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10:27 am
Sat August 9, 2014

Better Business Bureau Warns Of Computer Scam

laptop computer
Laptop computer
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The Better Business Bureau of Central Oklahoma is warning of a scam that involves a caller claiming to be with a computer company.

The BBB says the caller claims to be with a well-known company and tells the intended victims that their computer is sending error messages and that tech support is detecting a virus. The scammer says only a tech support employee can remove the virus and must have access to the computer.

If approved, the scammer then points out a virus and offers to remove it for a fee — then asks for credit card information.

BBB president and CEO Kitt Letcher says the scammer is getting credit card information and in some cases infecting computers with viruses.

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