Duped by a Robocall From Overseas? It Was Legal
Aug 1, 2019 • Wall Street Journal
August 1, 2019
It is legal for robocallers overseas to trick U.S. consumers by disguising their phone numbers. The Federal Communications Commission just voted to change that.
The regulator voted Thursday on a change to caller-ID rules that will extend a ban on faking caller information for malicious purposes to calls coming from abroad. Scammers often…