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Phone scam prompts warning from Sheriff's Office

(Toledo News Now) -

From the Wood County Sheriff's Office:

We have received a report that a resident received repeated phone calls from an individual representing themselves as an employee of Microsoft. The individual advised that the caller was persistent in attempting to persuade the resident to make certain changes to his computer operating system. The number from which the phone calls were made was 530-619-3038.

Be advised that this such calls are a scam and an effort to have you reveal personal information. If you receive similar calls please do not hesitate to contact the Wood County Sheriff's Office.

Address/Location
Wood County Sheriff's Office
1960 East Gypsy Lane Road
Bowling Green, OH 43402

It seems like every day we read about a new scam to take our money, trick the elderly, get access to your debit card... the list goes on and on. 

We're sick of it, and we think our viewers are too.

Tune into WTOL 11 at 11pm on Monday night to see a report from Ashley James that shows us exactly what to watch out for - and when. This is a story you want your whole family to watch - to make sure the most vulnerable among us are protected.

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