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$10,000 or more every 2 weeks

Have you ever gotten one of those "$10,000 or more every 2 weeks" phone calls.

If they are bothering you, you should definitely return the favor. Next time you get the "$10,000 or more" phone call, I would suggest leaving the following message:

Hello, Hello? Is this where I am supposed to leave a message? I can't hear you. You sound very mumbled. I have no idea what you were saying. Something is definitely wrong. Just thought I let you know...

Have fun with it.

I am not so sure that the "$10,000 and more in 2 weeks" is a legitimate business. I am not interested. I am sick and tired of having to be put on there do not call list.

Regardless, these calls have been illegal for 20 years...

Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991

Did you know that the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991 prohibits solicitations to residences that use an artificial voice or a recording.

47 U.S. Code § 227 - Restrictions on use of telephone equipment

Section 1 (Prohibitions)

It shall be unlawful for any person within the United States, or any person outside the United States if the recipient is within the United States--

(A) to make any call (other than a call made for emergency purposes or made with the prior express consent of the called party) using any automatic telephone dialing system or an artificial or prerecorded voice .... (iii) to any telephone number assigned to a paging service, cellular telephone service, specialized mobile radio service, or other radio common carrier service, or any service for which the called party is charged for the call, unless such call is made solely to collect a debt owed to or guaranteed by the United States;

So even if they had "permission" from some website survey you might have mistaken filled in - automatic telephone device are not allowed to call cell phone numbers.

Fine for Violation

Any person who willfully and knowingly violates this subsection shall upon conviction thereof be fined not more than $10,000 for each violation, or 3 times that amount for each day of a continuing violation, in lieu of the fine provided by section 501 of this title for such a violation. This subparagraph does not supersede the provisions of section 501 of this title relating to imprisonment or the imposition of a penalty of both fine and imprisonment.

Federal Enforcement?

Who knows if the government is looking into this particular person? You should do whatever you can to allow these people to continue to call.



Who are they? Why do they keep calling me?


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