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Law enforcement should be pursuing phantom scammers

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Last updated 8/9/2018 at 8:55am

Last week my wife and I both received scam attempts. The scammers didn’t get any money from us, but they did cause some inconvenience.

In some way that I don’t pretend to understand, they hacked into my wife’s computer, locked it up and demanded that she pay a ransom to have it released. She took it to our local computer store who got rid of the scammers in less than a minute.

Mine was a phone call from a sexy voiced computer telling me that I had problems with my credit card, and I needed to call them to have the problem resolved. One of our neighbors called and had her identity sto...

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