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Spoofers Target 9/11 Victims' Families

As if to show they hold nothing sacred, bad actors have recently used the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund in an attempt to scam consumers in the New York metropolitan area using spoofed caller ID.


Translating Consumer Tips on Phone Scams

Because phone scams can be multi-lingual, the FCC offers translations of its consumer guides with tips for dealing with different types of scams. Guides are available in Spanish as well as the four Asian and Pacific Islander languages most commonly spoken in the U.S.


Consumer Guides

Avoid Bill SurprisesWhat is caller ID spoofing and how does it work? Get helpful tips about what you can do if you think you're being spoofed.

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TV Spectrum Auction FAQs

The post-auction transition plan for broadcast TV will minimize viewer inconvenience and confusion.

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Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau

The Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau develops and implements the FCC's consumer policies and serves as the agency's connection to the American consumer.