(AmericanProsperity.com) – Robocalls are both a nuisance and a threat to your wallet. They often use a similar number to your own, trying to entice you into picking it up. But, technology and regulation are ahead of the curb, providing you multiple ways to stop these annoying calls.
First and foremost, register your phone number with the Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC) Do Not Call Registry. Within 30 days, the calls should stop or the telemarketers and scammers could be fined up to $42,530.
If you don’t like registering your number with the federal government or need an extra step of protection, download one of these four anti-spoofing apps:
The YouMail app explains one of the most common robocalls Americans receive:
They tend to have 2 goals:
1) Secure your personal and financial information
2) Steal hundreds of dollars in upfront fees
Learn more in our most recent press release: https://t.co/WUXtYRKU6S
— YouMail (@youmail) December 4, 2020
For some Americans, joining the Do Not Call Registry has not kept robocalls at bay. So, many turn to private-sector apps to screen calls. These inventive apps keep the unnecessary interruptions down and also save you from someone out to steal your identity. It may be time to try one out.
~Here’s to Your Prosperity!
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