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Residents being targeted by the latest phone scam are being given the same advice by local law enforcement: never give personal information to strangers.
Following that simple suggestion could not only save residents the money they stand to lose when the scammers get a hold of your info, but in this case, also maybe the cost of a new computer.
According to Bishop Police Department Public Information Officer Katie Coffman, the PD has received reports from residents who received phone calls from someone claiming to be a Microsoft employee out of the Los Angeles area who could â€śclean up any computer problems the residents may have.â€ť
(For more, see the Tuesday, July 23 edition of The Inyo Register.)