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Troopers Warn of New Computer Scam in Canandaigua


State Police from Canandaigua are warning residents of a computer scam that is being reported in the area.

The scam involves residents who have logged on to a computer and then get a message that states to contact Microsoft due to a virus. The recipient calls the number given and speaks with a person who identifies themselves as a representative of Microsoft’s Security Office. The victim is then told their bank account information has been compromised.

State Police are advising anyone who receives such a call to not provide any personal information.

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