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I received a call on my mobile and the number displayed was my own mobile number.  How is this possible? I didn't answer it but am worried someone is using my number, are Virgin able to check this or advise what to do please. Shortly after I received another call and the number was virtually the same except for the second to last digit.

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Re: mobile number

Spoofed numbers. There is a scam going round where the spoofing software replicates numbers near to the one they are calling. In the first case the software got it wrong and hit on yours.

I got one yesterday very near to my Vodafone numbers and a week ago my partner got one very near to her EE number.

At this stage nothing Virgin can do. However, the telecoms industry is working on a solution that should work across all mobile and landline networks

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