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    Default Warning microsoft windows scam phone calls

    SCAM WARNING - I know this has nothing to do with anything relating to this forum, but thought I best warn everyone.Today I got this phone call from some indian fella, telling me he was ringing from microsoft and that my computer has deadly viruses on it. I thought this sounded a bit dodgy so i hung up, and done a quick google search, apparantely there is a lot of these phone calls going around. Am not to sure what he was trying to do, but I have found out that it was deffeintly not a legit phone call.

    All be aware, and let your freinds and family know, wouldnt want anyone to get ripped off.

    Post this in your facebook status.

    "WARNING MICROSOFT WINDOWS SCAM PHONE CALLS. There is an Indian man making phone calls posing as Microsoft, saying that your computer has deadly viruses, and he has called to help. Ignore this phone call it is a scam. Also post this in your status and let your friends and family know, lets try and stop anyone being ripped off."

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    Indian man calling me about viruses on my PC; I think i'd laugh so hard i wouldnt be able to finish the phone call.

    Thanks for the warning though.

    (Another reason to buy a Mac, haha)

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    cheers for letting us know, will be sure to give them an earfull if they ring me, i get a kick out of ruining pricks' like thats day!

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    " Indian man calling me about viruses on my PC; I think i'd laugh so hard i wouldnt be able to finish the phone call. "

    LOL yeah, quite obviously a scam. Just a bit confused as to where they got my phone number, sneaky bastards.

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    I love scam phone calls.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MrPopinjay View Post
    I love scam phone calls.
    ergh why, am sure you wouldnt if they scammed you.

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    Because they are always hilariously shit, it's a good way to waste 5 mins.
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    I enjoy stringing along cold callers for a little while if I have the time.

    Listen to what they have to say for a bit then start asking them strange questions. The one that freaks people out most is if you whisper to them 'What are you wearing?'

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    Quote Originally Posted by Archies'bald View Post
    The one that freaks people out most is if you whisper to them 'What are you wearing?'
    lol - i'm gonna try that
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