Quincy Police warn of potential scam

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Kelly Vandermaiden with the Quincy Police Department released a statement Wednesday regarding a possible scam in the area.

A citizen in the Quincy area received a call about a possible problem with their home computer.

The citizen asked several questions of the caller and the call ended.

QPD says this could have been an attempt by the caller to gain control or access to their computer.

If you receive a random call regarding your computer, please be aware.

Do not give out personal or financial information to someone who calls you unexpectedly.

If you have concerns regarding your computer or a specific piece of software, contact the respective company directly. A representative can confirm for you whether there is an issue with your computer.

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