Caller ID spoofing scams aim for bank accounts

Source: Byron Acohido, USA TODAY

That call you received on your mobile phone might not be from the company that popped up on your Caller ID. Cyberthieves are stepping up phone-calling scams that pilfer the accounts of consumers who bank online. And many such calls are linked to Caller ID spoofing, which causes the recipient's phone to display a Caller ID number that appears to originate from a trusted party.

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