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661-748-0240 | Type: Dialers

661-748-0240 is a Skype number you should definitely stay away from. That's because it is used by cyber criminals to fool unaware people and swindle their money. Similar trickery has already been described in our 'news' section, which is based on a misleading call reporting about dangerous viruses detected and then offering paid removal services. In this case, trickery relies on 661-748-0240 number, which is usually identified as Skype number and reported as a Skype scam on the Internet. As soon as victim answers the call, caller starts telling about various invented problems. Sometimes victim is informed that his/hers computer is under attack, sometimes he/she is immediately asked to provide information about the finance or give banking details in order to stop criminals that try to sreal the money. However, it seems that giving this data for the called of this number can cause this problem. Please, do NOT answer 661-748-0240!

WHAT IS 661-748-0240?

According to the latest reports, 661-748-0240 seems to be a typical phishing call, which is performed via Skype. This call may include different themes and ask different things, but the main thing it seeks is to break into victim's bank account. Beware that sometimes caller may present himself as Microsoft's representative, start blackmailing you and do other things in order to convince the user that it is a serious thing. This blackmailing process may be a cause of trojan horse, which has been installed on the system previously. We highly recommend staying away from 661-748-0240. 

WHAT TO DO WHEN 661-748-0240 CALLS?

Please, never answer this phishing call. If you happen to answer it, do NOT reveal any kind of your personal information. Finally, check your PC for trojan horse, which may be used for collecting your personal information. For that, we recommend using  SpyHunter.

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Map reveals the prevalence of 661-748-0240. Countries and regions that have been affected the most are: United States.

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Comments on 661-748-0240

Just got a call from this number but did not answer as did not recognize number or the name that came up on it. Name was David Peters 1. 661-748-0240.
I received a call today from this number claiming to be from Dell. They knew one of my email addresses, but not the one for my current account. The lady had a thick accent and the phone kept cutting in and out. She told me that my computer kept sending error messages, which meant I had a virus on my computer that she could take off. I told her that my computer did a sweep this morning and everything was fine. She then said that once I got in front of my computer she would show me where it was. She asked when I would be in front of my computer and I told her 8:00 PM. She didnt call back. Her story didnt add up. I knew that wasnt how Dell worked.
Just happened to me. They new my name, number, and new what jobs Ive been applying for and asked to reply back for a certain job related to the field Im in. Very
I just had the same issue happen, this number calls , they call me by name, are total smart alecs at 12 at night. wake the baby up and tell me what products I have sold at work today. This is beyond odd
Got this call 2 times yesterday and 2 times today asking for the email address for the head of IT and general company email address. The caller ID came up as bruno_interconn. dont know what he wanted.
This is the skype username: lloydkennedydavies
Who is he? Cobra, fhotog, cobra.hf, cobranig.
Owner of - a 15 year old from the united kingdom
Love it! I will have to remember your tactic. I have an on-line business and just received a call from them also (on my business line - not through Skype). They are getting much better however. They were very specific with their questions, regarding hiring me and sounded legitimate. They have my phone number and e-mail address. Should I be concerned? This is information that can be obtained on the internet anyway.
Nichael Cramer
Unfortunately blocking this number is *very* bad advice.

This number is simply a generic Skype "call-out" number ( I.e. The way Skype works is that when you connect on the net they redirect you call to one the landlines that they us in various countries and area codes).

For example, if I call my own cellphone from Skype, this is the phone number that shows up as the caller-number on my cellphone.

Consequently, blocking this number *may* mean that you might be protected from this scammer (assuming they use the Skype connection) but it also means that you may be blocking any legitimate in-coming Skype calls.
P. Schwinn
Yes, another dimwit Indian that keeps calling us - one time @ 3:00 am !!!!!!! Message is: Calling from an Online caller - call us back @ some 310 # CA time. Yeah, right - another dimwit, nitwit, stupid, idiot, moron, nincompoop who thinks we are as stupid as he is and will call him back !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Stupid is as stupid does !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Received call from 661-748-0240 asking me participate Personal Creations one hour focus group, offered $50. He was to call back later in evening with details but I wasnt home and had no wifi luckily! In the past years have ordered from personal creations, .. Not sure how he knew that!! Beware
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