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Wednesday, March 21, 2018 Recently, our office has received alerts of an uptick in spoofing calls. Spoofed calls are when a call appears to be coming from one number, but…

Release date: 5/7/2019 (RALEIGH) Attorney General Josh Stein urged the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to adopt proposed rules on enforcement against caller ID spoofing on calls originating overseas and spoofing

…we have received more than 5,000 complaints about telemarketing and do not call violations – out of an approximate 20,000 complaints each year. “Spoofing” allows scammers to disguise their identities,…

…action. He’s advocated for rules that would help to combat caller ID spoofing originating outside the United States and caller ID spoofing using alternative voice and text messaging services, and…

…year, phone companies were required to implement STIR/SHAKEN – caller ID authentication technology to combat spoofing by ensuring that telephone calls originate from verified numbers. Because the technology prevents robocallers…

…Deterrence (TRACED) Act, legislation to curb illegal robocalls and spoofing. Attorney General Stein, Nebraska Attorney General Doug Peterson, New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald, and Mississippi Attorney General Jim…

…Response to FCC Robocall Vote Attorney General Josh Stein Urges FCC to Take Action Against Robocalls and Spoofing A copy of the brief is available here. Contact: Laura Brewer (919)…

…ID spoofing in an effort to mislead and defraud victims. They are also accused of targeting phone numbers on the National Do Not Call Registry and of using pre-recorded messages…

…and spoofing are technological problems that need technological solutions. That’s why I am encouraging the telecom companies to implement these solutions as quickly as possible.” Since it was formed, the…

…their customers in programs that fight spoofing calls. “North Carolinians are sick and tired of robocalls,” said Attorney General Josh Stein. “I applaud the FCC for taking this action. I…