Although Congress has yet to approve a fourth stimulus check, the number of stimulus check-related phone scams have doubled in each of the last two months according to new research from the caller identification company Hiya.

Based on its analysis of over 13bn calls each month, Hiya was able to determine that stimulus check phone scams reached an all-time high of more than 1.1m in June. In fact, the first week of June was the worst week on record with a 150 percent increase in stimulus check scam calls.

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