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Letter: Beware of telephone scam to hack computers




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Editor:

I have received, so far, four telephone calls where a so-called technician has asked about my husband’s computer. My husband doesn’t have a computer, and when I tell them so, they ask about my computer, claiming they are following up on a Computer Geeks service (we’ve never used them), and wanting me to let them connect to my computer to “fix it.” I’ve told them each time I know this is a scam and asked them not to call back and yes, our phone numbers, both landline and cell, are registered at donotcall.gov. I cannot report the call to the donotcall.gov website as it is a phony phone number and am also concerned that perhaps we have been targeted since I am disabled and my husband is a senior.

The phone number on caller ID appears as 859-999-9999 and caller ID places the calls from St. Kitts & Nevis, which is somewhere in the Caribbean. I am computer savvy enough to know this is a scam, but your other readers may not, so you may want to let them know.

I have been called on these dates and times so far:

March 12, at 4:04 p.m., March 16, at 3:59 p.m., March 19, at 5:12 p.m., and March 21, at 5:56 p.m.

LINDA WILLIS-RIOJAS

Somerset

Editor’s Note: Unfortunately, these calls are going out to just about anyone. They don’t seem to be targeting, but random calls are targeting an ever-expanding market. Here is information from the Federal Trade Commission: http://1.usa.gov/NBr9Xu.
 

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