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Very wrong number: Former elderly services line now offers callers phone sex

August 24, 2012

Oops.

A phone number that once belonged to New Jersey’s Office of the Ombudsman for the Institutionalized Elderly now directs callers to a number offering phone sex.

The problem is the old number still exists on brochures and some websites, promising to direct people to the ombudsman. The state’s official website lists the office’s correct phone number — (877) 582-6995.

Maureen Persi, of Ortley Beach, dialed the wrong number, which was at the bottom of a “Patients’ Bill of Rights” she received after taking her husband to the Ocean Medical Center in Brick.

She couldn’t believe what she heard.

“It’s a disgrace,” she said.

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Very wrong number: Former elderly services line now offers callers phone sex

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