Sick of Spammy Robocalls? Here’s the Truly Surprising Thing the FCC Just Did to Fight Them
September 28, 2018
It was only last week that a study projected that almost half of your incoming phone calls next year will be from scammers and spammers. Almost twice as much as this year, and up astronomically from 3.7 percent last year.
People asked what the government could possibly do about it. Now, just a few days later, there’s a heck of an answer.
The Federal Communications Commission this week came down hard on two small companies–actually a small business and an individual person who was allegedly hiding behind several companies—-moving forward on fines totaling $119.5 million after determining they’d made more than 23 million illegal robocall sales calls to U.S. phone numbers…