Phone scammers reportedly posing as Wexner Medical Center employees

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – Phone scammers claiming to be from The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center are calling people and trying to entice them into providing private information. The deceptive caller asks about the recipient’s computer, according to a press release.

If you receive such a call, do not provide any information to the caller. Legitimate Medical Center callers never request information about a person’s computer. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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