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SCAM ALERT- Phone scam targets computer users

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RED WING - Red Wing Police on Monday warned residents to be aware of a telephone scam involving callers impersonating Microsoft employees who attempt to gain access to people's computers.

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The warning was prompted by a Red Wing woman who received a call Saturday from a man claiming he was from Microsoft. The caller told the woman her computer was sending the company virus and registry information and that he could "remedy" the situation.

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