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