I just received a SCAM call from 661-748-0240 and a female caller claimed to be a Home Inspector Pro supervisor and she wanted me to log into a website called I called HIP and they stated it is a SCAM. Be careful out there.

Mike Troisi

Thanks Mike!


I think it was home inspection something else.

Was she foreign sounding??? Someone is outsourcing their telemarketing :slight_smile:

She called me 2 hours ago and I at first thought she said HIP also but when I asked she spoke more clearly.

Funny thing is that the caller id on mine came up as a Sub I had was using when he went to spain so I am not quite sure what that was about as I am sure it was not the same number but my phone for some reason thought it was???

Thanks Mike.

Malware Phishing Scam Alert From Skype Phone Number (661) 748 0240

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What is phone number (661) 748 0240?
Phone number [FONT=Arial]6617480240 is a default phone number for Skype users.[/FONT]
(661) 748 0240 appears on outbound calls for Skype users who have not set up their Skype caller ID]( yet and is also utilized by cyber criminals to promote malware and iniatate other scams.

What is Skype?
Skype]( is a popular software application that allows users to make voice calls over the Internet.
Phishing Attempts from (661) 748 – 0240
Many phishing attempts have been made by criminals utilizing [FONT=Arial]social engineering from the phone number (661) 748 0240 in attempt to gain trust and/or persuade unsuspecting victims to start a remote connection to the individuals computer system or other form of criminal behavior including extortion.[/FONT]

· Criminals will often call unsuspecting victims falsely claiming to be from [FONT=Arial]Microsoft or the computer users internet service provider, etc. (check comments)[/FONT]
· Criminals are noted to use [FONT=Arial]personal information in phone calls.[/FONT]
· *In rare cases existing malware]( has infecting the computer system, including spyware and Trojans. Data collected by existing spyware and/or Trojans may be used in phone calls, and is often the first sign of an infection. Data may include phone numbers, credit card numbers, social security numbers, identification numbers, financial information, and more. *

Its home inspector plus, the new software provider advertised in our vendor section for a demo call. The joinme is used as netmeeting to view other persons screen. It’s not a scam.