INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana attorney general’s office has sued three companies — including one that operated from a trailer park — on allegations that they helped illegally route hundreds of millions of robocalls to U.S. households seeking to carry out a variety of scams.

In the lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in Indiana, the attorney general’s office said the companies facilitated the calls by scam artists operating from India, the Philippines and Singapore. The robocalls allegedly included attempted swindles such as IRS and Social Security Administration imposter scams, fraudulent Apple computer support calls and fake Amazon subscription contacts.

An Evansville, Indiana-based company named Startel Communication LLC, which had its business address in a trailer park, acted as a gateway for the overseas calls to enter the country, state Attorney General Todd Rokita said.

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