Scam-busting phone call technology introduced by telco | Stuff

Cecilie Dyer is grateful she was free of nuisance calls when her husband of 60 years, Graham, became ill.

"We just would have been around the twist if we were still getting those calls when he was ill," she said. "I just don't know how we would have coped ... if we were still getting them," the Nelson octogenarian said.

The couple had been plagued with nuisance callers and potential scammers until they trialled a call-blocking machine in March 2018 which virtually stopped them overnight. Cecilie Dyer still has the device in her home after Graham died in May.
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