You should treat your phone number as valuable as you treat your personal numbers like your account number, credit card number, and PIN numbers. Your telephone number holds a personal part of you. So, everytime you receive calls that are unwanted, unexpected, and are all-in-all something that invades your privacy, you shoud vigilantly guard it.
When you receive calls that disturbs you, verifying the number is a very wise thing to do. You will benefit so much from doing so. Some benefits of verifying phone numbers would be:
1. Being able to identify the caller that keeps on disturbing you.
2. You have the access to know the information you need to know about the caller.
3. You can readily report the incident with all the details you need to provide with your report and complaint.
4. You guard yourself.
5. You create awareness and help in disseminating information to more people.
6. You help in stopping scams by giving your share in fighting these scams.
The next time you get an unwanted call, verify that phone number. Keep in mind the benefits you will get when you lift a finger to give your share in stopping the many crimes committed via phone calls.