Low Power FM Radio Scams

September 27, 2016
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has learned of scams that apparently target low power FM (LPFM) station applicants. Applicants report...

Voicemail System Hacking

September 26, 2016
If you don’t change the default password on your voice mailbox, you, or your company, could be in for a big – and expensive – surprise. The Federal...
En Español

Mexico Collect Call Scam

September 14, 2016
The FCC has learned of a telephone scam that originates in Mexico and apparently targets people in Hispanic communities, or with Spanish surnames...
En Español

IP Relay Fraud

September 13, 2016
The Federal Communications Commission has received informal complaints that people without disabilities, who are posing as deaf or hard of hearing...
En Español

Spoofing and Caller ID

September 12, 2016
"Spoofing" occurs when a caller deliberately falsifies the information transmitted to your caller ID display to disguise their identity. Spoofing is...
En Español

Watch out for Auto Warranty Scams

September 6, 2016
The FCC Consumer Center noticed an increase in complaints and inquiries from consumers who received calls about renewing their automobile warranties...

Video Relay Services

August 29, 2016
Video Relay Service (VRS) is a form of Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) that enables persons with hearing disabilities who use American Sign...

Antennas and Digital Television

August 29, 2016
Broadcast TV stations in the U.S. have switched from analog to digital transmissions. This Fact Sheet provides information on TV antennas and tips...
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