Hello, today I bring to you a McAfee tech support scammer.
I’ve wasted about an hour and a half of their time and if you’d like to do the same it’s up to you.
They have a popup (easily closable) which directs to a call centre. Once the initial technician “diagnoses” your your computer issues by running “dir /s” and typing a fake message and say they are unrelated to McAfee, you are transferred to “another company”. I was transferred to AOI Tech Solutions LLC which I couldn’t find much details on.
Popup site: https://availmcafee.com/mcafee/error-found.html
Toll free number (UK): +44 8000 418 980
Toll free number (US): +1 8008 927 021
Toll free number (AUS): +61 1800 549 759
I spoke to a lady named “Jennifer” here and she was logged in as a “Tony Hall” on GoToAssist. Unfortunately they use GoToAssist but I was hoping they used teamviewer and let me connect to them but they didn’t.
Those numbers claim to be McAfee themselves.
AOI Tech Solutions LLC:
Toll free (UK): +44 8000 485 364
Toll free (US): +1 8448 679 017
Toll free (AUS): +61 1800 861 574
I did not get the man’s name from here but he said God bless me at the very least. I have audio recordings as well if anyone wants them.
They have a LinkedIn which seems to be inactive and an unclaimed company page: https://www.linkedin.com/company/aoi-tech-solutions/
As well as a Facebook where there seems to be somewhat helpful posts but don’t be deceived. https://www.facebook.com/AOITechSolutions/
Their address seems to be for an apartment complex and I couldn’t find their business name registered anywhere but don’t quote me as I’m from Australia and don’t have a whole lot about the business system in the US.