Sunday, January 18, 2009
Handling Prank Calls
Q:. There is a group of kids in our neighborhood that I suspect are making prank calls. I have blocked their number, but they some how manage to call anyway (either they have another phone or they block their number). I have talked to the mother of the kids before (we've had many issues with these kids) and she simply does not care. The past couple of days it's gotten really annoying. What can we do about this?

A:. Working with your phone company yields the best results. AT&T customers can use the AT&T Annoyance Call Bureau to investigate and take steps to block. Other services I suggest you can add to your phone is Privacy Manager, or try using Call trace (*57) to attempt to establish the source by working with the phone company. The AT&T number is 800-769-4099.

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