Manheim police warn of scam

MANHEIM, Pa. (WHTM) — Manheim Borough police are warning residents of a circulating scam.

Police say they took several reports Friday from residents saying scammers are calling people and pretending to be technical support.

Scammers claim to be tech support for a computer company and may tell you there is an issue with your computer to gain remote access to your information. They also may ask for your credit card information or tell you to you need to purchase gift cards to send them in order to pay for a protection plan for your computer.

The Federal Trade Commission says if you get an unexpected call from someone claiming to be tech support, hang up. If you get a pop-up message that tells you to call tech support, ignore it.

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