Program promises to turn robocalls into cash, local teen makes thousands
Robocalls are unwanted, annoying, often illegal and could be worth money to anyone willing to track down who is on the other end of the line.
Jackson Gosnell, a sophomore at Blue Ridge High School, doesn’t have a typical job for a teenager.
He makes his money using the program Turning Robocalls into Cash.
Gosnell paid $47 for the kit .
“I've made a little over $20,000 since the end of March of this year,” he said.
The kit consists of a downloadable PDF with instructions on how to make money each time a robocall comes through.
“The first thing is you've got to actually take the calls,” said kit creator Doc Compton.
It takes a little research to figure out what company is calling and how to contact that company. Then, kit users send what they call a pre-litigation demand letter to the company....
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