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Published:February 23rd, 2009 11:18 EST
88-Year-Old Woman Gets $1,000 Phone Sex Bill

88-Year-Old Woman Gets $1,000 Phone Sex Bill

By Robert Paul Reyes

 

"The family of an 86-year-old woman who was billed for over $1,000 in phone sex calls suspects identify theft. Arlene Hald recently received a credit card bill addressed to her husband, Sylvester, who died nearly 20 years ago. Hald said they never had a credit card, yet an account in his name was charged.

Hald`s daughter, Peggy Rytych, believes her father was the victim of ID theft. She called the billing company, Preferred Platinum Plan, which agreed to remove the charges." The Associated Press


The phone company may have been a little bit too quick to remove the charges. Who`s to say that an 86-year-old woman can`t get her freak on? With the advent of Viagra seniors are no longer content to live a celibate lifestyle:

 

"Folks here in Florida don`t know whether to laugh or gross out.

A few weeks back, Orlando`s Channel t reported that sexually transmitted diseases among senior are widespread at a Central Florida retirement community called The Villages.

Viagra, a lack of sex education, and no pregnancy risk were blamed." http://www.suddenlysenior.com/villagessex.html


Even if the old lady wasn`t getting her rocks off by calling sex lines, you still can`t automatically blame her huge phone bill on identity theft. The old broad may have been trying to reach the Bingo hall, misdialed and then fell asleep while the sex phone operator was asking her what she was wearing. Any phone sex operator worth his salt would have let the charges accumulate while the old lady snored.

Old folks always get the benefit of the doubt, they can get away with murder. If I called my cable company and demanded that they remove the charges for the pay-per-view special "Jerry Springer`s Naked Trailer Park Tramps on a Rampage" special because I didn`t order it. They would never in a million years remove the charges, they would simply laugh at me and hang up.