I-Team: Bank Of America And Zelle Customers Targeted In New High-Tech ScamThe scammers are exploiting a loophole in the federal consumer protection laws by having their victims pay with payment apps.
The Great Broadband Divide: Living Without High-Speed Internet AccessAs Americans, we count among our blessings that most of us have been able to keep going during this pandemic thanks to broadband Internet. There's only one problem -- tens of millions don't have access.
Texas Joins Federal Lawsuit To Stop Illegal Robocallers' 'Blatant Invasion Of Privacy'The lawsuit was filed against John C. Spiller, II and Jakob Mears, along with their Texas-based companies Rising Eagle Capital Group LLC and JSquared Telecom LLC.
Federal Trade Commission Warns About Scammers Trying To Profit From COVID-19 Pandemic With reports the government could soon be sending checks or direct deposits to help us, the Federal Trade Commission is trying to get ahead of scammers.
Unsolicited Campaign Texts Blowing Up Your Cell? Here’s How To Stop ThemChances are pretty good you’ve received a number of unsolicited political text messages in recent days, but there’s something you can do about it.
FCC Authorizes $305.5M To Help Close Digital Divide In TexasThe funding will be spread out during the next decade for maintaining, improving and expanding affordable broadband for 23,424 rural homes and businesses in Texas.
Phone Carriers Can Now Block Robocalls By DefaultRobocalls are flooding cell phones, interrupting dinners, and scamming people out of money. Relief could finally be on the horizon, but perhaps at a cost.
Bill To Stop Unwanted Robocalls Passes US SenateThe bill broadens the authority of the Federal Communications Commission to levy civil penalties of up to $10,000 per call on people who intentionally flout telemarketing restrictions.
FCC Warns Of Late-Night 'One Ring' Call Back ScamIf an unknown number with a “222” area code rings up your phone in the middle of the night – don’t call back.
Scam Robocalls Ringing In The Millions In DFWConsumers received more than 18 billion robocalls in 2017, a 75 percent increase from the year before, according the CBS News.
The Foote Files: CBS-FM's Scott Shannon And His 1000th ShowRadio is a “P.T. Barnum” media to an extent, meaning “put on a big show.” And that's exactly what WCBS-FM/New York’s Scott Shannon does
Tribune Calls Off $3.9B Buyout By SinclairTribune is withdrawing from its $3.9 billion buyout by Sinclair and it's filing a lawsuit against it, citing breach of contract.
Your Internet Use Could Change As 'Net Neutrality' EndsYour ability to watch and use your favorite apps and services could start to change — though not right away — following the official demise Monday of Obama-era internet protections.
Senate Dems Win Significant Victory To Preserve Net Neutrality RulesDemocrats in the Senate squeaked out a major victory in their effort to save Obama-era net neutrality protections.
How Do Scammers Call You With Your Own Phone Number?Have you ever gotten a phone call from your own number? Or one that was just a few digits off? It’s the latest illegal scam to get you to answer your phone – neighborhood spoofing.