Attorney General Healey joins coalition calling FCC to stop international scam calls

By Waleed Azad  | January 13, 2022

BOSTON- Attorney General Maura Healey called on the Federal Communications Commission to protect people from international foreign robocalls that try to scam Americans.

According to the news release sent to 22News, AG Healey and a bipartisan group of 51 attorneys general sent a letter to the FCC Monday calling for the commission to require gateway providers, companies that allow foreign calls into the United States, to take steps to reduce how easily robocalls have been able to enter the U.S. telephone network, including implementing STIR/SHAKEN, a caller ID authentication technology that helps prevent spoofed calls.

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By Waleed Azad  | January 13, 2022

BOSTON- Attorney General Maura Healey called on the Federal Communications Commission to protect people from international foreign robocalls that try to scam Americans.

According to the news release sent to 22News, AG Healey and a bipartisan group of 51 attorneys general sent a letter to the FCC Monday calling for the commission to require gateway providers, companies that allow foreign calls into the United States, to take steps to reduce how easily robocalls have been able to enter the U.S. telephone network, including implementing STIR/SHAKEN, a caller ID authentication technology that helps prevent spoofed calls.

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