Brazen Bitcoin Scam Sees Victim Hand Over $7,500 to ‘Police’

An all-too-familiar Bitcoin scam, that honestly seems far too brazen to actually succeed, has netted those behind it a cool $7,500 from a single victim. The scheme involves the scammers impersonating law enforcement officials over the telephone. Scammers threaten prosecution for some fictional crime. They offer a way out, however – a payment in Bitcoin....

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