State suing operators of tech support scam

Norwalk Reflector

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced that he has sued the operators of a tech support scam as part of a nationwide crackdown on fraudsters who try to trick consumers into buying costly tech support and repair services.

“They might as well be selling a magic potion with eye of newt to fix your computer,” Yost said. “It’s a rip-off and I’m not going to stand for it.”

Ohio, in coordination with attorneys general from across the country through the National Association of Attorneys General, joined the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, and other regulators in a nationwide sweep to combat tech support scammers.

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