FBI and US Marshals warn of heinous scammers demanding payments via Bitcoin ATMs


The United States Marshals and Federal Bureau of Investigation don’t want you to forget about Bitcoin scammers pretending to be people they’re not. According to a tweet from late last week, the US Marshals has updated its warning about cryptocurrency scammers that coerce their victims to send them money through Bitcoin ATMs. UPDATED FRAUD ADVISORY – Spoofers using government phone numbers, government employees’ names,demanding payment via bitcoin ATMs: https://t.co/ZMBG3hNJmj — U.S. Marshals (@USMarshalsHQ) December 6, 2019 In the full update, US Marshals say that scammers call targets and attempt to collect a fine by claiming they have failed to report…

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