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Police will not charge penalties from people watching internet porn. However, fraudulent messages that appear as pop-ups and position themselves as messages from the police, say that a user’s computer is locked for viewing adult content. Fraud victims reported that they have to pay a fine of 100 pounds to supposedly restore access to your computer.

Details of fraud remain unclear. It seems that involved some sort of malicious program. Fraud can be a creative option requires repayment Trojan that encrypts files on an infected PC documents, before calling a fee for the unlock code.

Police said an investigation of fraud is already running.

“We would like to reassure the public that an Internet fraud, and it has nothing to do with the police. Our organization never demands money for people”, – told the BBC, police spokesman. “We urge the public not to follow the instructions on the screen, and not to call a specified phone number and do not send money.”

“Police officers currently hold numerous and extensive studies to understand the source of the fraud, and asked everyone who came across fraudulent messages on your computer, contact the local police as soon as possible.”