Microsoft Tech Support Scams

On May 24th, 2024, Cryptocointrace received notice about a possible scam through its CRM system. The SEC also advised about this potential fraud. After careful review, it appears that scammers frequently impersonate Microsoft representatives to steal personal or financial information. They do so by contacting people out of the blue to ‘’fix’’ computers. The scammers often create a sense of urgency or pressure to make you rush into decisions and they might ask you to download unknown software, grant remote access to your computer, or provide personal information like credit card details.

Never respond to calls, texts, or messages from unsolicited callers claiming to be from Microsoft.

If you receive a suspicious email claiming to be from Microsoft, report it to them directly through their official channels.

 

Report a Scam Report the scam to Cryptocointrace, an organization dedicated to investigating online scams and tracing lost funds to help victims seek justice.