Survey reveals top five phone scams used in Maine

With 89% of people in Maine receiving between five and 30 nuisance calls per week, telephone scams are still causing major problems for consumers. The issue has become so widespread that almost a fifth of Maine adults admit they have been a victim of a telephone scam.

 The YouGov survey commissioned by CPR Call Blocker,  also revealed the top five scams people are falling victim to in Maine:  

• Internal Revenue scam

• Credit/loan scam

• Robocall/automated messages scam

• Lottery/sweepstake scam

• Missed call scam

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