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Old 07-26-18, 10:58 AM
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Angry robo calls

I'm getting robo calls on my home phone from the same # the last 6 hours. I called Verizon to complain but could not find
a phone to talk to areal person. Hope somebody can give me some direction as ending these calls
 
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Old 07-26-18, 11:03 AM
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If I understand correctly robo calls are illegal unless it's a company you have dealings with.
You could try registering a complaint with https://consumercomplaints.fcc.gov/hc/en-us not sure how effective that would be since the do not call list no longer works.
 
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Old 07-26-18, 11:04 AM
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Sign up here: https://www.nomorobo.com/
It's free and it works.

The other thing you can do is block the number on your phone, if you have a digital phone.
 
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Old 07-26-18, 11:08 AM
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If you have FiOS you can block up to 100 phone numbers in the dashboard area in the TV menu.
I can explain in detail if desired.
 
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Old 07-26-18, 11:09 AM
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Great link Shady, unfortunately it's not supported by my landline company
 
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Old 07-26-18, 11:13 AM
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Shoot, I did forget not all companies work with them. Don't know why. I think customers need to start complaining to them!
 
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Old 07-26-18, 11:22 AM
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NoMoRoBo only works with VoIP based phone services. The services that it works with all have simultaneous ringing. That means when a call comes in......it rings in your house and can be sent to ring somewhere else...... almost like call forwarding.

What NoMoRoBo does is looks at the caller ID on that incoming call. If it's on their spam list..... they pickup the call and dead end it.
 
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Old 07-26-18, 11:35 AM
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thanks everybody I'll try your suggestion. have been trying the phone company, but can't find a real person to talk to
 
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Old 07-26-18, 11:43 AM
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The phone company won't do anything to help. Don't waste your time.
 
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Old 07-26-18, 12:56 PM
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Throw away the land line, it's not perfect but only a few come through.

I believe there are some ongoing discussion at FCC taking place to address, I go over to my Moms house and the phone rings constantly.

It's unbelievable!
 
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thanks everyone for your replies
 
 

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