How to remove 500$ Fine Scam Virus from android device? I got a pop-up from FBI on my Samsung tablet this morning while I was browsing on a website. This pop-up displayed on my screen just a second after I clicked on a link on that web. Along with the pop-up, I can see the government symbol from FBI and a list of message about illegal activities. It is said I have to pay to remove the virus. The penalty is 500$ USD. I didn’t know why? I did nothing wrong. I just browsed like I did usually. I didn’t want to pay for the thing which I didn’t do. But the 500$ Fine Scam Virus said that if I don’t pay, I will be sent into jail for about 3 to 11 years. What should I do now? Is that information real? Is it real FBI? Please help!
How to remove 500$ Fine Scam Virus from android device? What is 500$ fine scam virus? Why do you have to pay for 500$ penalty? Did you do anything wrong on your android device? What will happen if you don’t pay for the 500$ penalty?
“Hi, I have another iPad. I accessed a site with penthouse pets and then a warning appeared from us Marshall’s (obviously fraudulent) wanting me to pay $500, threatening me with criminal prosecution etc. Now the iPad is locked! What should I do now? Do I really have to pay for 500$ Fine Scam Virus? Can you help me unblock my iPad? Thank you!”
500$ Fine Scam Virus is a malicious scam virus which created by the malicious cyber criminals with the purpose of tricking the innocent android device users to pay for a non-existent 500$ penalty. This virus has been associated with kinds of fake government enforcement. In most of the case, this virus may show as ICSPA Virus (known as International Cyber Security Protection Alliance Virus), U.S. Marshals Warning Virus, USA Cyber Crime Center Virus, Mandiant USA Cyber Security Virus and FBI Fraudulent Malware and so on. Anyway, all these variants are all malicious ransomware. Nowadays, this scam virus not only infects Windows computer users and IOS Mac computer, but also aims its eye to the android device market, such as android phone/tablet, IOS iPhone & iPad. Cyber scammers can make this infection infected your android device while you are downloading freeware, visiting suspicious websites or links, reading or responding spam emails as well as its attachments and installing unsafe programs on your android device. This scam virus can block your android device just a in second after you did the listed action on your android phone. All these activities seem really normal while you do on your daily life. But anyone of them may make your android device blocked!
“Hi, I want to ask you I got an pop up on my phone back in august saying something about I was charged with rape and can face up to 5 to11years jail and pay a 500$ fine. It is sent from the FBI.Is it a 500$ Fine Scam Virus? Or is it real? What do I do?”
How to remove 500$ Fine Scam Virus from android device? Today, more and more people’s android device get infected by 500$ Fine Scam Virus. Once this virus blocked your android device, for android phone & tablet, in most of the time, it will stop android device users from doing anything on the infected device; for iPhone & iPad users, it will block you from accessing your browsers (such as Safari & Chrome) immediately. On your infected device screen, you can see malicious information stating it is sent by FBI or U.S. Marshals or something like this. It will falsely accuse that you have violated Copyright laws, and your device has been used for visiting websites containing pornography, child pornography, and child abuse, so “Your Internet has been blocked for safety reason.” Or “Your phone has been blocked for safety reason.” In order to unblock your android device, you are asked to pay for a fine of 500$ via Paypal, Moneypak, Ukash or Paysafecard winth 24 hours or 48 hours or 72 hours. From the fake message, it threatens you if you don’t pay for the fine with the time deadline, you will be sent into court with 3 to 11 years jail. As a matter of fact, all the information you saw on your device screen is fake message which is created by cyber criminals in order to trick you to pay for the 500$ fake penalty. You don’t have to pay for the penalty. But it is greatly suggest you get rid of this 500$ Fine Scam Virus from your infected android device as soon as you can.
1. Once infected, it will block the screen of your device immediately and make you do nothing with it.
2. Once infected, it will send you a fake notification which states that you violate the local laws and be required to pay for a fine.
3. You are warned that your picture has been taken and will be sent to court if you don’t pay for the payment.
4. You are told that your basic information are recorded in the warning massage.
Note: Once your tablet/phone is infected by this malicious virus, you should delete it immediately. Since if you leave it in your tablet/phone with the passage of time, there will be a big threat to your financial security and the damaging of your android system. In order to protect the tablet/phone from being ruined by the Virus and in case of losing money, measures should be taken to get rid of 500$ Fine Scam Virus from your android tablet/phone as soon as possible.
Even though the warning of 500$ Fine Scam Virus seems to be real and legitimate. As a contrary, it is a 100% fake scam. It is designed by the cyber criminals to trick the innocent smartphone users and set them into a panic and then threaten them to pay for the ransom erroneously. If your phone gets infected, your camera may turn on automatically and then takes a picture of yours immediately. Then it will mislead you that your picture has been taken and will be sent to the police, or it will tell you that the police is monitoring all the things you are doing now. The fake warning will inform you that your phone will be locked forever and block you from doing anything as well, the only way to unblock your device is to pay a fine within 48 hours. How a nasty virus it is! It is skilled in using scare tactic to trick money from the innocent users. Thus, once your phone is infected, you must remove this Virus from your android device immediately.
Step 1: Restart the safe mode on your infected device.
For Samsung tablet: Power it off, and then power it on. During startup and when you see the Samsung Logo screen, press and hold the Volume Down key until you can see safe mode writing below the screen at the left hand angle of the screen.
For Samsung Galaxy S6 S5 S4: 1. Power down. 2. Turn on and repeatedly tap the soft-button for “Menu.”
For Samsung Galaxy S3 and others: 1. Power down. 2. Turn on, then press and hold Volume Down (Galaxy S3 and others), Volume Up (HTC One and others), or Volume Down and Volume Up together (various Motorola devices) when the vendor’s logo appears.
Note: “Safe Mode” on Phone starts up without loading any third-party add-ons and different devices have different ways to access safe mode.
If you have managed to select Safe Mode successfully, you will see the text “Safe Mode” at the bottom left corner of the screen. As the picture shows below:
Step 2: If you can find “Safe Mode” on the left hand corner, that means your tablet/phone is in safe mode already, please contact an expert for further removal instruction.
Note: The above provided removal guide is so complicated. If you are not an Android Phone repair expert, do not try by yourself. In case you lose your confidential data and photos, an expert is needed during the process of manual removal.Yoocare/Yoosecurity experts can provide the most professional service for you for manual removal.
How to remove 500$ Fine Scam Virus from android device? Different brands of android device have different manual removal process. No matter what brands of android device gets infected by this malicious virus, you must keep in mind that all the information stated on your device screen is fake and non-existent massage. You have to know that even through you pay for the 500$ penalty, doing nothing good for unblocking your device. There is no any antivirus application which can remove this virus completely. If you want to get rid of this fake scam virus completely and quickly, it is better to take measure of step-by-step manual removal guide. If you don’t know do it on your android, 24/7 Hours YooCare Online Expert will be so pleased to help you unblock your android device.
Suggestion: Manual removal is a skillful and risky job, if any mistakes are made during the removal process, you may damage your phone immediately. If you are not sure how to start, please contact YooCare PC experts 24/7 online for help right now.
Published by & last updated on June 28, 2016 5:39 am
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