Tech Support Scams – Help & Resource Page

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Tech Support Scams – Help & Resource Page

October 4, 2013 | BY

open quoteHello, we are calling from Windows and your computer looks like it is infected. Our Microsoft Certified Technician can fix it for you.

Orange Man Telemarketing or Phone SupportSound familiar? Whether you have just been scammed or simply want to find out more on the topic, you have come to the right place.

Tech support scams are a million-dollar industry and have been around since 2008. Every single day, innocent people are tricked into spending hundreds of dollars on non-existent computer problems.

There is no sign of these scams slowing down despite several actions taken by the Federal Trade Commission.

Perhaps even worse, companies right here in North America are now pulling the same tricks and taking advantage of existing and prospect customers replying to online ads.

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