MILPITAS, Calif. - Millions of us have received calls saying our computers are infected with a virus. But it turns out to be a scam.
A Milpitas man said he believed it just long enough to get in trouble.
The man was caught unaware because, coincidentally, he really was having computer problems. He realized it was a scam when the caller asked for payment with iTunes gift cards.
However, even then, he was not out of the woods.
Watch the video in the player above for Michael Finney's full report on how 7 On Your Side helped him out of a jam.