A recent ABC News report revealed yet another tool that thieves are using to scam unsuspecting consumers. It’s called Caller Id Spoofing, and it requires almost no special skills or equipment to pull it off. How is it done? The thieves just call you over the phone. The trick is in the caller ID.
While caller-id on a landline gives you the caller name and number, cell phones still only show the phone number unless the it is entered in the cell phone’s memory. If the mystery number did not leave a voicemail message, and you really do not know who belongs to this number, most people are reluctant to call the number back. A few people will be able to completely ignore the phone call figuring that if it is important they will call back or they would have left a message in the first place. Most people will ponder the number for a while and then succumb to their curiosity and dial the number back. But now there is another choice available to everyone, and that is the reverse lookup web-sites.
There was once a time when important calls could be missed and people may not have the information that they need. These days seem like a part of the ancient past now. With a combination of cellular phones, caller ID, voicemail, and reverse phone lookup service, it is hard to even find a mystery.
We mostly feed the number of known people in our contacts list and identify them whenever they call. But, when we get a call from a stranger, we only get his Id and do not recognize who is calling. But, do not worry; now it is possible for you to trace out the unknown caller. Yes, the service of reverse phone numbers lookup is a great respite.
Thankfully, despite what you may have been told, wireless, or cell phone calls can be traced. You could try entering the number into your Google search. Unfortunately, most free search tools will only generate a location from which the cell phone originates. Cell phone numbers are not part of the public domain and are therefore not easily traced.
number book ID has been widely available for over 20 years. While it has been a great tool for avoiding unwanted calls, it has also made it harder to remain anonymous when calling someone.
Reading about all the perverts out there praying on kids and how gullible kids are, didn’t make me feel better. I decided to try one of these phone cell number lookup services and it was quite amazing. There is a lot of information available through these services. I typed in my own phone numbers and it was quite an eye opener. Hello data security!
Do a Google search to find one with a low monthly fee. Don’t pay more than $2 a month and a $2 activation fee. Check to be sure they do not require a contract. Check the per-minute usage charge. A single number without a contract may cost about 7 cents per minute.