This was sent to me in our local Neighbourhood Watch news email.
A) NEVER send money to ANYONE that asks you to pay by UKASH to unblock your computer/ send you (fake) winnings. ONLY use UKASH vouchers if you are 100% certain that you know who you are giving their code to.
This person’s computer had been infected by malware. If this happens to you. Download and scan your computer with the free version of Malwarebytes (www.malwarebytes.org) AND superantispyware (www.superantispyware.com)
While using the Internet, a resident in Ledbury noticed an icon of a Policeman appear on the screen saying “Stop! Your computer has been blocked by the PCEU of the Metropolitan Police”. To get your computer unblocked you are rquired to send £100 by UCASH Payment to PO Box 38451