nandemoari writes: An elderly woman I know got hit with the 'phone call from Microsoft' scam. The scammers claimed that her computer was "infected" and they tried to take $350 from her paypal account. She called the Police and Crime Stoppers and they were able to reverse the charges (thankfully). The same scammers called me twice in the past 2 months and told me my PC was infected — but I told them to shove it. And that's being polite. Read this story for more info.