Scammers have launched a fake Microsoft tech support and earned $3 million

Мошенники запустили поддельную техподдержку Microsoft и заработали $3 миллиона

A resident of one of the cities in North Carolina for four years was engaged in profitable business. He organized a scheme in which gave themselves and their employees for providing support to Microsoft, earning a total of about $3 million For this 24-year-old Bishop Mittal registered company Capstone Technologies, and with the unknown second host has launched a lot of sites advertising their services.

Young people bought ads on Google and Bing, and bought it to embed advertising (Adware). Links to led to the attack sites where unsuspecting users were met with a pop-up window informing about the infection of computers with viruses.

The victims were asked to call their video training, redirecting them to a call center in new Delhi in India, writes ZDNet. There “employees” TP acted according to a pre-planned scenario and the “divorce” of users on different services, the cost of which ranged from $200 to $2,5 thousand

Last year, Microsoft complained about the Scam. Indian police carried out raids in 26 call centers, has executed 63 arrest.