Number Spoofing: Fraud Advisory

It is now possible for fraudsters to spoof the number they are calling from, so the number that appears on your mobile or Caller Line ID should not be taken as an indication that the call is genuine.

This has mostly been used to steal money from bank accounts, but it probably won’t be long before broadcast hire fraudsters start using this trick as well.

More info here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-29805002

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