The DOJ Is Finally Suing US Telecom Providers for Robocalls

The US Section of Justice has filed lawsuits (PDF and PDF) in opposition to two smaller telecommunications suppliers that have allegedly linked hundreds of tens of millions of fraudulent robocalls from Indian phone centers to US citizens. The Feds want a New York federal decide to minimize off the companies’ access to the US telephone community. The govt claims a decide has already issued a restraining order in opposition to just one of the defendants.


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Fraudulent robocalls are a major problem in the United States—and the Justice Section claims two US corporations contributed appreciably to the problem. More than a 23-day period of time in Could and June of very last yr, for case in point, defendant

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