AT&T Call Protect - wildcard blocking

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AT&T Call Protect - wildcard blocking

My mobile # is being spoofed by a telemarketer.

 

I'm getting dozens of calls each day from people who see my number in their missed call history.

 

They all have the same prefix --- 917-445-XXXX

 

Is there a wildcard so I can use call protect to block all calls from the 917-445 prefix?

 

 

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Re: AT&T Call Protect - wildcard blocking

Spoofing is an illegal practice where a computer is used to fake a phone number.  It usually changes in a couple days to a new number.  

Unfortunately this makes it impossible to catch the spoofers.  

 

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Re: AT&T Call Protect - wildcard blocking

Hi lizdance40 -

 

The point is that the spoofer is using MY number and people are calling ME back.  All of the people the spoofer is calling have numbers that start with 917-445-XXXX.  Accordingly, I want to block all calls from numbers that start with 917-445-XXXX so I will stop getting calls from all of these people.

 

This has been going on for over a week.

 

Any help?

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