Myantispyware team discovered a new variant of Bitcoin Email Scam that uses the 15y9WjrC2pGKvrxZWugeHXZNv1nbDvbNzw Bitcoin wallet account to get money from its victims. Like previous versions of this scam, it is distributed through spam emails. The scam is sent out to thousands of emails at a time.
At the moment, fraudsters have managed to deceive a lot of people and get more than 6 bitcoins, which at the current exchange rate is more than $44000.
|Type||Bitcoin Blackmail Scam|
|Ransom amount||$1239, $1318, …|
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