Attorney General: Consumer Issues
Consumer Issues

Telephone Scams
 Other Credit Related Scams
  Consumers searching for an easy way out of their credit problems are susceptible to a wide range of credit-related scams in addition to credit repair fraud.
 
 Unauthorized Charge In Service
  Law in Plain Language: Telephone 'Slamming' - Slamming refers to long distance telephone service companies switching consumers' phone service without their knowledge, a practice that has unfortunately become much more frequent recently.
 
 Telephone Scams
  You are promised free gifts, prizes, vacations, "investment/deal of a lifetime", but only if you act "right away." If it sounds to good to be true, it usually is. Telephone con artists are only after your money. Don't give it to them. Some common telephone scams are as follows: