Who’s Making All Those Scam Calls?
Phone scammer making calls to unsuspecting woman

Every year, tens of millions of Americans collectively lose billions of dollars to scam callers. Where does the other end of the line lead?

Check out this interesting article about what goes on behind scam calls. The author, Yudhijit Bhattacharjee follows the story of a woman who almost got scammed before someone stepped in and let her know what was going on.

He highlights the work of a YouTube creator, Jim Browning as he works to expose scammers and help victims. Bhattacharjee then travels to India to talk with someone who works at a scam call center to gain more insight as to what they do and why they do it.

Every year, tens of millions of Americans collectively lose billions of dollars to scam callers

Identity Theft Fuels Unemployment Fraud

Scam calls can happen to anyone. it is important to recognize what is real and what is not. And never give your personal information to anyone.

Article courtesy of New York Times Magazine

Written by Diane Nelson

February 26, 2021

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