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How can someone call my number using my name and phone number as the ID?

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Re: Incoming phone calls


rpalava wrote:

How can someone call my number using my name and phone number as the ID?


The caller is using a system that "spoofs" the name/number when it calls you....   usually indicating bypassing a do not call registry...

The FCC has an article on call spoofing at this link for information purposes:  http://www.fcc.gov/guides/caller-id-and-spoofing


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Re: Incoming phone calls

For more information on this version of caller ID spoofing, see any of the many article links at https://www.google.com/search?q=caller+id+my+own+number, for example, https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/blog/getting-calls-your-own-number.