COVID-19 Has Isolated Some Elderly Even More, So Texas City Now Calls Older Residents Just To ChatSocial distancing has left some elderly Americans feeling isolated. So when 81-year-old Texan Dell Kaplan got an offer to receive calls from a stranger just to chat it was very appealing.
No, That Isn't A Number Your Recognize - Texas Had Most US Robocalls In 2019Americans are being bombarded by robocalls and unfortunately Texas lead the nation with more than 6.64 billon calls being made last year in the state.
Americans Bombarded With Record 5.7 Billion Robocalls In October AloneAs federal regulators try to crack down on the onslaught of prerecorded messages, Americans were flooded with a record 5.7 billion robocalls last month.
Threats Prompt Increased Security, Counselor Services In Grapevine/Colleyville ISDGrapevine Colleyville ISD schools returned to the classroom Monday morning following a string of shooting and bomb threats last week.
Federal Trade Commission Announces Major Crackdown On RobocallsThe FTC and law enforcement plan to file charges against several companies and individuals as part of a government clampdown on illegal robocalls.
BBB Says Biggest Scams Against North Texans Begin Over The PhoneVirtually all of the biggest scams start in the palm of your hand: phone calls claiming you missed jury duty, have unpaid debt or owe taxes.
3 Facebook Messenger App Users File Lawsuit Over PrivacyThree Facebook Messenger app users have filed a lawsuit claiming the social network violated their privacy by collecting logs of their phone calls and text messages.
Judge Dismisses Suit Over Hack Of Hernandez Jailhouse CallsA lawsuit brought over hacked jailhouse phone calls of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez has been dismissed by a judge.
The FCC's Fight Against Phone-Y CallsThe Federal Communications Commission is vowing to "facilitate blocking of illegal robocalls." But it's a slow process. They say, "In terms of call authentication, we are still in the preliminary stage."
Robot Voice Designed To Annoy TelemarketersThe phone rings and you pick up only to find out that you have now been roped into an unwanted conversation with a telemarketer. Have you ever wanted to give them a taste of their own medicine?
Police Warning: IRS Calls Threatening Arrest Are BogusImagine getting a call from the IRS, threatening to seize your home and telling you local police are on their way to arrest you. It's happening in Irving... but the calls are bogus.
Excessive Calls, Texts Could Spell Trouble For Baylor Basketball ProgramsThe report lists a number of proposed penalties, including barring women's coach Kim Mulkey from recruiting off campus in July and fewer scholarships for both programs.