Microsoft Ireland warns customers about scam

Microsoft Ireland is warning its customers about a telephone scam in which fraudsters are trying to con victims into giving their credit card details.

23rd October, 2010

Microsoft Ireland is warning its customers about a telephone scam in which fraudsters are trying to con victims into giving their credit card details.

The fraudsters, who pretend to be from the software company’s technical support department, have been ringing households in recent weeks and telling householders that their computer has been infected with a virus.

Those who fall for the scam are then asked to buy anti-virus software by supplying their credit...

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