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What You Need To Know About Telephone Solicitation

The Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC), Office of the Secretary of State, the Governor's Office of Consumer Affairs, the Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade Commission protect telephone customers from unscrupulous telephone solicitors. In addition to live telemarketing, solicitors may also use an automated message machine.

A "Live" Telephone Solicitor Must:


Governor's Office of Consumer Affairs
Web site:    www.state.ga.us/gaoca
Call:          (Atlanta) 404-651-8600
               (toll free) 1-800-869-1123

Secretary of State's Office
Web Site:    www.sos.state.ga.us
Call:          (Atlanta) 404-656-2881

Federal Trade Commission
Web Site:   www.ftc.gov

Federal Communications Commission
Web Site:    www.fcc.gov

Direct Marketing Association
Web Site:    www.the-dma.org

What if an Automated Message Machine is used?

Protect Yourself


Georgia Public Service Commission
244 Washington Street, SW
Atlanta, GA 30334
(404) 656-4501, (metro-Atlanta)
1-800-282-5813, (Outside metro-Atlanta)
Fax: (404) 463-6683
Email: gapsc@psc.state.ga.us