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The FCC Aug 14
Be aware: scam callers can use recordings of you saying “yes” as a voice signature to make charges to credit card or other accounts.
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The FCC Sep 4
Don't use passwords that can be easily guessed, such as common words and birthdays of family members.
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The FCC Jul 12
Never reveal any personal or financial info on the phone unless you have verified the caller’s identification
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The FCC Aug 14
You should treat mobile device theft like credit card theft. Smart devices frequently contain sensitive financial & personal information.
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The FCC Aug 16
Whenever you receive a scam call, write down the number, & file a complaint with the FCC:
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The FCC Aug 13
Replying to @FCC
Cramming is the illegal act of placing unauthorized charges on your phone bill. today settled a cramming case for over a half-million dollars. Learn more about cramming and what you can do about it:
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The FCC Aug 26
Robocall scams frequently target older Americans whose Medicare eligibility makes them targets of health insurance fraud. Avoid being a victim by listening to this audio of how Medicare scam calls sound:
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The FCC Aug 26
As students head back to school, the National Institutes of Health published a study showing that students distracted by mobile phone use are in danger by simply crossing the street. Details here:
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The FCC Aug 20
Last week, the Commission settled an investigation into a company’s placement of unauthorized third-party charges and fees onto consumers’ bills. Details here:
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The FCC Aug 6
Replying to @FCC
Learn more about today’s proposed $233,000 fine of Cumulus for apparent sponsorship ID rule violations:
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The FCC Sep 13
On Monday, the Commission will hold its next Consumer Advisory Committee Meeting. For more info, visit:
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The FCC Aug 16
ICYMI: Enforcement Bureau, CenturyLink reached a $550,000 settlement for unauthorized charges on consumers’ bills:
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The FCC Aug 20
If you have friends and family abroad, read this guide on surcharges for international calls to wireless phones:
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The FCC Aug 5
Did you know that to your cell need prior consent except for emergency, bank fraud, healthcare alerts, package deliveries, or federal debts?
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The FCC Aug 7
When scammers aren’t calling you, they’re busy devising new ways to rip you off. Check out the ’s scam glossary, which has info on the latest robocall and spoofing scams to help you avoid becoming a fraud victim.
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The FCC Aug 13
Are there charges on your phone bill you don't recognize? It may be cramming, unauthorized third-party charges on your bill. Today settled a cramming case for over a half-million dollars. Learn what to do if you’ve been crammed:
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The FCC Jul 16
The video, presentations, & other materials from last week's SHAKEN/STIR Robocall Summit are available at:
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The FCC Jul 30
Your cellphone contains personal info. Learn how to protect yourself, your device, and your data:
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Twilio Public Policy Jul 11
on ’s Public Policy team attended today’s ’s SHAKEN/STIR Robocall Summit, watching and hearing ’s remarks at the event. Great ideas were shared to further the national mobilization against robocalls.
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The FCC Sep 9
To protect yourself from cramming, review your phone bill every month and look for strange charges.
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