Wednesday, September 21, 2011


Received a call from 1-999-910-0152.  I was told that they were working together with Microsoft and that I had several bad viruses in my computer and it was about to crash.  I right away started to laugh on the inside. 

The lady of the phone sounded like she was calling from India.  Not being able to contain myself any longer I began to laugh out loud.  I asked how did she get my phone number and she told me when I set up my computer with Microsoft I gave them my phone number.  She would not allow me to phone back because there was no guarantee that I would get her on the phone.

I then asked is it not more important for me to remove the viruses then ensuring she would receive credit on the phone.  Did not matter, I had to deal with her and only her.

To make a long story short I told her that I had a Mac computer so what she has told me thus far was a complete lie.  Needless to say she hung up.

If you get a similar call, just tell them you have a Mac computer and they won't know what to do.

1 comment:

  1. Con, I got a call like this about 2 months ago. Same reaction - I started to laugh at the idiot on the line. I asked how he got my number and he gave me the same line. I called him on it and said, "No you didn't. This is a scam and you know it." Then I hung up while laughing my a** off the whole time! Who falls for these kind of calls anyway?!