Most scammers like to catch you when you least expect it so they might have a better change of tricking you out of your money.
The latest scam – A hacker poses as a tech center employee to help you with a “computer virus.”
The biggest red flag you should look out for is a phone call alerting you of the problem.
In one case, a women let the hacker take control of her computer.
“It said intrusion and then it would go down and say, error, error, error, like they were trying to get in. and
then finally when it got to the end of that black screen it said, hacked by china,” said Beth Miller, a victim of the scam.
Officials are warning not to trust any unsolicited calls and do not provide any personal information.
If you suspect it may be a scam, take the caller’s information down and immediately report it to the authorities.