The Transylvania Times -

Beware Of 'Spoofing'

 

March 18, 2019



Regarding the article on “Frustrating Robocalls,” readers should be aware that another technique telemarketers use is “spoofing,” in which they disguise their phone numbers to increase the chances that people will answer their calls. A telemarketer can hide under the name and phone number of an actual resident living in the same area as the person the telemarketer is trying to contact.

I have repeatedly received calls from at least a half dozen local residents I do not know. Fortunately, I have a phone that keeps these robocalls from disturbing me.

I have also been told by t...



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