CJAD listener Eric Nuss from the West Island says his sister fell victim to one a few weeks ago.
According to RCMP Sergeant Paul Proulx who manages the Canadian Anti Fraud Centre, the scam has targetted people worldwide and is believed to originate in South East Asia.
They then asked for her credit card information and asked to meet her to retrieve $500 in cash.
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He says his 80 year old sister received a suspicious from someone telling her that her computer was infected and she should purchase an anti virus software to fix it.
her there is no way that this is legit."
"We are aware of it," he says, "and we are doing what we can to track down the suspects."
Credit card scam hits West Island
the Canadian Anti Fraud Centre or phonebusters about their experiences.
In the meantime, he says, never give out your credit card information to anyone, and if you think your computer is broken or infected with a virus, look into it for yourself. Air Max 90 Hyperfuse Womens
Keep your eyes and ears open for a credit card scam going around.
Well Eric Nuss would find out for himself. Not too long after, he too received a weird phone call from someone telling him his emails were contaminating his computer and that an anti virus program would solve the problem.
So happens, this is a popular scam that has been floating around since last Spring.
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