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I got a very wierd call from a 588 area code today. It is a bunch of numbers run together ... too many for a regular phone number. Does anyone know if this is a collector?




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As far as I know, the area code 588 is from Newark in New Jersey. However, you need not worry because if it is a collection agency they need to call you back again or send you a collection notice in order to recover the debt. Now, if they call you up, they need to send you a debt validation notice within 5 days from the date of first communication.

Sub: #1 posted on Thu, 04/23/2009 - 06:44

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Thanks. It had a 588 area code with long number and then a bunch of symbols after it like exclamation point and plus sign. Any ideas on this?

Sub: #2 posted on Thu, 04/23/2009 - 09:56

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Hi J9284
Can you provide the entire number here so that I can try and check from where the call has come?

Sub: #3 posted on Sat, 04/25/2009 - 04:16

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i got a call from this number today 588-948-0576 and from what i have read its a scam thing. They didnt leave a message but i could hear spanish music on the background.

Sub: #4 posted on Wed, 04/29/2009 - 19:31

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588 is not a US area code

Sub: #5 posted on Thu, 04/30/2009 - 14:54

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