FCC to crack down on robocalls to cellphones and landlines

Regulators are moving to let phone companies target and block those calls from ever reaching your phone.
1:18 | 03/24/17

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Transcript for FCC to crack down on robocalls to cellphones and landlines
They are and knowing shared by nearly all Americans and believe it or not there are billions of global calls disrupting our lives each month. But now is chief business correspondent Rebecca Jarvis reports the war robo calls is under way. Tonight EF CC cracking down on your biggest complaint. Car ought to. Those unwanted robo calls flooding our land lines and are so folks about 2.4 billion of them each month. Not only a newly but potentially costly to like desire rest bone scan which claims you owe money. Cannot disregard. Message and return a call them or take any action chant cheer. Just this week a police officer and Eau Claire, Wisconsin turning the table on one of those speak IRS agent. Who'd actually be coming to rest music IRS or how do you do that. We know it will download your arrest warrant to your local sheriff department. But now some help on the horizon and regulators moving to let Boeing company's target and block those calls from ever reaching your phone. And Tom in the meantime many carriers will already allow you to block unwanted calls plus there are apps like Nomo robo and mr. number. It will help you filter out those calls Tom gonna have to look at those apps right Rebecca thanks so much.

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