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Old 03-04-2009, 12:58 PM   #1
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Car Part Insurance - Marketing Calls



I get 1 phone call a day to my call phone with automated prerecorded Car-Part Insurance marketing bs. It use to come from different phone #s and now it mainly comes from 416-000-7732. Some of my friends are being harassed as well. Anyone else is having this problem? How do I make it stop?
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Old 03-04-2009, 01:06 PM   #2
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New form of spam, everyone's getting it:

http://www.howardforums.com/showthread.php?t=1503067
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Old 03-04-2009, 03:15 PM   #3
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I keep getting the same number. The numbers are actually being generated from the states. Nothing you can do other then get a new service called Call Screening. I know Rogers has it its $5 a month. Thats the only way to stop it.
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Old 03-04-2009, 03:16 PM   #4
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So annoying. "this is the second and last reminded that the factory warranty on your vehicle is expiring soon". I just want to find out where these people are spamming/scamming from and give them a piece of my mind. And by piece of my mind I mean a drop kick to the head.
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Old 03-04-2009, 03:20 PM   #5
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So annoying. "this is the second and last reminded that the factory warranty on your vehicle is expiring soon". I just want to find out where these people are spamming/scamming from and give them a piece of my mind. And by piece of my mind I mean a drop kick to the head.
lol my cell phone just got that 10 minutes ago...
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Old 03-04-2009, 07:00 PM   #6
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i get it from different numbers, all beginning with 416-000-_ _ _ _. theres an option if you keep listening to take your number of the call list, but then they just call from another number
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Old 03-04-2009, 07:29 PM   #7
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yea a lot of people get it
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Old 03-04-2009, 11:58 PM   #8
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ive been getting this for weeks now
everyone i know receives this call all the time. its annoying as shit
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Old 03-05-2009, 12:41 PM   #9
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I told them to take me off their list. I'll see if it works. Because they use a phantom local number, as their calls originate from a call centre in the US, they aren't affected by our do not call list.
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Old 03-05-2009, 03:34 PM   #10
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I get them everyday, and if I don't pickup they leave voicemail
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Old 03-05-2009, 03:37 PM   #11
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Ya this is a funny issue, they somehow got a hold of a database with all kinds of numbers, even government numbers!

If you call them back, it sounds like some ghetto guy sitting at home (my friend called back)

if you push #2 i think on your phone, it will stop them from calling forever. Soon enough, this whole system will get busted and the calls will all stop forever....
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Old 03-06-2009, 01:56 AM   #12
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So annoying. "this is the second and last reminded that the factory warranty on your vehicle is expiring soon". I just want to find out where these people are spamming/scamming from and give them a piece of my mind. And by piece of my mind I mean a drop kick to the head.
I ALWAYS get this one....so annoying and random.
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Old 03-06-2009, 01:04 PM   #13
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I told them to take me off their list. I'll see if it works. Because they use a phantom local number, as their calls originate from a call centre in the US, they aren't affected by our do not call list.
It does not work.
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