Area Code 833 Scam Telephone Calls

Area Code 833 Scam Telephone Calls

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Over the past few months, we have seen a lot of scams asking potential victims to call 833 area code telephone numbers. We have also received complaints from online users who claim they have received fake or suspicious calls from some 833 area code numbers. Some of the calls are related to technical support scams. And, there are fake online stores that are using 833 are code numbers.

833 area code is a toll-free number that is not assigned to a geographical area or time zone, but the numbers from that area code can be spoofed by cybercriminals. Therefore, recipients of calls from an 833 area code are urged to take precaution. They should never disclose their social security number, personal or credit card information to the caller. If the callers claim they are calling from a particular company, hang up, look up the company's number and call the number to verify.

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  • April 2, 2020 at 1:43 PM by an anonymous user from Louisville, Kentucky, United States

    I got a call from 1-833-357-2968 saying they were going to take a payment out tomorrow. I don't remember giving out any information or anything.


  • April 2, 2020 at 11:50 AM by an anonymous user from Laurinburg, North Carolina, United States

    Getting a call from 719-284-9926, a number in Colorado says I have a complaint against me and I should call 833-984-2104, a number in Texas immediately to update my information. When I called the 833 number I reached someone that says I have a complaint filed against me but won't tell me what the complaint is about or who filed the complaint unless I give them my last 4 of my SSN..they say they have my full SSN but cannot even tell me the last number in the first 3 or the second number in the middle 2... someone please respond if you've received calls from these obvious scammers


  • March 30, 2020 at 12:39 PM by an anonymous user from Spokane, Washington, United States

    Got a strange text message this morning, 3/30/2020. Text message came from (833) 217-8326.

    Message info: Your bill from NORTHWEST EMERG PHYS, LLC. is now ready. You may also receive a bill in the mail.

    Click here to view: (website address)

    Reply "STOP" to unsubscribe.


  • March 19, 2020 at 9:46 AM by an anonymous user from Galloway, Ohio, United States

    Scan SSA call from 833-719-0583.


  • March 18, 2020 at 11:44 PM by an anonymous user from San Jose, California, United States

    Caller was from 833-638-1586 from a John nash of the social security administration saying my name and address was used to get fake bank account in Texas and they be sending law inforcement to said address to arrest you for these crimes .they had all my old address but they never asked for my social so I reported it. Yes I was stupid for answering call


  • March 18, 2020 at 9:01 AM by an anonymous user from Jacksonville Beach, Florida, United States

    Robo-call threatening subscription amount will be debited by the end of the day. I don't have any subscriptions!


  • March 16, 2020 at 2:39 PM by an anonymous user from Chicago, Illinois, United States

    Voice message threating if do not reply will be taken as non appearance before a magistrate. When calling the number person that answers claims to be from social security administration located in Texas. When asked what call was about hung up. Twice this happened.


  • March 16, 2020 at 11:57 AM by an anonymous user from Seattle, Washington, United States

    From 833-691-0402

    "Executed by the U.S. Treasury. Intending your serious attention ignoring. This will be an intentional second attempt to avoid initial appearance before a Magistrate Judge..."


  • March 10, 2020 at 7:24 AM by an anonymous user from Newburgh, New York, United States

    Recieve a call from 833 saying it was the orange county clerks office about a collection notice and wanted money to clear the dept


  • February 6, 2020 at 12:40 PM by an anonymous user from Sunnyvale, California, United States

    12:30 Central time received robo voicemail Claiming to be a Federal Agent.


  • February 6, 2020 at 9:18 AM by an anonymous user from Richardson, Texas, United States

    2/6/20 At 9:00 a.m. an callerl from 833 277- 7504 left me a message. The recorded message stated, that That they were attempting to help me avoid appearing before a magistrate judge and that the needed my social security # when I call. They also left some bogus account. Um er for me to use when calling them back. I never called because I don’t have anything outstanding going on in my life that would warrant this nonsense.


  • February 6, 2020 at 8:26 AM by an anonymous user from Concord, California, United States

    Scammers are getting more creative. I got a recorded message saying that "...there's a legal enforcement action filed on your social security number...", and this was their final attempt to contact me. Also, "ignoring this information will be considered an intentional attempt to avoid initial appearance before the judge...", resulting in me losing my SSN. Then it asked me to contact their investigation department at 833-540-6738. But since courts NEVER contact via phone, of course I suspected this was a scam and searched online for this phone #/area code.


  • January 16, 2020 at 9:02 AM by an anonymous user from Billings, Montana, United States

    I am trying to cancel a trial membership that is linked to an area code 833. There is no "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of their webpage, as was stated. How do I avoid future charges from this obviously scam company?


    • January 16, 2020 at 11:44 AM by info

      Cancel the card the company is charging and get a new one.


  • January 12, 2020 at 10:21 AM by an anonymous user from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    Received a call yesterday from an 833 number. Phone rang twice. Been scammed in the past. I don't answer any number I don't recognize from identI call. Did not leave voice mail.


  • January 10, 2020 at 10:53 AM by an anonymous user from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

    Blocked : 1 883 268 1001

    They have been calling me 4 times a day for a past week. I never answered.


  • January 8, 2020 at 6:42 PM by an anonymous user from Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    High probability of a scam. No identification just the number 833 475 0550

    Went to voicemail. No message left.

    Have now blocked this number.


  • January 6, 2020 at 9:56 AM by an anonymous user from Forest, Mississippi, United States

    Missed a call from 833-258-6083. The caller did not leave a message. I attempted to reverse search the number through the White Pages website and came up empty. I reverse searched the area code and found that 833 numbers are often used by scammers.


  • November 25, 2019 at 2:21 PM by an anonymous user from Burien, Washington, United States

    833-698-8568 Something?? against my SS that might reduce? payments.


    • December 5, 2019 at 9:42 AM by an anonymous user from Conroe, Texas, United States

      scam, don't talk to them!


    • November 27, 2019 at 7:50 PM by an anonymous user from Telluride, Colorado, United States

      1833-693-1295 left me a VM stating I needed to call him back & verify my ssn in order to resolve a very important matter. Failure to do so will result In my apprehension and arrest.


  • November 18, 2019 at 6:43 PM by an anonymous user from Sunnyvale, California, United States

    I receive calls from the number 833-274-9586 saying they are the Fire Fighters who want donations. When I ask them if this is a real voice, the male voice says , Yes, I am a real person. When I ask them more, the voice says goodbye and hangs up. When I called this number, it says it's a non working number. So this call comes to my phone every morning around the same time, and I am sure it's a scam but it's irritating. When the call gets my answering machine, it hangs up. I'll try calling the do not call number to report it. If that does not work, I'll contact my tv/radio consumer guy to see what iu can do about it.


  • November 14, 2019 at 4:54 PM by an anonymous user from Chicago, Illinois, United States

    Receiving telephone call on answering machine about once a week--Oct,Nov 2019-- that "Your subscription with Microsoft will expire tonight. You must call us

    now to prevent expiration of license. Call 800-997-4235".


  • November 14, 2019 at 1:13 PM by an anonymous user from Newark, New Jersey, United States

    Been calling for weeks. Claimed they were soliciting donations for the 'firefights support association'. They had my name. The person I spoke with had a foreign accent.


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Area Code 833 Scam Telephone Calls