Mystery caller

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  1. JDH

    JDH Active Member

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    Anyone else ever received a call from your own number? Yesterday I did just that, didn't answer for fear it was some kind of infectious scam.
     
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    Yes. It happened to me once. I didn't answer also. My guess is that somr Scammers can spoof the number that is displayed on the incoming caller ID.

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    I had one of those a couple weeks ago. Didn't answer it.
     
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    I have on my home landline.

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  5. Ollie

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    Are y'all being spoofed by one of those apps on the playstore?
     
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    Nope. They are robocalls. I answer them and start breathing heavy into the phone and asking them what they are wearing. I usually get hung up on quickly.
     
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  7. Ollie

    Ollie Droid Does

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    I usually start in with "Thank you for returning our call! Based on the personal information that you provided us we have several low cost vacation packages for you to choose from."

    They're never sure how to handle it. I'm going to have to use that "What are you wearing?" line next time lol.
     
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    I always try to avoid these kind of call. It could case SIM cloning. So keep yourself away from these kind of calls.
     
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    What?!?! Please tell me that's sarcasm.....please.
     
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    Update: for the past week I am now getting cslss with my local area code followed by either a 0 three digit number or a 1 three digit number. Faster than I can block. I refuse to pay an additional $5 per month to block more than 5 numbers. Getting to be a pita.
     
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    Did you ever sign up for the Do Not Call Registry? Not sure if that helps, but I don't recall ever getting anything like this. I signed up on the Do Not Call list quite a while ago. Funny thing is, it was a telemarketer lady who gave me the number to call to get on the list.
     
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    I'm on DNC and still get these every once in awhile