Internet users are being warned to watch out for a scam that charges money for what appears to be an upgrade of Skype.
Fraudsters are advertising a paid-for Skype service and taking the money from victims. Users are being warned that there is no upgrade that they have to pay for – this is a scam. Skype is free to download and the internet-based voice-calling system allows people to make phone calls to other Skype users for free.
Be safe online