December 6, 2019
Have you received a robo-call with the caller ID of someone you know?
Doug Shadel in AARP Magazine explains how easy it is to spoof someone’s phone number. It was irritating enough to receive the telemarketer calls, which were limited to land lines listed in the phone book. They have expanded into the cell phone market as fewer phone numbers are published.
As a business, we are obligated to take calls for fear of missing an opportunity, and when names I recognize appear, I have learned that it may not be that person. Out-of-area calls are to be expected and we have learned to refuse the...