The Scam Economy: $5.8 Billion in Consumer Losses

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The Washington Post reports on the harms to consumers of the “scam economy,” largely based in the world of robocalls and email scams.

We mostly think about scam calls and texts in terms of their financial costs to the people who fall for them. Consumers reported $5.8 billion in

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Andy Spears

Andy Spears

Writer and policy advocate living in Nashville, TN —Public Policy Ph.D. — writes on education policy, consumer affairs, and more . . .