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Americans Bombarded With Record 5.7 Billion Robocalls In October Alone

NEW YORK (CBSNEWS.COM) - Americans were flooded with a record 5.7 billion robocalls last month — more than 17 per person in October — even as federal regulators try to crack down on the onslaught of prerecorded messages.

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The all-time monthly high not only represents a 25% jump from the month prior, but puts the U.S. on track for a blockbuster year in robocalls, according to a report from robocall-blocking app YouMail. With 49 billion robocalls tracked so far this year, Americans have already received more robocalls than all of 2018.

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