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Arizona phone numbers got an average of 3 million robocalls every day in the first four months of this year, an 81 percent increase over the same period last year despite efforts to stop them. Phone scams and telemarketing are among the most common complaints to the state attorney general’s office. (Photo by Chris Pirillo/Creative Commons)

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On a typical day in Arizona this year, more than 3 million robocalls were made to phone numbers in the state, an increase of more than 1.4 million a day from just a year earlier.

By Keerthi Vedantam, Cronkite News May 28, 2019