BBB: Roofing Companies ‘Spoofing' Mall of Abilene Number

Published 08/25 2014 11:29AM

Updated 08/25 2014 12:03PM

ABILIENE, TX -- According to the Better Business Bureau, some roofing companies have been “spoofing” the phone numbers of other businesses in order to get in contact with Abilene residents who may have been affected by a recent hail storm.
Most recently, these roofing companies have been using the number for the Mall of Abilene to contact potential customers and offer a “free” roofing inspection.  The BBB is alerting residents that the Mall of Abilene management is not generating or authorizing these calls.
The BBB offers the following tips:
  • Don’t trust Caller ID - names and numbers can be easily spoofed.
  • Door-to-door sellers must honor 'No Soliciting' signs displayed on front doors. If they do not, call Abilene police at 673-8331.
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