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Calls from 1-800-280-2020 (Possible Fraud/Scam)

I am receiving calls daily from 800-280-2020 saying they are AT&T offering me a special deal.  I am not getting past that initial statement as I am not happy receiving calls like this, even if legit.  Are others receiving calls from this number or 800-282-2020 for the same reason?

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ACE - Master

Re: Calls from 1-800-280-2020 (Possible Fraud/Scam)

It you're getting that many calls I'd say someone is spoofing AT&T's customer service number, I'd ignore it. 

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‎12-05-2018 10:39 AM

Re: Calls from 1-800-280-2020 (Possible Fraud/Scam)

att is 288 not 280 its phishing

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ACE - Master

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I didn't even notice that, thanks for pointing it out. 

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I listened to the whole thing and apparently I can have all my channels with Directv as they are now for $158 a month for the next two years IF I pay $360 now. But I can’t just pay from my bank account, I have to buy an eBay gift card and put the money on that then call the billing department with s confirmation number I was given to lock in this special deal.

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I received a call from this number too. It looked legit, as tgey folliwed up with text, sending 6 digit code. 

I received another text after that from ATT saying soneone added additional user and asking me to verify which I did not. This number belongs to scammers for sure.

LA H

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Employee

Re: Calls from 1-800-280-2020 (Possible Fraud/Scam)

At&t is 288-2020. That number is a complete scam 

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*I am an AT&T employee, and the postings on this site are my own and don't necessarily represent AT&T's position, strategies or opinions.
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Re: Calls from 1-800-280-2020 (Possible Fraud/Scam)

This is a fraud number. I also have attend call by this number. Put this number to blacklist.

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Employee

Re: Calls from 1-800-280-2020 (Possible Fraud/Scam)

@BrownJamesits up to you to block unwanted numbers

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*I am an AT&T employee, and the postings on this site are my own and don't necessarily represent AT&T's position, strategies or opinions.
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