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I rec'd a call from a 'Windows' tech asking if he could scan

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I rec'd a call from a 'Windows' tech asking if he could scan my computer because they were getting messages that someone was trying to 'hack' it. He said it would cost 200 to clean and protect my comp for 1 year. Have you heard of anything like this?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Computer
Expert:  Jason Jones replied 1 year ago.


I am the person that will be helping you today.

No such technician from Microsoft will ever do this. This is a very well known scam that nefarious thinking people will try and do to simply rip people off. I would suggest that you ignore the scammer. If you have given them any of your banking information, I would suggest contacting your banking institution to let them know about the situation and to block any payment to them.

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- Jason

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you. I appreciate your response. It is exactly what I thought.
Expert:  Jason Jones replied 1 year ago.

You are very welcome. I am very glad that you had some apprehension regarding this.

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Thank you for your time, the chance to work with you, and for the update.

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