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Contributor meh2008
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Registered: ‎09-16-2008
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I occasionally receive a call with my caller ID saying "unknown" and the number reads 000-000-0000. When I pick up and say hello, I hear nothing, just white noise. Can anyone tell me who or what business this number belongs to? I even did a reverse look up and got a message reading "need a ligitimate area code to start search". Any help would be so appreciated.:smileytongue:
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Bronze Contributor II
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When you see a call like that it is called, "spoofing". Here is the simplest explaination;

 

Spoofed Numbers: Caution, 000-000-0000 is a "spoofed" number, which means that whoever called you "tricked" your caller ID to display an incorrect phone number. Telemarketers do this so you cannot complain.

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