Beware The New Crypto Scam Floating About

Beware The New Crypto Scam Floating About

Summary : But as happens with technology, the scam use of it also continues to advance, as is apparent in a forfeiture filing by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California. The defendant: “Approximately 40.997711 Ether eum Digital Currency.”

As the complaint reads, “P.M. is a resident of, and does business within, Orange County, California, within the Central District of California. P.M. controls an investment vehicle which invests in digital currencies, including Ethereum.”

So, there’s an owner Ethereum cryptocurrency, whose identity is being protected, that maintained a cryptocurrency wallet with Coinbase.

“On or about December 21, 2021, the victim, P.M., received a pop-up message identifying an error while attempting to log into the Victim Account held at Coinbase on his laptop,” the complaint continues. Ankit stated to P.M. that, in order to authenticate his information, P.M. needed to transfer his cryptocurrency balance from his Coinbase account to a Coinbase Pro account, which was a more sophisticated account designed for investment professionals.