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On-line and E-mail Scam Preys on the Death of Robin Williams

by Deirdre Blake posted Aug 14 2014 9:35AM

Health officials across Virginia and the U.S. say they're seeing large spike in anonymous calls to suicide prevention hotlines, following Robin William's death. 
Steve Thomas with Washington Square Associates in Stafford tells us there's also a scam though, called the Last Words video. It's coming to your e-mail from what looks like a credible news organization, like ABC. It's also popping up on lots of social media sites in posts. It shows a picture of the late actor and comedian and looks like it's part of a legitimate YouTube video. The problem is that when you click on it, malware is downloaded to your device or computer.
Before you click on anything that looks interesting, but unfamiliar, move the cursor of your mouse over it to see the URL. If it looks suspicious or doesn't have the have of the site it mentions, it's probably a scam.
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08/14/2014 9:38AM
On-line and E-mail Scam Preys on the Death of Robin Williams
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