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Has anyone had their phone number spoofed/imitated/used by phone scammers?

Hi there,

 

I'm trying to find people who have had their phone number spoofed by telemarketers or phone spammers/scammers.

 

It's when your number is imitated by a phone spammer to make it look like they're calling from a local or legitimate number.


It doesn't cost you anything but what often happens is that you then get all these calls from people calling back asking why you called them (or worst case abusing you for calling them).

 

Has this happened to anyone? 

 

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Re: Has anyone had their phone number spoofed/imitated/used by phone scammers?

I've been getting a call and text for this person since I changed to this new number early this year.

I thought that it could be his/her old number.

Until today I got a call from a company saying this person has requested a callback!

Did you solve your problem? Can you please share?

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Re: Has anyone had their phone number spoofed/imitated/used by phone scammers?

Hi there NKTR-13,


You can find more info about this issue on our help and support page: Reporting hoaxes, phishing or scams

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