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Portage Public Safety warns against computer scam

PORTAGE, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Portage Public Safety says a number of people are receiving calls from a person posing as a computer technician.

The caller says he needs to gain access to the victim's personal computer to remove a virus.

In some cases, the caller will install software to capture passwords and personal information from the victim's computer.

Officers advise people to not give personal information to unsolicited callers.