Area Code 647 Scam Telephone Calls

Area Code 647 Scam Telephone Calls

The scammers called several days in a row to report suspicious activity on my Visa or Mastercard. They wanted the first 4 digits of my credit card number, which I gave them. Then they wanted my full debit card number to enable them to block future false charges to my MC (right, this sounds likely!). I gave them a false 16-digit number, incorrect expiry date, false 3-digit code on back. Then I got forwarded to the supervisor who has the authorization to secure my account.

I had visions of him typing busily to sign onto my account, and he was probably going to help me change my password to make the account more secure. But we didn't get that far, because he must have figured out I gave him a bad card number, about the time I asked, "If my Visa is the problem, why are you so interested in my debit card?" He hung up.

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  • January 13, 2023 at 7:02 PM by an anonymous user from: Prescott, Arizona, United States

    Received this:

    "16477705752

    Joe just sent 1000.00 in your C A S H App-WaIlet. Please take ACTI0N here- oyobebi.com/1xgIJOh5YG"

  • November 8, 2022 at 10:34 AM by an anonymous user from: Carleton Place, Ontario, Canada

    I get text and calls all the time .. mainly texts now since I play with them. Unfortunately they steal numbers and put them on as their number showing but are probably calling from the US or over seas. They assume you will answer with a local number.

  • October 20, 2022 at 3:25 PM by an anonymous user from: Downtown, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

    Got a 647 call that my phone blocked 3 times prior.Couldnt hear woman then when I asked to repeat,she hung up

  • September 20, 2022 at 6:11 PM by an anonymous user from: Downtown Redmond, Redmond, Washington, United States

    No message left from 647 call.

  • August 19, 2022 at 8:08 PM by an anonymous user from: Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

    I got a call from Canadian tire area code 647 . And not a 1-800 they called and hung up so I could call them back but I didn’t

  • July 7, 2022 at 11:06 AM by an anonymous user from: Downtown, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

    I got scammed from this # 6473653475 they use the crown counsel # 9058534800 they say there crown counsel lawyer saying that I have committed fraud all over Canada & there is a Canada wide arrest warrant out for me If u pay this amount they’ll clear the many charges against me And seize all my accounts. I went to the rcmp here to c if there is any warrants out for me. NOT. As soon as the rcmp talked on the phone to them they dissolved the phone. Thanks Lesson learned I’d guess hope that karma is a birch

    • November 8, 2022 at 10:31 AM by an anonymous user from: Carleton Place, Ontario, Canada

      I usually tell them to come get me

  • July 1, 2022 at 8:21 PM by an anonymous user from: Garden Village, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada

    1647 317 1728 scam call from 'TD Fraud'

  • June 23, 2022 at 9:48 AM by an anonymous user from: North End, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

    They called me quite a few times. The last time I told them that if there was a problem with my credit card, I’d call my credit card company to check with them. They haven’t called lately.

  • June 16, 2021 at 2:23 PM by an anonymous user from: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

    About once a week I get a call from 1 647 944 2513 and a recorded voice tells me about two charges on my VISA card from Amazon and another web site that are suspicious. My VISA card may be compromised.

    I suppose tyhe next step would be for me to give them all the card information and passwords so they can reverse the transactions.

    Really nice of them to let me know... Considering that I have not had a VISA card since about 1990.

    Why is it always my VISA that is compromised and none of my other 10 credit cards?

  • September 26, 2020 at 6:28 AM by an anonymous user from: Brampton, Ontario, Canada

    I received a call from a 647 number and it said "my credit card" but did not specify which bank- hence I suspected it was a fraud.

    My card was recently used fraudulently so I did want to double check... the fact that someone else had a fraud is reassuring to me.

    The story - the first 4 digits define the institution ( eg Royal Bank.. )- never ever would a legitimate call need to ask the first four numbers.

    Thank you

  • May 30, 2020 at 8:17 AM by info

    'New twist on the scam game...I got a call last night from area code 647 It said: Darrell Matthew 647-539-7944 and he left a message.

    "Hi my name is Darrell. I ordered some (mumble mumble) from you and I didn't receive it. You should call me back at this number." =BLOCKED'

    Received via email.

  • May 29, 2020 at 12:00 AM by info

    "Fake Visa call. Called to report a use of my Visa card and asked me to confirm my number. Very aggressive and swore at me when I requested more information"

    Received via email.

  • May 28, 2020 at 11:59 PM by info

    Message on answering device asked me to call this number to address unusual charge to Visa card. Original call was from 1-647-794-2980. Did not call as request was way too suspicious and weird. Probably a scam.

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Area Code 647 Scam Telephone Calls