robocalls

Tarrah Gibbons
November 07, 2019 - 12:43 pm
Did you ever receive a call about a person trying to sell a product or you owe money? Well, you are not alone! If you are constantly receiving robocalls, there has been a growing number of Americans getting scammed. RoboKiller, a call-blocking app, released a report that shows 5.5 million...
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June 17, 2019 - 8:07 pm
Consumer Reports is joining a growing list of consumer advocacy groups pushing for new restrictions on robocalls in New York state.
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Kimberly Dole
June 06, 2019 - 8:50 am
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- The Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to give phone companies the right to block unwanted robocalls without getting customers' permission first. Customers remain skeptical and tell 1010 Wins newsman John Montone that these robo callers will...
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April 12, 2019 - 10:55 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- They are a nuisance, and generated by the billions -- robocalls. Congress has heard your complaints and is trying to do something about it. RELATED: NY legislation would make unwanted robocalls illegal | Cops: Scam artist conned 81-year-old LI woman out of $45,000 There were...
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Dreamstime
March 29, 2019 - 7:44 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — New Jersey Congressman Jeff Van Drew has introduced a bill to crack down on irritating robocalls. “Over the years, countless people throughout South Jersey have shared with me that they are constantly harassed by robocalls and scams,” said Representative Van Drew. “Robocall...
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