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Thirty Per Cent of Phone Calls in the U.S. Are ‘Robocalls’ That Cause $350 Million Worth of Telemarketing Fraud and More Than 3.4 Million Consumer Complaints Each Year

Jan 4, 2018 Daily Mail

January 4, 2018

About 30 per cent of phone calls placed in the United States are fraudulent ‘robocalls,’ amounting to about 30billion total each year that cost U.S. consumers $350million in telemarketing fraud costs, according to figures from multiple sources.

The Federal Trade Commission noted that it received more than 3.4million robocall complaints in 2016 and, between January 2017 and August 2017, had received more than 3.5million.