Residents warned of new Phone scam of hoax computer support calls

Tarves residents should be aware of a telephone scam where people receive a call saying they are from a hoax computer support Support service from Microsoft and trying to get residents to go online and allow them access to their computers.

The people known as India Scammers have already targeted homes in the Methlick and Tarves area.

Check out the Guardian Article for more information:

The Microsoft company has noticed the problem. “Microsoft does not make unsolicited phone calls to help you fix your computer,” it says on its website.

“If you receive an unsolicited call from someone claiming to be from Microsoft Tech Support, hang up. We do not make these kinds of calls.”