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Help fight consumer fraud

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) encourages consumers to do their part to help stop telemarketing fraud.

Reports have been received that telemarketers place unsolicited phone calls to elderly consumers to pressure them into buying unwanted and unneeded services. Although a consumer will refuse to buy the services, they have received letters in the mail demanding payment for the services. Some letters contain phone invoices and threaten them with legal action

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