Police issue warning of telephone scam

stuff times; font-size: 16px;”>The Simi Valley Police Department is alerting all Simi Valley residents of a current telephone scam. “Representatives” call from a blocked number and claim to be from the Computer Maintenance Department of a company called Tech Plaza. They claim the company is the authorized maintenance for all Windows operating systems and the reason for their call is because there is a virus on the resident’s computer. They then tell resident to go to their computer and give them a series of instructions, treatment which allow access to the residents’ computers. With this access, they can take over the computer and access personal information contained within. The Simi Valley Police Department is advising Simi Valley residents to hang up on these callers and not follow their instructions. 

Source: Simi Valley Police Department


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