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Victims of a tech support scam are about to get refunds, but on average they will recover less than 10 percent of what they lost.
The Federal Trade Commission is sending e-mails to victims of the scam with instructions on how to claim a partial refund, the agency said today.
Scam victims will have until October 27 of this year to apply for a refund.
The case stems from November 2014, when the FTC announced that “a federal court has temporarily shut down two massive telemarketing operations” that raked in more than $120 million “by deceptively marketing computer software and tech support services.”
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