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Do Not Call 1-888-569-2760 - it is a Fake Technical Support or Customer Service Number Operated by Scammers

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Do Not Call 1-888-569-2760 - it is a Fake Technical Support or Customer Service Number Operated by Scammers

Do not call 1-888-569-2760 because it is a fake Facebook, Apple, or other Internet giants technical support or customer service number. The fake number(1-888-569-2760) is being used by cybercriminals or scammers to trick online users into calling it. The cyber criminals do this by sending out fake emails or text messages like the one below, which claim the recipients should call for support or help.

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A Fake Email Used to Trick Online Users into Calling 1-888-569-2760

Facebook

Hi,

Your Facebook account has been logged in to recently using a confirmation code 161145 on Monday, Februart 12, 2018 at 10:00 (EST).

Operating system: Windows

Browser: Chrome

IP address: 138.5.252.141

Estimated location: Dayton, Ohio, US

If you didn't do this, Please call us on 1-888-569-2760.

Thanks,

The Facebook Security Team

If the recipients call the number, they will get an automated message asking them to enter their account credentials, personal information, including their social security numbers, bank account numbers, or other information the cybercriminals need in order to gain access to their potential victims’ accounts, steal their money and use their accounts fraudulently.

Recipients of the fake messages who have called 1-888-569-2760 and given out their banking information are asked to contact their banks for help, change the password of their online accounts, and contact their local authority if they gave out other sensitive information.

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  • Posted: Yesterday at 12:22 PM by an anonymous user from or near: Lake Forest, Illinois, United States

    I called the number, like an idiot. But they did not ask for any information other than my name and cell phone number. Is that likely to be a problem?

    delete


    • Posted: Yesterday at 1:18 PM by info

      No, but they will contact you and attempt to scam you. So, just be careful going forward.

      delete


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