How do I report harassing phone calls to the FCC?

How do I report harassing phone calls to the FCC?

Consumers can file complaints with the FCC by going to fcc.gov/complaints. You should choose the phone form and the unwanted calls issue for all complaints involving unwanted calls, including if your number is being spoofed, blocked, or labeled.

How do I report someone to the FCC?

Other options for filing a complaint with the FCC include:

  1. Phone: 1-888-CALL-FCC (1-888-225-5322); TTY: 1-888-TELL-FCC (1-888-835-5322); ASL: 1-844-432-2275.
  2. Mail (please include your name, address, contact information and as much detail about your complaint as possible):

How do I complain about a mobile phone company?

Contact Ombudsman Services: Communications. The best way to contact the Ombudsman Services: Communications is by using its online complaint form . If you have questions or would like to speak to someone you can call 0330 440 1614 or email at [email protected]

Is number spoofing Illegal?

When is spoofing illegal? Under the Truth in Caller ID Act, FCC rules prohibit anyone from transmitting misleading or inaccurate caller ID information with the intent to defraud, cause harm or wrongly obtain anything of value. Anyone who is illegally spoofing can face penalties of up to $10,000 for each violation.

How do I report a number that keeps calling?

File a complaint online or at 1-888-382-1222. Include the date of the illegal call, phone number, and the company’s name in your complaint. You can also file a complaint about recorded messages or robocalls.

How do I file a complaint with the FCC about unwanted calls?

Consumers can file complaints with the FCC by going to fcc.gov/complaints . You should choose the phone form and the unwanted calls issue for all complaints involving unwanted calls, including if your number is being spoofed, blocked, or labeled.

How do I report unwanted calls?

Unwanted Calls- You will need to select “unwanted calls” as the Phone issue and then “all other unwanted calls” as the sub-issue.  If you received an unwanted call from an international number in a format other than 555-555-5555, you can report the number in the “Additional Information” field on the complaint form.

What is the FCC doing about one-ring scams?

The Traced Act required the FCC to initiate a proceeding on One-Ring Scams, which are scams that trick a consumer into calling back a number that charges the consumer for the call. The TRACED Act also required the Commission to report to Congress on the One-Ring proceeding. The Commission adopted a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on April, 24, 2020.

Who can file a complaint with the FCC Office of Inspector General?

Members of the public and FCC employees may file a complaint with the FCC Office of Inspector General (OIG) pursuant to the Inspector General Act of 1978. What types of activity should I report to FCC OIG? You should notify the FCC OIG of suspected fraud, waste, and abuse in Agency programs, including: