'Microsoft' miscreants attempt phone scam

Police warn the public to be wary

Scammers claiming to be from computer giant Microsoft have been telephoning the Manx public asking for personal information.

Police are receiving multiple reports of people being called, with one person being asked four times for her IP address despite not owning a computer.

Officers on social media are warning the public to be wary of the scam, and not divulge any personal information.

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