Lmao. Same here. Got a call from some a** stating they were calling on behalf of the city of Barrie. They did have my name though
Anyone with an Android Phone, please just download the "Calls Blacklist" app, and block the number of any collector as soon as they call. Problem solved and peace of mind. :)
I have received numerous calls from Aro at 18665637673....... They are open Monday through Thursday. that's all I know.
To absolutely crush and 3rd party interloping you must first buy a voice recorder. Then when they call before you give anything Demand First and Last name spelled, bond number and name of insuring company. They will never give it to you you hang up. You do this every time build evidence and place a $80 lien for $200,000.00 for your time.
All Debt Collection agencies are frauds. There is no such thing as a reputable one unless you are referring to corporate crime.
I don't know the name of the company that called. My daughter answered (25). She thought he said his name was Naseer. He said she had a drunk and disorderly charge from 2007 that was outstanding. She said that it was amazing that she hadn't heard about this in 5 years. And yes, she did have one years ago, but it was paid. He asked for a credit card to clear this up. She asked for a reference number, because if there's a charge, there's a number. He didn't have one. She said, we'll I'll go down to the court house tomorrow and see about this. He said, oh you don't want to stand in line, just give me your credit card. She said she didn't have one. He said, do you do online banking. You could transfer it. She said no. I'll go to the courthouse, do you have the address? She thought, if he's really got the charge in front of him, it should have the courthouse on the document. She said, then she could hear him typing, as if Googling it. She said never mind, I'll find it and said goodbye. How many people would just give their credit card number and not check? Scary.
They just change their name from ARC (account recovery corporation) to ARO but it is still same annoying scam collection agency. DO NOT PAY ANYTHING as they have purchased list of settled cases from other scam artist. Someone was asking "who to contact to report harassment?" Your local police precinct can stop this harassment!
very rude people they call every day (( aro.inc not me ((((harassement
I solved the problem by purchasing a Panosonic phone that has a fabulous call block feature. Simply program the numbers you do not want to hear from and when they call you the phone automatically answers the call gives them a fast busy signal and then disconnects them! Say Bye bye to harassing calls, YIPPY! Works like a charm. I love it. This phone also talks and says who is calling so you do not even have to get out of your chair.
I have told these idiots 3 times my son dont live here yet they wont listen
Aro just doesnt get the message they are told numerous times the person is not here yet they keep calling
Said the same to me. Asked for my birthdate and when I woudln't give it, the guy told me not to be stupid. He was calling on behalf of the city of Barrie and would keep calling until I verified who I was. I told him I would file a complaint then he stated yelling at me asking me who do I think I am? I hung up on him and about an hour later they called back.
the called saying it was the city of barrie
Concerned about Privacy
I have received numerous phone calls from this number, finally I answered to them asking for a family member of mine.
This is a personal cell phone in which they were not given the number.
When I told them this was not there number, they asked for a number in which they could reach my family member. I told them no and hung up.
The next day I received another call from the number. I answered again, this time they asked to speak to such and such, the first name cut out (probably because I was in a basement) and I only heard the last name (which is my last name).
I said "speaking" and they started rattling off a ticket which required payment.
I began asking questions about the ticket and had no recolection of this ever happening. So after getting very specific and private details, they clarified who this was pertaining to. NOT ME.
I then said, you have just disclosed very personal information regarding this individual without verifying who they were speaking to. THIS IS A HUGE INFRINGMENT OF PRIVACY RIGHTS!
The caller then paniced when I asked for a manager, of course there was not one available. When I got her name, she started getting aggressive saying that what I did was illegal, answering the phone as someone else.
I thought the call was for me because I heard my last name and it was on my phone.
She started yelling saying that this phone call was recorded and I was going to get into trouble.
So now thats two illegal tactics. 1) Disclosing private information 2) Recording a phonecall without the concent of the other party.
The funny thing is, I bet I will get another call from them looking for the same person after I have told them it is not their phone number.
This needs to stop.
Call Type: Debt Collector
I received a phone call this evening and asked whom it was and they refused to tell me. I also asked how they got my house number and they said they would not tell me.
Keep getting calls from 866-667-3307 on my cell phone. I have no debt.
Not who your looking for quit calling me
We got a new number and I do not owe anyone any money... This annoying person calls atkeast 2-3 times every day I get up for work at 4am so I'm usually in bed when they call ANOYING... Especially since they do not leave messages and I have left them 2 for every time they have call asking then to stop calling as I am not who they are looking for (they asked for a weird name once) I have told them to listen to my answering machine they will see its not even remotely close to go they are looking for. I have called my phone provider and they want me to pay for the block a number service or would gladly change my number for free.... Sure after I just gave everyone in my family and my wife's family along with everyone else our number... I ain't changing it but next time they call when I'm home.... Air horn sits beside the phone ready :) :) :) :) wake me one more time... I dare u
You can file a complaint at
national do not call list
Agence de Recouvrement Ogilvie' or Collection Agency Ogilvie' then look up Ogilvie' you get "clan Ogilvy'' and British Jacobitism and they are still here. Originally British Royalist but now I think there joint with Parliament. The people who do the calling have middle eastern accents. I wonder how much coin they make? I just wish they would mail me the documents. Or sound more official.
Agence de Recouvrement Ogilvie' or Collection Agency Ogilvie' then look up Ogilvie' you get "clan Ogilvy'' and British Jacobitism and they are still here. Originally British Royalist but now I think there joint with Parliament. The people who do the calling have middle eastern accents. I wonder how much coin they make? I just with they would male me the documents. Or sound more official.
I too received a voicemail from them last night, saying that they are calling on behalf of *one of the major banks* which I don't want to disclose here so I will call it "the bank"!!!! They got the last name right but first name wrong. But I don't even know that person! It beats me why they are even calling my home number.
When I did call back the number and entered the extension it just says ARO, when I googled it it says collection agency. The thing is I don't even owe any money or unpaid bills, been a customer for over 30 years with "the bank"......anyways, it just said "not home, leave a message" so I just left a really nasty message for them.
I feel like they are just scamming people and using bank names to get you to call them back. If they continue to leave messages like this I'm going to report them.
I get calls 3 times a day, I told them if they are legit to send me info on whom and what they are after. I am not aware of any debts that I have forgotten if I have they can send me reminder.they have my phone number they must have my address, it is listed. This is harassment at it's worst.someone do something. I can't this is legitament. STOP THE HARRASSMENT!!!!
We are being harrassed by this number from April 17 we have received 20 calls, that I have noted. I finally called back to see who they were....they hanged up on me because I wanted to know what this call was about. I called back and asked to speak to a manager, and was put on a machine to leave a message... This is harrassament. What kind of people call and they do not want to say what the business is....What can we do with calls like this.
They say that they are collection agengy, we do not owe anything . I don't think they are legit..They call for my husband....he works out of town during the week, but this weekend he answered the call, because I told him that they were continually calling and not wanting to tell me anything...and they told him it was Verizon....we never dealt with that company and my husband said not to call anymore that was Saturday April 28th. They called me today.Aprl 30th..and explained that my husband answered the call and that he doesn't anymore calls from that number 8666673307.
They keep calling MY OFFICE & saying we have an Important Message for Someone in Your Family Please call us Back. They give No Company Name only the Phone # So they can keep calling until the End of Time I will not ANSWER them.
Guess what? You get a fine, you pay it. You don't, there's a penalty. It applies to all of us. I'm sorry about your health, but it's the collection agency calling, not the city. You can't sue the city over this.
Yes, it is Aro. Seeing the posts here, I decided to call the number to see why they had just called me. The lady asked for my phone number, then said some guy's name. I told her I've had this number for years and she removed it. Either a mistake or the guy happened to give my number as a fake.
Did they call you again? They said they would take my phone number off the list, but calling me back next week for 3 days straight.
Just report them on the National Do Not Call List (www.lnnte-dncl.gc.ca). File a complain.
They are extremely rude and disorganized. Claimed that they have never called me, but they have been calling me everyday for 3 days now.
They have called every day this week,looking for info but tell me it is a provincial matter I told them to send me a letter my name and address is listed in phone book,they tried to tell me they have done that! It's a lie and a scam someone should be able to stop them!!!!
Yes, I called them back because they had been calling me once a day for a week. Because I didn't know the number, I didn't answer. They left no messages. (And as an aside, in Ontario, according to the police dept, a collection agency has the legal right to call you once a day, and it only counts if they reach you - more than this and then it's harrassment). Anyway, I called them because I haven't had any credit for the past 6 years and just got my first CC 2 weeks ago. The person I spoke with asked the number that is being called by them. I gave my phone number because that much they had on file. It turns out that they are a valid collection agency (also in the Yellow Pages) and they had been attempting to reach someone else who apparently lied about the phone# (mine) that he could be reached at (wonder why :P). They told me over the phone that they removed my number from being called any more. So I would advise anyone who receives a call from this number to answer it. The same thing could have happened to you, or you owe money.