Feds Announce New Crackdown On Robocall CompaniesAmericans received 4.7 billion robocalls last month, according to call-blocking company Youmail. Federal authorities are now going after some of the companies behind them.
Sen. Chuck Schumer Calls For $10,000 Fine On Every RobocallWhen targeted people call back robocalls thinking it's important, they're hit with exorbitant international fees.
FCC Votes To Give Phone Companies Power To Block Robocalls From Reaching YouThe Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to give wireless phone carriers the right to block those calls automatically, without needing the customer’s permission.
FCC May Soon Instruct Phone Companies To Block RobocallsRegulators in Washington are holding out for the possibility of robocall relief.
FCC Warns About New 'One-Ring' Robocall ScamThe FCC says the robocalls have a "222" area code, and tend to happen late at night.
Congress Proposes New Crackdown As Robocalls Grow To Record LevelsSome 5.2 billion robocalls were made to U.S. customers in March. That's nearly 2,000 every second. A record for a single month.
Legislators Seek To Silence Onslaught Of Unwanted RobocallsAccording to the FCC, robocalls have increased by 57 percent in 2018 to 47.8 billion total in the U.S.
How To Stop Robocalls From Bothering YouScammers often spoof calls, disguising the digits to make it look like a familiar number. New tech may end that problem.
Schumer: 'Ringless Voicemail' From Telemarketers Would Be Consumer NightmareU.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) is worried that robocalls could get worse if the Federal Communications Commission exempts them from the Do Not Call list.
Schumer Calls For Robocall Blocker Requirement For All Phone CarriersIrritating and unwanted phone calls are getting worse, and complaints are skyrocketing from people on the national Do Not Call registry who say they are still getting swamped with robocalls.
Schumer Proposes Bill To Block RobocallsSen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., is proposing a bill to block annoying robocalls.
Schumer: All Phone Companies Should Block Robocalls For FreeU.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Sunday called upon phone carriers to make robocall blocking technology available to landline and cellphone customers.
Schumer Seeks To Dial Up Stiffer Penalties For RobocallsComplaints about nuisance sales calls have risen sharply across New York and the nation because of robocalling, Sen. Charles Schumer said Wednesday.
Schumer Seeks To Pull Plug On RobocallsSen. Charles Schumer is introducing legislation to try to curb an increasing number of unwanted telemarketing calls.
Monmouth County, N.J. GOP Furious Over Phone Number HijackingRepublican Party officials on Monmouth County, N.J., were furious this week, after their phone number was hijacked and made to appear it was being used to make a 4 a.m. robocall purporting to urge residents to vote for Sen. Joe Kyrillos.