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Phone Sex Worker Sues Firm for 'Draconian' Pay Setup

Tele Pay USA is accused of paying its workers less than minimum-wage mandate

(Newser) - Want to be your own boss? Make your own hours? Not get properly paid according to the Fair Labor Standards Act? While the first two perks of working as a "phone actor" for Tele Pay USA's "adult and psychic hotlines" are listed on the company's website... More »

Town Flooded With Calls Meant for Sex Line

Thanks, Babestation

(Newser) - Late night calls meant for a phone sex line instead awoke residents of a western Irish town who, uh, weren't exactly turned on by the disruption. It seems the phone numbers shared by UK adult channel Babestation on Sky TV were meant for UK callers only. To reach "... More »

Callers to Maine EBT Number Get Sex Hotline Instead

Typo on EBT cards gives new meaning to 'friends with benefits'

(Newser) - Maine's slogan is "The Way Life Should Be," but that probably wasn't meant to suggest that residents calling to check the balance of their state-sponsored benefits would be better off being patched through to a sex hotline instead. That's how some locals were redirected when... More »

SF Sends Marathon Callers to Phone Sex Line

Complainers told to 'unzip that fly'

(Newser) - San Francisco residents who tried to complain about noise from the Nike Marathon's 5:30am start on the weekend were surprised to hear a woman tell them to "unzip that fly, baby." The city's 311 inquiry line had suggested people displeased by the early-morning music and... More »

Porn Company Owns Big Share of All 1-800 Numbers

Phone sex hotline keeps buying old numbers

(Newser) - Think twice before dialing 1-800-Chicago, 1-800-Cadillac, 1-800-Worship: all are now linked to phone sex services. For the past 13 years, a firm with ties to sex lines has grabbed 1-800 numbers as soon as other companies gave them up, the AP reports. Now, PrimeTel has control of some 1.7... More »

Typo on Ochocinco's Cereal Advertises Phone Sex

Instead of Feed the Children charity

(Newser) - Even Chad Ochocinco, whose very name is his own little joke, probably isn't laughing at this one: Boxes of the Bengals wide receiver's OchocincO's cereal feature a typo in a phone number meant to send callers to a charity called Feed the Children. Instead, FailureMag notes, a breathy young thing... More »

New York DMV Sending Callers to Sex Line

Mixup involves old phone number

(Newser) - Today's lesson in bureaucracy: The New York state DMV recently stopped using 1-800-DIAL-DMV as a toll-free number. It did not, however, do a bang-up job getting the word out, and the number is still showing up on brochures and websites. Which would be OK if the number didn't now belong... More »

Teens Used Sex Line to Murder Principal: Cops

Three 18-year-olds arrested after apparent robbery gone wrong

(Newser) - Police believe three 18-year-olds used a sex chat line help set up DC-area high school principal Brian Betts for a robbery, which turned into a murder. Police say Betts met someone online, who gave him the phone number. “It's been described as a sex chat line, a social networking... More »

Oops: RNC Letter Had Phone Sex Number

Fundraising mailer makes embarrassing mistake

(Newser) - Not the best of weeks for the Republican National Committee and sex themes: A letter mailed out soliciting funds includes a phone number for a sex line. A recipient in Minnesota discovered the glitch when he called the number—not to contribute but to complain that the letter was designed... More »

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