FCC implements new rules to cut down on robocalls

According to the YouMail Robocall Index, Americans receive nearly 130 million robocalls a day. However, starting today, you may receive less voicemail scams thank to new guidelines from the FCC.

Every major phone provider in the country, including phone companies like AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon, have to implement new technology called Stir/Shaken which was created to shut down spam calls.

Stir/Shaken technology validates an incoming phone call, which means the number you see on your phone is legitimate.

Regardless, experts say that if you see a number you don’t recognize, don’t pick up – that way scammers won’t think you’re an easy target for their calls

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