Direct Funding Scam Call From Kate Voicemail Requesting Callback

I keep receiving calls daily from Kate from Direct Funding and tired of the harassment, it needs to stop! Below is a transcript of the call. I keep receiving telephone calls from 714-202-0244 and 808-444-4109. If anyone knows how to stop these harassing calls or have any information, please let me know in a comment below. I am not a fool and will not give out my email address to anyone who I do not know and from an unexpected call.

Direct Funding Scam Call From Kate Voicemail Requesting Callback

The Direct Funding Scam Call From Kate (Transcript)

Caller: Kate From Direct Funding (714-202-0244)

"Hey, it's Kate with direct funding. I was giving you a call him to update you on the business funding, actually I'm hoping to catch you so I can send you an email with the details um. This is actually my cell phone number um so if you can when you get this message can you shoot me a text. What the best email address for you so I can send that over um you can also give me a call at this number. If you have any questions, I just am tend to respond a little faster via text thanks and I will talk soon bye-bye..."

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August 29, 2023 at 11:59 AM by
Direct Funding Scam Call From Kate Voicemail Requesting Callback
an anonymous user from: Orlando, Florida, United States

Looks like they are calling once a month with different number, I got a call month from one number and today from 3054041913. Kate even says, this is my direct cell number and ask to call back.


August 22, 2023 at 2:27 PM by
Direct Funding Scam Call From Kate Voicemail Requesting Callback
an anonymous user from: Leavenworth, Washington, United States

I received this same exact message coming from 206-210-8765


August 7, 2023 at 11:10 AM by
Direct Funding Scam Call From Kate Voicemail Requesting Callback
an anonymous user from: Willard, New Mexico, United States

I just got this same voicemail. Rang once and left voicemail. I text it asking who they are trying to reach and an automated text got sent back to me saying “my apologies for the confusion” and then proceeded to offer me 1mil business funding for the business I don’t own. Looking at the reviews here it looks like I’m in for many many months of calls. Yay


August 2, 2023 at 11:17 AM by
Direct Funding Scam Call From Kate Voicemail Requesting Callback
an anonymous user from: Bonita Springs, Florida, United States

Mine come from 313-476-3303. My phone's area code is a Michigan one but I live in a wholly 'nother state not even close to the mighty mitt of MI.


June 4, 2023 at 4:11 PM by
Direct Funding Scam Call From Kate Voicemail Requesting Callback
an anonymous user from: Doylestown, Pennsylvania, United States

"Kate" from Direct Business Funding is a machine, not a friend or prior connection or response from requests. She/it is a robocall that is initiated 4-5 times/day looking for my connection information. NO idea how my phone number got there, but there is no such thing as secure online shopping or trustworthy online information sharing. THE ONLY WAY TO STOP:

1. Don't shop online. Shop locally.

2. BLock all calls using "block calls" on your cell provider service

3. Report Direct Business Funding predator calls to the Anaheim, CA Better Business Bureau Create a community of accountability for them and history that can be investigated by...




September 15, 2023 at 2:15 PM by
Direct Funding Scam Call From Kate Voicemail Requesting Callback
an anonymous user from: Boulder Creek, California, United States

What is the BBB going to do, LOL? Tell me your age without telling me your age.


August 9, 2023 at 12:44 PM by
Direct Funding Scam Call From Kate Voicemail Requesting Callback
an anonymous user from: Weare, New Hampshire, United States

This would be useful, however they use a spoofed number and are likely not even located in the United States, it likely forwards you to a foreign Scam Center and does not care about US laws and legal processes.


June 1, 2023 at 2:07 PM by
Direct Funding Scam Call From Kate Voicemail Requesting Callback
an anonymous user from: Dallas, Texas, United States

I have several times calling from Kate at Direct Funding company. I know it’s a scammer because I am not doing anything with funding. Just block and delete the messages.


June 1, 2023 at 10:10 AM by
Direct Funding Scam Call From Kate Voicemail Requesting Callback
an anonymous user from: Kansas City, Kansas, United States

Got this today from 501-415-4714. I am a business owner, but never sought out funding for it.


May 31, 2023 at 11:21 AM by
Direct Funding Scam Call From Kate Voicemail Requesting Callback
an anonymous user from: Chicopee, Massachusetts, United States

Same voicemail, rang once and went to voicemail..


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