robocalls

Robocalls on the rise; Ways to report and how to stop scammers…

ROANOKE, Va. – Hate robo calls? You aren’t alone. Scams and robocalls are on the rise. According to caller ID app Hiya, there were over 26.3 billion robocalls last year. Nearly 30% of all calls were fraudulent. According to the Federal Trade Commission, those who fell for the fraud calls lost on average $700, totaling $332 million. The …

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Robocalls and the most common types of phone scams | Connect FM | Local News Radio

Pennsylvania – If it seems like you got more scam phone calls this year than before, you’re probably right. The unwanted phone calls, also known as robocalling, were one of the most effective ways for scammers to get your money and your personal info. Don’t expect them to stop around the holidays either. Most people just …

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Burner App and Nomorobo Block Robocalls that Target Small Businesses

How many of the 2.4 billion robocalls made in in the US every month do you get throughout the day? If you are busy running your small business, a single call is one too many. But of course there is a more sinister side to robocalls threatening small businesses. The new partnership between Burner and …

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Apps and tactics for beating relentless robo-calls |

I’d know her voice anywhere. “Rachel from Cardholder Services” has called me so many times over the years that I’ve got it memorized. The Federal Trade Commission tried to come between us in 2015 by fining Rachel $700,000, but Rachel kept calling. In fact, Rachel called me about a week ago. She sounded strange — …

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