NATIONAL CONSUMER PROTECTION WEEK - #NCPW2021
This National Consumer Protection Week, the FCC is highlighting content created in response to the evolving tactics fraudsters have deployed to steal money and personal information from consumers. To learn more, read a "Note From the FCC," by Patrick Webre, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau Chief.
COVID-19 Vaccine Scams Alert
With distribution of COVID-19 vaccines underway, scammers are trying to capitalize on the rollout. Any call or text offering a vaccine or an appointment in exchange for payment is a scam. Get tips to avoid becoming a victim.
FCC Scam Glossary
The FCC scam glossary describes robocall scams, spoofing scams, and related consumer fraud. Recent posts include:
Businesses Can Avoid Having Legitimate Calls Blocked
Phone companies and their partner service providers look for suspicious calling patterns to proactively block unwanted and illegal calls. The FCC shares best practices to help legitimate businesses avoid having their calls blocked or labeled as spam by mistake: Call Blocking Tools and Resources