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Near Angels Camp, California
Issued by Pacific Bell

Numbers with this prefix were first introduced in 1994.

While 2097534552 was originally issued with the info above, the owner of the phone number (209) 753-4552 may have transferred it through a process called porting.

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In response to: User

gfc

Caller name: Clement

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

Received a call about malware infecting the computer. User was scammed into buying software with visa card. Asked to give a number to call back. This was the number they used. The website they were affiliated with was fullpcsupport.com

- Anonymous
Canada

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[Reply]   August 15, 2011

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

I just got a call from 253-802-0308, yesterday the number was 209 753-4552 they Said from Vancouver, and the day before from 613-905- 6811.

I told them i called Microsoft about "the issues", and that they are a scam. They told me to "shut up and listen", i told them to shut the He!! up and i could do whatever i wanted and hung up.

I talked to Samantha and Clement, Clement is the head person. They were Eastern from the accent, or southern Asian whatever you want to call them.

Toronto Canada
24-Aug-2011

- CDNElmo
Canada

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[Reply]   August 26, 2011

Caller name: unable to understand

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

Caller told me I had malicious files on my computer. Told me he was from "Windows Service Station"! Asked how he got my tel. #. Says from my computer ID. His English was so poor, I couldn't understand his answer when I asked him what computer # he was referring to. all dispay showed Private number. Told him monitoring my computer was illegal and I didn't believe him. He kept trying to convince me I had a problem so I told him that he'd have to give me a # to call him back if he wanted my co-operation. He gave me 209-753-4552. When I called back to see if it was a real number/company, he answered but stumbled on his words as if he forgot what company name to use. Definitely a scammer. Beware!!

- Linda
Canada

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[Reply]   August 8, 2011

Caller name: "Mathew"

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

Same as the others. "Mathew" said he was calling from "Windows Service" and wanted me to look up some sort of security code from my computer.

Can only imagine how many folks have been caught with this one...

Vancouver BC
Aug. 31, 2011

- Russ
Canada

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[Reply]   August 31, 2011

Caller name: Rick

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

I received a call from "Rick", stating he was calling from Microsoft. Said my computer was sending a notification to Microsoft that my backup files were malfunctioning.

I told him I didn't run Window's software and that I didn't own a PC ( even though I do). I asked him for a return phone number and was give 209-753-4552. [the call was from (253-802-0308)] I asked for his extension and he said his name was RICK. When I asked if there is only one Rick that works for Microsoft, he responded yes. I told him to kiss my a*s and hung up.

- Kal
Canada

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[Reply]   September 2, 2011

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

"Windows Center" called and told me about my malicous software virus's and to buy their product for $229.00 US or my computer would shut down in 35 minutes and won't turn back on. Immediatly after i hung up someone started controlling my mouse and i was like WTF.

- Michael
Canada

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[Reply]   October 11, 2011

Caller name: James willson (try ??singh)

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

Please be very aware that this scam is being perpetrated on even the elderly. I just happened to be visiting a dear friend 93 years young that received this type of call and after a few frustrating moments of trying to understand what was clearly an East Indian accent, passed it over to me. Early in the conversation I knew it was a scam. Being in the business for many years, I was curious where this would lead. I played along asking technical questions which tripped him up several times. At this point I felt I had heard enough. When I asked how to reach him, I got the same bogus callback # 209 753-4552.
My main concern is these Weasels are calling innocent elderly naive computers users , even at "Care Centers"
To make it appear more legitimate they use a relative or friend as referring them. They probably got this info from web sites like "Facebook" So pass the word along to either hang up or tell them they need to talk to someone else and they're not available.
I hope this is of some help.
It looks like India can join Countries like Nigeria topping the list as the worst for portraying scams
Lets bring support back to North America !

- KEJA (Ken)
Canada

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[Reply]   December 5, 2011

Caller name: Mark Taylor

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

Told me he was from the Windows Service Center and that my computer was being hacked. After getting his info, I told him that I had a Mac.. bye bye!

- C P
Canada

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[Reply]   January 27, 2012

Caller name: JACK

Caller type: Unknown

PERSISTANTE CALLING SAME AS ABOVE WINDOWS SEVICE STATION!

- Anonymous
Canada

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[Reply]   January 31, 2012

Caller name: Jack Cobben (sp?)

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

Called saying he was from the Microsoft Windows service station in Los Angeles, California. Actually, he said, California, Los Angeles, which made me think he was a scammer calling from another country. Hey, at least get your basic facts right..He had an east indian accent and gave the number 209-753-4552, which doesn't exist. Wanted us to log in to "Logmein" so that his technician could "fix" our problem with malware which he claimed our id # had alerted them as a problem. Was very insistant and exasperated when I asked him to identify himself and prove he is a Microsoft employee. Microsoft NEVER calls clients unless following up on a problem for which YOU have contacted them, in case the line be disconnected. I asked him to give me his web site and he said the web site was under construction! He told me that I was the most difficult client and that he was just trying to help me. I told him that maybe, in that case, I was the first intelligent person he had talked to in some time. I told him to give me his tel # and I would check him out and call him back if he proved to be legit. Of course, he gave me a false #. Weirdly, he said - bless you, with real feeling, when hanging up which either proved he was a really hardened scam artist or that he actually did have a heart! Seems these scams are targeting Canada, including several in Montreal. When the phone rang, it signaled long distance which really doesn't mean much as even the suburbs ring long-distance. The real number from which he called could not be traced with the *69 function.

- Anonymous
Canada

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[Reply]   February 20, 2012

Caller name: David

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

I received a phone call today from a gentleman stating he was from "Windows"? well, I was suspect, but played along and went to my computer and followed his instructions. But once we got to the part where he was asking from some code or #'s, I said no, that isn't right. I then asked what names to you have on the error message; he said my father's name. I said he passed away three years ago and that computer hasn't been used in over a year. I stated that he MUST be a SCAM! And that his call is originating from somewhere outside the US, he didn't take to kindly to that. So we went rounds about this and that and told him I had to go and that he wasn't getting any info out of me. I did ask for a call back # and he gave me 209-753-4599, which I called back, twice someone answered (sounds like the same guy, saying only Technical Support) and once I got an answering machine with a generic VM. DO you due diligence! NEVER give out any information from your computer....

- Katz
Washington

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[Reply]   January 11, 2014

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

I received a similar call yesterday and went along not thinking straight. I was eventually asked to go to www.secure.me not realising it was logmein allowing remote access. I did go as far as keying in the 6 digit pin but as soon as a connection was established I closed the chat box and hung up.

Now my question is whether my information has been compromised since I did not allow them to take control? I have disabled anything doing with lmi.exe on my firewall an disabled remote access.

Please help! Appreciate it..

- Anonymous
Singapore

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[Reply]   March 16, 2012

Caller name: JEFF WATSON

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

He's still at it. received a call today. Says he from Windows PC Service and that my computer running windows has been hacked. I asked him for a call back number and he gave me 209 753-4599. I didn't call him back but went on line using that number and discovered the scam. BEWARE He's still THERE.

- JOHN BOMMARITO
North Carolina

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[Reply]   August 18, 2014

Caller name: Clement

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

Same story as Linda. Did not co-operate with him.

- Val
Canada

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[Reply]   August 21, 2011

Caller type: Unknown

wanted me to turn on my PC and do some stuff to "eliminate a malicious program" ... I hung up because I've been told things like that are meant to scam you. I see Im not the only one

- Anonymous
Russia

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[Reply]   August 25, 2011

Caller name: Alex

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

The caller told me I got some malicious file on my Window, but I'm Mac, no window.
He gived me this phone number 209-753-4552. He said he's from window in california.

- cArlo
Canada

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[Reply]   September 7, 2011

Caller name: Rick

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

The same story: it was a call from “Rick”, “Windows Tech Department”, located “in California”. He offered me to access my PC (I use four computers simultaneously, by the way) remotely to remove some malicious soft... He informed me that his Department can see “a yellow message: your computer is under attack of an intruder” 8-(… Holly #$%^&!!! He provided me the same phone #: 2097-534-552. This Rick has a verrry strong Chinese accent and barely speaks English. Many calls go to Canada.

- Walt
Canada

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[Reply]   September 11, 2011

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

Report them here : http://esupport.fcc.gov/complaints.htm

I know I did. The more ppl do that, quicker we`ll get rid of them!

- Anonymous
Canada

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[Reply]   September 12, 2011

Caller name: did not provide

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

Called my home telling me that our Microsoft backup software licence had expired. I needed to pay to have it updated and then they would go into my computer and upgrade the SW.
When I asked him the name of the SW he told me the microsoft backup SW. I asked hm the name once again because I wanted to have a look at is myself. He said I wouldn't be able to do it myself.
I told him that he was a scammer and that I was going to report him to the police and he hung up.
He had a Jamaican accent.

- Colin Farrell
Canada

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[Reply]   September 23, 2011
In response to: User

gfc

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

i know how that feels! those people never tire being nuisance! got a call like yours and said i have viruses on my PC and it's gonna blow if not fixed right away! ha ha ha! that dOrk! i slammed the phone down with a loud bang! hope it broke his eardrums...that should make him put me on DNC list!

- Unknown
Philippines

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[Reply]   September 25, 2011

Caller name: Peter

Caller type: Unknown

He said he is a software engineer with Windows and that my software license had expired. He said he had my computer IP number and I needed to turn on my computer right away and that he would tell me what to do to correct this.
I told him I don't know him and that I would have to look into this matter. He left me his number to call him back: 2097534552. I do hope something can be done to get rid of these scammers.!

- Joanne
Canada

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[Reply]   September 30, 2011

Caller name: Alex Riley

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

I think so anyway. Similar to the other posts here except he used the words Microsoft Windows something. Gave me that 209-752-4552 to call him back when I told him he wasn't at home.

- Anonymous
Canada

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[Reply]   October 14, 2011

Caller name: rick

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

I too was told rick was from microsoft and have infected files by the hundreds on my computer. He had a very strong Indian accent.almost had me fooled as he said my computer will shut down in 35 minutes but not quite Rick!!! hopefully we can get rid of these people

- carol
Canada

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[Reply]   October 14, 2011

Caller name: Jack Dumbledore

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

This guy called me and told me that I had a problem with my backup software and he was calling from Microsoft.
I played along for a while and he told me to go to a web site www.logmein123.com, I didnt go to the site as I am sure it would have downloaded some malicious software. When he told me his name was Dumbledore and he was the manager of Microsoft software department, I asked him if he was going to use his wand to fix my computer, eventually I told him to take his wand and stick it up his but sideways, at that point he called me a M*!@$R F*!@#R I told him that was good customer service from Microsoft then put the phone down

- terry
Canada

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[Reply]   October 21, 2011

Caller name: Yvan Drago and Thomas

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

Same story. Windows Service Centre. They can take control of your computer through logmein. I am not sure what they would do, but likely know how to access banking info or other info to use for a bad purpose. I have had this call twice, my husband once, my mother once. I know not to do it, but someone like my aging mother who is very unfamiliar with computers could be taken in.
Stop these people! I will report to http://esupport.fcc.gov/complaints.htm

- Laurel
Canada

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[Reply]   October 25, 2011

Caller name: Rocky Anderson???

Caller type: Unknown

Windows service helpline. Wanted me to go to www.logmein123.com . Very suspicious calls. I'll talk to my computer buddies first before I login.

- Ken
Canada

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[Reply]   October 29, 2011

Caller name: Can't remember

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

Same story. Windows Service Centre. Poor English. My husband, the one who actually took the call is a Software Developer...he decided to have some fun with them. He pretended to go along with what they wanted him to do and that we seem to have lots of viruses on our computer. When our computer, running OSX is not even on. He wanted us to go to www.logmeon123.com! Which would have given him accessed to our computer. Eventually, my husband got tired of playing with them and told him that he got a Blue Screen of Death, and blaming the caller along the way. This guy being totally ballsy, try to get The Husband to reboot the computer and try again! The Husband had had enough and told him that it has been fun and hung up. Not 5 mins later, same guy call back and asked what happened? what happened? I pretended not to understand him and said that he had the wrong number.
BTW, the caller ID show some garbage number, The Husband, asked for a call back number to the 209-753-4552 number. BEWARE!!

- Pinkshoes
Canada

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[Reply]   October 29, 2011

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

A friend of mine sent me an email about someone calling from this number tonight (she lives in Montreal, Canada). This is the 3rd time I have heard about this happening in the Montreal area, so these criminals are getting more organized or simply more numerous and searching for more territory to scam.

This is what she had to say:

"I got this call today from someone who claimed they were from Windows telling me that my Windows hardware security has expired and that they are getting messages from my computer every day that is telling them my computer is in trouble and that it is about to crash. He had me go on my computer and the page that came up was called "LogMeIn Rescue" and it said "Your desktop is being remotely conrolled by windows service". He put me through umpteen pages on my computer and finally wanted me to connect with www.pc2support.com where I had the choice of 3 or 4 versions of a windows security hardware for the price of $369.00 or so, U.S. probably and he wanted me to give him my visa and purchase right away. I refused, of course. Told him I was not prepared to do that and asked him for a phone number where I could call back, once I was ready to do so. He gave me a number for the Windows service department which he said was in California as 1-209-753-4552."

I hope that this helps someone avoid an unpleasant experience like hers.

- Greg
Canada

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[Reply]   November 10, 2011

Caller name: who knows - hard to understand - so asked for number

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

Got a call from someone who said that my computer had sent a bunch of windows messages showing errors and was possibly hacked. I knew right away that this was a scam, and have a MAC that doesn't even run windows, so there was no doubt that they were trying to get me to download something sinister. I figured I'd waste a few minutes of their time so that I could write a better report. They wanted me to ultimately type in EVENTVWR after some other windows oriented keystrokes. THIS PEOPLE ARE SCUM and what ever they are trying to do don't do it.

- Marjorie
California

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[Reply]   April 25, 2014

Caller name: Jack Bernard (Indian Guy)

Caller type: Unknown

I was coaxed to go into www.logmein.com which i did. I usually never get sucked into this kind of scam but ironically we were having email problems only one night earlier and and cogeco.ca support told us they would get back to us within 24 hours so when the phone rang at 10:38pm at night and my girlfriend gave me the phone she assumed it was Cogeco and so did I for the first 15 minutes until I started getting suspicious after he persisted that I needed to renew Windows defender. He said that the free license expires after 10 - 15 years. that was the first red flag.... 10- 15 years is a 5 year spread... not very precise. And when I said I have never heard of this ever before they were adamant that many people have been renewing this service. Well I finally asked for his name and number and such... they have this scam to a fine art and frankly I am not convinced someone inside Cogeco.ca doesn't tip these crooks off when legit Cogeco customers have internet problems and profit from the leads. otherwise it is one h**l of a coincidence that the first email trouble in years and a tech guy at Cogeco says someone will get back to us within 24 hours and approx. 24 hrs. we get a call from these crook b******s. Well know I suspect they can remote log in to this computer whenever it is left on. They may have planted a portal already while they were running what appeared to be a scan in Run/ EventVWR (Event viewer) or perhaps they have recorded all the keystrokes we have done on this keyboard in the last 3 or 8 months or more. That could mean all passwords are possible to find from these scum artists... Now we have to change our convenience cards, call the bank immediately and freeze the account from online access and possibly even change bank accounts. We are also replacing the network card in the computer in order to get a new IP address. I recommend this highly in fact. We were also recommended to take the computer in and completely delete and re-install Windows. In order to get of all saved passwords and background saved data. This could be a company using a floating Skype phone number that makes them look like they are in USA. When i called, an Indian woman answered and said she was windows support. i heard at least 3 or 4 other people chatting behind her like some call center or better worded...some scam artist center. Beware...

- Anonymous
Canada

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[Reply]   December 8, 2011

Caller name: Roger

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster


- Amanda
Canada

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[Reply]   December 11, 2011

Caller name: willan

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

called about problem with computer

- chris
Canada

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[Reply]   December 20, 2011

Caller name: Jack Dawson

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

Same exact call type as described...I'm in Ottawa Canada and he certainly is persistant. Same number, same company "Windows Service Station" and claims that he got my details through my CLS ID#. Fairly obvious scam, but given that he continues the same technique he is certainly getting some success. Please continue to report so that hopefully others will see our experience before getting caught.

- Ryan
Canada

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[Reply]   January 4, 2012

Caller name: jack

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

Just received a call from Jack at 209-753-4552, saying wants to clean up my malicious files, beware?????

- anonymous
Canada

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[Reply]   January 6, 2012

Caller name: Eric

Caller type: Unknown

Same story. Windows Service Dept. told me I had errors and warnings and needed to go through some things to fix my moms computer. I asked him his name and asked for comfirmation number and the one he gave me there was no answer. he had me run cmd and logmein in the end took me to website to pay for upgrade for backup systm for motherboard. told him no i dont think so have never heard of windows technical dept calling to tell you your computer is going to crash if these errors dont get fixed .. so i hung up on him ... but after running those 2 commands has no idea what they are able to get ahold of ...

- gloria
Canada

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[Reply]   November 5, 2011

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