The nationwide Anti-Robocall Litigation Task Force of 50 states will investigate and take legal action against the telecommunications companies responsible for bringing foreign robocalls into the United States.
According to the National Consumer Law Center and Electronic Privacy Information Center,over 33 million scam robocalls are made to Americans every day. These scam calls include Social Security Administration fraud against seniors, Amazon scams against consumers, and many other scams targeting all consumers, including some of the most vulnerable. In 2021, scammers took $29.8 billion dollars through fraudulent calls, most of which originated overseas. The Maryland Attorney General's press release also offers tips to avoid scams and unwanted calls. Source: Maryland Attorney General