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.
Texas Suing To Stop Deceptive Robocallers Touting 'Trump Care Health Plans' During Coronavirus OutbreakThe Texas Attorney General's Office said the calls violate the Texas No Call Act and the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act.
The Ones For Justice Checks Out App Touted As 'World's First Robot Lawyer'The DoNotPay app vows to fight parking tickets, recover foreign transaction fees, sue companies and even take on robocallers.
Robocalls Aim Misinformation At Texas Voters On Super TuesdayThe Texas Secretary of State's Office said the calls were telling voters that Republicans would vote on Tuesday while Democrats and independents would vote on Wednesday.
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.
McKinney Man's New Development Helps Consumers Make Money By Answering Robo CallsIf consumers can agree on anything, it is their hatred for robocalls, but a new strategy developed by a McKinney man is convincing people to wait by their phones.
Phone Carriers Say They'll Block Some Robocalls And Crack Down On Spoofed NumbersMajor phone companies say they'll give customers free tools to block robocalls as part of an agreement reached with 51 state attorneys general.
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.
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.
Texas Joins Effort To Fight Against Robocalls“Unwanted phone calls are both a nuisance and an invasion of privacy, and growing robocall scams could cost Texans anywhere from a few dollars to their life savings,” Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said.
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 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."