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Phone Scam Asks People for Access to Computer Security
Written by Your 5News Team
Last updated on January 04, 2013 @ 6:44PM
Created on January 04, 2013 @ 5:10PM
There have been reports out of Upshur County that several people have been called by a man who claims to be with a company called Worldwide Technical Support, and he wants access to your computer.
Don't fall for it, because it's a scam.

According to one of those callers, the man is telling callers to go on their computer so they can troubleshoot an issue or security flaw with windows update.
5 News has confirmed with Frontier Cable that this is a scam.
If you get a call like this, take note of the phone number, hang up, and call your local police or sheriff's department.

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