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Registered: ‎07-31-2022

Possible Scam

I just received an email which said  'your Premium Protection Plan of your computer has been renewed today.  Since your account is set to auto-renew, we will automatically process the charges of $610.99 for the auto-renewal of your Premium Protection Plan " etc.   phone number associated with cancellation is 888-996-0847.  This email is using the Geek Squad Tec Support emblem.  I called the store that I use and they said that this is a scam and to report it to you.

I did not talk to anyone at the 888 number.   I DO have a protection plan that auto renews but it is  $199.99. NOT  $610.99.

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Registered: ‎11-03-2020

Re: Possible Scam

Hello, Lindaskelley,


Welcome to the Best Buy Forums!


We appreciate you reaching out and for bringing this to our attention. I sincerely apologize for this type of email you received, we are well aware of these emails and have already been reported to the appropriate teams. We just ask that you not respond, call, click on any link and provide any personal information. Best Buy will never ask to provide any personal information. You can always reach out to our support teams at 1-888-BESTBUY or 1-888-237-8289 if you ever have any questions or concerns. Thank you again for reaching out and hope you have a good rest of your day.


Kind regards,


Alex|Social Media Specialist | Best Buy® Corporate
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