617-313-0172

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Caller Name
  Xavier
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  Andrien
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  Scammer/Fraudster
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(617) 313-**** Phone Numbers

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Near Milton, Massachusetts
Issued by Broadview Networks, Inc. - Ma

Numbers with this prefix were first introduced in 2000.

While 6173130172 was originally issued with the info above, the owner of the phone number (617) 313-0172 may have transferred it through a process called porting.

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Caller name: andrien

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

I have had several of these calls and some say they are Microsoft engineers - Microsoft engineers or windows engineers for that matter DO NOT call people at random. This is most definitely a scam and what they get you to do is download software so that they can access EVERYTHING on your computer. Some start off saying that they have had word from your internett provider that your computer is running slow - NO SERVER PROVIDER WILL ASK ANYONE ELSE TO DO WHAT THEY CAN DO THEMSELVES! Do what I do - tell them to stick their software where the sun don't shine. These people, in my opinion, are the scum of the earth!!
Oh one other thing you could try - register your telephone number with the TPS - Telephone Preference Service which stops all tele sales/marketing and hopefully these so called microsoft / windows engineers!! I have just re-registered my number (I think you have to do it once a year?) And very well done for not downloading!

- michael Sesemann
Minnesota

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[Reply]   November 25, 2011
In response to: User

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Caller name: Xavier

Caller type: Scammer/Fraudster

I JUST got a call from this number and I read your accounts... He was saying that my computer was showing signs of a virus, and he was calling from Microsoft to help me. I was thinking that I did send an error report a few days earlier to Microsoft, but WHY would they be calling ME personally..... I got an uneasy feeling, and told him that we were going to have a friend look at our computer. He didn't respond, and hung up. Not very professional if you ask me. Thank you for posting about this number. I did not stay on the line long enough to see what all he wanted to do with my computer.

- Anonymous
Wisconsin

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[Reply]   November 30, 2011

Caller type: Unknown

wow thank you so much michael

i got a call from them and was going to have my computer repaired, but wanted to google up the number to make sure

you saved us so much money, really thank you!

- Anonymous
Canada

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[Reply]   November 25, 2011

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