Early this month, the Federal Communications Commission issued the largest robocall-related fine in its history.

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john crowder

One of the most active types of robocallers is the unprincipled scoundrels who claim they can obtain a lowered--or even zero--interest rate on your credit cards. I get these calls frequently. When I am not busy with something more important, like watching paint dry, I string these callers along as long as I can and then I tell them that I have a litle problem with my credit card. In the usual strong foreign accent, they ask what the problem is. I reply that "Because I have a credit card, I keep getting robocalls from low life scum like you and I have been wasting your time to prevent you from trying to scam someone else." The replies I get are not cordial.

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