card #! No way!

- Anonymous
California

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[Reply] September 17, 2013

Caller name: childrens cancer recovery

This is a predatory charity organization. It was ranked as one of the country's worst charity by the Tampa newspaper. Less than 1% of their total budget goes to actually help those affected by childrens cancer. Their president and his family run several of these charities. Only people being enriched are the family members.

http://www.tampabay.com/americas-worst-charities/charities/cancer-recovery-foundation-of-america

- birdie
California

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[Reply] April 23, 2015

I've been getting calls from this number for a while. Out of curiosity, I finally picked up the phone. The caller asked, "Is Jim there?", to which I replied, "Who's this please?". Then click - scam.

- Jim R
California

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[Reply] April 23, 2015

Caller name: Childrens Cancer

Caller Id just showed Children's c... so I answered it. They asked for me by my first name and I politely asked who is calling. Lots of clicking and they rang off.
People that ring off like that are generally not above board.

- SJ Andy
California

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[Reply] April 23, 2015

Caller name: Childrens Cancer

These people call every single night, after 8pm. They wake up my small children.

- K Stevenson
California

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[Reply] August 9, 2016

Caller name: ?

The calls from this number come in at 9:00p.m. Caller ID says "Children's Cancer...". I refuse to answer. The only phone calls I will accept after a certain hour are from friends/family- clearly they are more of a foe. How rude for a so called charity to call that late. My phone lets me block calls so I blocked this one. Charities have called me before asking for money. When I explain I have no income - I am unemployed and have long ago exhausted my unemployment benefits, they are so presumptuious to continue ask for money. I have to practically yell and say I HAVE 0 INCOME- NOTHING. They finally get it through their thick skulls that I cannot and will not give them one fred cent. Even if I was financially able, no way would I give them a dime. Charities must be vetted these days and there is no way they will get any financial info from me.
My only question is how to get these calls to stop.....

- Emily
California

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[Reply] January 30, 2014

Caller name: Children's cance

They call everyday and when I answer no one says anything. I wait several seconds then hang up. My phone provider allows me to put numbers on a block list, now they have to try from another #. Wish I could select #s to forward to FBI.

- Anonymous
California

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[Reply] April 24, 2015

Caller name: 9i6 740 1723 as Children's Cancer

Called every night around 8:30 pm for weeks. I didn't answer. When I finally answered, to get information to report them, no one came onto the call. Is this a scam or someone phishing to see if anyone is home? If they have been at this for 4 years at least, why else are they still active? Unless people actually do give them money. That's the sad part, people who want to do some good are the ones who are taken advantage of.

- Anonymous
California

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[Reply] August 18, 2016

Caller name: SCAMMER ABOVE

I put this number on my AT&T BLOCK CALL LIST. Suggest you do the same with your phone company or try GOOGLE BLOCK NUMBER CALL LIST. GOOGLE is FREE.

- Kohanim ben Levi
California

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[Reply] October 1, 2013

Children's Cancer Recovery Fund.
They will never stop calling.
Dial their number back and press option #2.
The prompts will verify that you want your number removed from their list.
No more 8:45pm phone calls.

- Palm Springs
California

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[Reply] August 26, 2016

Caller name: children's cancer

one of those smart robodialers that understands what you're saying, pretending to be a human.

- Anonymous
California

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[Reply] February 7, 2014

Caller name: Children's Cancer

Hi everyone,

I received a call from them today. I talked to a woman with a name of Jessica scamming for money. When I said I would donate she apparently transferred the call to authorizations who then wanted my credit or debit card info. I informed them if they would be unable to mail the info then I would be unable to give info over the phone. They stated that these children with cancer need help now. My daughter who is six was diagnosed with cancer at age 3. When I mentioned that she had Leukemia and has spent the last 2 1/2 years undergoing cancer treatment they said "Oh, bless you, you must understand how desperate these kids are". Baloney, there are so many legit. companies that will never ask you to give right now, we have been helped by many!!!! Do not give money to this alleged company! It is a scam. I know from experience with a child whom is a survivor of cancer. They wouldn't have been so heartless in asking for my money knowing very well that I have lived that life.

- Staci
California

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[Reply] October 7, 2013

Caller name: Childrens Cancer Center

Please stop calling me

- Anonymous
California

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[Reply] October 15, 2013

Caller name: CHILDRENS CANCER

GIVE ME A BREAK...CHILDREN'S CANCER. Obviously scammers. And no message on answering machine, big tip off there.

- Garus
California

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[Reply] February 27, 2013

I answered the phone (8:48pm) because I felt like being polite to the strange "Children's cancer" that came up on my caller ID. Normally I just hang up on these people. The scammer (lady with African American accent) asked for the Lady of the house, I said "it's me" and she claimed to be from a charity for children with cancer. She wanted me to make a pledge to help children with cancer by responding to an envelope she will mail. "Can you put a little something in the envelope?" were her exact words. I told her you can mail anything you want but I don't guarantee I'll put anything in there until I do my research and am sure you're a legitimate charity. Then there was an awkward pause and she said "Right... I totally understand...." and we politely hung up with awkwardness still in the air. LOL At least she was a polite scammer, she wished me a nice evening. It is obvious the people behind this number are thieves.

- Anonymous
California

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[Reply] February 14, 2014

Caller name: Children's Cancer

Children's Cancer called my number and didn't leave a message. Very suspicious.

- Gena
California

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[Reply] February 27, 2013

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