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Illegal robocalls are the rise and the FTC is working to solve the problem.
Scammers may pretend to be your relatives or friends, urging you to wire money immediately to help them with an emergency.
Stop unwanted sales calls by registering your home phone number at DoNotCall.gov, or by calling 1-888-382-1222. Registering is free, and your number will stay on the Do Not Call Registry forever.
Male VO: Whether you’re enjoying dinner -- Watching television -- Or reading a book… telemarketing sales calls can be a real hassle.
But you can do something to reduce them.
Simply place your telephone number on the National Do Not Call Registry.
Registering your phone number is free, and there are two easy ways to sign up.
You can go online to Do-Not-Call-dot-gov.
Or you can call 1-888-382-1222. Be sure to call from the phone number that you want to register.
Your phone number will stay on the Do Not Call Registry forever – unless you ask for it to be removed.
Not sure if your number is already on the Registry? You can check at Do-Not-Call-dot-gov, or when you call 1-888-382-1222.
So, when it comes to reducing – annoying telemarketing sales calls, check out Do-Not-Call-dot-gov or call 1-888-382-1222.
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