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PROTECTION ALLERT ® voice call

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Novel Tourist

I am getting a voice call from PROTECTION ALERT ® but have declined. I can find no information about this caller and I am guessing that it is bogus.

If I am correct then I will block the caller. Please let me know if this caller is real (From SKYPE) or bad and should be blocked.
Thanks,
TriviaWolf

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Power User

 

 

correct, it's a scam.

 

please visit the thread below for instructions and suggestions on how to deal with such unwanted and suspicious activities;

 

How to Handle Suspicious Calls, Messages and Contact Requests (Scam/Spam)

 

 






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Casual Tourist

I recieved an "urgent notification" from Skype itself.. telling me to go to web-site w^3 soslt . com and follow instructions.. I didn't go to the site (it's not even googlble) - is it also a scam?

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Novel Tourist

Quote: Alexsia
>  I received an "urgent notification" from Skype itself.. telling me to go to web-site w^3

>  soslt . com and follow instructions.. I didn't go to the site (it's not even googlble) - is

>  it also a scam?

 

Correct, that's a rogue site. Pretty much, any "urgent notification" is fake, whether it seems legitimate or not.

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Skype will *never* perform automated calling like that. It's safe to ignore and block these users. And best to also check the "Report abuse" box in the "Block contact" window.

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Novel Tourist
I just got a S call saying my virus protection has expired and to contact msgss dot com.
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