Scam Tip Report #27876 - Scam freezes the screen, then warns of a virus, claims to be Microsoft and tells to call their number


Scam ReporterScam Tips Received
Anonymous
South Berwick, ME, United States
2016-04-10 09:55:57
MalWare, Trojans, Virus payloads
Yahoo
Scam freezes the screen, then warns of a virus, claims to be Microsoft and tells to call their number 
 Scammer
  Information
Name:
Name Unknown
Telephone:
1-855-434-6427
The scam freezes the screen of the site you are reading and warns that your computer is infected with a virus. They give no company name but claim to be Microsoft. They say they will fix your computer if you call the number on the screen. They warn that your computer will crash if you don't,

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