800-786-0970 - Did this number call you? If yes, leave your comment/complaint below.
Stated my computer had a lot of problems and suggested he can fixed it remotely. I let him talk until he told me to go to www.fixme.it website. This website install a remote tool so they can remote your computer. I dropped the call. Some friends have received calls like this and what the caller did was to install a fake antivirus on their computer and this program shows millions of supposed viruses and problems on the computer. So they ask for credit card payment to "fix" the problem (actually the problem they injected to your computer). I do not understand is why people work for this kind of company, if they know they are scamming others for the benefit of their boss.
They called my home in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, Dec. 3 @ 9:30am. Said he was from 'Compfixo' and that my computer was not receiving critical updates from Microsoft. I have an in-house computer technician and have also seen a television program about this scam so I knew that Microsoft would never call my home, but I did tell him I was busy and could I get a return number. I contacted local police and was told they believe these are actual businesses so they can not/will not get involved and I was given 2 phone numbers for the OPP, which I may contact later. If they call back I'm going to say 'give me a minute to get my computer' and then either just leave the phone on the chair and go about my day or maybe I'll sing every Christmas carol I can think of until they hang up. I feel bad for those who fall for scams like this and end up losing use of their computer and/or worse.
Phone number: 800-786-0970
The number is a Toll Free number
Around 75% of people reported it as "Scammer/Fraudster"
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Latest people reported the number as that of "Sam, Roger"