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strange phone call

I received a phone call where caller ID said my name and my number, though I was home and was clearly not calling myself.  What's up with this?

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melbee wrote:

I received a phone call where caller ID said my name and my number, though I was home and was clearly not calling myself.  What's up with this?


You have experienced CallerId Spoofing...

A great article about this can be found here:  http://www.fcc.gov/guides/caller-id-and-spoofing

 

-=Ray=-



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