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LinkedIn (scam artists)

By Beamer ยท 4 replies
Apr 21, 2019
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  1. Somehow these people got my info I started filling out a form then decided it wasn't for me and deleted what I had entered I never submitted it or gave a credit card # then I received an email almost immediately saying I joined and here is my PIN # I tried emailing back that email but it was undeliverable to let them know I did not join so somehow they got my info then right after that I got a notification from my credit card company that an international charge had been made I checked and it was these people they somehow got my credit card info charged without my authorization for what I have no idea they also installed their app on my phone which u can't uninstall somehow I finally found a way to get in contact with LinkedIn and emailed them to reverse the charge or I'll be calling my lawyer and the police even after this email they made 2 more charges on my credit card so I spoke with my credit card company and they reversed the charges and canceled the card and r doing a fraud investigation I spoke to tech people of how to get rid of their app they told me to back everything up to the cloud cause it won't back up a 3rd party app then factory reset my phone then restore my data but the app came back so I disabled it and force stop it for now but how could I get rid of it. Beamer
     
  2. Cycloid Torus

    Cycloid Torus Stone age computing - click on the rock below.. Posts: 3,910   +1,156

  3. Beamer

    Beamer TS Rookie Topic Starter

  4. Cycloid Torus

    Cycloid Torus Stone age computing - click on the rock below.. Posts: 3,910   +1,156

  5. MaikuTech

    MaikuTech TS Evangelist Posts: 1,044   +183

    You're going to hate this idea, but you need to go ahead and clear out you're "recent" back up data.
    I think google play and your manufacturer will keep different sets of back up during a 3 month span.
    Also if the app keeps coming back, that is clearly a malware problem and possibly rootkit infection

    https://support.eset.com/kb2744/

    https://www.techspot.com/community/forums/virus-and-malware-removal.28/
    I suggest you make a thread and speak with broni, Malware Molester.
     
    learninmypc and Cycloid Torus like this.

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