Blackmailers are posing as CIA agents to steal your Bitcoin


A cryptocurrency fan has issued a warning: scammers are posing as the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to fool you into giving up $10,000 worth of Bitcoin, so take notice. A Reddit post titled “CIA got me fam” displayed proof of a new bogus email campaign designed to trick potential victims into thinking they are subject of an international criminal investigation. The ruse is their details have been flagged in a database related to a police operation set to arrest more than 2,000 individuals suspected of paedophilia across 27 countries. Legitimacy is supposedly derived from its masked email domain (@esxo.cia-gov.ga), as well as an…

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