Robocalls on the Rise
AUGUST 15, 2018
“A legal lawsuit has been issued against you and a warrant has been issued for your arrest,” the robotic voice said when I picked up my ringing phone. It was a New York number. “Call this number immediately before legal action is taken.” ” I immediately recognized the scam. First, if police want to arrest me, they’re not going to call me about it. Second, that particular prerecorded robocall is common.