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Scam attacks are on the rise, but can they be fully stopped or prevented?

The Covid pandemic has accelerated not only digital adoption but also the scale and spread of scams. Every month, over 4 billion scam calls are made globally, with 23% of Americans reporting that they've lost money due to such calls in 2021 alone.

During a panel session during Mobile World Congress Barcelona, George Cray, Senior Vice President at iconectiv, highlighted the growth in spoof calling and cited statistics revealing that 85 billion robocalls happen globally. He revealed that many consumers have stopped answering their telephone entirely as they no longer trust the veracity of the people calling them.

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