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North Texas Is A Haven For Robocallers

David Rancken
December 04, 2019 - 12:57 pm

DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Our phones are ringing off the hook from spam callers, and Dallas Fort Worth phone owners are get more of them than just about anywhere else.

A new study from YouMail looked at where robocallers are calling the most. DFW had the second highest number of those kinds of calls last month. Only Atlanta saw more. Houston is in fourth place, behind Los Angeles.

YouMail says people here got 187 million robocalls in November, that's about 6 million a day.

That's actually lower than October, where we went past 205 million.

The average person gets bugged by robocallers about 18.5 times a month. The biggest culprit for robocalling is someone representing or claiming to represent Capitol One.

Conn's collections agency lands in the second and third place.

Not all robocalls are spam. Less than half are. The rest are payment reminders and alerts.