Robocall crackdown: What to do if you receive a spam call

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Tired of robocalls blowing up your phone? The Federal Trade Commission is working to fight these annoying calls and needs your help.

The FTC says it has blocked more than 1 billion illegal robocalls in a crackdown with the Justice Department. Action has been taken against 94 robocallers who tout bogus services like special credit card services and lowering interest rates.

If a robocall gets through to you, experts advise you hang up, block the number and report the call to the FTC.
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