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Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel said Michigan residents received more than 1.5 billion robocalls in 2019.

TRAVERSE CITY — Michigan residents received more than 1.5 billion robocalls in 2019, and online scammers even commandeered the comment section of the Attorney General’s YouTube channel.

In November, Attorney General Dana Nessel launched her Robocall Crackdown Team, 1,700 people have since signed up, and a YouTube channel went live Jan. 27 to offer cautionary examples of illegal robocalls.

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