FTC releases data on do-not-call registry, robocall complaints, and consumer complaints

The Federal Trade Commission today released the National Do Not Call Registry Data Book for Fiscal Year 2022. The Data Book provides the most recent fiscal year information available on robocall complaints, the types of calls consumers reported to the FTC, and a complete state-by-state analysis.

According to the Data Book, complaints about imposter calls again topped the list, with almost 287,000 received during the fiscal year ending on September 30, 2022, including both live calls and robocalls. In such calls, imposters falsely pose as government representatives, such as the Social Security Administration or the IRS, legitimate business entities, or as people affiliated with them.

The FTC reports that, in the last fiscal year, more than 2.5 million people signed up with the Do-Not-Call Registry, bringing the total to more than 246 million phone numbers.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *