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Auto calls; please make them stop

Doris Wickerd Stonington

Publication: The Day

Published 03/28/2013 12:00 AM
Updated 03/27/2013 11:55 PM

Does anyone know a way to stop the invasive automated phone calls which always start with, "If you are a senior citizen." We receive at least one a day, and sometimes two or more! We are on a no-call list, but that only covers sales approaches, not "informational" calls.

There seems to be no end to them, and no way to shut them out. I have no idea where they originate, but, there must be some government control somewhere. Having been ill and getting up to answer this ridiculous call, I wonder how many others are effected in the same way.

Perhaps a call to the governor! I just don't know.

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