Scammers Pose as Computer Technicians

EUGENE, Ore. — Another phone scam is rearing its head in our community, and this time the scammers are getting smarter. The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says scammers are calling and identifying themselves as Windows Technical Support. They’re telling people there is a problem with their computers, and then they ask for access, sometimes downloading … Continue reading »

Phone Scam Targets Computer Users

EUGENE, Ore. — A phone scam in Lane County is taking advantage of people who need help with their computers, the Lane County Sheriff’s Office said Monday. Investigators say the scammers call and tell the victim they’re from Windows Technical support and that they need to get remote access to their computer in order to … Continue reading »