September 15, 2016 9:40 AM
People living in the 404 area code may be a little peeved. According to Jacques Couret at the Atlanta Business Chronicle, “The latest YouMail Robocall Index shows Atlanta’s 404 area code was the nation’s most robocalled area codes for the ninth straight month, with 49,362,000 robocalls in August.”
Roughly one in six phone numbers calling consumers is a “robocall.” Every time your phone rings, there’s a 17% chance it’s a robocall. It is campaign season, but before you go blaming political campaigns, you should know that most of those calls are either debt collection, scams or some combination. Full report here.