“The U.S. communications regulator on Tuesday proposed a $225 million fine, its largest ever, against two health insurance telemarketers for spamming people with 1 billion robocalls using fake phone numbers. 125 more words
NEW YORK — Have you been missing something amid the lockdowns and stay-at-home orders? No, not human contact. Not even toilet paper.
Industry experts say robocalls are way down — scam calls as well as nagging from your credit card company to pay your bill. 449 more words
Agencies Target Companies Routing Scam Robocalls to Consumers about Fake
COVID-19-Related Refunds, Loan Reductions, and Social Security Threats
May 20, 2020—The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and Federal Trade Commission (FTC) demanded that gateway providers allowing COVID-19 pandemic-related scam robocalls into the United States cut off this traffic or face serious consequences. 634 more words
THE SUPREME COURT has produced many memorable moments in its 231-year history, but today was surely the first time a toilet audibly flushed in the background during oral arguments. 128 more words