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FCC moves to allow companies to block automated and scam calls

Those constant robocalls might soon become an optional thing. Americans get nearly five billion robocalls per month, a number of them illegal scams. The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to give the go-ahead for carriers to block these calls by default.

How must American feel about Robocalls can likely be summed up here: “They’re absolutely the worst,” says Eric Madsen.

And you might get calls with a wide range of topics that are totally fraudulent.

Sheldon Smith gets calls about his overdue student loans. “I’ve never been to college,” he says.

Julian Travis owes big on his Toyota Camry. There’s only one problem. “I don’t own a Toyota Camry, but they seem to want my loan payments on my (car).”

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