New York Police warns the public about the thieves of Bitcoins who stole more than $ 2 million. Cell phone fraudsters pose as social security administration officials.
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Call from the thieves
A cold call came to the residents. The fraudster, pretending to be a government official working in the office of the social security administration, requested payments in Bitcoins, prepaid gift cards and bank transfers.
New York police notified the public about the Bitcoin-thieves. The New York City Police Department reported that they received more than 200 complaints with losses totaling more than $ 2 million.
Editor: Yuliya Soroka