Robocalls warning voters to ‘stay home’ being investigated by FBI


Telemarketer robocall scam: legislation for smartphone with gavel

Telemarketer robocall scam: legislation for smartphone with gavel

by: NEWS 8

TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan (WOOD TV) — Federal officials said voters across the U.S. received anonymous robocalls in the days and weeks before Election Day urging them to “stay safe and stay home” — an ominous warning that election experts said could be an effort to scare voters into sitting out the election.

Agents with the FBI is investigating calls that seek to discourage people from voting, a senior official at the Department of Homeland Security told reporters Tuesday. Authorities wouldn’t offer details.

Dan Doughty, a Kansas City resident who received the robocall Tuesday morning said it featured a computerized female voice, made no mention of the election. But given the lack of details, and the timing, the message was clear, according to

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