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If You Hear This 4-Word Phrase When You Pick Up the Phone, Hang Up Immediately

Jan 21, 2024 Reader's Digest

If you’ve been getting more robocalls lately, you are not alone. Phone call scams have increased a whopping 118% in the past year, according to First Orion, and millions of Americans have fallen victim to phone scammers using AI voice scams looking to steal their money and identities.

Hopefully, you’ve already learned not to answer calls from these area codes and know how to tell if the “iPhone virus warning” is a scam. But now there’s another common phone scam trick to watch out for. Experts are warning about a robocall that starts with the simple four-word phrase “Can you hear me?” in hopes of recording your response and using it to commit fraud…