I got this e-mail in my Inbox the other day and yes, I actually fell for this one.
IT IS TIME TO DO THIS AGAIN.
Reminder… 12 days from today, all cell phone numbers are being released to telemarketing companies and you will start to receive sales calls.
…..YOU WILL BE CHARGED FOR THESE CALLS.
To prevent this, call the following number from your cell phone: 1-888-382-1222
It is the National DO NOT Call list. It will only take a minute of your time. It blocks your number for five (5) years. You must call from the cell phone number you want to have blocked. You cannot call from a different
HELP OTHERS BY PASSING THIS ON TO ALL YOUR FRIENDS, It takes about 20 seconds.
I got my cell phone number added to the list before heading to the Do Not Call Registry web site for some more information. There at the top of the page is a link that exposes the truth behind e-mails like the one above. You’ll see there’s really no need to add your cell phone to the list although it won’t hurt if you do.