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I dont know if I got the right department or not. My question is I keep getting text messages from a local phone number claiming to be someone I know. The number shows up on my phone but doesn't show up on my phone bill and when I text back to tell the person to call me they tell me they are calling from a computer and can not. How can I tell if it is a computer they are calling from? The number is local to me but is 7 hrs away from where they claim they are. How can they use a number in a computer that is not local to them? Is there anyway I can find info on this?


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:welcome:    ladywellness


If the person knew you why have they not said who they are and why they are contacting you in the first place.


Make a note of the number and do a Google search using something like " what is the number 402-875-9195 "


If the person is becoming a nuisance report them.


Some further information on this type of unsolicited text message or phone call here and here.

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