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The FTC Is Taking Down Tech Support Scams

The FTC Is Taking Down Tech Support Scams

05-2017

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By: Oana Schneider

The FTC Is Taking Down Tech Support Scams

Your BBB® has learned that the FTC has recently announced a series of cases against tech support scammers. The fraudsters would either call you or get your attention online, through a pop-up on a computer screen. The number of victims falling for this scam grows every year and therefore the FTC is partnering with law enforcement agencies to stop these scammers in their tracks.

Here’s how to spot a tech support scam:

You too can prevent tech support scammers from victimizing more people: share this article on social media and tell all your friends to beware of the situation.

For more information you can trust, visit bbb.org/Evansville!

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Oana Schneider is our Director of Media Services. She writes consumer and business oriented articles and is in charge of our community outreach program.