Montpelier, VT – Vermont and New Hampshire are joining an nationwide effort to force a telecom company stop illegal robocalls. 

Attorneys General in all 50 states and the District of Columbia say Avid Telecom sent more than 7.5 billion calls to numbers on the national Do Not Call not list between December 2018 and January 2023.

About 13 million of those calls were to numbers in Vermont.

The Attorneys General say the company claimed to be a local business or federal law enforcement to scam people.

People who have experienced any of these scams are asked to report them immediately.