Microsoft scam in St. Johns County

Scammers pretending to work for Microsoft to get personal information

By Stacey Readout - Executive producer of digital strategy
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ST. JOHNS COUNTY, Fla. - The St. Johns County Sheriff's Office is warning about a scam where people are pretending to work for Microsoft to get personal information.

The scammers are calling people and advising them there's a problem with their computer.

The scammers ask for personal information in order to "access and/or fix" the computer.

The sheriff's office said you should not provide any information to anyone you don't know and if it seems suspicious, report it.

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