What cracking down on illegal robocall scams does for you

01.01.20 · ABC 13 News

NORFOLK, Virginia — President Trump signed a measure late Monday that puts the TRACED Act into law, or the Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act. Virginia Senator Mark Warner (D) co-sponsored the legislation.

“The truth is, folks in Virginia and across the nation are sick and tired of receiving unsolicited robocalls at all hours of the day,” said Senator Warner. “These calls are intrusive and often set up by scammers looking to prey on vulnerable individuals. I’m proud to have sponsored this legislation and am very excited to see it signed into law so that it can start giving individuals some peace of mind. Personally, I know I won’t miss these annoying robocalls, and I have a feeling other Virginians won’t either.”

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