Tech Support Scam

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Unresolved

Scammed by posers representing window's

  • by: jcjjbazpi
  • #53175
  • Dec 24, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $1200
Opened screen which froze. Windows logo and a message they has virus alerts, call immediately. It was all down hill from there. They were inside my computer and I had no ability to stop them.
Identity Theft Risk:

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Unresolved

Blocked computer

  • by: HoraceRobertson
  • #53121
  • Dec 19, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $0
I had a pop-up on my computer and it says it has blocked my computer. I was able to go to control - alt - Delete and get to where I could do some limited functions but can not get rid of the tab that says the computer is blocked and I have to keep going back to get around it again and again.

Below you are asking for supporting documents. I do not know how to give you anything.
Identity Theft Risk:

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Unresolved

Computer Scam

  • by: otter1
  • #53089
  • Dec 17, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $2380.00
Same story said computer has been infectived ,all kinds of porn on it ,network was messed up ,now after they callec after a few months they want to refund my money,I told them to send a check,never going to see that again,got Norton
Identity Theft Risk:

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Unresolved

I have been scamed by Alex

  • by: wolfgang77
  • #53076
  • Dec 17, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $8000$
I want to report a phone call scam I received - this one last night - supposedly from Microsoft. I want these crooks nailed to the wall. I can't figure out how to contact a human in the Microsoft empire to give the specifics I gleaned from my caller. Hopefully, a Microsoft personage will email me back as this is not my 1st scam by phone (my CELL PHONE!) or by EMAIL from India trying to get me to follow his 7 steps to clearing my laptop of a bunch of "vicious viruses". I got his name, personal phone number (9903972447) ..
Names reported:
Alex Johnson
Phones reported:
990-397-2447
Identity Theft Risk:

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Unresolved

I have been scammed by phone

  • by: Euda
  • #53045
  • Dec 14, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $399.00
Wants to protect computer. Says I have been infected with a virus.Left phone message with phone number 563 292 2583
Phones reported:
563-292-2583
Identity Theft Risk:

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Unresolved

windows

  • by: littlebuddy
  • #53006
  • Dec 11, 2018
  • Monetary Loss: $0
They said they were from windows and I had a virus and they needed to work on on my computer I told the they were a fraud and hung up.
Phones reported:
917-341-2213
Identity Theft Risk:

 HIGH RISK  Click here for the explanation.