If you think you are a victim of phone spoofing, we recommend that you act immediately by following our guidelines below, and then proceed to our Report, Recover and Reinforce sections for further assistance.
If you have shared personal information with a spoofer or robocaller:
If your number is being spoofed:
File a complaint with the Federal Communications Commission.
Reporting spoofing and robocall incidents to the FCC is very important! The more national reporting data that is collected, the better the chance phone service providers have at combating these calls. Although the FCC does not resolve individual complaints directly, they use the data to help identify trends and make your report available to your phone service provider.
These resources have been gathered, selected and vetted to help simplify the process of recovering after a cybercrime incident has taken place. You may need to contact organizations outside Fraudsupport.org. Results will vary depending on your circumstances.
If you have shared personal information:
Once you have notified the appropriate organizations and you are on the road to recovery, it is time to reinforce your cybersecurity using these resources and tools.