How to scramble a scammer

REBLOG: This has happened to me as well, at least three if not five times a week. Thank you, to Suzi of “Suziland too or Obsolete Childhood” for sharing this information.

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This is a sort of public service announcement…or it could just be Suze letting a genie out of its bottle.either way, let my experience be a lesson in what to should you too receive a scam phone call about your computer.

For the past month, every other day or so I have been receiving phone calls from “Microsoft support”.  The phone rings and a long distance number pops up. I (of course) write down the number before I answer…I AM on a limited minutes phone system and like to keep track.

The calls have been from California, Missouri, Arizona, New Mexico and New York…so far.

The conversation always goes in the same basic direction.

Phone rings…I answer “hello”

A young person’s voice in a strong Indian or Asian (depending) accent says “This is Bob, Sheila, Sadie, James or Neville from Microsoft Support Assistance”  “Your computer has sent a signal to…

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