The New York State Attorney General and the American Association of Retired Persons are hosting a telephone town hall to talk about automated marketing often targeting seniors.

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Officials say Robocalls have become a growing problem in recent years and many of those calls are illegal.

Today’s event is a listen-only session and is also available on facebook.  The AARP is also planning to poll participants on their top concerns.

The meeting takes place from 3 to 4 this afternoon.  People can call in at 877-229-8493. The identification number is 18948 or go to the AARP facebook page.

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