State Polce Investigating Tech Support Fraud in Oxford

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OXFORD, PA — The Pennsylvania State Police report investigating an incidence of Tech Support Fraud that occurred in Oxford, Pennsylvania.

Authorities say that on November 5, 2021, the 67-year-old female victim reported that a person(s) impersonating a Microsoft Customer Service representative took control of her computer. The unknown person(s) then installed malware software, which damaged her laptop beyond repair.

The total loss to the victim is $1,100. All bank accounts were placed on hold and no other monetary losses were reported. Troopers from the Pennsylvania State Police Department’s Avondale Barracks are investigating.

Information is subject to change at any time. Suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

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