WASHINGTON, D.C. — We’ve all been there. You’re in the middle of cooking a great meal or just sitting down to eat at a restaurant or in the last five minutes of a favorite TV show when your phone rings. You don’t recognize the number, but you answer it anyway.
“This is Rachel from Cardholder Services.” It’s a robocall.
More than 210,000 people complain to the Federal Trade Commission monthly about robocalls, those annoying and frustrating illegal automated messages.