FCC, FTC give providers 48 hours to block COVID-19 scam robocalls
The de facto order is not-so-subtly aimed at VoIP providers accused of easing access for these scam callers, including Connexum, SIPJoin and VoIP Terminator/BLMarketing.
It’s a drastic step, but it might be vital. Among the campaigns are bogus COVID-19 tests and cleaning services. These scams could rob people of money or even get someone sick if they incorrectly believe they’re safe. This likely won’t deter other scammers, but it could ensure that people get proper information and help when they need it the most.