Abusive calls - No call log

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Since last week I have some guy calling me saying my phone number is constantly calling him many times a day and he's getting more angry and abusive. Sometimes his numbers (two that I know of) comes up, which I block, and other times there's no phone call on the call log, just a voicemail.
Obviously buddy can just block my number and problem solved, but this is getting a little weird. 
Any help to stop this would be nice.
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Paul Deschamps, Mobile Master

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It sounds like someone is spoofing your number, only thing you can do of that's the case which we've seen here a few times is change your number
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In CANADA (probably no different in the USA) telecoms COULD block these abusive sources but WON'T because it represents BIG PROFITS for them.  All that would be required is temporary blocking of the SOURCE Area Code.  The «owners» of that Area Code would soon enough locate and disconnect these spam pirates so they could qualify for reconnection to the international network.  It's only a stroke of the pen for POLITICIANS to FORCE the telecoms to enforce this important protection for the public.   However, since most politicians have big investments in these
high-profit telecoms, I wouldn't hold my breath!
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Not sure many countries would care what Canada doesn't allow to connect into.
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Regardless, this piratical abuse COULD be easily stopped. The technology has been available for over a decade.  The WILL however is another matter.
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I would petition the CRTC instead of going the political route.  No more locking of call phones was something i constantly noted down during the surveys for the wireless code and its update
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The scammers are using sophisticated tech, it is not easy to just block certain area codes or single number: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/chinese-embassy-phone-scam-1.4234983

I myself received calls with Chinese voice. I hang up and called back right away, the number was either out of service or from a person who didn't have a clue.
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If his calls are harassing, you could ask the local police for steps that can be taken as well. You have some of his contact information!
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The POLICE are USELESS.  Unless there are threats of violence (and even then!) they are too busy to bother.  This is a matter which telecom industry REGULATORS could easily fix but refuse to do.
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You could also ride it out and just not take the calls if it looks familiar or just hang up if you cannot reason with the person. Eventually the person doing the likely spoofing will stop.
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Okay, and for the record, if I don't recognize the number I don't answer. If it's important they'll leave a VM or text. It's also hard to to talk to the person if its just a VM that shows up but no number in the missed call log.
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Thanks for both your feedback, kind of thought there would be a solution to spoofing.
Funny thing is he's threatening to call the cops on me, and sometimes a number shows up, other times its just a VM with no missed call log.
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It's a PITA, but if the authorities ever hassle you, they can access Koodo's logs and see that you have not placed the nuisance calls. Of course, I am assuming that you have checked your phone usage in self-serve and verified that those calls are NOT coming from your account somehow.... that would be another problem entirely.

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