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I think I may be victim of a scam you may want to know

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I think I may be victim of a scam you may want to know about. My IE browser locked up within minutes I was contracted by an entity that offered to fix it at a cost of $250. They did fix the problem. But they continue to contact me about corrupted files I have on my computer. When asking how they knew, they said they embedded a program on my computer called "walwarebyte". Their phone number id is: Herdon VA (###) ###-####
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Richard replied 1 year ago.

Hi there and welcome

this was all one scam, they put the infection in IE to get you to use them.

First, are you actually having any issues with the computer?