Computer con-men strike Derbyshire

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Residents are being warned to be vigilant following a spike in complaints about computer con-men stealing personal details.

Derbyshire County Council’s trading standards team has received a number of complaints from people saying they have been targeted by telephone cold callers claiming to be from ‘The World Wide Web Technical Department’.

The caller tells the victim that their computer is at risk from a security threat and offers to carry out a free check.


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