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Do Not Call 1-855-866-7690 - it is a Fake Technical Support or Customer Service Number Operated by Scammers

2017-11-29T17:34:39 -  +
Do Not Call 1-855-866-7690 - it is a Fake Technical Support or Customer Service Number Operated by Scammers

Do not call 1-855-866-7690 because it is a fake Amazon, Apple, Facebook or other Internet giants technical support or customer service number. The fake number(1-855-866-7690) is being used by cybercriminals or scammers to trick online users into calling it. The cybercriminals do this by sending out fake emails or text messages like the one below, which claim the recipients should call for support or help.

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If the recipients call the number, they will get an automated message or a person asking them to enter their account credentials, personal information, including their social security numbers, bank account numbers, or other information the cybercriminals need in order to gain access to their potential victims’ accounts, steal their money and use their accounts fraudulently.

Recipients of the fake messages who have called 1-855-866-7690 and given out their banking information are asked to contact their banks for help, change the password of their online accounts, and contact their local authority if they gave out other sensitive information.

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  • Posted: May 2, 2018 at 11:22 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Mammoth Lakes, California, United States

    My screen froze up and told me to call the number, which I did... because it wouldn’t let me click anything else except the phone number. When they answered, it sounded all fuzzy until a few seconds later when I hear .. “thank you for calling Apple tech support this is Alex, how may I help you” with a faint Arabic accent, but I knew it didn’t take didn't sound professional at all so I hang up and realize that it’s maybe a scam.

    About 1 minute later they call me once on the 582 number and I hang up right away thinking it’s them. As soon as I hung up my phone is ringing again from the same number... I hang up again and got left with a voicemail saying... “hello??..................”hello”. I blocked both numbers.

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  • Posted: Apr 4, 2018 at 9:42 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Hesperia, California, United States

    My phone froze and stated to call this number. I can turn on my phone but cannot use internet. What do I do to clear up my phone.

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    • Posted: Apr 23, 2018 at 2:45 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Florham Park, New Jersey, United States

      I have same problem. I called this number and then I realized it is a scam

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    • Posted: Apr 20, 2018 at 11:01 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Wallingford, Connecticut, United States

      Do the following:

      Got to Settings> Safari> scroll to the bottom "clear history and website data">

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    • Posted: Apr 14, 2018 at 4:00 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Charleston, South Carolina, United States

      go to your settings and reset your browsing history.

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    • Posted: Apr 7, 2018 at 12:06 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

      The same thing happened to me. I just did a factory reset and everything seems to be fine

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  • Posted: Mar 21, 2018 at 6:28 PM by an anonymous user from or near: San Jose, California, United States

    I called these guys so much and threatened their children that it now says the number is no longer in service.

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  • Posted: Feb 21, 2018 at 5:37 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States

    iPad froze up while surfing, said illegal activity detected so my device is frozen. If this happens to your IOS device, go to settings > safarI > clear history and website data. Good to go.

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    • Posted: Apr 9, 2018 at 7:44 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Houston, Texas, United States

      Thank you so much!

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    • Posted: Apr 8, 2018 at 12:27 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Los Angeles, California, United States

      Thanks, it worked!!!

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    • Posted: Mar 4, 2018 at 2:03 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Rockville, Maryland, United States

      thank you for this! It worked!

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    • Posted: Feb 23, 2018 at 10:38 AM by an anonymous user from or near: Dallas, Texas, United States

      Thank you for this cause this just happened to me.

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  • Posted: Feb 17, 2018 at 3:29 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Waymart, Pennsylvania, United States

    My Safari on my iPad froze and a screen that looked like Apple's home page appeared with this phone number inconspicuously but just conspicuously enough to see it in the corner. I could do nothing else on safarI so I knew something was really wrong.

    I dialed the number and the tech guy and his supervisor assured me up hill and down that they were APPLE tech support and that what had happened is that hackers had gotten a virus into my iPad and they at APPLE had to lock my APPLE ID to protect me and that they needed me to pay them anywhere from $500-$1100 in order to keep the hackers from getting access to all of the computers on my network.

    I hung up because I didn’t believe them but they called me back from 582-518-7587 and continued assuring me they were APPLE and that it was no skin off their back if I didn’t want to protect my computers. When I called the real APPLE later, they confirmed for me that it was a scam because APPLE will never charge you to fix your device unless you take it to them and she said APPLE devices can’t get viruses anyways. If you see this number on your APPLE device, DO NOT CALL IT. CALL APPLE TECH SUPPORT DIRECTLY FROM THEIR WEBSITE, WHICH YOU CAN FIND BY ACCESSING IT FROM ANOTHER BROWSER.

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