Maybe someone said you’ve won the lottery, a prize or sweepstakes. Or they claim to be from the government and tell you there’s a problem with your Social Security number. […]
Brevard County Sheriff Wayne Ivey shared a very disturbing fraudulent scam that is taking place in our community as well as other communities across the country.
Unwanted phone calls or random text messages seem to come at all hours.
You’re working on your computer when, suddenly, a message pops up on the screen: “Virus detected! Call now for a free security scan and to repair your device.” That’s a tech support scam. Don’t call, text, or email. Legit tech support companies don’t operate that way.
Recently one of our readers was the target of a Tech Support Scam. He received a call from an “unavailable” number and a person claiming to be with a security software company.