Study: Indiana the 4th least called state for robocalls

first_img Twitter Study: Indiana the 4th least called state for robocalls IndianaLocalNews Pinterest Facebook Pinterest Google+ Facebook (Photo supplied/ABC 57) Robocalls are on the rise across the U.S. Nearly half the calls made from U.S. cell phones in 2019 were spam according to a report from the Federal Communications Commission.Using data from the Federal Trade Commission’s National Do Not Call Registry, Provision Living analyzed robocall complaints in every state to identify where robocalls are happening the most. In the report they analyze which states had the most robocalls in 2019 as well as the states with the most robocalls since 2015.Here’s what they found:Indiana was the 4th least called state in 2019. Indiana residents filed 64,305 robocall complaints, or 972 robocalls per 100,000 residents.Since 2015, Indiana has received the 5th fewest number of robocalls of any state. 338,438 robocalls or 5,117 robocalls per 100,000 residents.Nationwide, robocalls have seen an average increase of 14% since 2015. Indiana saw the highest increase nationwide in that time period at 35%.Top types of robocalls in Indiana since 2015 include debt reduction, imposters and medical & prescription calls.Click to see the full report. By 95.3 MNC – February 20, 2020 0 226 Previous articleSouthwest Michigan man accused of beheading grandmotherNext articleI&M approved to build, operate Michiana solar facility 95.3 MNCNews/Talk 95.3 Michiana’s News Channel is your breaking news and weather station for northern Indiana and southwestern Michigan. Google+ WhatsApp Twitter WhatsApplast_img read more