Athlete’s Cereal Box Accidentally Directs People to Sex Hotline
Bengals star Chad Ochocinco created OchocincO’s to help raise money for a worthy cause, the “Feed the Children” charity. There was one little problem, though – well-meaning people who called the 1-800 number on the box to donate funds were directed to a phone-sex line.
The mistake was innocent enough: The cereal listed 1-800-HELP-FTC as Feed the Children’s number when the group’s real number is 1-888-HELP-FTC. But those three little numbers connected people to something not-so-innocent.