Switch Account

Whose Number is this?

Contributor meh2008
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎09-16-2008
Message 1 of 2
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:
Bronze Contributor II
Bronze Contributor II
Posts: 152
Registered: ‎08-06-2008
Message 2 of 2

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.

How-To Videos
The following videos were produced by users like you!
Videos are subject to the Verizon Fios Community Terms of Service and User Guidelines and contains content that is not created by Verizon.

Verizon Troubleshooters
Unable to find your answer here? Try searching Verizon Troubleshooters for more options.