Truecaller’s Eighth Annual “Insights U.S. Spam & Scam Report” Reveals U.S. Hispanics Suffered Financial Loss due to Phone Scams at a Higher Rate than the General Population in 2021

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Financial Loss to Hispanics in the U.S. is the Highest Ever Recorded in Eight Years of Researching Scam and Spam Calls by Truecaller

WASHINGTON, May 24, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Truecaller, the leading global platform for verifying contacts and blocking unwanted communication, announced today the results of its eighth annual Insights U.S. Spam & Scam Report. The research conducted in partnership with The Harris Poll shows that Latinos in the U.S. are seeing financial loss due to spam and scam calls at a disproportionately higher rate than the general population. In the past 12 months, 35% of U.S. Hispanics report having lost money because of phone scams compared to 26% of the general population. 

U.S. Hispanics will more often depend on international phone calls from family members living in foreign countries and therefore are more prone to caller-ID confusion when trying to decipher the legitimacy of incoming, unrecognized phone…

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