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900 Telephone Calls

Private companies offer a variety of informational programs using phone numbers that begin with “900.” These numbers are costly and you can be held responsible for these calls if they appear on your bill. Calls charging one dollar or more must contain an introductory disclosure message specifying types of charges, time necessary to complete the call, and an option to disconnect without charge at the end of the introductory message.

3 Rivers will assist you in placing a “900” block on your telephone line at no cost. Please call our business office for more information.

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Obscene or Harassing Phone Calls

Stay calm and hang up the phone. Call your local telephone company for inform