Free calls that take a toll

Silver, M.; Podolsky, D.
May 1992
U.S. News & World Report;5/18/92, Vol. 112 Issue 19, p76
Reports that Allied Marketing Group of Dallas mailed out hundreds of thousands of postcards earlier this year, inviting recipients to call an 800 number to find out what they had won: cash, a savings bond or a $200 certificate for merchandise sold by Allied. The two options offered via a recording; The high toll for the call; Several state attorneys sued; Allied dropped the 800 number.


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