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402-935-7733: Paypal or Scammer Calling?

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Call Report for (402) 935-7733
Legitimate Call?Maybe
Caller IDPaypal
LocationLincoln, Nebraska USA
Call Report DetailsCalls received from users are typically for the purpose of verifying potentially suspicious activity in the users Paypal account. On the Paypal user agreement page this number is listed in section 12: “Unauthorized Transactions” as their Customer Service phone number. However, it is possible for callers to spoof this number, so your Caller ID may show this number when in fact it is not Paypal.
Call NotesWhile this is a legitimate call, many calls you receive will not be. As a rule of thumb, you should never give out personal or sensitive information over the telephone. We’ve received many reports from readers that this phone number, 402-935-7733, has been referenced on fraudulent credit card charge line items, fraudulent e-mails spoofed to look like they’re coming from PayPal, etc.
Other Numbers Used by This Caller
Phone Number Variations
  • (402) 935-7733
  • 4029357733
  • 1-402-935-7733
  • 14029357733

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  • Stephen

    I’ve got a charge for $15.83 on my bank account statement with the line item description “PayPal *Igottrade402-935-7733/VISA Purchase (non-pin)”. The charge does not appear in my PayPal account even though I’ve read accounts that indicate that this is an automated system set up by PayPal to cover insufficient funds. I’m guessing the latter is not true and that this is a scam, but want to make sure.

    • Alex Schenker

      Stephen, this definitely looks like a fraudulent charge. I would call PayPal customer support at (888) 221-1161 and ask them to investigate.

  • Anonymous

    Man's voice did not sound very professional. He was stating what should have been "alleged" and already had an opinion against me.

  • Anonymous

    I just got a call from them asking if I had made a transfer. I did but they should have it on their caller id. Just saying.

    • Anonymous

      This is one of the most annoying calls in the universe. Not only that, but I'm not a fan of Paypal to begin with, so why should I give them my business? Considering opening a merchant account at this point…

  • Anonymous

    Why do you never call again? I can't call you back, I have to pay… Call me again instead. Ok? Thanks.

    • ASecureLife.com

      Based on our reports, it appears that this is a fraudulent attempt to collect a debt. No need to call them back, and don't provide them with payment or your personal information.