Note to Readers:

The following information is based on initial reviews of incident reports and should not be considered a comprehensive list of all incidents reported. The blog reports do not include sex crimes, domestic abuse, juvenile information, medical reports, and other sensitive police reports. The blog may differ from local news sources as well as trends reported at

Friday, November 21, 2014

Fraud Calls

On 11/7 at 0500  hrs Victim received a call from 209-840-6668 stating they were from a company called “Urgent Tech Help (UTH)”. The voice on the line sounded to be of Indian accent and the individual identified as “Max”. Max told Vic his computer was sending spam and the company could clean up victims hard drive. Victim agreed and the company remotely operated victims computer for over 3 hours and charged money for the services. Victim gave Max his credit card number which was declined for fraudulent activity. Suspect subsequently demanded Green Dot Money Card payment. After initial payment, suspect demanded another payment which victim initially refused, but changed his mind when Max locked victim out of his computer.

No comments: