Me - I am ringing to stop calls to me.
Recipient - I don't bloody care if you don't stop ringing me I am calling the police.
In a few minutes I was able to explain that adding insult to injury we had been connected to each other by this very rogue trader. I advised the angry man to get on to the TPS website, sign up for the service and log his complaint. I also advised him to tell all his friends and relatives to do the same when pestered this way.
But it did set me thinking about the very elderly or vulnerable, especially those who live alone and do not have an answer phone. They must be getting driven to distraction I concluded.
While some of the above report sounds comical imagine these constant calls throughout each and every day.
As I tell all cold callers to my door or on my phone I never do business with them. If I want something I research it, find the best option for me and choose my supplier.
Whether any people actually took the caller up on the "government funded free boilers" who knows and who knows if they are actually any good?
With such a terrible record cold calling we suspect they are rogue from start to finish.
Kudos to the government for taking action on cold callers but will it work?
Which has tips to stop cold callers - some of the advice however is useless in my boiler case as the number calling was always withheld or international.