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ro·bo·call

 (rō′bō-kôl′)
n.
A telephone call made by an automatic dialer, consisting of a prerecorded message, usually of a candidate in a political campaign.

robocall

(ˈrəʊbəʊˌkɔːl)
n
(Communications & Information) a prerecorded telephone message transmitted by an automated device, usually as part of a marketing campaign
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Waters and Fusaro have never admitted to any involvement in forming the association or producing the robo-call.
Or the website might robo-call you and ask you to punch in a code provided by the website using your phone.
So, when you get a robo-call, often from a generic sounding company such as "Cardholder Services,'' it's likely a scam.
The robo-call identifies the business as Senior Medical Alert or Senior Medical Advisors and attempts to obtain consumers' billing information in order to charge those consumers $35 monthly for alleged monitoring services.
Expect more of the same in November: "The price point has decreased so that anyone can set up these calls from their basement," says robo-call watchdog Shaun Dakin.
Bratton recorded a robo-call campaign message on behalf of the Democratic Party presidential candidate Barack Obama.
There have been some challenges to state robo-call laws.
When my doctor needs to reschedule my appointment, I get a robo-call from the office asking me to call for a new appointment.
Clinton announced she will issue a robo-call to clarify what she says are the misrepresentations of her NAFTA stance in the Obama mailer.
In one such technique (not linked to FreeEats), the false-flag call, a robo-call begins, "I'm calling with information about candidate X.
Perry makes robo-call about women's health cuts (The Dallas Morning News): "Rick Perry placed robo-calls to thousands of Texans, blaming the Obama Administration for cutting off 130,000 uninsured women's from basic health and contraceptive services.
It is now well documented that SEIU has a history of mounting brazen onslaughts against other unions in the hope they will surrender to his crushing direct mail, robo-call, and mud-slinging tactics.