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Robocalls hit Colorado hardest of all states


Last updated 2/19/2020 at 2:45pm

Robocalls (automated phone calls made by robots) are on the rise across the United States – and data show that Colorado phones have been ringing off the hook. But, a new law in effect just over month might provide some relief.

Nearly half the calls made from U.S. cell phones in 2019 were spam, according to a report from the Federal Communication Commission. Robocalls are used for various reasons, particularly telemarketing, false money offers and similar scams. In October 2019, The Federal Trade Commission released a report showing that people ages 60 and over lost $294 million in scams i...

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