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    Phone call from WINDOWS saying they had discovered I had a computer problem

    They would of course correct the problem for me for a price but I hung up on them.

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    That was obviously a scam, so you did the right thing.

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    They not only would have gotten your money, but also your credit card number; and they would have, for all practical purposes, taken ownership of your computer and all of the info that is on it.

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    Frank

    Regular calls received Australia. They are being investigated in the USA and Australia by the authorities.
    I still get them and now say - "this must be one of those scams I've heard about. Why ring mje? I don't even own a computer."

    Alternatively, I'll ask them to hang on then, put the phone down and get on with something else until they go away.

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