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TalkTalk to charge for blocking anonymous calls

TalkTalk is to charge £2 a month for its Anonymous Caller Reject service, which automatically blocks calls from withheld numbers

10 October 2018

New service to opt out of charity cold-calling – how to sign up

The Fundraising Preference Service launches on 6 July 2017 – find out how to opt out of charity cold-calling

4 July 2017

Cold-calling firm Keurboom fined record £400,000 by watchdog

A cold-calling firm has been fined a record £400,000 after it made nearly 100 million nuisance calls in just 18 months

11 May 2017

Ban on pension cold-calling 'cowboys'

A proposed ban on

20 January 2017

1,000s sign petition demanding ban on pensions and investment cold calling

A petition calling for an end to cold callers selling pensions and investments has been backed by Martin Lewis

28 October 2016

You can now opt out of cold calls with just one text

Mobile users plagued by annoying cold calls can now send a free text to join a register that blacklists your number

27 May 2016

Nuisance callers banned from hiding behind withheld numbers

Cold callers who continue to bombard people with unwanted calls via withheld numbers face fines of up to £2.5 million

25 April 2016

Warning! Money Expert cold-callers are nothing to do with is warning people across the UK that we are in no way associated with Money Expert cold-callers

22 April 2016

Police warning over fraudsters 'pretending to be Martin Lewis'

Elderly people are being targeted by a telephone scam with fraudsters allegedly pretending to be Martin Lewis

16 February 2016

Watchdog to contact 1,000 firms over nuisance calls concerns

The Information Commissioner's Office wants to ensure firms that buy and sell people's data are acting lawfully

23 November 2015

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