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I received a call that my caller ID identified as my office. When I answered it was this crank call. I work in a sensitive industry and at the time of night I received this call. I thought it was an emergency. I don't mind someone trying to call and prank me but to mask the call with my office number seems illegal at worst and negligent at best. I am reporting to the State AG.
I received the "you hit my car and left a note" prank. In the call, I was called a "B", and when I repeatedly and quietly insisted I didn't have a car, the person making the call said they were "going to come over there and get" me. Under NY law, which is a "one-party consent" state, just answering the call gave this company legal consent to publish this call. After the call, I got a panic attack and chest pain. I'm an elderly, physically disabled person with PTSD that I got after horrific abuse. This call terrified me.
I complained to my local police, to Facebook, and to PrankDial. The email PrankDial sent me back started off apologetic for the obscene and threatening phone call, and had they left it at that, I would have dropped it. However, they ended the email by saying that they drew their inspiration from Trump, basically saying that Trump had made vulgarity and harassment acceptable.
I asked the person writing the email how they would feel if their physically disabled elderly family member with PTSD got a call where a person threatened to come to their home and "get" them. The "support person" wrote back that I must have been pranked by a friend who had paid for the privilege of terrorizing me, and that they must have been doing so to tickle my obviously non-existent funny bone, and that I should be flattered to be threatened with physical harm. If there's a lawyer reading this who wants to start a class action suit against this company, count me in as one of the members of the suit. These people are making money off frightening people. PrankDial is a disgusting and morally bankrupt company.
It was my first phone call from prank calls.com and it came from a friend whom I would have least expected this kind of behavior. The call was not vulgar so I talked to the man. Haha. Recording trying to calm him down and tell him, "Everything will work out. You just have a wrong number" but, he was persistent so I was forced to tell him that I would let the law handle this and then to my surprise "Haha. You've just been pranked called." A short time later my friend lets me off the hook and now I'm a subscriber to prank calls. I may use it and I may not but please people loosen your shirt collars and laugh it up. Life is too short for too much serious thought.
The day after Thanksgiving my underage niece received a prank call from a lady saying 'my husband just died. You aren't going to leave me are you?' So my niece being young, naive, and a decent person felt sorry for this lady, started getting emotional and crying. Keep in mind this is the day after we had Thanksgiving dinner without her grandpa (my dad) who is no longer alive. As if having dinner with an empty chair at the table wasn't hard enough on her then the following day she has to endure this form of 'humor'. I fail to see how this would be humorous to anyone. These 'people' are evil - a call about someone dying is funny?
So I call the # on the caller ID to confront the person, and they didn't make the call. They weren't/aren't happy that prank calls are being made from their business phone, and they are in contact with their business attorney to pursue this further. At the end of the prank call they said 'you have been pranked by prankdial.com' which we initially thought was just made up and part of their joke, but after researching and putting the pieces together I determined the call came from their site - including an apology and confirmation the call came from their site.
I read all the whiny complaining on this website and frankly, the people who are crying about getting pranked seriously need to examine their lives. First off, it's likely someone you know who is screwing with you. Second, if you get that worked up over a phone call, you might consider going to therapy or even simply hanging up the phone. All of the pranks are such ridiculous premises that the only people who fall for them are literally **. "My boyfriend had a SEIZURE from PrankDial!" Oh ** off. Your boyfriend is a **. It's people like you who are ruining America. This is why Donald Trump is president. Gullible morons. People like you (morons) are the reason PrankDial exists. Or why phone scammers exist. PrankDial is ** hilarious and I intend to keep using it to victimize all of the people who are so stupid that they deserve it.
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Harassment - Received 3 prank calls from this site within two days at my place of employment, tying up state phone lines and upsetting workers with outrageous and untruthful lies concerning the character of the worker.
Sometime this month I got two prank calls which one was about chlamydiae and the other one was about taking some other girl's man. If I could find out who has been using prankdial.com I will get them into trouble by getting the police involved which is what I have said because I don't have time for childish prank calls because I need to have my phone free for more important things like my son and upcoming events for job interviews. What if someone were to call me to try to let me know if there is something wrong with one of my family members and I miss that important phone call?
This app is fantastic. The recording feature is superb and allows for you to record your hilarious prank calls. You can also share them which is very handy. A lot of people show hate towards this app because they dislike the fact that 90 year old grandmother or whatever is being woken up or scared. There is an option to block your number so you can't be called you smartasses. Look it up! This app is absolutely amazing and can be lots of fun when you're with friends or family.
I have a man stalking me, threatening to "slit our throats" for a year who's now using prankdial.com to harass us all night and day. Prior to this he's impersonated me by making over 30 fake FB accounts, called my employer, and contacted family members who don't know him. He's made fake "prostitute ads of my KID!" NOW, he's calling prolifically haunting my kids, myself and my BF had a SEIZURE using the PRANKDIAL service whom I asked TWICE to remove our #'s to no avail. I need the discovery of who's calling and I've contacted a desk sarge in his area which is out of state. PRANKDIAL NEEDS TO GO, especially if they're not going to remove the numbers because they care more about volume. WE NEED HELP HERE!!!
My 63 yr old mother has recently had 2 calls from this place. How is she to know that the angry man shouting about wi-fi or a lady screaming that she has called her boyfriend is a "joke". She was absolutely terrified that someone was coming to the house. Unbelievable that this is actually available for use.
Getting calls in the middle of the night and during the day when I am busy. Have to change my number because of this. This is certainly not amusing and should be banned. How would the creator of this app like it if I called him constantly in the middle of the night several times with silly pranks. Anyone have the app creators number btw? BAN THIS APP!
Earlier today my 87 year old mother in law received a prank call from this site with someone angrily ranting on about something which hadn't happened. She has a medical condition and this call terrified her. I don't even think it was meant for her - someone probably got a phone digit wrong. The internet has a lot to commend it, but these sites are used by sick cowardly people and reflect the darker side of the net. Never use this site. It is extremely dangerous and could even be fatal.
While I do understand some peoples hatred of this service, I used it myself for a person that sorely has some displeasure coming to him. I did not do the tokens (the paid services), I used one of my two free calls for a day. I enjoyed the recording aspect, as I could hear the "conversation" and reaction. However, if you use this on someone with PTSD, or anything of the like... I seriously pray someone does you one worse. If you are using this to just make someones day a little worse who deserves it? Go for it. I enjoyed hearing the confusion in his voice.
(First of all, I used to use this service. I've stopped using it.) This is the worst service I've ever used. First of all, it only allows 2 calls, and it forces you to download its app and purchase a number for the app. The pranks aren't even funny. On top of that, it usually doesn't work at all. None of the features are either working, useful, or on the damn website at all. It also has you buy tokens on the website. It doesn't make you do that, but it's still not good. In closing, I dislike it. With a passion.
This is a horrible website. And I am unfriending certain friends and changing my phone number due to this **. Also looking for a lawyer.
I have PTSD and anxiety and I am shaking as I write this review. Someone calls me while I am in school and uses the thug voice with the hit my car one and I flipped out, started shaking, almost had a seizure due to this app. PTSD is not a joke and I am not even laughing. This is not funny and think people are cruel and I am so upset right now. They need to take this app off the market before someone has a massive heart attack!! I am so mad and hope to see this app get shut down!!! If I ended up in the hospital, I would definitely sue this app company!! This is not freaking funny and I'm extremely upset.
I received 3 calls within an hour late at night. All of them were disgusting and insulting. I am disabled and was awoken by this damn "prank." People say the site isn't responsible because they didn't call. However, they ARE responsible. Harassing people is against the law. They made a service that allows people to harass others at all times of day and night in secrecy. They also generate false information regarding where the calls are coming from. This causes problems for innocent people due to fraudulent information. It's called Aiding and Abetting or CONSPIRACY. I am calling a lawyer and seeing about getting a lawsuit going for pain and suffering and punitive damages since this is a calculated product made to hide the crimes of others.
I have been prank dialed by this company and want to know who to contact. I am in the beginning of a harassment lawsuit with my job and these 16 calls have been placed on two days in the middle of the night. When I search out the number it is impossible to find out the true caller. I need to know if this is coming from the parties involved. All the calls were upsetting and around Christmas. I cannot believe that a site like this exists and is allowed to advertise AND a part of Facebook!
My son's cell phone rang last night so I answered & it was a woman upset over an affair. Seriously, with all the media attention about bullying, I would think the owners of this website/business would be concerned about a lawsuit if anything were to happen after taking such a call. It sounds as though some of the "calls" could very well be taken seriously... seriously enough that a young person (or old) could take it the wrong way and do something to hurt themselves. I would be very very very concerned if I were the owner. Not only that, but it's very juvenile... Not funny at all!
I am receiving the "found your cat" 'prank'. This is a cruel app and heartless not funny at all! Do people have any idea the false hope and joy a child would have having a call saying their beloved pet was found and was safe?! RIDICULOUS! To the company pathetic use of human skill or talent (should be ashamed, not proud). To the people who use this Grow up! And try to develop some human compassion you **!
On August 2nd I received a very threatening phone call stating that I had hit someone's car and left a note on the dashboard. I was terrified for the safety of not only myself but these two children I was caring for because the voice on the phone sounded like a Thug. We are in our late 40's and don't know anyone who would have the lack of morals to make such a call other than my husband’s two teenage daughters. The caller ID number was either masked or they used a friend’s phone. The police called the number on my caller ID and spoke to a man who denied calling my phone. The number is not from our local area but was near a place where one of my stepdaughters was working for the summer.
The police told us about PrankDial, and sure enough the prank phone call we received was on this site! I emailed PrankDial to ask them to verify if a call was placed to my cellphone and the number or IP it originated from. They refused to help verify who my harasser was unless I submitted a subpoena. Because this app allowed perps the ability to mask their phone number with any phone number. People receiving these phone calls have no way to track down who is harassing them. This is wrong. They think people will just make harmless prank calls, but these are not harmless at all.
My husband talk to his daughters to find out which one of them may have done this and it has become a mess. The girls of course denied their involvement and their mother believed them. She has been a B to my husband ever since. If we could get proof, not only would the girls have to face the consequences, but my husband's ex would leave my husband alone.
I can't purchase any product from your website, but you are taking amount from my ICICI A/C for last day without my intimation of INR 408.20. Info VIN*PRANKDIAL on 23-09-2015 06:45:53. WHAT IS THIS??? You are making fraud from customers ah??? You must refund my amount Rs 408.20 immediately. Take my complaint & clear my payment at the earliest.
I paid 25.00 for tokens and you took my pranks. Why you take my money?
I receive a call from these people asking me for my social security number and where I live. Never give these people your information. All they do is want to steal your identity and their number is spam so people beware.
Purchased tokens and we never received those and they did charge my credit card. Contacted the company and did not receive a response. It was under $6.00 but if they do that as their common business practice then they should be shut down. I will contact my credit card and attempt to have charge reversed. Thank You.
I was listening to my vm's and all the sudden I hear what sounds like a guy having a conversation with someone else! Except I could only hear him. Started talking about dropping Mikey off and if I was allergic to peanut butter, using a muzzle, etc. Huh?! I honestly thought maybe my phone had screwed up and accidentally was recording someone else's phone conversation. Was very confusing. Anyways when I went back to look up the number it was sent from it didn't even show up on my phone. Unless I deleted it because this was actually sent to me last week. (I don't check my messages often if I know they’re not important! Lol) It said the message was sent from "Bill" which I don't know of anyone of that name!
So did this prankdial.com send this to me? Or someone personal? Who's to know! If they did, I don't advise it. If people want to send them, whatever but my opinion is, it’s a bad idea! I read where a guy had a panic attack because he was told about some car accident and his 80+ yr old mother answered! Not cool at all! If they say something funny or crazy off the wall stuff that's one thing, but you gotta draw the line! When they call random numbers, they have no idea who they're doing it too! That's just not right. Like I said, if someone wants to personally do a prank on someone, fine, but make sure its "clean fun”, you know?!
I have PTSD and was prank called from this company. It was the “you hit my car” and left a note prank. It was early in the morning and my 80 year old mother answered the call and handed it to me. This call caused my blood pressure to go through the roof and then brought on a full blown panic attack! I thought I was going to have a heart attack. It's 5 hours later and I am still getting the shakes when I think about it. Most people might laugh at me but they don't have PTSD. This was really upsetting to me and I would sue or prosecute them if I could! (I'm 51 years old). That's about all I have to say about them.
The selected message sent was sent 4 times. This ended up scaring a normally good humored individual. It was not the intention of the sender to multiple calls sent. This made everyone unhappy.
This site is funny. I enjoyed prank dialing my mom and later making fun of her for being so sassy. As for the dramatically angry people on this page, FYI: PrankDial does not harvest phone numbers and dial them at random. If you received a call, then someone you know either thinks you'd find it funny or wants to pull one over on you. Wishing a "fiery death" upon website owners (as does someone on this page) because you can't take a joke. It's really a sign that you are a sociopath and should not be allowed to interact with sane human beings. The site does the same thing. A friend could do by blocking his caller ID and playing a recorded message. If you're upset, you should find out what person you know has decided to prank call you.
My mom received a call about a month ago from this website, and the prank was some thug-sounding guy accusing her of stealing his laptop. My mom ended up hanging up before it said it was a prank because the guy was very threatening. It scared my mom to think someone like that would have her phone number, which, being listed, can be used to track her down. My dad received a call from PrankDial too with some old man yelling at him. My dad has heart problems, so added stress is not appreciated. I just received another call from them with some woman claiming to be set up on a blind date with me.
This website isn't funny. Even listening to others being pranked on their website isn't funny unless you're 2 and don't know right from wrong. I heard an even worse one on there with some thug claiming to be this lady's neighbor, and he accused the woman of stealing his newspaper, and he told her he's "Going to come over there". These pranks are threatening and inconsiderate to women and the elderly who live alone. Didn't PrankDial learn anything from those Australian radio hosts who prank, called the hospital in London where Kate Middleton was staying when she had morning sickness? Someone killed themselves over that. This company should be shut down. The damage pranks can do is boundless.
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