Caller ID spoofing is when a caller deliberately falsifies the information transmitted to your caller ID display to disguise their identity. Spoofing is often used as part of an attempt to trick someone into giving away valuable personal information so it can be used in fraudulent activity or sold illegally, but also can be used legitimately, for example, to display the toll-free number for a business. FCC Guide To Spoofing
What is neighbor spoofing?
Robocallers use neighbor spoofing, which displays a phone number similar to your own on your caller ID, to increase the likelihood that you will answer the call. To help combat neighbor spoofing, the FCC is urging the phone industry to adopt a robust caller ID authentication system.
How to Stop Spoofing
If you received a spoofed call, you may be entitled to compensation under the Do Not Call Law, or TCPA. We have settled cases involving
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Call (973) 598-1980 to Learn How to Get Compensation of $500- 1,500 and Stop the Calls. (she filed a claim pay her and make sure we never call her again).