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Weekly Worst: 757-663-7884, 305-507-4369, 909-340-2134

Did 757-663-7884, 305-507-4369, or 909-340-2134 call you? Each one of these numbers is in the top ten of their category for unwanted calls. In the last week, each of these numbers has been blocked or reported by users on our PrivacyStar unwanted and call blocking app. If you received calls from 757-663-7884, 305-507-4369, or 909-340-2134, […]

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Weekly Worst: 937-534-2092, 800-352-3407, 786-204-4348

Receive a call last week from 937-534-2092, 800-352-3407, or 786-204-4348? These numbers were at the top of our worst offenders for unwanted calls reported by our users last week. It’s likely if you received a call from one of these numbers it’s a call you likely don’t want to answer. Find out more about each […]

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Worried about Debt Collectors Calling at Work?

Whether you’ve recently received a debt collection call for the first time or have been hounded by debt collectors for years, you might be worried about embarrassment or reprimands from supervisors if that debt collector calls you at work. The FDCPA regulates debt collectors and lays out very specific rules about when debt collectors can […]

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PrivacyStar in the News

PrivacyStar and the PrivacyStar apps have been featured in a number of news and media outlets: “PrivacyStar, a caller ID and blocking service, keeps track of the top trending phone numbers telemarketers are calling from.”Read full article. TIME’s Techilicious reporter highlights the Privacy Star app as a “slick” solution to unwanted calls. Read the full article. […]

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Weekly Worst: 617-581-1051, 917-398-9357, 602-892-9944

Did 617-581-1051, 917-398-9357, or 602-892-9944 call you last week? Our users reported that these three numbers were at the top of the list for unwanted calls last week. If you’re wondering why one of these numbers called you, we can help. Top Debt Collector: 617-581-1051 If you’re receiving calls from 617-581-1051, they’re probably calling for […]

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Protecting Your Identity as a College Student

You’re in college because you’re preparing for your future. But you might be making some big mistakes that could cost you the very things you’re working towards. It all has to do with something that seems trivial—nine little digits called your social security number. Problem is, you might not even know damage has been done […]

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Weekly Worst: 757-251-0505, 305-602-0753, 202-855-3333

Last week, we received hundreds of reports about 757-251-0505, 305-602-0753, and 202-855-3333. Each of these numbers placed high numbers of unwanted or abusive calls to our users. If you received a call from one of these numbers, we have the scoop on why they might have called you and what you need to do about […]

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How Can I Protect My Child’s Identity?

When was the last time you requested a credit report for your child? You’ve probably never done it because you assume your child doesn’t have a credit report. Children shouldn’t have any credit history until they apply for their first credit cards or loans for college or their first car. One sign of child identity […]

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Watch Out for Social Media Scams

Spotted someone on Instagram or Twitter that lives a lifestyle you want and who promises to help you do the same? Before you decide to invest in what they’re proposing, know that social networks are a popular place for scam artists to attract potential scam targets. Recently, Instagram scams have been increasing in popularity by […]

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