What is Caller ID Spoofing?

Traditionally, one of the best ways to avoid phone scams has been to not answer calls from numbers that you do not recognize. However, scammers have started to find a sneaky way around this, spoofing Caller ID.

With Caller ID spoofing, they are able to make it appear as if their calls are coming from a local phone number. They try to hide behind an actual phone number, in order to increase their chances that someone will pick up the phone.

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