What is is a web page that employs malicious javascript in order to lock your browser and keep you on the page. It is a fake alert that informs you about non-existent crimes you supposedly committed and how you must pay a fine in order to avoid criminal sentence. Based on the behavior, is very similar to ransomware infections, but it does not infect your computer directly. In order words, you remove you simply need to close your browser and then make sure that you do not get redirect to the same page again.

Where does come from?

There is more than one corrupted home page that displays such fake notifications. Apart from, there is also, and others. It could be that you have been redirected to this page after clicking a corrupted pop-up. This shows that safe web-browsing is very important, because malicious infections and other bugs could be just a click away.

What does do?

All these pages are embedded with a fake notification that first of all reads your IP address to determine your location. Then, based on your approximate location, displays a message in your language, adorned with symbols of local law enforcement office. Usually, pretends to be displaying a message from the FBI, but if you are situated outside of the United States, you may also “receive” a message from Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Police Central e-crime Unit, Australian Federal Police and so on.

Once you open, it virtually locks your browser and you are not allowed to leave the page, open a new window or tab. Even if you try closing your browser, this is the message that pops up on your screen:



Leave this page
Stay on this page

How to remove

First, you should never pay a single cent to the people behind this scam. After all, you have not committed anything wrong, and even if you do transfer the “fine” via Ukash, MoneyPak or PaySafeCard, the message will not be removed from your browser.

Therefore, you need to close your browser yourself, and if the fake alert does not allow you to close your browser even if you click the Leave this page button, then refer to the instructions below on how to end browser’s process via Windows Task Manager.

What is more, you need to make sure that you have no potentially unwanted programs installed that might be responsible for constant pop-ups or unexpected redirections. Run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner and then acquire a powerful antimalware tool if need be.

End browser process

  1. Right-click taskbar and select Task Manager.
  2. Open Processes tab and click Show processes from all users button.
  3. Right-click firefox.exe, chrome.exe or iexplore.exe process and select End Process Tree.
  4. Click End Process on confirmation pop-up. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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