17wkbqoaUCUUxw3N1QocutFJTH47Zb8jPQ is a new bitcoin wallet address used by scammers to receive a ransom from the victims of the “Have you recently noticed that I have e-mailed you from your account” EMAIL SCAM. If you receive an email containing this address, mark it as spam or delete it. Do not believe what is written in the email and ignore the scammers’ threats.
These scam emails say that hackers hacked into your computer/phones/email account and recorded you visiting adult sites. They threaten to distribute the video to your family and friends, unless you pay into their Bitcoin account. It is a scam. The people behind these emails are scammers. Don’t pay them anyway!
|Type||Bitcoin Blackmail Scam|
|NAME||“Have you recently noticed that I have e-mailed you from your account” EMAIL SCAM|
|Ransom amount||$1450 USD|
Some examples of such scams
1KK7guZhwuw5vv3EXd5DnpUZUqT8NgiN52, 1ReCKyhNPdHkbNCjf3EyRgr6XZX78rURd, 1EhjD4hzLpwuHVu52ScHTJASqPdkC6SD4 are other bitcoin wallets that are used in extortion schemes. Scammers use cryptocurrencies because it is hard to trace. We want to emphasize that these blackmail emails are 100% fake and should be ignored.
In order to know more about this bitcoin email scam and how to protect yourself, please read the article Have you recently noticed that I have e-mailed you from your account EMAIL SCAM.