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ATLANTA (CONSUMER ALERT) -Jeannine was planning for her son's two-year-old birthday party online when all of a sudden, her computer screen changed.
"Instead of looking at Ernie and Elmo, I am faced with what reported to be the seal of the FBI and with that was a warning or a message. It said that I had committed several federal offenses, I was subject to fines and mandatory imprisonment," she said.
The long time attorney admits she panicked.
"I was horrified and that's an understatement. The thought of having my bar card torn away from me. The thought of me sitting in jail, what is going to happen to my kids, my husband," Jeannine questioned.
After the initial shock, Jeannine knew there was something strange when she saw a payment option at the bottom of the site for $300.
"In order to "unfreeze" your computer, it usually involves going out to a Walgreens, Wal-Mart and buying a prepaid card; most often a Green Dot card or a MoneyGram card and then sending that information to the people who control this," explained US Postal Inspector Dave Reardon.
Read more here: http://www.cbsatlanta.com/story/24958757/ransomware-scaring-computer-users