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FCC and FTC Demand Cut-Off Robercallers of Coronavirus Scams

Finally, but why did it take a pandemic to get them to do this?

At 07:14 PM 03/04/2020, Sean Donelan wrote:

>A sternly worded, finger-wagging press release.
>The FCC¢s Enforcement Bureau and FTC¢s Bureau of 
>Consumer Protection wrote to three gateway 
>providers that are facilitating these scam 
>COVID-19-related robocalls: SIPJoin of Suffolk, 
>Virginia; Connexum of Orange, California; and 
>VoIP Terminator/BLMarketing of Lake Mary, 
>Florida. The companies have been identified by 
>the Traceback Group, a consortium of phone 
>companies that help officials track down suspect 
>calls, managed by the trade association 
>USTelecom. The Commissions also wrote to 
>USTelecom to ask its members to begin blocking 
>calls from these providers if the flood of 
>robocalls is  not cut off within 48 hours.


Clayton Zekelman
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