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I received a call from a collections agency stating that I owed over $1,000 to Dish Network for an account that was opened in Tennessee and never paid. I have never had Dish Network, and I have never lived in Tennessee. Apparently, according to Dish Network, my social security number was used to open the account.

I worked with Dish Network and did everything that they asked me to do regarding getting the issue resolved. This involved filing a police report, putting fraud alerts on all my credit cards, filling out an identity theft affadavit with the FTC, and sending them numerous personal information items, such as my Social Security card, Drivers License, proof of residency, etc.

I followed all of this as I know that it is important to verify who I am. However, Dish Network simply stopped doing anything after I sent all this information. I never received any phone calls, emails, etc.

I called back to follow up and was told to contact their Fraud Investigation Department. I don't know if this is some kind of joke, but the number I called goes straight to voicemail every time and I have never received a call back despite leaving multiple messages. Not amusing.

My credit has been destroyed by this, yet I am still being treated as though I am guilty every time I call Dish Network about this. The issue is still not resolved and has been going on for over 6 months now. I get nowhere when I call Dish Network and wind up just going in circles being transferred from one department to another.

I am beyond frustrated and don't even know where to go from this point. If I don't start hearing things soon I'll be contacting an attorney to get this resolved.

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Anonymous
#1482580

The same thing is happening to us us right now we live in MO and acaccount was opened in GA for over $1300 all in equipment not even in service. How can they NOT see it’s it’s FRAUD?

This is ridiculous.

They won’t do anything to resolve our issue and it’s been over a year now the credit demolished!!! Yes your right the number just non existent ironically or the numbers shall I say then just rings continuously.

Anonymous
#1456260

Hello Baby girl did your issue get resolved. your post caught my eye because the same thing has happened to me for the same money and the same place Tennesse

Anonymous
#1389259

I’m being billed each *** month for dish Network and I don’t have dish. I just discovered on my account today that it’s been going on for like 5 months so far. How do I contact them and get credited for identity theft

Anonymous
Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States #1349997

I need a "dish affidavit" sent to me to fill out. My identy was stolen and I was told by one of your customer service reps that I have to fill one out or on line to get the procedure started alone with my police report.

Nancy Belet at 450 Treasure Island cswy #605, St Petersburg, fl 33706.

Phone 727-412-5100. Please respond by email.

Anonymous
Dallas, Texas, United States #1278562

I have had the same thing happen. And although I have filled out police reports and sent them all the information they needed, they still continue to turn these accounts over to collections!

My credit also has been ruined!

I have never had a dish account, and after this I never will!

They can't take care of their business, but they can sure send you over to collections when they think it is you that I Owes them money

anniam222
Rensselaer, New York, United States #1118145

anniam222 25 minutes ago #1118128 wRensselaer, New York

Scranton! New York here!

This is where it gets good. You been hacked Scranton. Read the review I left here somewhere. Ever since I had Dish in my home I've had trouble with the phone, internet and TV.

I think everyone should be very careful when dealing with Dish network for their own good. Read my review and save us both time. I have a Dish provider a little more than a mile away in Troy N.Y. They could easily *** into everything you own because they have access to all the co-ordinates that go with your dish.

I have all the same exact problems that you do except I cancelled them and threw the Dish out of the yard. People should read this and take it very seriously. I threw them out a little to late to help myself but this might help other people. I hope so.

Do not forget that these people get your email, your SS number, your home phone number and every bit of information pertaining to you. Most identity thief's are found in real estate but I think we have people who are a little more skilled at this now. How about that IPhone? Been hacked yet?

It will be! If you have Outlook Express your really in trouble! You won't hear a thing from Dish because your phone is probably hacked too. Whether it's a cell or home phone it won't matter.

Why bother with lawyers? Call your credit bureau and file a protest with them and let them fight it out for you. YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO PROTEST ANYTHING ON YOUR CREDIT REPORT SO DO IT! Good luck to you!

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Anonymous Jan 06 #1089670 wDallas, Texas This just happen to me! They would not tell me anything about this. Just to send in a copy of my DL and get a police report.

Someone must be doing some wrong there.

This is crazy..... 0V 1W Reply

anniam222
Rensselaer, New York, United States #1118128

Scranton! New York here!

This is where it gets good. You been hacked Scranton. Read the review I left here somewhere. Ever since I had Dish in my home I've had trouble with the phone, internet and TV.

I think everyone should be very careful when dealing with Dish network for their own good. Read my review and save us both time. I have a Dish provider a little more than a mile away in Troy N.Y. They could easily *** into everything you own because they have access to all the co-ordinates that go with your dish.

I have all the same exact problems that you do except I cancelled them and threw the Dish out of the yard. People should read this and take it very seriously. I threw them out a little to late to help myself but this might help other people. I hope so.

Do not forget that these people get your email, your SS number, your home phone number and every bit of information pertaining to you. Most identity thief's are found in real estate but I think we have people who are a little more skilled at this now. How about that IPhone? Been hacked yet?

It will be! If you have Outlook Express your really in trouble! You won't hear a thing from Dish because your phone is probably hacked too. Whether it's a cell or home phone it won't matter.

Why bother with lawyers? Call your credit bureau and file a protest with them and let them fight it out for you. YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO PROTEST ANYTHING ON YOUR CREDIT REPORT SO DO IT!

Good luck to you! Check your basement and make sure they didn't leave anything in it, Protect yourself and buyers beware!

Anonymous
Dallas, Texas, United States #1089670

This just happen to me! They would not tell me anything about this.

Just to send in a copy of my DL and get a police report.

Someone must be doing some wrong there. This is crazy.....

anniam222
to Anonymous Rensselaer, New York, United States #1118130

hacked

Angela08
to Anonymous #1125502

The same thing has just happened to me. I received a debt collection letter from a company called ERC claiming I owed a bill of approximately $1200.

I have never had a dish account. Turns out my identity has been stolen. Dish wanted me to in my police report and copy of DL. I did everything requested of me.

And I have been calling none stop! I am sick to my stomach over this. One of the dish reps let know that the address where the service was connected was in Virginia..I tracked the address down to a cindy Bauer...

I informed dish of my findings i hope to God something can be done. My credit is tarnished over bs I didn't do!!!!!!

Anonymous
#1051716

I'm really surprised at Dish they r offul and I'm dealing with da same thing now. Every time I call I get da run around and no body can speak ENGLISH.

I can never get 2 da identity theft department. Something need 2 b done

Anonymous
#1041463

My mother is going to the exact same thing

anniam222
to Anonymous Rensselaer, New York, United States #1118129

hacked

Anonymous
#1040420

I'm sorry that you and I are going through this with Dish Network. This has happened to me twice with Dish Network never heard from them after giving them personal information ex....

I also had a collection agency call me stating that I had an account with Dish and wanted me to verify information. I told them I was not verifying anything.

Apparently, they told me that I had an account serviced in Miami, Fl; I lived in New Jersey all of my life. I'm going through the process of calling and contacting agencies that will help me and bring this to an end.

Anonymous
Hayden, Idaho, United States #969525

I had the same thing happening to me. Got a call from a collecting agency that I owed $ 830 for not returning 2 boxes.

I never had Dish Network service. Called them and ask for more information and like you I was told to get a police report and send them a photo copy of driver license and fill out a long form. I did all of that .

Try to call them several times but can not get hold of anybody. I feel Dish is committing fraud against me and they should treat people with respect

anniam222
to onedane Rensselaer, New York, United States #1118131

HACKED

Anonymous
#949923

Just had the same issue. Lifelock texted me and said my credit had been checked by Dish Network.

I called Lifelock who said someone from Lifelock would contact me. I was called two business days later by someone from Lifelock who connected us with Dish Network. I was told by Disk Network, as was Nichole below, to file a police report, send licence info and SS#. I think a class action law suit is in order.

Hopefully this was caught before any bills come due. I was also told that I had to produce a subpoena to get the individual's name who has the Disk Network account in my name.

Anonymous
to Get LifeLock #966277

I had the same experience; it's infuriating. And God knows what Dish will do with all the sensitive info they collected from us.

Your suggestion of a class-action suit sounds like a good idea. How can we connect to make it happen?

Anonymous
#795478

That is ridiculous. They won't give you any information on the thief, although they want all of your identificaion.

First, Why don't they just go to the address where they installed the dish satellite, and remove it and file charges on the occupant who has been receiving the free service. DUH!

Anonymous
to ***cerned #966278

Then they wouldn't have all our sensitive personal info. Something doesn't feel right. I suggest we all contact the AG's office in Colorado as well as the FCC.

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