Americans Received 4.6 Billion Robocalls Last Month
Hi, there were contacting you about this robocall thing. Yes, we're sick of it too.
A new study came through and shows that Americans saw a whopping 4.6 billion robocalls last month, this data coming from YouMail, and data is showing we are back to our pre-pandemic levels, according to WILX.
Amongst the calls were fake alerts and payment reminders. This is a 26% increase in scam callings.
You can install a mobile app that helps fight spam calls.
And you did probably guess it, robocalls involving your car's extended warranty as well as health-related scams topped the list. Want to know down to the digit numbers of those calls? According to YouMail, 339 million and 202 calls were made about car warranties.
Here is a list you can use to understand some of the tactics robo-callers may use, and how you can protect yourself.