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Bankster Bounty Hunters

This morning I got a cold call from a somebody asking if a certain person was my neighbor. I said yes before I realized what was happening. They then expressed concern about this person and wanted to know how to contact them and then added that they were calling from the Bank of America. I was totally shocked and disgusted when I realized that they were going to use me to try and shame my neighbor. I did an online search to see if this is an illegal tactic. I found the "Fair Debt Collection Practices Act" and read the whole thing. Turns out it is legal for a debt collector to contact a third party to verify a persons location but becomes illegal if the subject of debt is disclosed. This kind of sleazy tactic must have been around for a long time but these days seems especially abusive of personal rights. The best remedy I can think of is to give up credit cards altogether but at the very least do not patronize Bank of America.



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i can't wait to see bounties

i can't wait to see bounties being put on the heads of the banksters and corrupt politicians :)

That was my first thought on

That was my first thought on reading the title. We need a deck of cards!

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Isn't that called

"skip tracing"? I hate it. It's a dirty trick and should be outlawed.

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I no longer take phone calls from anyone.

All my calls go on the recorder, and I only return the ones that I want to return.
All the others are deleted.

Nobody gets to me by phone.

ITA !!

I have told too many people too many times that it is MY phone line, I pay for it, and I decide what it gets used for so shove off.

Next I just started letting the machine get it.

Some callers are really persistent and use up my message space so when they show up on caller ID or its a "blocked" number I keep one of those electric pencil sharpeners by the phone and I do pick up. I love it. They say "Hello" Hello"....and I sharpen a pencil ZZZZZZZZZZXXXXXXXXXX HHSSSSSBBBBBBBBZZZ

cw

Back before I started using the recorder,

I had a game that I played with telemarketers and other pests.

As soon as I identified them as a pest, I told them that something was burning on the stove, and I'd be right back.......

...Then I never came back to the phone.

Not only did they not get me, but I took up their time making them wait for me, which caused them to have less time to bother other people.

It gave me great pleasure!

Telemarketers and similar phone pests are VERMIN.

Check this out - this is how to handle a telemarketer!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9nJ0rpAcqk

In case you feel like answering a cold call again...

Truth exists, and it deserves to be cherished.

ROFLMAO! That was

ROFLMAO! That was hilarious!

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Get Prepared!
Only dead fish go with the flow...

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End The Fat
70 pounds lost and counting! Get in shape for the revolution!

Get Prepared!

Ok you should have warned us...

that was Too funny!

cw