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Scammers posing as Amazon try to get remote access to Better Call Harry’s computer | Better Call Harry

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ATLANTA (CBS46) — For the third week in a row, an unknown caller keeps appearing on Better Call Harry’s caller ID. 

It’s a robocall that claims to be from Amazon’s fraud unit. There’s a fraudulent charge for $999 that was placed in Baltimore.  Before Harry has a chance to respond to the prompt, he’s connected to a scam call center, most likely, overseas.

The call sounds convincing until the caller asks potential victims to download an app. They claim the download will help them remove the charge, but what the scammer really want is to gain remote control of your computer and everything on it.

In this call, the scammer asks Harry to type in www.AnyDesk.com, which is a legitimate software company based in Germany.  Better Call Harry spoke with Brand and Communications Director Felix Mann.

“What I think…

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