Did you receive an email from an Intuit address about renewal confirmation from Geek Squad? Were you told to call a number to cancel subscription and claim refund? Beware! It is a scam. It is not from the real Geek Squad
Currently, more than two thousand people have complained of receiving Geek Squad scam Auto renewal Email. It goes like this;
From: Intuit E-Commerce Service ([email protected])
Subject: Invoice# GK-2598244 ~ Payment Confimation
Thank you for your Subscription!
Here is renewal confirmation of Your Invoice No : #GK-2598244.
We have successfully renewed your service.
Review your receipt and get started using your product.
For any assistance call us on 1~808~515~3770
Product – Quantity – Term – Price
Computer Protection – 1 – 3 Years – 325.99 USD
Total: 325.99 USD
The amount has been already charged and will show up within 24 hours in your bank statement. If you wish to cancel your subscription and claim for your refund then call us on 1~808~515~3770 make sure your computer is on when you call.
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The aim of this email is to trick people into calling the fake Geek Squad helpline numbers. So far the following numbers have been used –
How do You Know It’s a Scam?
Secondly, when we tried contacting the telephone numbers, the receiver was lacking proper English, and kept demanding for money. Thirdly, the only legit Geek Squad telephone number is 1-888-880-5019.
What Should You Do If You Receive Spam Emails Like This
No matter how convincing it make sound, we advise you not to call the number or click the link, or attempt to send a message to the number. This is because once you do so, they would find a way to convince you to send money or your personal information.
If you were tricked by the scam, please contact your bank for help.
Don’t forget to forward suspicious, malicious, or phishing email messages to us Here. Also, you can report scams, untrustworthy websites and tell us why you consider the websites fraudulent. See similar phishing scam; Wal Tracking Scam, Delware BPO Scam, Publix 90TH Anniversary, etc.