Scammers Can Fake Caller ID Info

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Your phone rings. You recognize the number, but when you pick up, it’s someone else. What’s the deal? 

Scammers are using fake caller ID information to trick you into thinking they are someone local, someone you trust – like a government agency or police department, or a company you do business with – like your bank or cable provider. The practice is called caller ID spoofing, and scammers don’t care whose phone number they use. One scammer recently used the phone number of an FTC employee. Here are a few tips for handling these calls.

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