It’s not just you — Americans received 30 billion robocalls last year

Source: Herb Weisbaum, NBC News

Americans continue to be bombarded with robocalls — and from all indications, the problem is getting worse.   A majority of robocalls (50-60 percent) were legal, such as legitimate debt collection robocalls, political and charity robocalls, as well as flight delays and prescription refill reminders. But billions were not.

  • Don’t answer calls with an unfamiliar phone number. Let it go to voicemail and call back if it’s legit.
  • Don’t trust caller ID. While it’s a good way to screen calls, you cannot rely on it to guarantee the validity of the phone number displayed.

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