Despite Crackdowns, Tech Support Ads In Search Are Still Cause For Consumer Confusion

by Ginny Marvin
Just last month, six international tech support scam operators were ordered to pay more than $5.1 million as a result of charges filed by the Federal Trade Commission in 2012. The scammers typically posed as representatives of major technology companies, convinced consumers that their computers were loaded with viruses and got them to fork over large sums of money to fix what wasn't broken.Read the full article