So you're seeing a lot of phone numbers you don't recognize popping up on your phone's caller ID. Be careful about which ones you answer, and more importantly, what happens when you do.

Dennis Horton, director of the Rockford Regional Office of the Better Business Bureau (BBB) joined the WROK Morning Show on Tuesday to give us the details on why we're getting so many spam and robocalls, and he tells us why it's important to note which area code many of them are coming from.

He also has details on a spate of charity scams, and how you can nominate good, honest, hard-working, customer focused businesses for a Torch Award: