A COMPANY that bombarded households with millions of nuisance calls
about hearing loss claims has been fined PS850,000.
PEOPLE in the North East waste more than two working days each year dealing with nuisance calls
, texts and emails.
Households are bombarded with one billion nuisance calls
every year, leaving some people too scared to answer, according to Which?
Maurice Tulloch, CEO of Aviva s UK General Insurance business, said: As well as reducing motor premiums, this initiative should also turn down the volume of nuisance calls
and texts, fuelled by some unscrupulous claims management companies.
But on their website, they detail how the public can report concerns about practices - including nuisance calls
and messages, accessing or re-using any new complaints by ICO.
MOBILE phone owners are being hounded by more nuisance calls
than ever with a 30% leap in numbers being blitzed.
A WOMAN with numerous convictions for nuisance calls
to the emergency services was engaging with agencies trying to help her, a court heard.
It said the deception had become a "major problem", with Ofcom estimating that as many as two billion nuisance calls
were made each year using spoofed numbers.
I TOTALLY agree with Gerry Keighley of Age Cymru that all steps should be taken to prevent nuisance calls
to the elderly and vulnerable (Feedback, June 12).
This is my advice about nuisance calls
- so-called marketing calls where a real person or automated message tries to sell you something.
However, I did agree with her comment about the number of nuisance calls
we get these days.
A boy who complained that his mum was forcinghim to eat his dinnerand another who said he was being called names are just two of the nuisance calls
that AbuCeDhabi Police had to deal with last year after children dialled 999.