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Dear Heloise: At work, I am always getting unwanted faxes. Is there a place to call or write that will take our fax number off those companies’ lists? — Lynda, Beaumont, Texas

You aren’t alone! Our office gets dozens a week, and it’s maddening. After doing some research, we have come to the conclusion that there is no national number for stopping unwanted faxes. Laws differ from state to state, as well as country to country.

Many of the junk faxes have an 800 number listed on the bottom that you can call and supposedly have your fax number removed from the database. We have been doing this at our office and have found that we are not receiving as many junk faxes as before. Heloise

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