Director of 'security firm' avoids jail for 'pretending to be Microsoft' in cyber scam

Tom Wright
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Director of 'security firm' avoids jail for 'pretending to be Microsoft' in cyber scam

Director cold-called victims claiming their computers were infected and in some cases remotely locked machines until payment was made

The director of a so-called internet security firm has been handed a suspended jail sentence for a cyber scam that saw him pose as Microsoft employees to sell unnecessary IT services. Narendra H...

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