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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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  • MrAwesomeMatty

    I had gotten called twice in the same day by this user. I’d recommend if people aren’t confident enough to see, that it’s wise to just ignore and block the number. These kinds of frauds want you to pick up the phone to get personal information or to record your voice in order to authorize charges. So, just don’t take the risk and avoid this number.

  • Lee Delany

    Their location comes up as Omaha in my iPhone.

  • john

    Just called customer service and got transferred over to the fraud department and they said it’s a fraud and I was smart to hang up.

  • Bandera

    I found two $40 charges on my credit card, with this PayPal number attached.
    Turned out it was fraud! Connected to a “donation” to Mexico.

  • lakechicky

    I just received a call from this number. It is legit, it is PayPal. I am a seller on eBay with multiple shipments a day meaning many PayPal transactions a day. The lady said she was my assigned customer service rep, and that she would just like to tell me about an exciting new offer that has become available to certain eligible PayPal members and left me her number to call her back.

    • Lee Delany

      No, it is fraudulent. There are some very clever hackers out there. Read the above replies.

  • Jé Be (Here but Gone)

    They’re back at it again it seems. I just got a call from this number.

  • 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.