USA Today: ‘Stop scam calls:’ What the federal government is doing to halt illegal robocalls

July 19, 2023

More than 33 million scam robocalls a day are made to Americans, according to the National Consumer Law Center and Electronic Privacy Information Center. Scam calls typically target the most vulnerable Americans and include Social Security Administration fraud against seniors. Nearly $30 billion was stolen from Americans through scam calls in 2021, the organizations said.

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