“Delivery Check” phone calls

Iris S (SC, Zone 7b)

There has been at least one call a day for several weeks on my landline. No message left. The caller ID says Delivery Check, the number shows several ones with the local area code. Any idea what this is about? I can’t find out much on google and it is pretty annoying. As in Sunday mornings at 8AM. Can’t block the number if I don’t know which one they will use next.

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maifleur01

I would assume it is a scam. Since the scammers are working from a list they probably purchased there will be several numbers that are used so impossible to block. I have received email with similar headings telling me I have a package. It is a scam that is going around where the package has postage or shipping charges due and want your debit or credit card to deliver it. Do not fall for it. If you have a package that you are expecting call the company to verify if their is any postage due.

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Iris S (SC, Zone 7b)

I am assuming it is a scam. Just a really persistent one since it has been going on for weeks. And the calls can be anytime from 8AM to 9:30PM. So I was curious since there is no message.

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cynic

Look up the number and you'll probably find out who it is. It's a scam, no doubt. And I just block the number and if they use a lot, I'll block "delivery check" if that's the name they're using.

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jemdandy

I've been lucky with a low count of scam calls until the past 3 months. Just today, I received the same message again that my Social Security number was being locked and that I should call . . . Yeah, right! Today's call was such a farce. It was a robo call using the same lady's voice I had heard before and the recorder had already began its spiel by the time I had picked up the receiver. I admit that it was a good one using a well paced woman's voice with a believable patter.

Behavior like this is maddening. These low-lives prey on people who can least afford it, in reality, no one can really afford this. The capture rate is low and the penalty too small.

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ldstarr

Yep. And never, ever call a number from your "missed calls" unless you recognize it. There is the group (from India I believe I read) that has some unbelievably high rate per minute phone lines that you'd be calling and will find the charges on your telephone bill!

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