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Wednesday, 26 June 2019 16:43

FTC Announces Victories Against Robocalls

While the Federal Communications Committee (FCC), U.S. Senators, and telecommunications companies are making progress in the fight against robocalls, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has announced their own progress against illegal robocalls. They stopped the operator of a series of sham charities called "Veterans of America," an organization that falsely claimed it was a charity and that donations were tax deductible. Three individuals who were part of a scam that sent false robocalls to small business owners to get their money agreed to a ban in the case against Point Break Media. There was a double victory in the NetDotSolutions…
This article is an update to our October 2019 post about ways to reduce the number of annoying robocalls. Congress And Government Agencies Move Toward Stopping Illegal Robocalls In early June, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) passed a ruling that allows and encourages phone companies to block robocalls by default. USTelecom, a trade group that represents telecommunications providers, applauded the FCC's proposal. "The criminals that are scamming consumers with this flood of illegal robocalls must be confronted by industry and government head-on," the group's president and CEO Jonathan Spalter said in a statement. "This is a big and bold proposal by the FCC…
Monday, 15 October 2018 03:53

Can We Stop Robocalls & Scams Calls?

Telemarketing calls are both annoying and, in many cases, illegal. The following information is a compilation of consumer information published at the FCC and FTC websites as well as other sources. It is intended to help you recognize and avoid spam calls. Furthermore, you will discover options to reduce the number of daily calls that you receive.
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