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Chicopee Police warn of phone scams targeting tablet owners

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CHICOPEE, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -

Chicopee police are warning residents about a scammer targeting new tablet owners.

A resident says that after he purchased a new RCA tablet, a man claiming to work for Microsoft called him. 

The scammer told the man that he owed him money and then asked him for his personal information. 

The owner of the tablet hung up and called police.

The department is urging everyone to not give out sensitive information and remain cautious when opening links in emails or entering information online.

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