robocall


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ro·bo·call

 (rō′bō-kôl′)
n.
A telephone call made by an automatic dialer, consisting of a prerecorded message, usually of a candidate in a political campaign.

robocall

(ˈrəʊbəʊˌkɔːl)
n
(Communications & Information) a prerecorded telephone message transmitted by an automated device, usually as part of a marketing campaign
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If you answer a phone call and hear a recorded message instead of a live person, thats a robocall, and it is probably a scam designed to get you to give your personal information or money.
Most recently, a robocall cropped up in the district that made reference to the indictment.
pdf) Recent data released by the United States Federal Trade Commission revealed the robocall business is booming, with complaints skyrocketing in 2017.
His win peeled back the Senate GOP's Republican majority to just 51-49 and dealt a blow to Trump, who weighed in with campaigning in nearby Florida, tweets and a robocall.
Neustar has shown that using analytics to detect illegal robocall activity allows caller information to be categorized, augmented with useful information, and presented to the consumer over the calling name and number display.
In addition to representing lawyers before the Attorney Grievance Commission, Smith represented Julius Henson, the Baltimore political consultant who was convicted in May 2012 for his part in an automated robocall sent on Election Day 20 on behalf of then-Gov.
Consumers fed up by these calls gained a major victory in mid-June when federal regulators announced plans to fine a man in Miami $120 million for allegedly running a massive robocall "spoofing" operation that placed 96 million calls in three months--that's more than a million calls a day--to peddle time-shares and other products.
Currier was unapologetic about the fact that the calls had caused confusion for some voters, saying the robocall script was clear.
The legendary comedian recorded a robocall for his great-nephew, Todd Kaminsky, who is running for state senate in New York's 9th District, in Long Island's Nassau County.
Others were more overt: "The white race is dying out in America and Europe because we are afraid to be called 'racist,'" Johnson says in one robocall pushed to residential landlines in Minnesota and Vermont.
WASHINGTON, March 4 (KUNA) -- Students from three high schools in northern Virginia outside of Washington DC were evacuated on Friday after bomb threats were made by a robocall to six schools in the area.
That is why our telecom services company YouMail has launched the new monthly YouMail Robocall Index to give U.