Is there a way to look up who a phone call is coming from?

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  1. jumpman17
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    Former Staff jumpman17 He's a semi-aquatic egg laying mammal of action!

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    I've been getting a ton of phone calls lately from someone, but I'm always at work when they call. If I call the numbers back, they all tell me the number has been changed or disconnected.

    A Google search tells me the area code is the city my college was in, but from the comments people have made, the numbers are clearly spam.

    I'm on the national do not call list as well as my state do not call list. I'd file a complaint but I don't even know who is calling, and the number is almost always different each time.

    These are the most recent numbers they've called from:

    765-494-5604
    765-494-6286
    765-494-9087
    765-494-4825
     
  2. Nathan Drake

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    I searched a number using this:
    http://www.whitepages.com/search/ReversePh...765%29+494-5604

    It says it is most likely a land line which in my mind says a telemarketer. Looks like this is one that is fairly good at dodging the system too. Don't know what else to say, as the first number is unpublished which means the other numbers probably are too.

    Just see if you can get all 765-494 numbers added to the do not call list.
     
  3. TwinRetro

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    From what I can tell is, these numbers have been heavily spoofed, and used in numerous attempts at identity fraud.
     

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