Matt Zajechowski https://www.provisionliving.com 1m 138
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Robocalls and scammers have seized on COVID-19 fears in an attempt to scam Americans.
A recent survey of over 4,000 Americans found that 23% of respondents experienced an increase in robocalls since Covid-19 and 1 in 5 people have received a call or text message regarding COVID-19.
Findings from the report include:
- 65% of Americans reported receiving robocalls at least once per day and 91% said robocalls are becoming more common.
- 1 in 5 people have received a robocall regarding COVID-19.
- The most common COVID-19 robocalls are calls claiming to provide COVID-19 treatments (22%), financial relief (18%), free COVID-19 testing (18%), warnings of virus exposure (18%), charitable donations (9%) and low-price health insurance (9%).
- 15% of Americans have received a robocall scam regarding their stimulus check claiming to be from the IRS.
Take a look and the full report and let me know if this is something you can use for a story?