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Michigan government working to crack down on robocall scams

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Posted at 6:22 PM, Jun 17, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-17 18:22:23-04

JACKSON, Mich. — Have you been a victim of a robocall scam? Jackson Congressman Tim Walberg is trying to crack down on them.

Walberg, along with other representatives, introduced a bill authorizing the Department of Justice to stop "one-ring" scams.

A "one-ring" scam is when you call back a robocall and the scammer charges your cell phone carrier a large hidden fee.

The bill would also let federal agencies work with carriers so they can shut down "one-ring" scams.

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