Stop Annoying Phone Calls

Stop Annoying Phone Calls
November 08 07:59 2017 Print This Article

Do you get sick and tired of annoying phone calls coming your way all too often?

If the answer is yes, what do you plan to do about them moving forward?

For many individuals in this situation, the option often is to do nothing. They hope that the calls will come to an end at some point.

If you want to take a more aggressive approach to trying to end the problem, there are options on the table for you.

That said are you ready to dial-up some solutions?

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So that you take pro-active steps to stop the annoying calls, here are a few pointers:

  1. Find out where the calls are from – Your best step defense is discovering where they are coming from. To do this, is it time for a reverse phone lookup? That technique allows you to investigate who is calling and where the number comes from. Once you’re able to do that, you can let them know that you want the calls to stop. This is important when you are trying to run a home business or you’re a senior and unwanted calls stress you out.
  2. Alerting the proper authorities – If the calls do not end or get harassing, is it time to call authorities? Remember, getting countless unwanted calls can lead to a form of harassment over time. With that being the case, don’t feel like you are a victim and there is nothing you can do. This is even more so the situation if someone is trying to scam you out of money over the phone. Such scams are unfortunately commonplace. This is especially the case when it comes to senior citizens. Many elderly are targets by phone from IRS to investment scams.

  1. Getting a new number – Although you would use a new phone number as a last resort, that option needs to be there. Often, your phone provider will allow you to change your number one time without there being a charge. Let them know that you’ve been receiving nuisance and even harassing calls. This will make it easier for you to make the switch without a fee.

Nuisance Phone Calls Can Be Prelude to Scams

As mentioned, consumers need to be cognizant of countless scams that can come at them in waves.

Along with the phone scams, have you been a target out on the roads with a staged accident scam? If so, you’re not alone.

That scam works in the form of someone causing you to have an auto accident. From rear-ending you to having you rear-end someone, the goal is to make it appear you caused the accident.

You could also be the victim of a hit-and-run accident.

That accident can lead to not only damage, but also injuries and auto insurance increases.

If you’re involved in a hit-and-run, do your best to grab the license plate number of the other vehicle involved.

From there, do a license plate search online. That search can lead you to the owner of the vehicle that struck you. While your health is most important, try to not allow one to get away with striking your vehicle and taking off.

From nuisance calls to other hassles that can come your way, be ready to act when someone is annoying you.

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