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(Updated 4/22/12) Scam Alert–Phone call claiming to be Tech Support offering to fix your pc (Don’t fall for it!)

Every day I hear scam stories, however, one of these stories just hit close to home this week. The parents of a friend of mine received a phone call from a company calling themselves “PC Wizards”. The call went something like this
‘Sir, we have reason to believe that through your Windows operating system you have downloaded some malicious software from the internet which can cause serious damage to your computer and greatly impact upon system performance. We would be happy to dial into your pc and fix the problem for you’.