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HOW TO PREVENT CELL
PHONE CLONING
First of all, what IS cell phone
cloning?
A hacker makes a
copy of your cell
phone number and
intends to use it
against you.
A cloned phone is
like the evil twin of
your cell.
When someone clones your phone,
they may be able to:
• Access your voicemail
• Make and receive calls from your number
• Access your voicemail
• Make and receive calls from your number
• Rack up a huge phone bill by making internaGonal calls...
Think of how much information you
have stored on your phone.
You log into apps and personal accounts
just using your cell phone number.
Cloning phones is against the law, but
when has that ever stopped anyone?
To protect your private information, the first
thing you need is to recognize the warning signs
that your phone has been c...
How Can You Tell If
Your Phone Has Been Cloned?
• Frequent wrong numbers
• Calls that hang up as soon as you answer
• Issu...
How Can You Tell If
Your Phone Has Been Cloned?
• Higher than normal phone bills
• Phone numbers on your bill that you
don...
What To Do If You
Suspect Your Phone
Has Been Cloned:
1.
Search through your
phone bill and look
for any numbers you
don’t...
What To Do If You
Suspect Your Phone
Has Been Cloned:
2.
Take the phone
numbers you
don’t recognize
and run them
through a...
What To Do If You
Suspect Your Phone
Has Been Cloned:
3.
Within seconds, you
can find out who is
on the other line of
repea...
Criminals and
identity thieves
are known to
clone cell
phones, but it
could also be
someone you
know.
There are apps
you can
download that
make cloning
a phone so
easy that an
everyday phone
user could do it.
You could have
your phone
cloned by a crazy
ex or a jealous
spouse.
Whoever is creeping on your calls,
you need to protect yourself.
IF YOU RECOGNIZE ANY OF THE
WARNING SIGNS
Run any unknown numbers through
a Reverse Phone Lookup today!
www.instantcheckma...
DISCLAIMER: It is PROHIBITED by law to use our service or the
informaRon it provides to make decisions about consumer cred...
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Did you know that even if your phone is in your pocket, you're still at risk of having information stolen? It's easier than ever for hackers to clone a cell phone and then use your number to cause trouble.

Instant Checkmate compiled a list of warning signs that your phone has been cloned, so read through and see if any of them sound familiar. Then visit https://www.phone.instantcheckmate.com/ to search any unknown numbers that pop up on your bill!

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How To Prevent Cell Phone Cloning

  1. 1. HOW TO PREVENT CELL PHONE CLONING
  2. 2. First of all, what IS cell phone cloning?
  3. 3. A hacker makes a copy of your cell phone number and intends to use it against you.
  4. 4. A cloned phone is like the evil twin of your cell.
  5. 5. When someone clones your phone, they may be able to: • Access your voicemail • Make and receive calls from your number
  6. 6. • Access your voicemail • Make and receive calls from your number • Rack up a huge phone bill by making internaGonal calls • Commit idenGty theH When someone clones your phone, they may be able to:
  7. 7. Think of how much information you have stored on your phone.
  8. 8. You log into apps and personal accounts just using your cell phone number.
  9. 9. Cloning phones is against the law, but when has that ever stopped anyone?
  10. 10. To protect your private information, the first thing you need is to recognize the warning signs that your phone has been cloned.
  11. 11. How Can You Tell If Your Phone Has Been Cloned? • Frequent wrong numbers • Calls that hang up as soon as you answer • Issues making outgoing calls • Incoming calls get a busy signal
  12. 12. How Can You Tell If Your Phone Has Been Cloned? • Higher than normal phone bills • Phone numbers on your bill that you don’t recognize • Problems accessing your voicemail
  13. 13. What To Do If You Suspect Your Phone Has Been Cloned: 1. Search through your phone bill and look for any numbers you don’t recognize.
  14. 14. What To Do If You Suspect Your Phone Has Been Cloned: 2. Take the phone numbers you don’t recognize and run them through a Reverse Phone Lookup.
  15. 15. What To Do If You Suspect Your Phone Has Been Cloned: 3. Within seconds, you can find out who is on the other line of repeated calls or text messages from wrong numbers.
  16. 16. Criminals and identity thieves are known to clone cell phones, but it could also be someone you know.
  17. 17. There are apps you can download that make cloning a phone so easy that an everyday phone user could do it.
  18. 18. You could have your phone cloned by a crazy ex or a jealous spouse.
  19. 19. Whoever is creeping on your calls, you need to protect yourself.
  20. 20. IF YOU RECOGNIZE ANY OF THE WARNING SIGNS Run any unknown numbers through a Reverse Phone Lookup today! www.instantcheckmate.com
  21. 21. DISCLAIMER: It is PROHIBITED by law to use our service or the informaRon it provides to make decisions about consumer credit, employment, insurance, tenant screening, or for any other purpose subject to the Fair Credit ReporRng Act, 15 USC 1681 et seq. Instant Checkmate does not provide consumer reports and is not a consumer reporRng agency. The informaRon available on our website may not be 100% accurate, complete, or up to date, so do not use this informaRon as a subsRtute for your own due diligence, especially if you have concerns about a person’s criminal history. Instant Checkmate does not make any representaRon or warranty about the accuracy of the informaRon available through our website or about the character or integrity of the person about whom you inquire. For more informaRon, please review Instant Checkmate Terms of Use.
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Did you know that even if your phone is in your pocket, you're still at risk of having information stolen? It's easier than ever for hackers to clone a cell phone and then use your number to cause trouble. Instant Checkmate compiled a list of warning signs that your phone has been cloned, so read through and see if any of them sound familiar. Then visit https://www.phone.instantcheckmate.com/ to search any unknown numbers that pop up on your bill!

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