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Police Warning of Internet Scam

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KENNEWICK, Wash. - Police are warning of a possible scam where a man from India calls asking to fix your computer, but ends up taking your personal information instead.

Heidi fisher got a call from a man in India saying he knew she had errors on her computer and was able to fix them.

All she would have to do is go onto his website, pay with a credit card, and he would take over from there.

Heidi's dad, Charlie Coal, was there and took over the conversation telling the man it was a scam and he was calling the police. The call then ended, but surprisingly, the man called back and got upset with Heidi for not trusting him.

"He just got really upset, he was yelling at me. I said if it's a legitimate business, why are you getting so upset then?  But to me it just sounds like a scam," said Heidi Fisher.

The fact that the man called back has police wondering if it is a legitimate company because scam artists will usually just move on to their next target.

Investigators turned the information over to the FBI to look into.  Either way, they don't recommend letting anyone you don't know access your computer, especially someone in another country.

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