Thursday, November 28, 2019

FTC Consumer Alert: Scams telling you to pay with Bitcoin on the rise

Consumer Alerts from the Federal Trade Commission
by Cristina Miranda, Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC

At first, scammers tried to get you to wire them money. Then, they demanded payment with gift cards. Now, scammers are luring people into paying them with Bitcoin – a type of digital money or cryptocurrency. 

Read on to learn how to spot and avoid some of the top ways scammers are trying to get you to pay with Bitcoin.

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This is a free service provided by the Federal Trade Commission.

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