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      Fake 'Microsoft' call reported in Kewaunee Co.

      File photo (WLUK)
      File photo (WLUK)
      KEWAUNEE - A phone call from a person claiming to be from Microsoft in New York is fraudulent, authorities say.The Kewaunee Co. Sheriff's Dept. says it got a complaint about the call around 8:30 p.m. Sunday.The caller asked the recipient to download software so the company could access the recipient's home computer to fix a problem with a virus. The caller called back several times, and one time the call came from a local number which had been cloned.The person who got the call did not share any personal information or follow any of the caller's instructions.Sheriff's officials say if you get a call you think is suspicious, it's best to call your local police department.