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Do Not Call Complaint: Premier Health Organization

I am on the Do Not Call Registry. I’m getting more and more telemarketer calls. It’s now something like 5 per week. I just filed the following Do Not Call Registry complaint: I received an unsolicited telemarketing call at 9-3-08 11:42 am from a woman identifying herself as being from “The Premiere Health Organization” or […]

The Do Not Call Registry works

I’m working at home today. My new landline phone has been ringing off the hook all day with telemarketer calls. In the last 4 hours, I’ve gotten Comcast, MCI, the California Professional Firefighters Association (a scam if I ever heard one) and innumerable automated-dialer hangups. I’m signing up for the National Do Not Call Registry […]

Your 5 Year donotcall.gov Notice

Update 1-27-12: You don’t need to call them every 5 years any more. They have made it a permanent registry. Every 5 years you should go to donotcall.gov to re-register your phone number on the Do Not Call list. This will keep away most telemarketers. It takes 5 minutes and will save you countless dinnertime […]

Zetaclear

Zetaclear is a scam. To start with, just look at the ingredients in ZetaClear Clear Nails Solution  as mentioned on their website (in order of prevelance). Undecylenic Acid – Moderately effective. Available from your local Walgreens for $12 per ounce or so. It’s generally available in 10% or 25% strength. I wonder what % is […]

Carpet Cleaning Telemarketers Get Violent

I did a bad thing ;-) I got yet another telemarketing call from “The Carpet Cleaning Company”. Over the last couple years I’ve tried getting myself off their telemarketing list, starting with being on the National Do Not Call Registry. I tried “press 9 to remove yourself from our list” maybe 3 times in the […]

How to stop getting so much junk mail

Here’s how to get off junk mail lists (via) and verified by my research Stop “prescreened” offers. Companies check your credit with the big credit reporting agencies all the time. Stop these offers and all those pre-approved credit card offers etc… go to www.OptOutPrescreen.com or call 1-888-567-8688. Get off telemarketers mailing lists with the federal […]

Click Here January 2004: Junk Mail

Click Here By Lee C. Sonko Last month, I told you about some websites you can visit to get off of junk postal mail and telemarketing lists. A few people have asked me how they can use those services without a computer. To get on the Federal Trade Commission’s National Do Not Call List, call […]

Click Here December 2003: Spam Spam Spam Egg and Spam

Click Here originally published December 2003 in The Panther By Lee C. Sonko “Spam, spam, spam, egg and spam.” The comedy troupe Monty Python’s Flying Circus performed a skit some 25 years ago where an unfortunate restaurant goer had no choice but to order a meal that had spam in it because that was pretty […]

Telemarketing in America is Dead

I’ve posted about the telemarketing Do-Not-Call list before, here I just came across this site selling telemarketing phone number scrubber software. The most interesting bit is their Recent Do-Not-Call Fines page. A local version is at the bottom of this post. It’s been about 4 years  since I first registered myself on donotcall.gov so I […]

Total Remodeling of Union NJ is bad people

The short form: Total Remodeling of Union NJ (the same people are at Total Renovation Center) called me even though I am on the National “Do Not Call” list. I did some followup research and found they have been successfully sued by the state of New Jersey concerning their Do-Not-Call practices. Total Remodeling has agreed […]