Top Telemarketing Frauds

By: KAKE News
By: KAKE News

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The National Consumers League is out with its list of the top ten telemarketing frauds for 2001:

  • Work at home (20%)

  • Prizes/Sweepstakes (19%)

  • Credit Card Offers (17%)

  • Advance Fee Loans (9%)

  • Magazine Sales (7%)

  • Slamming (4%)

  • Buyers Clubs (3%)

  • Credit Card Loss Protection Plans (2%)

  • Nigerian Money Offers (2%)

  • Pay Per Call Services (1%)

    To avoid being targeted you can add your name to a no call list. Also, delete e-mails with unfamiliar addresses. Remember, if it seems to good to be true, it probably is.


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