Scams on the rise – Make sure credit union members are ready!

Robocalls are on the rise, along with the scams they bring - Are your credit union members informed?

Scams are rising as consumer are hit by nearly 2.5 billion robocalls nationwide, according to anti-robocall telecommunication services provider YouMail.

YouMail said that an estimated 2.49 billion robocalls were placed to U.S. consumers last month, marking a 4.1% increase since September.

This translates to an estimated 80.5 million robocalls placed every day.

Over the first ten months of 2017, Americans have been hit by nearly 25 billion robocalls to reach the pinnacle of a very familiar problem, or roughly 100 robocalls for every adult in the country.

These figures come from YouMail, a free solution for both mobile and landline that helps consumers stop robocalls from ever reaching their phones.

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