When dialed, a recorded message said, "Welcome to America's hottest talk line.Ladies, to talk to interesting and exciting guys free, press one now. Last February, a Georgia woman inquiring about her child-care services was directed to a sex hotline, despite dialing a government-issued phone number.Apparently, the number that was posted on the website had one digit wrong. Department of Fish & Wildlife, in order for Americans to purchase a stamp that would allow them to hunt ducks during the upcoming season.As a result, customers who were rushing to sign up for Obamacare on the last day of open enrollment, ended up being offered a chance to talk dirty to some sexy singles. A card provided listed two numbers where the stamps could be purchased. But, due to a printing error, the alternative number to call if that number was busy was listed as 1-800-TRAMP24.LEWISTON, Maine — Some holders of electronic benefits transfer cards find that dialing the phone number on the back of the cards gets them a sex line, not their balances.
Tara Sand called the number printed on the box of Ochocinco's to learn more about the charity Feed The Children.
Lj Langelier, of Lewiston, discovered the error this week when he went to check his EBT balance before going to the grocery store.
What he got instead was a message welcoming him to "America's hottest talk line." Maine anti-LGBT group seeks to repeal legal protections Langelier says he thought he'd misdialed, but kept getting the same message when he called back.
The department plans to replace the misprinted cards and strengthen its review process to prevent future errors.
Ladies, to talk to interesting and exciting guys free, press one now. Press two to connect free now." That was what some callers to California's Affordable Care Act Health Exchange website heard when they called to try and sign up for health insurance.
That was a red-face situation for the developer, but since then another even more embarrassing cock-up has been unearthed.