Why Do I Keep Getting Spam Calls?

Exploring scams and spoofing.

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The latest technique scammers use is to “spoof” a local area code, so the call looks like it could be coming from your child’s school, or a local business.

Recently, many of the calls have started showing up on my phone as “Scam Likely.” But they still ring and sound like a normal call until I check the screen.

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