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Robocalls Are On the Rise

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • May 24, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 17:22

Guest: Margot Saunders, JD, Senior Counsel, National Consumer Law Center If it feels like you’re getting more robocalls on your cell phone, interrupting you at work, at home and everywhere in between, you’re right. Government regulators and industry experts say there’s been a huge surge in robocalling over the last few years. In February alone, 3 billion robocalls were made. That works out to nine calls for every person in America over the course of a single month. Congress has been holding hearings on the problem lately.