Protechaid.com

9 reports /
Also Reported
Names:

Jessica

Adam

Shawn

Shirley

Janet

Ken Barry

Ken Johnson

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Phones:

888-518-2942

844-307-7026

845-201-0064

888-508-5559

855-727-4053

844-897-2221

800-426-9400

844-718-8471

844-718-1871

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Website/emails: www.protechaid.com
Unresolved

Took my computer hostage

  • by: comcast
  • #26802
  • Feb 25, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $199.00
they said I had a virus and to get rid of it , would cost 199.00. it popped up when itried to access my email. they said they were part of micro soft windows. they have a lot of my personal info. they are based in Arizona but do not give further info. my computer was locked up.
Names reported:
Jessica, Adam
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

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Unresolved

Don't be scammed for technical help to rid your computer of a virus that threatens to wipe clean your hard drive.

  • by: antiscamertw
  • #31758
  • Apr 23, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $399
A pop-up ad appeared on my computer threatening to wipe clean my hard drive unless I called a 844 number for tech support.They then take control of your device and charge $399 for four years of support.
Names reported:
David, Adam
Phones reported:
844-307-7026, 845-201-0064, 888-508-5559
Web/emails reported:
www.protechaid.com
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

Unresolved

I have been scammed by Pro Tech Aid

  • by: lillyofthevalley
  • #32437
  • May 10, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $200.00
They locked my computer - claimed to repair virus's THEY installed, and charged me $200. to repair
Names reported:
Adam
Phones reported:
888-508-5559
Web/emails reported:
www.protechaid.com
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

Unresolved

I been by scammed this company

  • by: BATTAB
  • #34788
  • Jun 23, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $100.00
They told my PC was hacked by foreign individuals and to not shut down my pc until they checked it all out for 3 hours. Promised that they would send me docs but received none. Also added 2 apps to my pc which since deleted!
Names reported:
Shawn, Adam
Phones reported:
855-727-4053, 844-897-2221
Web/emails reported:
www.protechaid.com
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

Unresolved

I have been scammed by Shirley

  • by: lizonka19
  • #36467
  • Jul 19, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $550.00
A message appeared on the computer screen that PC was attacked by a strong virus.There was a complete lock on the PC. I did not believe it first time and made a restart. But it did not help. Urgently call technical support of Microsoft. Then she frightened me, that this is a hacker attack etc. allow them remote access to my computer for repair, credit card, $549.99 for service agreement for 5 years. It happened today, I'm trying to stop a payment now.
Names reported:
Shirley, Adam, Janet
Phones reported:
800-426-9400, 888-508-5559, 845-201-0064
Web/emails reported:
[email protected]
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.

Unresolved

SCAM FRAUD VIRUS PROTECTION

  • by: OnGaurdJulie
  • #37338
  • Aug 8, 2017
  • Monetary Loss: $399.00
My computer was blocked and a phone number came on my screen to call Microsoft and they took over my computer and charged me two separate fees equaling $399.00 in which I had already purchased Comodo and they told me that Comodo put in the virus three weeks ago. I trust nobody now and I am out nearly a $1000 between the two companies, I believe Comodo to be safe the also have geek squad and PROTECHAID LLC said Comodo put my computer at risk and to demand my money back meanwhile they scammed me out of nearly $400.00
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.