How to scramble a scammer

a warning for you all, be careful if you get a call from someone claiming to be from Microsoft, they are probably scammers. and its not just happening in the US either…

suziland too or obsolete childhood

This is a sort of public service announcement…or it could just be Suze letting a genie out of its bottle.either way, let my experience be a lesson in what to should you too receive a scam phone call about your computer.

For the past month, every other day or so I have been receiving phone calls from “Microsoft support”.  The phone rings and a long distance number pops up. I (of course) write down the number before I answer…I AM on a limited minutes phone system and like to keep track.

The calls have been from California, Missouri, Arizona, New Mexico and New York…so far.

The conversation always goes in the same basic direction.

Phone rings…I answer “hello”

A young person’s voice in a strong Indian or Asian (depending) accent says “This is Bob, Sheila, Sadie, James or Neville from Microsoft Support Assistance”  “Your computer has sent a signal to…

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Author: Carol Anne

I am a woman in my mid 30's. I'm blind and I have dissociative identity disorder, I also have complex PTSD. I blog about my life with these disorders. I live in Ireland.

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