Colleges are seeing a rise in call spoofing scams targeting students and other individuals. Scammers are spoofing college phone numbers, or in some cases even the FBIs' numbers in attempts to defraud current and former students.
The Senate is working on new legislation to combat robocalls. Recently, the DART Act passed in the Senate and they are working to push the Protection from Robocalling Act. These two bills will help supplement the TRACED Act recently passed to implement the SHAKEN/STIR framework.
The healthcare industry has been targeted by scammers through elaborate call spoofing campaigns. As a result, some hospitals and healthcare professionals are having difficulties reaching patients as their phone numbers are showing up as "scam likely".
Businesses placing outbound calls are at risk for getting their phone numbers flagged as "spam risk" or "scam likely". Using correct outbound dialing practices can help mitigate your risk of getting your phone numbers flagged.
Running a successful outbound dialing campaign can pose a variety of obstacles. Getting your phone numbers flagged as "spam risk" or "scam likely" can ruin your campaign before it even starts. These tips will help you maintain your business' reputation for outbound dialing.