Link to nasty-looking browser virus found today

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From my PC, and access your page at https://www.imdb.com/news/ni57664128?ref_=tt_nwr1 ("Trailer For The Pyramid Bypasses Typical Mummy Adventure; Looks Scary As Hell!), I am taken by the link contained to a nasty-looking web page that says to call their toll free number for support removing a virus on my PC.  It's impossible to close the window in Chrome.  The actual link (please do NOT click this!) is:  https://www.imdb.com/offsite/?page-action=offsite-iconsoffright&token=BCYh1Etn4o_uUh_S9wz8GViXYM... 

Les P.
Aurora, CO - USA
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Les Pedersen

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Posted 1 year ago

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Michelle, Official Rep

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Hi Lee -

I didn't see the link on the article itself that you reported, if the bad link you referenced above was clicked on from the news provider website (http://iconsoffright.com), please contact them directly to report the bad link.  In the meantime the article has been suppressed from our site.
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Thank you!
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Along with removing the article from the site we are in contact with the news provider and will be reviewing our process for ensuring the data and articles presented on IMDb are of highest quality and are trustworthy. 

Thank you for bringing this to our attention.