Lawmakers are looking to work with the tech industry to stop a nuisance for millions of Americans: robocalls. Robocalls, automated calls that use a computerized system to deliver pre-recorded messages or to connect a call to everyday Americans, are a problem for many, but especially the elderly,
An estimated 2.6 billion robocalls were made nationwide in the month of July alone.
If you've received one of these offers on your phone, you might be able to cash in.
Free-agent running back DeAngelo Williams is still "waiting on the phone call" to join a team for the 2017 season, but there are four teams that he'd rather not hear from. Williams, who scored 17 touchdowns as Le'Veon Bell's backup for two seasons in Pittsburgh, told ESPN's Adam Schefter in his
The caller asks "can you hear me?" and records the victim saying "yes" to authorize future charges.
The Federal Communications Commission is warning consumers about a new scam that is hooking consumers with just one word: Yes. According to the FCC, the scam begins as soon as a person answers the phone. A recorded voice or an actual person asks: "Can you hear me?" And the consumer responds, "Yes."
The ABC News Fixer has received so many letters about annoying telemarketers that we thought it was time to tackle the problem head on. Below are three complaints we keep hearing, and then tips about what you can do when it seems like the Do Not Call list is falling short. If you have a consumer
With new rules from Congress, debt collectors are now allowed to send robocalls to the cellphones of anyone with federal debt without their permission.
Apparently, even Hillary Clinton gets calls from telemarketers. (And yes, just like the rest of us, she can’t stand them). During a town hall at the Dover City Hall on Thursday, Clinton commiserated about telemarketing scams with a voter who stood up to ask what the Democratic presidential
At an event in Dover, New Hampshire, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton told a voter who said she was inundated with telemarketing calls that she feels her pain.