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Spam calls have increased by 18% globally in 2019

Written by Nick Dinsmoor

December 3, 2019

Spam calls have increased by 18% globally in 2019

If you feel like 2019 has been a bad year for spam calls, you’re not wrong. New research has found that the volume of spam calls grew by 18% globally in 2019. In fact, 26 billion calls worldwide were received between January and October 2019 which is up from 17.7 billion during the same period in 2018.

The US still remains the eighth “most spammed” country where the volume of robocalls actually increased by 35% this year.

Not only are these calls annoying, but they’re also dangerous. An estimated 43 million Americans were scammed last year and lost about $10.5 billion.

IT’S GETTING WORSE

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