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Credit Cards - Solicitation

The bank keeps calling me about applying for a credit card. I told them to stop, but they keep calling. Can the bank do this?

Contact the bank in writing, requesting that they stop the solicitation calls.

Another way to reduce solicitations: Register on the National Do Not Call Registry. Most telemarketers won't call once your phone number has been registered for 31 days. There are two ways to sign up:

The bank sent me a credit card that I didn't request. Isn't this against the law?

Generally, credit cards may be issued only in these three instances:

Unfortunately, there's one other possibility. Receiving an unsolicited card could mean that a third party has applied for the card after stealing your identity. To see if this is the case, start by ordering a copy of your credit report. You can order one free credit report every 12 months through or by calling 1-877-322-8228.

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