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Protecting Yourself from Illegal Robocalls

USTelecom is committed to working with industry and government stakeholders to ensure aggressive civil and criminal enforcement against illegal robocallers and provide call-blocking solutions to consumers. Check out USTelecom’s resources to help consumers protect themselves from unwanted calls:

 

USTelecom Protecting Seniors from Illegal Robocalls

5 Steps to Protect Senior Americans from Illegal Robocalls

Illegal robocallers often solicit personal information like bank accounts or social security numbers to steal money or gain access to accounts. Here are tips to help you dodge robocall scams.

 

Robocall Infographic - SpoofingProtecting Yourself from Spoofing

Spoofing is when a caller disguises their identity by deliberately misrepresenting the name or number that appears on your caller ID display. Learn more about spoofing and how to protect yourself.

 

Do’s + Don’ts 

While there is no easy solution to combatting illegal robocalls, there are clear DO’S and DON’TS you can follow to protect yourself.  From resources to call blocking tools to what robocalls not to answer, our tipsheet provides valuable information.

 

Robocalls Take Action InfographicTake Action

Illegal robocallers often solicit personal information like bank accounts or social security numbers to steal money or gain access to accounts. Here are tips to help you dodge robocall scams.

 

Strong enforcement against illegal robocallers remains critical, and the industry works closely with the Federal Communications Commission, the Federal Trade Commission and federal and state prosecutors to identify and shut down illegal calling operations.