Be Vigilant Against Scammers


May 11, 2022

A Blaine County resident reported last week that she had been scammed by someone claiming affiliation with Microsoft. Unfortunately, these and other tech support scams are fairly common. Unscrupulous cybercriminals have built a multi-million-dollar industry by preying on everyday consumers and PC users by impersonating tech support. The incident was reported to Blaine County Law Enforcement, and the individual cancelled and replaced her compromised credit card. The sheriff’s department reminds county residents to be vigilant in order to avoid falling for these scams.

The impacted resident...

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