US government targets fake con artist Coinbase for stealing US $ 11 million by CoinQuora
US government targets fake con artist Coinbase for stealing UST $ 11million
- California resident loses $ 11 million after sharing his Coinbase (NASDAQ 🙂 account with a scammer
- US officials file lawsuit in US District Court (California)
- They identified four wallets containing more than 9.8 million USDT involved in the fraud
Someone posing as a Coinbase employee scammed over 200 BTC from a California resident. In response, a group of officials filed a civil lawsuit with the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. The complaint claims they found four wallets containing nearly $ 10 million USDT involved in fraud and money laundering.
According to court documents, the victim was approached by a fraudster who claimed to be a Coinbase customer service agent after purchasing 200 BTC from the Coinbase Pro account. The scammer told the victim that the account was frozen and that an increase in the transaction limit was needed to complete the process.
Ultimately, the victim allowed the scammer to access the funds. In the next few hours, …
Continue reading on CoinQuora
Fusion media or anyone involved with Fusion Media will accept no responsibility for any loss or damage resulting from reliance on any information, including data, quotes, graphics and buy / sell signals contained in this website. Please be fully informed about the risks and costs associated with trading in the financial markets, it is one of the riskiest forms of investing possible.