Telemarketing: Prizes, Sweepstakes, Investments

Fraudulent telemarketers steal over a billion dollars from consumers every year. They try to sell you investments, credit cards, vacation packages, vitamin supplements, or ask for donations to phony charities. If you need assistance in dealing with telemarketers, the Department of Consumer Affairs can help. The Department of Consumer Affairs offers free information on many consumer issues. Counselors can answer questions, investigate your complaint or provide counseling and referrals.