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    Ha ha! Just had a call from one of those stupid scammers! Strung him along for a couple of minutes.... said I would turn my computer on, so I made as if I was doing that, he said there was something wrong and that he could fix it because he was from Windows support...... yeah right!
    Told me to click on here there and everywhere. (Me trying to stifle laughing).
    I said to him, are you quite sure, and he said yes, there is something wrong with your Windows on your computer. That's when I told him that I have an Apple, and told him to bugger off, that I knew he was a scammer! And he said "No, you are"! Ha ha. Can't wait for him to phone back.........!
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    Shame on you! (for having an Apple!)
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    People eat apples.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Greg View Post
    Shame on you! (for having an Apple!)
    Have Win 7 PC and an iPad, and 1 apple left in the fruit bowl.

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    For you LL

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    Think they are training new scammers LOL. had one trying to call for several hours now, when answering the phone either no one there or the one time they did say something SWMBO says hang on you can speak to my husband.

    Well he starts off with the windows help bla bla, I say OK, then nothing----- Helloooooo, Hellooooooo -- Awh the spoil sport doesn't want to play

    Still trying to decide if to say I have MAC's or linux -- Oh the confusion. Ewwwwww the ol reverse Team viewer trick may be a goer
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    Scammers rang me the other week. First time he called he didn't answer. So I hung up. A few hrs later the same guy called

    Took a while for him to answer. As soon as I heard there's a prob with Windows / your email, I hung up.

    I knew there was nothing wrong with it anyway. I had just finished doing a clean install on this

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    They ring up and don't answer, hangup etc., if they can't get you through to a live con man, otherwise you go on short rotation.

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    The whistle by the phone seems to work (or at least give me satisfaction)

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    We haven't had any such calls, I feel that we are missing out However, we have lots of emails about our account that has a specific amount (approx $4000+ dollars) that is going to be locked ..... we just need to .... Even putting them into the SPAM folder doesn't always work.
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