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A teen finds a way to make money off of robocalls

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(NBC)--Robocalls to your cell phone are not only annoying, but if you haven't given your permission, they're illegal. But, an online kit is helping hundreds of consumers across the county collect cash penalties from robocallers.

No matter how much you hang up, ignore it or block it the calls always seem to keep coming. Some people get an average of 24 robocalls a month.

16-year-old Jackson Gosnell made a little over $20,000 a month from accepting those calls. How? He's won legal settlements from companies that called him illegally.

He learned this jack-of-trades when he bought a $47 kit from, which says, consumers can sue robocallers for breaking the Telephone Consumer Protection Act. An expert says, robocallers often settle to avoid court.

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