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Okaloosa County computer scam alert
OKALOOSA COUNTY -- Okaloosa sheriff's investigators are warning about a computer scam.
Deputies are investigating several reports of hackers, who have taken over home computers.
The crooks are able to get access to the computer and then lock it.
The victims then either get a phone or a computer message with instructions.
But if they follow the orders, the hackers are able to gain complete access to the computer.
If you need to report a scam, call the Fraud and Scam Hotline at 850-651-7674.