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From Chuck Weber, your Veteran Service Officer...
|Robocalls ►Do Not Call List Registration|
answer calls from unknown numbers. Scammers may spoof their caller ID to
display a fake number that appears to be local. If you answer such
a call, hang up immediately.
· Never give out personal information such as account numbers, Social Security numbers, mother's maiden names, or passwords in response to unexpected or suspicious calls.
sure to set a password for all voice mail accounts to avoid being
· Register your number on the Do Not Call List [https://donotcall.gov] to block calls from legitimate telemarketers. When you do you will receive an email verification that you are registered. It’s free, your number is never taken off the list, and it will at least stop some law-abiding solicitors. It’s for both cellphones and landlines.
· Ask your phone company about call-blocking tools and services for your landline phone, and check for helpful apps that you can download to your mobile phone.
Help spread the word about robocall fraud among those who may need assistance particularly those who are frequently targeted by phone scams. For more information, visit: www.fcc.gov/robocalls.
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