July 9, 2019
LOS ANGELES—Your phone rings, and, for the third time today, you see a spam call is coming through. You send the call to voicemail and think, “Who is calling me?”
Chances are, the call is coming from inside the United States.
Alex Quilici, CEO of YouMail robocall blocking app, estimates hundreds of millions of telemarketing and student loan scam calls originating from the U.S. The Federal Trade Commission cracked down on robocallers inside the country in June, taking 94 actions on a variety of scams. The majority of the callers were based in Florida and California and used robocalling technology to deploy interest rate reduction, weight loss and medical alert system scams.Read Full Story