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The legality of the falsification of Caller ID aside, you can always request (in writing of course) that they not call you at home. Then, regardless of the number that appears on the caller ID, they cannot legally call you at home. The following was copied from the FTC website:


How may a debt collector contact you?
A collector may contact you in person, by mail, telephone, telegram, or fax. However, a debt collector may not contact you at inconvenient times or places, such as before 8 a.m. or after 9 p.m., unless you agree. A debt collector also may not contact you at work if the collector knows that your employer disapproves of such contacts.

Can you stop a debt collector from contacting you?
You can stop a debt collector from contacting you by writing a letter to the collector telling them to stop. Once the collector receives your letter, they may not contact you again except to say there will be no further contact or to notify you that the debt collector or the creditor intends to take some specific action. Please note, however, that sending such a letter to a collector does not make the debt go away if you actually owe it. You could still be sued by the debt collector or your original creditor.


For full reference go to http://www.ftc.gov/bcp/conline/pubs/credit/fdc.htm

Michael
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