Tuesday, April 10, 2018

If the FTC claims to be asking for access to your computer? It’s a scam

Federal Trade Commission Consumer Information
by Andrew Johnson
Consumer Education Specialist, FTC

Scammers pretending to be with the FTC or with FTC refund administrators are calling, asking for remote access to your computer. It's been reported that the scammers are calling specifically about the FTC's Advanced Tech Support refund program. Their goal is to make you think you are moments away from getting money that's owed to you – and, to get the money, all you need to do is allow them to connect to your computer. It's a scam.  Read more

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