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Where in North America is area code 349?

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As of May 2015, area code 349 is unassigned. Calls that appear to be coming from this area code are likely coming from a telemarketer or scammer that is "spoofing" its actual phone number.

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Spoofing is the process of concealing the actual incoming phone number from caller ID units. The FCC prohibits caller ID spoofing, and perpetrators can be fined up to $10,000. It is legal for law enforcement agencies and courts to manipulate caller ID numbers under certain circumstances, however. A telemarketers is required to display its actual phone number or the phone number of the seller it is representing when calling.

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