Incorrect CID Name On Outbound Calls

I'm having a problem with the CID and the phone directory information associated with my Verizon FIOS telephone number. The CID and the Verizon directory have remained in the name of the previous owner for over two years, now. His name is Craig {edited for privacy}. Unfortunately, Craig is a pathological dead beat. His kids are also troubled, to say the least. I've been getting all sorts of terrible calls from people that are looking for this guy and his children. I get collection calls, truancy calls and worse. Verizon can't seem to change the CID or the phone records. If you check online, his address still comes up on a search. I'm nowhere to be found. Worse still, his name is on my caller identification. It's been a problem, now, for over two years. I've called Verizon three or four times. They just shuffle me around until someone has the idea to lie to me. They always tell me to wait 24 hours. That way, they will be long gone, if I choose to call back. In the mean time, people that I call don't pick up my calls, because they don't realize it is me calling. I, also, continue to receive the calls for this person, while people looking for me can't find me. I would love to learn how to correct this, or how to get those workers at Verizon to do their job and fix it. If anyone can help with info on the subject, I would appreciate it.

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Re: Incorrect CID Name On Outbound Calls
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Hi BobAbbate,

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