916-740-1723

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  Children's Cancer
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  Childrens Cancer
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  Children's Cancer Center
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  Children's Cancer Recovery
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  Childrens Cancer Center
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  Scammer/Fraudster
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  Telemarketer
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  Prank Caller
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Caller ID for (916) 740-1723:

Childrens Cance

(916) 740-**** Phone Numbers

Landline
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.

User Complaints for (916) 740-1723

Caller type: Unknown

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 type: Scammer/Fraudster

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: children's Cancer

Caller type: Unknown

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: vanessa

Caller type: Telemarketer

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: Children's Cancer Center

Caller type: Telemarketer

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

Caller type: Unknown

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

- Mike
California

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[Reply]   March 20, 2013

Caller name: Children's cancer research

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

My machine answers and a woman says my name but has never left a message. Been calling for several months now.

- Anonymous
California

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[Reply]   December 17, 2016

Caller name: Childrens Cancer

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

These people have called and called and called and have never left a message. I inadvertently answered one night (they'd called 7 times that week) and their over gushy insistent methods were horrible and insulting. Then they wanted my credit card number and etc. Obviously a SCAM since they didn't know my name and asked for it and my address. I don't think so. If they were legit they'd send something in the mail. When I hung up on them the first time they called back like 8 times that day and again the next day were calling from 8 a.m. on... I finally picked up again and told them they were getting 0 from me. Haven't heard since. Thank God.

- Patty S
California

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[Reply]   October 3, 2016

Caller name: Children's cancer

Caller type: Telemarketer

I answer, hear the intake of breath for them to start their spiel, and immediately say "Before you get started, and if you interrupt I WILL HANG UP ON YOU, I am on the national Do Not Call Registry. What I'm going to do is hang up and, you can call back IMMEDIATELY. Leave a message, and if I'm interested I'll pick up; otherwise, please take me off your list. Thank you." Then hang up. I've only had one person call back.
Follow through on that "...if you interrupt, I WILL HANG UP ON YOU" threat. You're not being rude...they chose that option when you warned them.

- kim
California

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[Reply]   September 22, 2016

Caller type: Unknown

Bother me one day two time

- Cvbn
California

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[Reply]   September 15, 2016

Caller name: Childrens Cancer

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

I live not too far from Roseville, CA, and get this call every once in a while, but it has been quite some time since the last one, so I figured that they had forgotten me. I have been using a call blocker for the past few years and now they're in it, at least under this particular number. If someone calls asking for money, and they want it over the phone from your credit/debit card, it is almost certainly a scam. Don't give them any personal info at all, under any conditions. Ask them to send you an official mailing from the company/corporation/charity that they are representing. If they can't, or won't, do that, they're scammers. If they do send you something, verify the return address and phone numbers.

- Spud
California

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[Reply]   September 15, 2016

Caller type: Unknown

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: 9i6 740 1723 as Children's Cancer

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

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: Children's Cancer

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

I don't answer but they start calling at 08:00 and continue to call during the day. Never leaves a msg. An annoyance and like so many others I am on the Do Not Call List which is where they are probably buying our numbers from.

- P in Bay Area
California

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[Reply]   August 14, 2016

Caller name: Childrens Cancer

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

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 type: Scammer/Fraudster

I'm very annoyed by this caller. They call at all hours of the night even though I'm on the Do Not Call List and I'm tired of it. I want action taken against this caller and I want it now. I'm tired of them calling me every day and at all hours of the night

- Annoyed Person
California

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[Reply]   July 12, 2016

Caller name: Children's Cancer Recovery

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

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

Caller type: Unknown

Called, then left no message on recorder.

- Kay
Arizona

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[Reply]   June 23, 2016

Caller name: chrildrens cancer

Caller type: Unknown

Hay, a-holes! It takes a very small person to use Children to rip people off. Have a nice time in h**l

- Anonymous
California

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[Reply]   June 13, 2016

Caller name: Childrens Chance

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

916-740-1723 Said that I can save some kids lives by giving money. Kids with Cancer. I told them that I hope those kids get hit by a bus and drop dead.

Every time they call me I hope they and their family really gets cancer. I hope they die.

- Sunny
Washington

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[Reply]   May 26, 2016

Caller name: Children's Cancer

Caller type: Unknown

This is at least the second time this entity has called and not left a message on my answering machine, but I did catch I.D. on my phone. I am on the DNC registry and the calls have started within the last month. Never heard of this place and wouldn't give them a cent if I did. A lot of so-called "charities" that do phone soliciting actually give almost ZERO to the cause, the rest of what they collect being paid to their employees.

- elb
California

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[Reply]   May 26, 2016

Caller name: Childrens Cancer Center

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

They call several times a day. How to make them stop???

- Anonymous
California

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[Reply]   May 22, 2016

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

Well get this call a few times a week. I did answer one time and a guy was on, I said I don;t give donations especially on phone calls, he said we'll send an envelope I said no thanks he tried to keep talking I hung up. Now when that number calls it SCREWS up my phone and just beeps for like 2 minutes and states "if you'd like to make a call hang up and try again" S---!, I want to beat the C--- out of them

- Redhead
California

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[Reply]   May 12, 2016

Caller name: Children's Cancer Center

Caller type: Telemarketer

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

Caller name: Children's Cancer

Caller type: Telemarketer

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: Childrens Cancer

Caller type: Unknown

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: Childrens Cancer Research

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

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: Childrens Cancer

Caller type: Unknown


- Anonymous

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[Reply]   February 1, 2016

Caller name: Childrens cancer

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

Hung up- did not leave number

- Irvine
Arizona

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[Reply]   January 28, 2016

Caller name: Children's cance

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

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: Childrens Cancer

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

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 type: Unknown

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 recovery

Caller type: Telemarketer

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

Caller name: Childrens Cancer Recovery

Caller type: Telemarketer

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 Scance"

Caller type: Unknown

"Children Scance"?? There's a good hint these assclowns can't even scam properly. Received this call at 7pm Friday nigth 10 Apr 15. No message, just a number and the ID. Too stupid.

- Spaceflightengineer
California

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[Reply]   April 11, 2015

Caller name: Childrens Cancer

Caller type: Unknown

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 type: Unknown

Continues to call me nights, Sundays, etc. I don't pick up. Caller does not leave a message.

- Anonymous
California

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[Reply]   October 5, 2014

Caller name: children's canc

Caller type: Unknown

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 type: Scammer/Fraudster

They call my home phone and when the voicemail picks up they listen to it and then hang up with no message left. They call all hours of the day/evening. I have reported them to the National Do Not Call Registry. I am so sick of them calling me. Give us all a break and find a real job to whomever is calling.

- Becca
California

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[Reply]   July 29, 2014

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

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: Children's Cancer

Caller type: Telemarketer

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

Caller type: Unknown

Hung up once you start asking questions.

- Anonymous
California

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[Reply]   July 21, 2014

Caller type: Unknown

grr

- Anonymous
California

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[Reply]   July 19, 2014

Caller name: Children's Cancer

Caller type: Unknown

Answered phone but no one spoke for quite a few seconds so I hung up and searched the number. Glad I did.

- Jodi
California

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[Reply]   June 11, 2014

Caller type: Unknown

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

Caller name: Children's cancer

Caller type: Telemarketer

Ask for David when I pressed her for who she was she quickly hung up

- La Habra heights , ca
California

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[Reply]   February 17, 2014

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

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 type: Unknown

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: Children's Cancer

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

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 cancer

Caller type: Telemarketer

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

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