Tag: spam calls

Charlie Crist Calls on DOJ to Increase Penalties for Spam Calls

Last week, U.S. Rep. Charlie Crist, D-Fla., called on the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) to focus on collecting fines against spam callers and urged them to pursue more actions including jail time. Crist sent...

Vern Buchanan: FCC Needs to Do More to Ensure Telephone Companies Crack Down on...

Last week, U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan, R-Fla., pushed the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to do more to cut down on robocalls and scams. Buchanan pointed to a report which found that telephone companies were not...

Florida Delegation Helps Get Bill Cracking Down on Robocalls Through House Again

Over the summer, the U.S. House passed U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone’s, D-NJ. “Stopping Bad Robocalls” bill with major input from members of the Florida delegation. 

Top Consumer Complaints Range From Fraud to Spoof Calls

CFA combines detailed reports submitted from 35 state and local consumer agencies across 21 states.

Charlie Crist Wants Congress to Crack Down on Spam Calls

This week, Crist paired up with U.S. Reps. Matt Cartwright, D-Penn., Garret Graves, R-La., and Walter Jones, R-NC, to bring out the “Spam Calls Task Force Act” which will create a federal task force to cut down on spam calls. Crist’s office insisted these calls are a “growing problem” to people across the nation.