Unwanted calls are on the rise. FTC complaint data shows complaints about unwanted calls are increasing by over 1 million complaints a year. At Call For Action we recommend not answering calls from numbers you don’t recognize.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) have been stepping up enforcement efforts on illegal robocallers.

Currently there a re a number of apps and third party offerings that can help block unwanted calls from reaching your device. The FTC has a number of tips for stopping calls based on the phone service you use.

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