A friend of mine called this number thinking that it was Verizon Wireless customer support. He had lost his phone and was seeking Verizon’s help in locating it. These people posed as Verizon employees and had my friend install LogMeIn Rescue (a software program that allows another party to control your computer remotely) and attempted to have my friend type his credit card information into their chat software. Luckily, this did not happen.
They claimed that they were going to backup my friend’s iphone remotely and that the $99 charge was for doing so. They claimed that the police would erase the iphone and that he needed to have it backed up. My friend questioned them as to why the $99 charge couldn’t be charged to his verizon account. They had no good answer. At that point, he hung up.
It took me several hours to finally remove the LogMeIn Rescue software from my friend’s computer.
If you do a google search on this number you will see that it is associated with various computer support websites. I wonder if their computer support is just another scam.