Hackers who stole $150,000 from buggy Bitcoin ATMs still at large


Yesterday, Toronto police issued a statement requesting public help to locate four men suspected of carrying out a string of Bitcoin scams across Canada. Late last year, the Calgary police service received information relating to numerous fraudulent transactions made at Bitcoin ATMs that specifically target one Canadian Bitcoin company. It’s unclear why the criminals targeted the company in question. “It is alleged that between Sunday, September 16, 2018, and Wednesday, September 26, 2018, 112 fraudulent transactions had been made at Bitcoin kiosks in seven cities across Canada,” the statement reads. About $150,000 (CA$195,000) was stolen during the 10-day period. The…

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