This is the email I sent Australian Department of Communications, Cyber Security and the Arts.
" I am a podcaster and am asking why phone number spooOng is permitted in Australia?
My intention is to publicise the answers by your department and the telcos, who I am also asking the same question.
This came about as I have received several calls lately asking for investment money and after I have ended the call I call the incoming number which is disconnected or not the person who called me!
Thanks for your time, looking forward to your reply! "
Straight forward and to the point.
Tips on how to avoid getting scammed.