New FCC requirement has spam calls declining – but not in Bakersfield


A new FCC requirement has spam calls on the decline – except in a few metro areas. (Getty Images)

(NEXSTAR) – Is your phone being flooded with spam calls, scammers and telemarketers lately? More than usual, that is. Data shows Bakersfield is one of several metro areas that saw an increase in robocalls last month.

According to data from YouMail, robocalls were on the rise in July in the following metro areas:

  • Akron, Ohio
  • Baton Rouge, Louisiana
  • Bakersfield, California
  • Belleville, Illinois
  • Bowling Green, Kentucky
  • Charleston, West Virginia
  • Fresno, California
  • Greenville, South Carolina
  • Evansville, Indiana
  • Indianapolis
  • Jackson, Mississippi
  • Jonesboro, Arkansas
  • Knoxville, Tennesse
  • Los Angeles
  • Macon, Georgia
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Sacramento, California
  • St. Louis
  • Tulsa,…

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