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Have you ever received phone calls for other people on your private cell that is....


unlisted, been in your name for more than a year, and on the Do Not Call List? I don't know how this happens. I am bombarded with calls for other people all the time. Sometimes, the name might be similar to a relative with a totally different last name which is really strange (and I certainly hope is a coincidence). I tell the callers to stop calling. They say ok. But how does this happen? How does my number even get involved? Are people maliciously using it? If so, how can that be stopped?

 

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jaydawg808 says

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3 years ago
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    CraftytotheCore 3 years ago

    It's really bizarre. There are only about 5 people I have ever given my private number to besides doctor offices, the school, etc.


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Pamela N Red says

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    CraftytotheCore 3 years ago

    That stinks! I wouldn't like being woken up that way for sure.

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    CraftytotheCore 3 years ago

    Oh man Brave! I just re-enlisted myself on that DNC list and thought perhaps I forgot to do it before. But I hadn't. I had to buy a new phone 2 years ago because the person who used to have my phone was a missing person! Imagine those calls!


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Keith Abt (FatFreddysCat) says

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    CraftytotheCore 3 years ago

    Strange. It feels like an epidemic these days. Getting phone calls for everyone but me. I wish I could get paid per call. :D