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Regulators Smash Global Phone Tech Support Scam Operation

Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 4:53 AM
From ZDNet
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and other international regulatory authorities today said they shut down a global criminal network that bilked tens of thousands of consumers by pretending to be tech support providers.

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I've received many of these calls from scammers who claimed to be from Microsoft and claimed that they had detected a virus on my PC. The last one I received claimed to be from the FBI. Hopefully with this latest government action, I'll receive fewer of these calls.
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